"In the red corner consuming charcoal and hickory chunks weighing in at 63 lbs empty being manned by the brutally handsome and muscular(LOL!) Pitmaster tbrtt1...The Pit Barrel Cooker..........and in the blue corner consuming 100% hickory pellets weighing in at ~125 lbs and also manned by the brutally handsome and muscular Pitmaster tbrtt1....The Traeger Lil Tex ......" Because I am a chain smoking maniac I thought I would have a battle of the smoke today. See, I don't thinks it enough to have multiple smokers to suite one's particular mood that day. I say why not use several of your smokers in the same day since my mood is always more is better. Gonna do a side my side today because I am a BBQ geek. One rack and half a chicken will go on one and another rack and the other half of bird on the other. I will use the same seasoning on the ribs and ditto for the bird. Its been since I did chicken on the Traeger and the PBC made the best chicken I have ever eaten. My wife agreed. I absolutely love the ribs off my Traeger but let them go too long in the PBC last time. This will be an interesting and fun side by side taste test. I will use a homemade rub on the ribs and some PBC rub on the chicken. My wife loved the chicken off the PBC last time I did it and I used the rubs that came with it so gonna do that again. The lovely wife likes cornish hens so gonna see how they turn out on the PBC. Will post some during the cook and of course the final results. Fais bon weekend, cher!