Smokin' Ugly: Customizing a Backyard Smoker to Your Specs

Smokin' Ugly: Customizing a Backyard Smoker to Your Specs

You pride yourself on cooking meat so tender that it falls off the bone.

You’re on a quest to perfect the meat-smoking process. As a backyard chef, you want every detail to be perfect. The backyard is your lab. You’ve assembled the finest meats to prepare with your custom spices, sauces, and rubs and found the most mouth-watering combinations.

Now it’s time to find a BBQ smoker that matches your exact specifications. Investing in a Smokin’ Ugly Drum Smoker kit allows you to customize your ugly drum smoker with high-quality parts.

Smokin’ Ugly Backyard Smoker Benefits: Customization and Personalization

BBQ smokers come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: the ability to produce some of the most succulent smoked meats imaginable.

And while all backyard smokers can deliver amazing results, there's something about a custom-built smoker that gets BBQ enthusiasts fired up.

When it comes to the Smokin’ Ugly Drum Smoker kit, you bring the drum and we provide the necessary pieces to turn it into the ultimate backyard smoker.

Accessories include:

  • Spring-assist hinges to ensure the lid doesn’t unexpectedly slam shut and cause injury (sold as single- or double-spring hinges)
  • Latch handle kit to safely and conveniently secure your smoker lid
  • Intake and exhaust vents to help regulate temperature and airflow
  • Grill grate and utensil hook to grill your favorite meats and vegetables
  • Charcoal basket kit to make clean up easy and nearly mess-free
  • Charcoal shoot kit to easily add charcoal or wood to your drum smoker
  • Water pan holder kit to create the perfect steam heat and deflect heat as needed
  • Utensil holder to keep all of your favorite meat-smoking utensils nearby (can be custom engraved)

Adding these components to your custom 55-gallon drum smoker will give you the control you need to create the best backyard-bbq meals and then some!


Turn Your Smoker Into a Pizza Oven

Smokin' Ugly - outdoor pizza oven accessories -- Backyard smoker

The Smokin’ Ugly allows you to switch things up a bit.

Want the smoky flavor of a wood-fired pizza? With minimal tools and setup, the Smokin’ Ugly Pizza Oven turns your ugly drum smoker into a world-class pizza maker.

The pizza oven kit includes:

  • A fuel basket – this piece attaches easily to the smoker’s rim and can be filled with wood or charcoal to provide more direct heat to the griddle.
  • Stainless steel cooking plate – this stainless plate rests on the fuel basket and is contoured perfectly to the smoker’s rim. It’s ideal for cooking pizza, eggs, bacon, pancakes, naan, smash burgers, and much more. Think of it as your very own drum griddle.
  • Cooking chamber lid – attach this stainless steel hood onto the drum smoker lid with three easy bolts and get cooking!

See the pizza oven in action


Sold separately, the pizza peel allows you to safely put the pizza on the cooking surface and remove it without any burns for the hardworking chef. You can also get a custom engraving on the peel, adding to the uniqueness of your perfect homemade smoker.

Consult the Experts Today to Get Started Building Your Backyard Smoker

The Smokin’ Ugly Drum Smoker is a great way to set yourself up for smoking meat to your preference. It’s versatile enough to cook whatever you throw its way.

See the Smokin’ Ugly in action:


Grab Your Smokin' Ugly Parts Today

You’ve put in the work to perfect your craft. Now it’s time to find a BBQ smoker that will help you take your cooking to the next level. Smokin’ Ugly Drum Smoker components allow you to customize your ugly drum smoker with high-quality parts so you can impress your family and friends with mouth-watering meals.

Got questions? Check out our FAQs.

Check out our online store today and find the perfect component for your needs.


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