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Old 03-02-2021, 06:04 PM   #1
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A buddy of mine had this stainless cart sitting in his shop. I thought it would make a good smoker for sausage at the ranch.
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:10 PM   #2
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:12 PM   #3
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I used pizza oven insulation and covered it with cedar pickets
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:15 PM   #4
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:17 PM   #5
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Used a cheap temp controller, thermocouple and SSR that I ordered off of Amazon.
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:18 PM   #6
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LOL. I can successfully build a smoker, but cant figure out how to load more than one picture at a time.
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:18 PM   #7
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I like it
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Old 03-02-2021, 06:58 PM   #8
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Be careful there Bob. In that first pic, it looks like it's smoke-n.
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Old 03-03-2021, 06:10 AM   #9
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Be careful there Bob. In that first pic, it looks like it's smoke-n.
Thankfully it was wood chips and not electrical. Lol
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Old 03-03-2021, 08:08 AM   #10
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Breese,can you post a link for that controller? I have a warmer cabinet I picked up from work,wanting to do the same.
Will be following 5his.
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Old 03-03-2021, 09:12 AM   #12
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Did the controller come wired like that or did you have to wire it all together ?
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Old 03-03-2021, 12:06 PM   #13
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Did the controller come wired like that or did you have to wire it all together ?
I had to wire everything up.
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Old 03-03-2021, 12:16 PM   #14
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Any idea if they sell the controller units complete? I want to do something similar but for a cerakote oven...unfortunately I’m not too electrically inclined...
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So does this setup just turns the power on and off to the heating coil depending on the setpoint and its deviation and what the temperature of the sensor is reading. Or does it adjust the power up and down going to the heating coil?
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:08 AM   #16
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So does this setup just turns the power on and off to the heating coil depending on the setpoint and its deviation and what the temperature of the sensor is reading. Or does it adjust the power up and down going to the heating coil?
The controller will do either. I have it programmed as a simple on off.
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:16 AM   #18
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Any idea if they sell the controller units complete? I want to do something similar but for a cerakote oven...unfortunately Iím not too electrically inclined...
Not that I could find. Wiring is pretty simple and I could provide a schematic if youíre interested in diy.
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What did you use for a heating element?
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Not that I could find. Wiring is pretty simple and I could provide a schematic if youíre interested in diy.
I would like to look at the schematic please. Working on some type of heating control for my smoker
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Old 03-05-2021, 05:20 AM   #21
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What did you use for a heating element?
Canít get a picture to load.
It is a pit master 1200 watt 110 volt element from amazon.
29.00.
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