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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #15 on: November 30, 2022, 03:31:25 PM »
Ok thank you so much! So what brand of smoke tube are you using? And do you have a fan to move smoke in to the box?

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2022, 03:33:00 PM »
Ok thank you so much! So what brand of smoke tube are you using? And do you have a fan to move smoke in to the box?

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I'm kidding.  My smoke tube is one of the original A-MAZ-N tubes.
And no fan.  Once you have heat going there is plenty of draft sucking in smoke from my air intake ports in the concrete blocks.  Sometimes too much draft and the tube will flare up because the oxygen level is so high.  I just pick it up, blow out the flame and set it down a little father away from the intake hole.
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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2022, 03:46:37 PM »
Oh sure! Lol I am familiar with the smoke tubes but never seen one in use or anything, I'll have to get one and experiment. I was curious about the fan as well for that exact reason. I didn't know if you even need one. Sounds like the draft does all the work. Thanks for the info!

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2022, 05:00:09 PM »
Yep, draft does the work for sure.   
Good luck! 
And let me know if you have any other questions.
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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2022, 11:24:33 PM »
Is the burner in the picture what your using to maintain the temperature??  If so what brand is that??? Also about how much propane does say a average smoke session use.  also what flavor of pellets ya using for the summer sausage.

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2022, 04:08:07 AM »
Is the burner in the picture what your using to maintain the temperature??  If so what brand is that??? Also about how much propane does say a average smoke session use.  also what flavor of pellets ya using for the summer sausage.


Yes, the burner is what I am using to heat and cook anything. The brand, I have no idea.  Itís just a short legged cast iron dual propane cooker.   Something like this https://www.campingworld.com/stansport-double-burner-cast-iron-stove-381644.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=%7BCampaign%7D&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIysOzqvnk-wIVqzmtBh1n8wDUEAkYBiABEgLghfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds


On average, Iíd say I use around 1 gallon of propane for every 7 hours of cook time.

And I use fruitwood pellets for everything I smoke. With apple being the majority. 
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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2022, 06:59:14 AM »
Great share!!! 

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2022, 07:03:53 AM »
gosh I wish I had a smokehouse like this.
Ive wanted one ever since your first build post years ago!

probably gonna have to make it happen when the weather breaks this spring lol

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #23 on: December 13, 2022, 05:02:21 PM »
So awesome. Iíve been looking for something such as your build. Couple of questions please.

Whatís the approximate height of just the smoker itself?

Could the roof be made of metal or do smokers need wood roofs?

The pellet tubeÖ does that lay onto or next to the burner? Could you use two? (One 6Ē tube for each burner?)

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Re: Smoke house build
« Reply #24 on: December 13, 2022, 05:34:31 PM »
See below, hopefully that helps.


So awesome. Iíve been looking for something such as your build. Couple of questions please.

Whatís the approximate height of just the smoker itself? Front of smoker (wall with door) is 68" Wood to wood.  No cinder block in the measurement.  Back wall of smoker is 60"

Could the roof be made of metal or do smokers need wood roofs? Roof can be made with anything.  I used wood and then metal roofing on top.  The wood insulates a lot better than just a single sheet of metal roofing.

The pellet tubeÖ does that lay onto or next to the burner? Could you use two? (One 6Ē tube for each burner?) The wood tubes and burners are completely independent.  There is no need for the tubes to be anywhere near the burner.  The tubes are filled with pellets, you then just light the pellets, get a good flame going and then blow them out. The pellets smolder making a nice fine blue smoke.  They do not need to be near the heating burners are all.

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