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Blog entry by hunter71 posted 05-14-2010 12:55 PM 3465 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maybe a bit off for the LJ blog but you need wood, that is for sure. I made the SMOKER TRACTOR a few years ago and just made the video. I save all my special woods in 5 gallon buckets labeled with the type. Experimenting with wood types is half the fun. Comments?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTkACf0K7xM

-- A childs smile is payment enough.



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toyguy

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#1 posted 05-14-2010 01:22 PM

That’s cool…............. Man you just have too much time on your hands…

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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hObOmOnk

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#2 posted 05-14-2010 01:35 PM

Wonderful!

With the power vested in me, I hereby declare you an honorary Kentuckian.

-- 温故知新

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#3 posted 05-14-2010 02:16 PM

cool man !
I like what you did to that old tractor…..........LOL

Dennis

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John Ormsby

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#4 posted 05-14-2010 03:31 PM

Great job on the tractor/barbecue!!!!!!

Love the old Ford tractors.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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Monty Queen

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#5 posted 05-14-2010 03:36 PM

Wow very nice tractor smoker, awesome BBQ set up. Fantastic job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Bob Kollman

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#6 posted 05-14-2010 03:43 PM

Wow Doug, the perfect smoker for just outside the workshop.

Do you ever hook a trailer up to it and give kids a ride at your

camp ground with it? They’d love that!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Kent Shepherd

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#7 posted 05-14-2010 04:18 PM

That is absolutely awsome

Thanks for sharing

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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jimp

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#8 posted 05-14-2010 07:18 PM

This is awesome!

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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docholladay

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#9 posted 05-14-2010 08:15 PM

That is cool. I bet it took some figuring to come up with that drive mechanism.

But can you plow the back 40 with it?

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#10 posted 05-14-2010 08:57 PM

doug that is just amazing…what a cool set up..a guy with your talents should be able to do quite a lot..thanks for sharing this with us…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 05-14-2010 09:09 PM

Doug, love the video….great innovation! Only thing you forgot was to add a coffeemaker to the hot water system so it can make coffee for you….lol. I have seen some strange bar b que conversions (I have a friend that has a motorcycle with side car conversion), but yours is by far the most peculiar and the most interesting. Thank you for sharing it with us…and keep on smoking…Also, I wish I had some of those ribs on hand…I can almost smell them from the video.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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