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    smoker?

    I am looking at buying a smoker. Any suggestions out there, good or bad?



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    Re: smoker?

    I'm a smoker but I'm not cheap.


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    Re: smoker?

    I have just a Brinkman smoking grill, not very expensive and easy to use. Not as easy to maintain heat like an electric one, but I like it nonetheless.


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    Re: smoker?

    What U wanna do with it? I have:

    Great Outdoors Smoky Mountain 21" Gas Smoker - product summary - Bing Shopping

    Pretty good for BBQ smoking, pork butts, ribs, etc. Fairly easy temp control, nice basic unit. However, I make sausage and bacon, have trouble maintaining temps below 200F.



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    Re: smoker?

    Traeger



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    I have 60 bucks and about 4 hours of time in mine. Smokes better than anything I've ever used before.


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    Re: smoker?

    I have a Weber and it works good for what I want right now. I'm thinking of getting a pellet smoker though with digital temp control so i don't have to watch and adjust it so much.

    Amazon.com: Weber 2820 Smokey Mountain Cooker/Smoker: Patio, Lawn & Garden



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    Re: smoker?

    I have a Brinkman upright gasser. $119 at home depot right now. Not a purist device but east to maintain temp and produces good que.



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    Re: smoker?

    My dad made his own with this: Vogelzang Standard Barrel Wood Stove Kit

    It takes some time to put together but you get a whole 55 gallon barrel of smoking space above the bottom chamber (and it smokes very, very well). When I get a house I plan on building one myself.

    EDIT: I should have included this too: http://www.northlineexpress.com/item...pter-Kit-BK50E



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    Big Green Egg.



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    Re: smoker?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan4good View Post
    I have a Weber and it works good for what I want right now. I'm thinking of getting a pellet smoker though with digital temp control so i don't have to watch and adjust it so much.

    Amazon.com: Weber 2820 Smokey Mountain Cooker/Smoker: Patio, Lawn & Garden
    That's what I have had for 4 years, absolutely love it.

    BGE is also awesome but its double the price easily.
    My parent's have had a Traeger for probably 15 years and its amazing but also very pricey.

    I buy a ton of charcoal when you can get two bags on holiday sales and it'll last me thru the year.



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    WSM FTW.


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    Re: smoker?

    Got a Masterbuilt Pro about three weeks ago at Home Depot. So far, very easy to use. Did a pork loin this afternoon that turned out great.


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    Re: smoker?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUATC View Post
    Traeger
    Love mine. This is the answer if you're not into the really hands-on, nostalgic art of smoking and just want the same results in an easier method. That said, I understand the people who want to use plain wood or charcoal and want to sit outside by their smoker tending to the food all day.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: smoker?

    Quote Originally Posted by nboltz View Post
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    Yep... a BGE and some Wicked Good Charcoal and you'll never look back!



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