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  • Build a Caja China ~ Roast a Pig in a Box

    Congrats. Looks great. Start cooking and post a few pics.

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  • DannR1 made the instructable Build a Caja China ~ Roast a Pig in a Box2 years ago
    Build a Caja China ~ Roast a Pig in a Box

    First pig update. The cooker worked perfect. 4 1/2 hrs start to finish.Great weekend. The foil in the empty pic funneled 99% of the juices into the drip pans. 3 paper towels wiped up the condensation from the oven.

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  • DannR1 made the instructable Build a Caja China ~ Roast a Pig in a Box2 years ago
    Build a Caja China ~ Roast a Pig in a Box

    The design provide by https://www.instructables.com/member/slohcooker/,... is outstanding. Due to the heavy use I plan for this, I over engineered it a bit.Double foil at all joints, angle iron on all corners, wheels on one end and a carrying handle on the other. Upgraded the interior. Note, aluminum flashing added inside requires a careful hand/flame combo when soldering seams and joints. I had to repair a couple of small area that the torch burnt through. One pic shows a custom coal starter, this will hold up to about 10 lbs of coal (great to reduce the number of starters and applications of fuel, (note the rod attached to the bottom, this allows for controlled pouring of the coals on the cooktop). I also used 16ga steel for the top and had two 5/16" rods welded to the unde...

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    The design provide by https://www.instructables.com/member/slohcooker/,... is outstanding. Due to the heavy use I plan for this, I over engineered it a bit.Double foil at all joints, angle iron on all corners, wheels on one end and a carrying handle on the other. Upgraded the interior. Note, aluminum flashing added inside requires a careful hand/flame combo when soldering seams and joints. I had to repair a couple of small area that the torch burnt through. One pic shows a custom coal starter, this will hold up to about 10 lbs of coal (great to reduce the number of starters and applications of fuel, (note the rod attached to the bottom, this allows for controlled pouring of the coals on the cooktop). I also used 16ga steel for the top and had two 5/16" rods welded to the underside to avoid warping. Slohcooker, please give yourself another pat on the back.TKS, D.

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