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post #21 of 34
Hey RickW, I'm itchin' to pull the trigger on ordering a 16" Classic from Horizon. Do you think it is worth it by adding the convection plate?
post #22 of 34
Thread Starter 
From my talks with the folks at Horizon and my own experience I would have to say yes it's well worth the extra cost. I can get a pretty even temp reading across the entire smoker using the convection plate.
post #23 of 34
Congratulations on your new smoker....Its a Beaut...If ever I move to an off set smoker...I will look into a custom shop model such as yours :>)
post #24 of 34
Great looking unit, thanks for posting the pics.
Sliding baffle is a nice idea.

Aren't these therm pics are the same though, both from the left side?
post #25 of 34
Thread Starter 
Ya know what; I think I did screw that up, I think you're right. I'll get some pics of the therms today.I'll get it right this time. I did end up replacing the Horizon therms though. I went to Tel Tru therms as I didn't find the Horizon therms to be accurate at all. That would be one thing that I would change, I can't recommend their therms.
post #26 of 34
Thread Starter 
Lets try this.

I'll still try and post a pic of the new therms today.
post #27 of 34
Thread Starter 
Here is another pic of the temp differences from one side to another with the Tel Tru therms.

I am sure this has to do with the convection plate installed.
post #28 of 34
Wow - that's awesome for temps identical like that!
post #29 of 34
Thread Starter 
The built in convection plate is without a doubt the reason it can be dialed in so well.
post #30 of 34
Do you make use of the feature that lets you slide it back & forth or do you pretty much leave it in one position?
post #31 of 34
Thread Starter 
I do use the sliding feature to dial things in. One other advantage is; you can run the firebox side hotter if you want. That's good if you're cooking two different types of meat that require different temps, say chicken and pork.

Here's a pic of the sliding plate.

It's a great feature.
post #32 of 34
Thanks Rick.

Just curios, I see another rail just above the one that the plate rides on. What is that for?
post #33 of 34
Thread Starter 
Those are for the lower cooking rack.

post #34 of 34

cool.gif I should have seen that one. biggrin.gif
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