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UDS (Ugly Drum Smoker)

Drum Smoker Beta .57. I started this project last fall, but had to put it on hold during the long cold snowy winter but it should be fully ready for eventing shortly. I still need to purchase a few parts for it including an exhaust chimney. I already have a Rotisserie to be installed. Final painting of the exterior will come later this year.   Along with Medieval Cooking, I also really enjoy BBQ.  The UDS provides me the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak.  There are some Medieval recipes that I would like to make at events that require an Oven, Rotisserie, or something other than a Camp Stove or Bed of Coals.  Like Alton Brown, I don't want to bring a bunch of Unitaskers to an event unless I'm working a specific demo.  This build includes three 1 inch air intakes.  The Exhast Chimney will be 2 inches.  The Firebox was created by chopping down my old Bullet Smoker.  With the three 1 inch intakes, I believe I can get the temperature over 400 degrees which