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CENTRO(MASTERBUILT) 30" SMOKER

post #1 of 5
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Hello guys and gals

 Again i am in a deal-emma

I have read and researched and ...........

 Bottom line i have been offered a used (once)

 Centro smoker for 50.00 bucks is it worth the

potential  probs to acquire this piece

 are there places to buy parts eg:elements

in North America

 

The other side of the deal-emma is a big chief NEW

 for the same 50.00

 


Edited by lateferdinner - 6/29/11 at 5:46am
post #2 of 5

The Centro looks identical to the MES. It's a very popular smoker on this site. For 50.00$, I'd jump on it right away. It would look cool next to my WSM. Also check out the AMNS as an addon for it.

post #3 of 5

There you go!

post #4 of 5
Thread Starter 

well fer better or worse i bought it

tested it yesterday set to 235 f.

 timer 2 hours

it maintained 235f. within the advertised + or - 10 f.

opened the door and cooled it down

within 10seconds it started heating again

and maintained that temp.till it shut down on the timer

 next week we do it with ribs

post #5 of 5

You're gonna love it, especially come winter! These are very well insulated and make cold weather smoking a breeze!  I've used mine at -30c and the only bad part is running out to check on it / add chips but that is not going to be a problem this winter as I now have an AMNS and just ordered an AMNPS.

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