Opinions Please

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by cman95, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    As a fng I need a favor from this fine group of smokers. I will be back in the states Friday the 3rd and on Saturday I plan to purchase a offset firebox smoker. While I am putting said smoker togather I will be smoking my first "fatty" and some ribs on my ECB. I am thinking in the line of the char-broiler pro. Any comments/suggestions on another brand? I hope to post my first Q pictures Saturday evening or Sunday.
    Keep on smoking



    PS....this place is GREAT!
     
  2. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i'm pretty happy w/ my brinkman smoke-n-pits (yesi have 2)they're about the same i think. you do need to do a few mods(same mods as thechargriller) and i don't know what the chargriller costs(just looked $179.00 from their site) but mine was $139.00 plus tax w/ the sfb (the sfb comes standard). it also has a larger cooking area.walmart carries it.
     
  3. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I love my CharGriller! As Gypsy said, it needed a few mods to stabilize the temps... works great now!

    I also have an ECB that is still new, needs final assembly and a couple of mods...
     
  4. ozark rt

    ozark rt Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Cman I have a Char Broil Silver Smoker that, after making the mods found here, I like very much. Home Depot will usually have them for around $150 give or take $10. Now don't get me wrong for I would never try to talk a man out of spending his money on a new smoker, but you might consider waiting until Labor Day weekend & see who might be putting their's on a "season-end" clearance sale.
     
  5. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Cman

    This close to end of season I'd wait - but then I'm cheap when I'm buying for myself! What's an FNG? Or should I ask?
     
  6. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    FNG = Freaking New Guy (Substitue another word for Freaking)

    Take care, have fun, and do good!

    Regards,

    Meowey
     
  7. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for all the info people. I don't know if I can wait sooooo....we will see.
     

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