Pros: Design, construction, temperature always consistent, digital controls
Cons: Price, No protective cover offered, no sausage rods, chip pan needs a flare up cover.
This smoker does its job with no problems at all, even during the dead of winter in the middle of a snow storm. It is well insulated and, therefore, holds its temperature wonderfully. Being from the "windy city," I was wary of a propane smoker and the danger of the flame blowing out and building up propane fumes, so I wanted to go electric. The Pro 100 model is roomy enough inside to hang 50 lbs of kielbasa, and smokes it like a professional smoke house. I had to make my own sausage hanger rods, because they didn't come with the smoker. I'd like to think, for the price, they could throw a set in, like a lot of other smokers. It's a minor point. The chip pan...(read more)