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Hi, bought Ki Classic in Jan-16. Joined forums in February. My boys love honey soy wings so they were the first experiment. You guys inspired me to indirect/direct pork belly, pork loin and beer can chicken. The flavour and moisture as per the stories was incredible. Had an unused rotisserie from a rusted out kiwi BBQ. Mounted this for direct charcoal chicken. A few flare ups but turned out well and will be repeating. Keen to do low and slow ribs, pulled pork, leg lamb and pizza. Would like to sous vide too but do worry about waste when firing up for short sear. Maybe will have to cook to freeze!

Thanks to you all for sharing your experiences! Si

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Love the makeshift rotisserie you have there.  Haha

 

 No issues with the wood burning up or adding extra unwanted flavors?

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Hey Jesse, It was makeshift! the wood did start to darken. so I was rotating it and switching it around. Any suggestions on alternate materials found at home welcome as trying to solve before next go.

No extra flavours detected...

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The only thing I can think of is getting a 2x4 and prop it up under the handle instead of inside the Joe. 

 

My neighbor still has a rotisserie that he never used, I just might try and steal your idea though. haha Is the other end mounted to that board or is it just resting on it?

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I love that makeshift rotisserie also.

As for alternate materials. you could use fire bricks. You could make a form and cast one out of heat resistant material. You could nail a piece of metal on the wood with a gap behind.

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Thanks Jesse and Marty.

I like the idea of the 2x4 resting on the handle idea. Simple and effective.Will have to get a length long enough!

The other end of the rotisserie is resting on the side table. I had to make it up as the mount was part of the original BBQ.just used two angle brackets screwed in facing each other.

Go for it-I was inspired by joetisserie but didn't like the idea of drilling into the Joe.would be keen to see a photo of your finished product!

Fire bricks could work but since their outside is quite rough, would they accelerate the deterioration of the seal?

Making a form and casting would result in a more professional finish. It's not something I have done before. Is it complicated?

I like the idea of the metal to insulate. Wonder about the thickness required - malleability vs insulation.would have to be thick enough so the wood didn't bake.

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