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  • MeatEater14568 commented on discontinuuity's instructable Build a Barbecue Smoker for $97 months ago
    Build a Barbecue Smoker for $9

    I am also a sheet metal worker and I totally agree with AbraxialF, You would never use galvanized tin in an environment that would pump zinc gas into your food. the reason why all the roman emperors were nuts like Caligula, and Nero, was by drinking wine made in lead coated copper pots.. Find a piece of light guage black Iron pipe, or have a sheet metal shop make you one, build your smoker and heat it up to 500 degrees for at least an hour, then paint the inside and outside with pitt bull barb-b-que paint, then heat it up again, then you can use it. Better to use type 316 Stainless steel, type 304 won't do the trick, it is not food safe.type 316 is very expensive because of the high nickel content, and because it is hard on the machinery used in cutting it. A piece of 24 inch ...see more »I am also a sheet metal worker and I totally agree with AbraxialF, You would never use galvanized tin in an environment that would pump zinc gas into your food. the reason why all the roman emperors were nuts like Caligula, and Nero, was by drinking wine made in lead coated copper pots.. Find a piece of light guage black Iron pipe, or have a sheet metal shop make you one, build your smoker and heat it up to 500 degrees for at least an hour, then paint the inside and outside with pitt bull barb-b-que paint, then heat it up again, then you can use it. Better to use type 316 Stainless steel, type 304 won't do the trick, it is not food safe.type 316 is very expensive because of the high nickel content, and because it is hard on the machinery used in cutting it. A piece of 24 inch round pipe would use over half of a ten foot sheet of 24 guage type 316 so plan on buying the whole sheet, plus laborOne sheet of 316 type b stainless steel 48 inches x 120 inches would cost about $440.50

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