Ok here is the deal. For years I have used charcoal side firebox smoker and have enjoyed but its time. I dont like staying up all night and babysitting it on long smokes. I want to go with a cabinet (MAS 40 maybe) so that I can fire it up, settle it in and know that in 3 or 4 hours i can come back and its the same. So I cant deside between gas or electric. Gas is cheaper to start but fuel. Im worried about electric with lack of smoke. Now living in vegas do I have to worry about cold weather smoke as it doesnt get "that" cold here. I would be buying an AMNDS to roll with it but also want to do no to min mods. Just want to smoke until FD shows up for dinner. Any input would help. Thanks and happy smoking.