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Control your smoke independently of your temperature! Generate as much or as little smoke as you desire, for as long as you like! Cool and smoky, hot ...
A cap will allow you to stop the smoke generator at any time and save the remaining wood for the next smoking session.
Main ingredients:a 12" (more or less) piece of 3" Schedule 40 aluminum pipe (available from Online Metals, Speedy Metals, McMaster-Carr Industrial Sup...
...go to your local fence supply. Try to find a loose fitting fence post cap for the optional cap end, and a snug fitting cap for the air end. Bigger ...
The cap has been drilled slightly larger than the threaded end of the air fitting that you are going to use. Using the washer as a spacer, thread the ...
...snug is good...
Cut a squarish piece of screen and bent the corners up so that it fits snugly inside the pipe. Recess it slightly to allow room for the pipe cap to fi...
Now tap the cap into the end of the pipe using a hammer and a block of wood around the rib of the cap. Loctite or high temp silicone can be used if th...
I used a 4 x 3 duct adapter and slipped the 4" end over the pipe. I measured how far down the pipe seated on the taper, added about a half inch, and.....
...found something of suitable height to mark the perimeter. I cut the excess off with a cutoff wheel in a 4 1/2" angle grinder, but a hacksaw or meta...
The piece on the right is discarded. The piece on the left is deburred inside and out with a file or piece of sandpaper.
The 4" end fits over the pipe and seats on the tapered part of the adapter...
A view from the inside.
I'm sure all of us have different smokers, so here is where you can let your imagination run wild! Not wanting to add any holes to my smoker, I used a...
Another view of my vent adapter. I used the sticky-backed foil HVAC tape to hold it all together.
Some duct tape, a couple of hose clamps, and we're off to the races!I used a well-used charcoal chimney to support my smoke generator simply because i...
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Posted:Aug 8, 2009
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