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Positive Reviews

kev dan

Love my Daniel Boone!


Pros: Great temp control. Made very well. Very easy to use. I use it to cook everything. Veggies, meat, etc.

Cons: I now have a 4 burner grill on my deck that I don't use

Great bang for the buck.  All you do is turn it on to the temp you want, and wait for it to heat up....  Stays with in 1 degree of your target temp... I am on my 4th 40 lb. bag of pellets.  Everything I cook comes out very juicy.
Ryan Johnson



Pros: Ease of use, Easy temp control, remote control is great, easy to clean, excellent food,

Cons: none

I have owned my Green Mountain Grill Daniel Boone model for almost a year.  I must say that it is by far the easiest smoker that I have ever used.  There is nothing that you cannot do on this grill.  You can smoke low and slow, and even sear steaks.  The temp range is between 150 and 500 degrees.  The temperature is so easy to control.  All you have to do is set the controller at your desired temp and the control maintains its temperature.  I have used it for smoking pork bellies, salmon, sausages, turkeys, hams, chickens, and fish...All with great results!  The remote control unit is so easy to use.  It makes it very conducive to sit inside...
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Negative Reviews

FBI Van Outside

Selling My Jim Bowie Barely After 30 Days


Pros: Good on the wallet, makes good BBQ when it works, great customer service, many options and upgrades, and nice size cooking area

Cons: Cheaply made (parts made in China), unreliable, poor temp controls - needed constant tinkering to obtain desired temp

I purchased my Jim Bowie non-wifi unit approximately 30 days ago. I was so elated when I picked it up from the dealer. It took my wife and I about 20 minutes to assemble it. Burn in was smooth and easy but then the problems began...   I purchased 2 oven therms and I already had a ChefAlarm grate probe so I immediately started testing the pit. Learned like most other owners left side is cooler than right side. For mine it was anywhere from 25 - 100 degrees difference across the grate. More importantly, the temp on the digital control never matched the actual temp at the grate. It was always off anywhere from 50 - 100 degrees. So I had to dial in a higher number to get the actual...
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More Reviews


A Great Grill...Period!!


Pros: Easy to use, holds temp, well built.

Cons: None

I've had my Daniel Boone for 3 years or so. Smoked countless briskets, pork butts, turkey, tri tip, prime ribs, summer sausage, pepperoni, brats, jerky, fish....the list goes on and on. Always has given me excellent results. I don't even use my old gas bbq anymore. I liked this smoker so much I went out and bought the Davey Crockett so I could use it while camping. When i was getting ready to buy, I had my heart set on a Treager because of the name,  but a friend of mine had a Green Mountain and said I should go with a GMG - so I did and don't regret it one bit. I modified mine by installing 3 stainless steel rods inside towards the top the smoker so I can hang jerky and summer...
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GMG Daniel Boone WiFi Model - Best Pellet Smoker/Grill on the market for under $1000


Pros: WiFi Control, Full of Features, Meat Probe Thermometer, Start Up and Shut Down Processes, Easy to Update Firmware, Easy Assembly, Large Inside Height

Cons: None So Far

I just got a GMG Daniel Boone WiFi model about 3 weeks, for a pellet smoker under $1000 there is nothing to beat it.  I compared hard against the Traeger and there is just no comparison the GMG far out feature and out perform the Traegers  I have used mine 2-3 times a week so far and have done Beer Can Chicken, Pork Butt, Chicken Wings, Chicken Breasts, Burgers, Beef Roast, Roasted Green Beans, Asparagus, Brussel Sprouts, Potatoes, and even baked bread.  Everything has come out perfect, love the built in meat thermometer and WiFi control means I can check in on my grill and meat while watching the game or race.  ...
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Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett Tailgate WIFFI Grills


Pros: By far the best two grills i have ever owned! Wireless and control of heat anf flavor is the best!

I own two GMG Grills and they blow the competition away by a long shot. Thicker gauge steel with precise control functions and especially the wireless setup. All of my recipes come out perfect. You can smoke your meat at 190 degrees or sear a steak at 500 degrees with no problem.

Makes Smoking a Very Frequent Event


Pros: Well Built, Stable Temperature Control, Versatility

Cons: Typical Pellet Grill Hot Spots

This grill is a great value and has increased our smoking habit 5X at our house. Set and forget temp control... mine is always +/- 2 degrees from setting. I have an MES40 which I still use at times, but this gets much more use since we can cook just about anything on it, steaks, veggies, shrimp, chops + all of the typical smoked goodies.... and believe what you hear about take and bake pizza & bacon.. wow It will produce a lighter smoke than a stick smoker but less concern about over smoking. If I want to add more smoke I use the AMAZN Pellet Smoker in conjunction with it. The remote control seems like overkill, but get it anyway... I did a butt overnight last weekend and it was...
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GMG Daniel Boone w/remote grill review


Pros: Very easy to use. Decent heat control. Nice extra features. Good build quality.

Cons: Takes a little work to know the grills temps and issues

    I've had the GMG Daniel Boone grill since the beginning of February.  It's been used in temps down to zero without any problems using the GMG insulating cover.    What I like about pellet grills is their ease of use and the quality of food it produces.  As with any new grill you need to run it with a good grill thermometer. This will give you an idea of any hot spots or uneven heat distribution on the grill surface.  I use a Maverick ET-732 dual probe set to help with the process.  A bit of tinkering gets a heat profile across the grill within 10 to 15 degrees across the surface.  The ability to set the temps and have them stay in...
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