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Whats the largest mass produced PROPANE smoker that does not require special wood discs?

post #1 of 10
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I've got a GSM (not the wide one) and I've outgrown it...I don't have an arm and a leg to spend, but it only holds two chryo packs of Sams butts, (4 butts) and I love to have something twice as big that would hold 8 butts.  Whats the closest I can get without breaking the bank!  Thanks guys!

post #2 of 10

Prob the big block GOSM or a Smoke Vault 24

post #3 of 10
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Thanks for the reply bmudd...do you know if either the GOSM or the Smoke Vault 24 have moveable shelves...it seem in my current narrow GOSM the butts are always a little too tall, and I have to improvise with the racks...does anyone know if the racks in the Masterbuilt XL are adjustable?  Thanks for the help guys!

post #4 of 10

I have a Smoke Vault and the shelves are moveable in that.  I don't think it would hold 8 butts unless they were small ones.  I have done 4 that were 15# each in it, and have also done 6 whole pork loins.  I noticed that Gander Mountain has the Smoke Vault for $300.  I bought one there a bit over a year ago that was the Browning "brand" on clearance for $180.  I couldn't see any difference between them. 

post #5 of 10

The big block GOSM will do.  I have had 8 butts in it with no problems.  If the racks are not in your preferred position I have adjusted them by hanging them from the shelf rail with 4 large S-hooks..one on each corner.....or 2 strung together in each corner to get it lower.

post #6 of 10
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Hey guys, thanks for all the feedback.  I was able to go down to Bass Pro and check out the Masterbuilt XL, really liked it aside from the "water pan" chip holder situation...I'll have to fix that myself...but I decided to go with it.  Again, thanks for all the help.  This is a great place...for sure...thanks Jeff.

post #7 of 10

Wow that was a change - from propane to electric - welcome to the watt burner club

post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by Scarbelly View Post

Wow that was a change - from propane to electric - welcome to the watt burner club


The Masterbuilt XL is a Propane Unit...

post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Scarbelly View Post

Wow that was a change - from propane to electric - welcome to the watt burner club


The Masterbuilt XL is a Propane Unit...


Guess I need to learn how to read. Can I claim jet lag? 2 time changes in 4 days
 

post #10 of 10
Thread Starter 

It's amazing what they call a water pan and smoke box...anyhow, it looks pretty well put together....make a few mods and get my smoke on!!!

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