Pros: Has everything needed for cooking for large meals.
This is my second 84. I had a first generation Original that I bought in '07, a friend borrowed it and asked if he could bring me a check back instead of the smoker. I had regretted a few times not having the Deluxe so I agreed and upgraded to the 84D Char. Ben started rolling his own steel since I had my first. This one seems to have cleaner welds and seams. I also like the flat ends better, I don't feel like I'm wasting any space. It cooks exactly like the original holding temps well, easy to access all meats quickly. With the doors on both sides and the slide out top rack it allows two cooks to work quickly and keep temp loss minimal. We can work so much faster that it makes up...(read more)