I am James and I have been using an offset stick smoker for well over 20 years. I recently got a Smokin Tex 1400. My main cooker is my Uvalde offset, but I decided to get this just to see if I would like it. So far its been pretty cool. I've done about 5 racks of ribs and I am waiting to start the 1400 as soon as my fatties rest in fridge a bit. Anyway, I am 54 year and my interests include music, cooking and fishing.
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I like the little smokin Tex cooker, but I will never get away from either of my offset cookers. I too love the whole process of cooking with full wood cuts on a big heavy pit.
I wouldn't call my rig big or heavy (see my sig) but it's more than big enough for my needs and it serves the basic offset functions. Before I got that, all my smoking was direct, so a lot of times it was as close to grilling as smoking.
I'll run some mix of wood and charcoal, depending on what I'm trying to do.