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Old 01-24-2011, 01:01 PM   #1
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Smokers

I'm trying to decide what is a better smoker to buy. The smoker that I want to get is a propane smoker. But I'm not to sure what kind of smoker is better. I was looking at the vertical smokers the model camp chef smoke vault 24". Or are the bbq style better than the vertical ones. I don't mind spending a little more money than buying a cheaper one . Any suggestions on what smokers I could look at buying.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:50 PM   #2
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I am not familiar with propane smokers. I use a bullet style and I also use my weber 22" kettle for smoking as well.

Is this the smoker you're talking about?

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Old 01-24-2011, 07:05 PM   #3
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Yes that is the one I'm talking about. What do you think about a chaper one like the Master Forge Double Door Propane Gas Smoker DGY784CP $149. Or is this a cheap smoker.

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Old 01-25-2011, 07:14 PM   #4
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Any suggestions on other smokers that I could check out.
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Old 01-27-2011, 04:35 PM   #5
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I would look at a Weber Smokey mountain. I have some experience with propane smokers and they can become very expensive in temrs of fuel consumption over the life of the unit.
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:52 PM   #6
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I agree with BigWillUK, the weber smokey mountains are great. I am getting one in a month or so.
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Re: Smokers

using this electric smoker



and getting killer results heres a pork shoulder i did a month back



Here is some beef and baby back ribs i did in december

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Old 03-15-2014, 04:04 PM   #8
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Re: Smokers

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using this electric smoker



and getting killer results heres a pork shoulder i did a month back



Here is some beef and baby back ribs i did in december

This is the one that we use. Does a real nice job.
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:25 PM   #9
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using this electric smoker



and getting killer results heres a pork shoulder i did a month back



Here is some beef and baby back ribs i did in december

oh my.. i think i might have to invest in one of those..
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Old 03-15-2014, 11:31 PM   #10
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Re: Smokers

I had a masterbuilt electric smoker and it was nice but the controller kept melting.
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Re: Smokers

Electric is the way to go. I use a commercial smoker which is stupidly expensive but I do a lot of smoking.

I've tried all of them and find that the electrics are the true set it and forget it ones that make bulletproof professional bbq every time.

I use the Cookshack Americque:
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Old 05-04-2014, 06:28 AM   #12
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Re: Smokers

I prefer charcoal/wood myself but I know a lot of people w/ the Smokevault & they love it.
you do need to get a better regulator right off the bat for finer gas adjustments and depending on where you live & if you cook year 'round a welding blanket is a good investment since they're non-insulated & pretty thin metal.
(read that as saving $$$ on propane costs).

also,if you go propane buy your own tanks & have them refilled-don't trust those returnable tank places like Walmart,too many meth chemists have used those tanks & they're prone to pitting & explosion.
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