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Offline dick621

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cold smoke box
« on: August 27, 2008, 12:13:56 pm »
I have come into a compact refridgerator that no longer works. Compressor andeverything has been removed.  can this safely be used as a cold smoke box with the insulation still in?  What are your thoughts on this. I dont think the insulation can be removed .Thanks
Dick in Emmett, Idaho

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Re: cold smoke box
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2008, 01:34:42 pm »
Should work fine.  I know a lot of guys that use an old refrig or freezer as a smoker - they work nice because they are already set up with racks. 

i see you plan to use it for cold smoking and that is my recommendation.  Hot smoking may cause the plastic interior and insulation to off-gas some bad stuff.

Are you planning to use a Bradley smoke generator?
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Offline dick621

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Re: cold smoke box
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2008, 06:44:30 pm »
Thanks aces @ eights,  My plan is to use it just like a cardboard box setup.  Don't know if the smoke gen. will make it hot enough to gass off or not  If it will work its a nice looking box. Black like the bradley only bigger.
Dick in Emmett, Idaho

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Re: cold smoke box
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2008, 01:42:31 am »
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My plan is to use it just like a cardboard box setup. 


Looks like a good plan to me, I can't see any problems cold smoking in this way.  :)

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