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Metal to Metal #460982 12/27/2016 2:12 PM
by FireIsHot
FireIsHot
So my mig welder is on its way here, and I have my first 2 of many questions. I'm the world's worst about getting all the 101 stuff handled before I get moving too fast, so tighten your seat belts, it's gonna be a bumpy ride.

On my 14" metal chop saw, fiber or steel blades? I'm currently using fiber.

Gas thoughts? I keep seeing 75/25 as the preferred mix.

Thanks guys.

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Re: Metal to Metal #534807 May 5th a 09:37 PM
by FireIsHot
FireIsHot
So, the smoker's done, and here are some pics. The propane tank sat for a while, but once it was cut, it just took a few weeks to finish.

I wound up using nitrogen to purge the propane tank when I cut it, and it was a nothing burger. No sparks, no nuclear explosions, no nothing. I did flip the tank upside down, and vented it from the bottom, so the nitrogen could push the heavier air out the bottom. The safety issue was well worth the cost of the nitrogen tank rental.

This is the sled, tank, and firebox prior to welding.
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Doors cut
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Smoke stack added, and doors trimmed and hinges installed. I really wanted to build this whole smoker in house, so I wound up cutting the spring handles off, and made my own. I did buy 3 horse shoes though. 2 for the lid supports, and one for the vent cap lid.
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I put top racks on both sides, and added hangers for chicken or pork belly.
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DONE!!
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Re: Metal to Metal #525039 Aug 22nd a 05:27 PM
by snrub
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Fumigate it with CO2. Long as there is no oxygen in there it can't go boom. Check with a professional welder before doing it though to make sure it is right.
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