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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #30 on: June 09, 2016, 12:46:50 PM »
Nicely done Jeff!
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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #31 on: June 09, 2016, 04:45:25 PM »
Outstanding, Jeff!  Great to have you with us!  When you can, head over to the Introductions section and tell us about yourself (that would be a great place for this first post).  Looking forward to seeing you around!
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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #32 on: June 28, 2016, 08:06:05 PM »
OutfrickenStanding.  New to the smokin it family as of yesterday and a Hog fan from North Central Arkansas.  As soon as I unboxed my smoker, #2, I started thinking how to PIG the thing up.  You, my man, are a fricken inspiration.  I kneel before the great one and now can only mentor and follow in the blazed path of Razorback smoker Nirvana. WPS Go Hogs. 
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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #33 on: June 28, 2016, 08:43:02 PM »
Haha!!  Glad I could inspire the creativity in you, Mike!!  Great to have you with us, brother!  WPS!!!!
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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #34 on: December 16, 2016, 05:01:40 PM »
How is the paint holding up?  I've been considering doing something along these lines.
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« Reply #35 on: December 19, 2016, 09:03:21 PM »
How is the paint holding up?  I've been considering doing something along these lines.

Most of it is OK.  There has been some flaking around the bottom.  The key to this is finding the right primer for stainless, and allowing a long cure time before use.  I'm not satisfied with the self-etching primer.  If I do another one, I plan on doing even more research (not sure how) on priming stainless - it's a booger!
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Re: "Extreme Makeover," Razorback Style! WPS!
« Reply #36 on: August 09, 2019, 01:14:33 AM »
Did a little work on the ol' Model 2.  First order was a good cleaning, and disassembly.  I moved my Auber permanent probe to 1" from the top (been meaning to do this for awhile).  I also added a sub-zero power cord, and kept it about 3' long (just enough to reach the Auber).  While I was in there, I added the 800w element, and routed the probe lead out the bottom hole with the power cord.

The box got a good sanding with 180 grit, wipe with acetone, and a few coats of self-etching primer.  It then received 3 or 4 coats of Dupli-Color Ford red engine enamel.  Topped it off with some great Razorback decals, and I'm in Hog Heaven! ;D   My buddies eying the SI are crazy jealous!  lol!

One thing left to do:  The door logo is stamped very shallow (at least in the middle), so there wasn't much to do with it during painting.  I'm having a die-cut decal made in white, in the exact shape and size as the logo, to go over it.  I'll update pics when that happens.

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