Custom Smoker Gallery

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    BFI Truck Smoker

    BFI Garbage Truck Custom Smoker manufactured by Browning-Ferris Industries.
    Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI)

    One of a kind smokers represents the true genius of barbecue. Custom smokers can be unique designs that draw a crowd of the perfect smoker of the master of barbecue. Smokers have for decades represented something more than just cooking equipment. They have become an expression of the passion of true barbecue. This collection of custom smokers represents some of the best in the world.

    A 1/4 Scale Reproduction of a BFI Garbage Truck

    This custom smoker was made by the BFI company for use at their company parties. It is a 1/4 scale reproduction of a BFI garbage truck. The back of the truck opens up to expose the cooking chamber. The dumpster loaded on the front is a large cooler for holding refreshments. Imagine unloading your smoked barbecue out of the back of this smoker.

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    Beer Bottle Smoker

    Beer Bottle Custom Smoker manufactured by BBQpits by Klose, Houston TX.
    David Klose, BBQPits by Klose, Houston TX.

    This beer bottle makes from a great barbecue. Imagine owning these and inviting guests over for your next barbecue.

    David Klose built this custom smoker that looks like a giant beer bottle laying on its side. Basically, this is a standard horizontal smoker just designed and painted with its custom features. This is a true, traditional blending of beer and barbecue. Two great tastes that go great together.

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    Continental Airlines Custom Smoker

    Continental Airlines Custom Smoker manufactured by Continental Airlines and BBQpits by Klose
    David Klose, BBQpits by Klose

    This is one plan designed to make a lot of smoke, and some great barbecue too.

    Continental Airlines and David Klose teamed up to make this smoker, reportedly costing over $200,000 to make. This is a scale reproduction of a Continental Airlines 777 right down to the custom paint job. Fun, we didn't think fire and flying went together.

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    Continental Airlines Custom Smoker II

    Continental Airlines Custom Smoker manufactured by Continental Airlines and BBQpits by Klose
    David Klose, BBQpits by Klose

    Another angle of the Continental Airlines Custom Smoker. This one with David Klose standing in front of it.

    Continental Airlines and David Klose teamed up to make this smoker, reportedly costing over $200,000 to make. This is a scale reproduction of a Continental Airlines 777 right down to the custom paint job.

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    Chuckwagon Smoker

    Chuckwagon Custom Smoker manufactured by BBQpits by Klose, Houston TX.
    David Klose, BBQpits by Klose

    Get back to the origins of Texas barbecue with this reproduction of a cattle drive chuckwagon.

    The chuckwagon was the first kitchen on wheels taking good, hearty meals to the cowboys on the trail. This chuckwagon smoker pays homage to these early days​ when Texas barbecue was just starting out. Imagine smoking up a brisket and beans with this smoker.

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    Old Fashioned Train Smoker

    Old Fashion Train Custom Smoker manufactured by BBQpits by Klose, Houston TX.
    David Klose, BBQpits by Klose

    A real reproduction of an old west steam train built into a smoker. This smoker makes good use of its smoke to turn out the real barbecue.

    This smoker really draws in the crowds, especially those people who like trains. Built as a reproduction of an old-fashioned steam train this smoker works pretty similar to the old trains. Instead of coal, use a good hardwood and watch that great smoke pour out of the stack.​

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    Magnum Force Smoker

    Stan Johnson's Magnum Force Smoker
    Stan Johnson

    Stan Johnson made this great smoker by putting a 55-gallon drum between the lid and the bottom of a Weber kettle grill.

    This smoker was made from a standard Weber kettle charcoal grill and a 55-gallon drum. By using the kettle's excellent airflow and the increased space of the 55-gallon drum you make a smoker large enough to do some serious smoking and make some great barbecue.

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    Submarine Smoker

    Submarine Smoker
    P.T. Moore

    This Custom Submarine Smoker was made by a real Sub-mariner. P.T. Moore made this ingenious smoker to look like a submarine. Notice the ​undermounted fire box. This keeps the heat flow efficient while putting the fire far enough from the cooking chamber to allow for good low and slow cooking.

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    BBQ Chew Chew

    BBQ Chew Chew
    Danny Love, Evan Maxwell, and Jim Winters

    Danny Love, Evan Maxwell, and Jim Winters BBQ Train is made of 1/2" pipe and all the plate is 1/4". The front opens as a drawer so no smoke or heat is lost due to the baffling and water trays. The back is all a grill which also has a lot of trick stuff.

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    BBQ Chew Chew II

    BBQ Chew Chew too
    Danny Love, Evan Maxwell, and Jim Winters

    The attention to detail really makes this a beautiful custom smoker. Danny Love tells me it actually cooks better than it looks. This smoker must cook fantastically.