Building my first BBQ trailer - Completed

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Building my first BBQ trailer - Completed

Postby brentski » Fri Dec 18, 2009 1:31 am

Here goes, any tips you see - let me know the good or the bad..
The beginning..found a trailer for a good price 5' x 10'
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Stripped and ready to start

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Got my propane tank cut and hauled home
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Trying to figure the best load and building the braces for the tank to the trailer, new fenders installed
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Welded on the vertical box, note the storage box below that is the same depth as the vertical.
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View from the front
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Door Open, box is 30 x 30 x 36
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Room for more it seems,
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Lining up the stacks and putting in the star
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Building front partition and bracing
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Starting to cut out the doors and it does make difference to let the metal cool before cutting the doors all the way out we learned
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Lid to the charcoal/smoker open
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What a beast to get this on through the front bracing, 1/4" plate and it is solid
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We are going to wait and put on the tires to work on the proper trailer balance once all the guts are added then connect it to the main firebox with a 6" pipe to allow for smoking and charcoal at the same time. We will also put in propane burners to cook or start the charcoal as needed.
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Perfect fit with the lid open resting on the main chamber
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That is it so far, hopefully in the next couple of months we will be further along.
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Re: Building my first BBQ trailer

Postby Smokin Burros BBQ » Fri Dec 18, 2009 1:40 am

Lookin good, that's gonna be a cookin son of a gun!
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Postby JaCK2U2 » Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:54 am

That is one fine looking project. I'm looking forward to seeing it completed.
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Re: Building my first BBQ trailer

Postby OSD » Fri Dec 18, 2009 6:16 am

Very nice. that's gonna be a great lookin' smoker when done.
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Postby egghead » Fri Dec 18, 2009 7:17 am

Nice work, nice workmanship, and nice workshop.
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Postby nascarchuck » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:56 am

I likey... I likey!!! Looks really nice. Cant wait to see it when it's done...
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Re: Building my first BBQ trailer

Postby Big Ed » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:07 am

Yep,thats gonna be a sharp pit and cant wait to see her finished.Thanks for sharing the pics.
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Postby NewBQ » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:14 am

Movin right along. looks like you done this before. Thats one good lookin pit!
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Postby Bluz » Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:45 am

That pit is gonna be a great one. Very nice job!!!
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Re: Building my first BBQ trailer

Postby Pony Express » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:53 am

looks like you have access to some great tools and equipment there.

What are you going to do with the ends off the tank?
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Postby stymie » Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:00 pm

looks like a nice build going on. cannot wait to see the final product.
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Postby tex_toby » Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:43 pm

Very nice, indeed!
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Re: Building my first BBQ trailer

Postby brentski » Fri Dec 18, 2009 5:58 pm

My son is making the ends into backyard steak cookers for the family.
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Postby DJ » Fri Dec 18, 2009 7:20 pm

Great Looking Pit and a great idea for the ends!!
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Postby Southern Pride BBQ » Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:28 pm

darn thats one bad pit, looks good !!
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