I can't answer the long term question but can say that it has worked great for me in the week I've had it. The fan cable and fan is being delivered tomorrow and I'm hoping work as well as the base FireBoard. I like that I can use Thermoworks probes as I have a few extra of them.
My wife and daughter like Sweet Baby Ray's Original a lot. It is good but a bit thick and sweet for me. I like thinning it with some vinegar and my favorite vinegar is that from a bottle of pickled jalapenos. It adds a lot of flavor and some, not too much, heat. I sometimes buy the peppers...
I smoke nuts in a stainless screen sink strainer I bought just for the job. Works great for lots of things and is fairly hassle free to use.
Measures approximately 9-1/2 by 13-1/2 by 7 inches so it holds a lot of nuts which is a good thing.