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I just picked up this beauty today. It's name will come soon. At first i was leaning towards a pellet grill, but saw this on the craigslist and knew it was the right one. Got it for $500. Any tips on how to set it up and while using it?  Never used one before, I've always had propane smokers. I am breaking it in today with a steak and some chicken  on the fire box grill. 

#1 - July 27, 2011, 08:56:04 pm


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Saw that on CL seemed like a good deal.  Hope it works out for you.
#2 - July 27, 2011, 09:35:42 pm

Mike (AZBarbeque)

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Those are great smokers, you will enjoy cooking with it.

Just like with any smoker, it will take you a few cooks to get used to it, but hey, that's half the fun.

Keep posting pictures of it in action.

Congrats...  ;)
#3 - July 27, 2011, 09:45:09 pm
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looks awesome.  Sounds like a great deal.
#4 - July 27, 2011, 10:42:30 pm

Gizzy's Smokin Crew

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Looks Great. Good luck with it
#5 - July 28, 2011, 09:50:40 am
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Very nice find.  I've seen similar ones sell new for $1200-$1700.   like those because you can put the larger meat in the stack an leave the grill top for the ribs and chicken.
#6 - July 30, 2011, 06:12:19 am
Big Ken


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That is a serious looking piece of equipment you have there!  Looks great, you should get a lot of good use out of it.
#7 - July 31, 2011, 11:51:31 am
Always remember that you are unique and special...just like everybody else.


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Nice! I saw that on CL too. How did you move it?
#8 - July 31, 2011, 09:59:44 pm
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Nice! I saw that on CL too. How did you move it?

Brought a trailor and 2 buddies to move it ... But actually its well ballanced. Once you pick up the end it is easy for one person to move

I broke it in this weekend with a Boston Butt and some chicken. The food came out ok. Temps were all over the place while cooking, but I know I just need some practice with it.
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saw that too.......congrats!
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