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Masterbuilt Model 20070210 30" Electric Smokehouse

Average User Rating:
4.75/5,
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Price:
$136.25
By:
Masterbuilt
  • The built-in thermostat with variable temperature control ensures you’re cooking at the right temperature, every time. Three racks offer plenty of room (547 square inches of cooking area) for all your favorite smoked foods. The wood chip tray lets you add the flavor you’re looking for, and the water pan keeps every item moist and juicy. Removable drip pan makes clean-up a snap. Temp. range: 100–400º. Dimensions: 19.9" x 17.5" x 33.5".

Recent User Reviews

  1. smokescience
    5/5,
    "Makes some amazing smoked food"
    Pros - Easy to use, thermometer accurate, smokes well at low 150 deg temp, nice handles to carry, door handles stays cool
    Cons - cumbersome to carry, drip pan comes out too easily and located on bottom of unit, temp adjustments take time
    I've owned two smokers. This one does a GREAT JOB for a lower end priced electric smoker. I've created some amazing smoked food in this smoker. I would recommend getting this smoker if you want to spend under $150. Great smoker for starting out and experimenting. I like mine a lot.
  2. chef michael
    4/5,
    "My First Smoker"
    Value:
    5/5,
    Quality:
    4/5,
    Ease of Use:
    4/5,
    Purchase Date:
    Aug 5, 2011
    Purchase Price:
    80.00
    Pros - Went together easily. Seems well built. Got it for a great price.
    My review will have to be added to as I figure out how to use it. Just bought this smoker at my local Grocery Outlet. I found it sitting under a table hidden away and priced at only $80. I looked it up and they seem to sell usually for right around $150, so I figured I might as well try it out. For that price, how far wrong can you go?



    I was very easy to put together. I liked the idea of the legs on it right off since it saves the back and makes it easier to look inside for how things are going. I am about to light it up to do the seasoning suggested before I try it out for the first time.



    I've never owned a smoke, but have borrowed a friend's 'Lil Chief to smoke some King salmon I caught last summer. So I am excited to try it out with my own smoker this year.


    Update: August 24, 2011--I'm following a salmon recipe found on this website. Setting the temp on my smoker at about 150 degrees, I have noted that the wood chips are not smoking. I did soak them. So I am concerned about this issue right now. The chips did fine when I smoked a leg of lamb at 250 degrees last week.
  3. huskerthor
    5/5,
    "This thing is AWESOME!!"
    Value:
    5/5,
    Quality:
    4/5,
    Ease of Use:
    5/5,
    Heat Control:
    3/5,
    Purchase Date:
    Oct 12, 2010
    Purchase Price:
    170.00
    Pros - very cheap to operate, easy to clean, easy on the wallet, makes great food
    Cons - wish I would have gotten the 40" for more cooking area
    [​IMG]Bought this at Bass Pro Shop and I love it.  I have already smoked 4 chuck roasts for pulled beef, whole chickens and chicken quarters and spare ribs.  Everything has come out very delicious.  The only reason I would want the 40" model, would be so I dont have to bend the ribs. (they wont lay flat).

    This is so much easier than a charcoal smoker, and so much cheaper to operate than a propane or charcoal smoker it isn't even funny.  The only problem here is all the money you save in operation costs, get spent on more meat to smoke.  [​IMG]

User Comments

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  1. beardedbbqer72
    I see this is an older post, but was wondering if anybody has come across that the liquid in the waterbowl doesnt seem to evaporate maybe its just me but was curious. I also was wondering if anyones chips just burn and not turn into ash? Thanks guys keep on smoking brothers
  2. rickb2202
    and I agree... used mine today to smoke some chickens. apple wood chips did the trick, they were yummy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. bishopx
    Awesome and informative post!!!! Helped me a lot. I've just ordered an A-Maze-N pellet smoker & pellets and will order the PID soon.  Thanks for ALL of the info!
  4. aaronsnow
    Thanks for the great review and recommendation of the auber PID. I knew there must have been something like that to add. My AMAZEN Pellet smoker is in the mail and I will probably get that PID.

    I picked up the floor model of this at Home Depot for $129, I had a $50 giftcard so it was a no brainer.
  5. da-bucks
    "How does the smoke exit if there is no vent? Or is there a vent that I can't see?"
    There is a vent on the back top right of the unit. It's a small hole.
    I recently got this unit as a gift and have smoked 2 pork shoulders and overall I'm happy with it, but I'm still looking at upgrading in a year or two.
  6. etexsmoker
  7. glocksrock
    How does the smoke exit if there is no vent? Or is there a vent that I can't see?
  8. kdsoup
    Nice product...!
    I grabbed teh 40" MasterXL and just love it...first smoker and just love all the room and abilityt to cook/smoke so much.
    Best of luck in all your future cooking!
  9. raven98030
    @ hardslicer I feel you on that I had to cut the baby backs in half.Do you use 1 cup of clips and how long do you keep it wet or do you mix wet and dry
  10. raven98030
    Thanks billyj571 just put it the foil on the racks? I'm still new to this I start smoking this June if I use a baking pan not alum and will it still get the smoke.