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Redneck AR

If you use beer cans as an AR, you must be a redneck. Wanted to get higher in the dome for a direct coffee rubbed turkey for the Christmas Party tonight.  These are holding so far - cut a little notch in then so they would stay on the fire ring.  Keep your fingers crossed. Sure hope Santa is good to me this year.imageimageimage
Milton, GA.
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  • Those look like aluminum.  Seems the fire would melt them down.
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    Just west of Austintatious

  • I know the ar is expensive but i swear it is completely worth it! get the whole setup for so many options and combos for cooking
    Beaufort, SC
  • flynnbobflynnbob Posts: 620
    Those look like aluminum.  Seems the fire would melt them down.
    You scared me VI - I looked on the net and they say the melting point of an aluminum can is 1220 degrees F.  They are still holding.  I hope an AR is in the big square box that my wife has in her closet so that I can move up to the big leagues.
    Milton, GA.
  • You won't be disappointed. When I finally broke down and got one it completely changed the game for me and my cooks. So many more options.
    LBGE 2013, SBGE 2014, Mini 2015
    Columbus IN
  • flynnbob said:
    Those look like aluminum.  Seems the fire would melt them down.
    You scared me VI - I looked on the net and they say the melting point of an aluminum can is 1220 degrees F.  They are still holding.  I hope an AR is in the big square box that my wife has in her closet so that I can move up to the big leagues.
    Gosh Bob.  I read it somewhere on the Internet, so it must be true.   :-B
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    Just west of Austintatious

  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 507
    Abe Lincoln said 69% of quotes and facts on the internet are true and not completely made up. Who doesn't trust Honest Abe??
    -Jody Newell (LBGE & a mini BGE!)
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  • flynnbobflynnbob Posts: 620
    Cook is already done.  90 min - 180 in the thigh - almost too easy. Best of all, my redneck AR did not melt!imageimage
    Milton, GA.
  • I think you have the temps right, so the inter-webs were fairly accurate. I used the same set-up with some stainless steel exhaust pipe I had lying around, worked just fine. 
    I found fire bricks to be more stable and one brick can be cut into three pieces, pretty simple solution for <4$. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • brimeebrimee Posts: 74

    that's even better than my solution but most of my beverages come in glass...

     

    I used four stainless steel bolts that I had in the garage along with eight nuts and washers, works perfectly!

    Brian
    Fairview, Texas
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,357
    Hey that ain't a redneck adjustable rig. that's a redneck woo.  Ya need to add some tallboys along side the other cans to make it a redneck multil level rig.......lol

    t
    www.ceramicgrillstore.com ACGP, Inc.
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    I used firebrick for awhile and then got the PSWoo

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  • We have used beer cans....must be a  red neck, oops, I can't be cause I live in Keep it Weird Texas.  
    Your cook looks very tasty.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • flynnbobflynnbob Posts: 620
    The cook came out great,  I put the legs and thigh back on afterward for a few more minutes.  Everything is carved up and ready.  I bet the turkey will be the first to go at the party. Flynn (the dog) loved the scraps as I was carving on the meat slicer.  We live in Georgia so yeah, we are official rednecks although transplanted.
    Milton, GA.
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