Pros: Dual Racks for more cooking area, Cast Iron main grate, low-and-slow to screaming hot achievable, HUGE side table for foiling, Lower cost than ceramic
Cons: Stock unit leaks air, The leaks make temperature control tough until fixed, Steel and Not Ceramic, Average build quality.
The CharGriller King-Kamado Akorn is an insulated steel egg with a large side table on a cart. The manual states triple insulated. It is unspeakable efficient with it's coal consumption. This statement is coming from someone who owns a Mini-WSM and a WSM-14.5. Once the unit is properly sealed, temperature control becomes much easier. The last three photos... (read more)