The metal maybe a bit thinner than a propane tank, but it will make a fine smoke chamber. See more ideas about propane tank, smoker, propane.
I spend a lot of time going back thru all the old thread looking at the builds i figured i would start collecting the links and make it easier for everyone else to see them all.
How to build a smoker out of a propane tank. Drill a hole in the bottom of the tank, then fill the entire tank with water through the valve to displace any remaining propane. I got the smaller tank and started making plans for the firebox of the smoker. See more ideas about smoker, bbq pit, bbq smokers.
When it’s entirely full, just let it drain out. I have finally gotten a chance to start this build. (again, obviously make sure the tanks are empty) some people recommended filling the tanks with water.
First of all, what is the best method for cleaning out said tank? What you want to do is cut them right below the top of the tank in order to get as much flat surface as possible. My concerns are now focused on finding metal for building a fire box.
I thought it deserved a blog post 🙂 some thoughts on clean out …. Well, you have found the right place! The tank is five feet wide, with two rounded sides and two flat sides.
I have done a lot of research on trailer building and smoker building. Propane tanks can be found as large as 500 and 1000 gallons for large smoker builds. This probably goes without saying, but the larger the propane tank the more meats you’ll be able to cook at once.
Secondly, fire box or direct heat with removable fire 'drawer?' i am picking up the tank next weekend, but i hope to have it up and running by labor day if all goes right. Build a professional barbecue smoker: It makes the neighbors sad and your wife mad!
I will be building a smoker from a 275 gallon oil tank and am looking for some suggestions. The lifespan of a propane tank on a smoker will depend on a lot of things. I just secured a 60 gallon vertical compressor that i am in the process of turning into a smoker.
I wanted something that i could do a whole hog on or just cook some weekend goodies. People also love these ideas The smoke goes to the other end of the tank where it comes up and back across the cooking chamber and then, when the exhaust is cut out, the smoke will go up and out the exhaust pipe.
It didn't take long and i found one. Build a smoker from a propane tank. 100 pound propane bottle use 2 pounds of tsp per 100 gallons of.
I recommend a 250 or 300 gallon propane tank for the average smoker build. My smoker was going to have a round firebox simply becasue i got this half a tank for cheap and didn’t want to spend $400+ for 1/4′ plate steel to build a square one. The idea was to build as cheaply as possible a bbq smoker.
We have propane tank smoker plans, oil tank smoker plans, pipe smoker plans, and many others! Build a smoker diy smoker bbq pit smoker barbecue smoker homemade smoker bbq grill propane smokers propane tanks meat smokers. While the designers of the tank never had alternative uses in mind, a creative spirit can find a myriad of uses for one.
By gizmo » november 17th, 2013, 9:21 am the one thing we all keep hearing is that “the bottom rusted out of the old cooker/grill/etc so i had to scrap it”. The plates were welded in. The best smoker to build out of a propane tank is a reverse flow smoker.
A propane tank is a steel cylinder designed to hold propane gas. Build a smoker from a propane tank. You don’t want to dump it out near your house.
This instructable will show you how to build the ultimate backyard barbecue pit. First things first, drill 2 holes in the top of each tanks. This time i am building a smoker out of an old 500 gal propane tank.
You will find over 200 sets of smoker plans on our website and we are adding more every week! How to build a smoker! I've build a few smokers but most of them take up a bit of room.
You can see here that the opening at the end of the tank will allow the smoke from the firebox to travel under this steel plate. I also wanted something unique, different, conversation piece, but functional. From there i went and plasma cut the door in it, and welded the hinges on them.
I thought it would be nice to have a place to be able to see all the awesome custom smoker builds from the members here. My material hunt started with finding a tank to make the cooker out of. Want to build your own smoker for smoking meat?
This propane tank will become what is commonly referred to as the smoking chamber. I wanted to build something smaller foot print, i have a 14.5 weber smoky mountain cooker that works awesome but is a bit small if i want to do any volume of smoked meat. I started with an old tank, shot blasted all the paint off of it, and welded some legs on it.
Place the flat piece inside the tank, then build a hardwood fire inside the tank. I think its a perfect vessel to start from. Unlike everyone else i have decided to build it up right (vertical) instead of horizontal.
Using an angle grinder, cut the top with the valve on it off the tank. These include the amount of volume, frequency of use, and heat that you use. I got (2) 500 gallon propane tanks and a 330 gallon propane tank for a really good deal (free) i purged all of the tanks with water and cut the 330 in half for two fire boxes.
Next i set the large tank aside and let it air out since it still smelled like propane. 100 lb propane tank smoker build: