[Homeroast] RK DRUM- 4 OR 6 LB.?

g paris pchforever at gmail.com
Sat May 1 13:43:12 CDT 2010


Randy:

Please send us pictures when your setup is complete or 1/2 way or just
starting.

ginny

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 6:35 AM, Randy Panduren <fenster88 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone for the various comments and suggestions. I believe I
> will go for the 6 lb. drum as I originally planned. It seems like it will
> best serve my needs, even if I never use the full capacity.
>
> Bob - I bought a Brinkmann 4-burner, with 48,000 BTU in the tub. The Webers
> I looked at were definitely nicer overall, but in the end I went for value
> ($150 on sale.)
>
> Randy
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Archeobob <archeobob at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Randy,
> >
> > I'm having a similar dilemma! I think I'll end up with the 6
> > pound because of the extra size and I may end up doing Farmers
> > Markets this summer. ... then again the 8# might be needed ...
> >
> > If I may ask, which model grill did you purchase?  I'm leaning
> > towards a Weber from Lowes right now, it seems to be heavier in
> > build than any of the others I've seen out there.
> >
> > Bob
> >
> > Parker, CO
> >
> > --------------------------------------------------
> > From: "Randy Panduren" <  fenster88 at gmail.com  >
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:57 PM
> > To: <homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
> > Subject: [Homeroast] RK DRUM- 4 OR 6 LB.?
> >
> > Posted this on the forum, thought I would drop it here too...
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm preparing to build a RK drum/gas grill roaster. I have a new
> > grill with
> > sufficient specs to handle a 6 lb. RK drum. In the future I may
> > need the 6
> > lb. capacity, as my roasting for friends and family continues to
> > grow.
> > However, for the time being I will probably stick to 1-3 pound
> > roasts.
> >
> > The drum manufacturer informed me that the 6 lb. drum will
> > perform well with
> > small batch sizes, down to 1 lb. However, it seems like the
> > majority of
> > folks go with the 4 lb. drum. I'm wondering if I am better off
> > with the 4
> > lb. drum for now, and upgrading to the 6 lb. drum if and when I
> > need the
> > extra capacity? Or should I just go for the 6 now?
> >
> > Any advice from other RK drum users would be appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks
> > fenster88
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