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Pit Boss Grills 71820 Wood Pellet Grill

Average User Rating:
4.83333/5,
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Price:
$546.70
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Pit Boss Grills
  • Pit boss wood pellet grills make it easy to prepare and serve the finest in wood-fired gourmet goodness. Using 100% all natural cooking-grade wood barbecue pellets for fuel, no gas, propane or charcoal is needed! turn a simple dial to start the grill and you can sear a steak, bake pizza or cookies, smoke jerky, ribs or brisket, all with natural flavored wood pellets. With a dynamic range of cooking temperature from 180 degree to 500 Degree, you have complete control with the turn of a dial. The digital control board, along with the oven-like meat probe, result in precise cooking control. Fan forced convection cooking seals in meat juices and eliminates the need for a rotisserie. Offering 820 square Inch of cooking surfaces the pit boss 820 has plenty of room cook a wide variety of food with the amazing flavor offered by 100% natural wood pellets.
  • Binding:
    Lawn & Patio
    Brand:
    Pit Boss Grills
    EAN:
    0684678083000
    Feature:
    Dial-In digital control with led read-out
    100% all natural hardwood pellets
    Automatic start and cool down
    Heavy-Duty 16 gauge steel construction
    Label:
    Pit Boss Grills
    Manufacturer:
    Pit Boss Grills
    Model:
    71820
    MPN:
    71820
    Publisher:
    Pit Boss Grills
    Studio:
    Pit Boss Grills
    Title:
    Pit Boss Grills 71820 Wood Pellet Grill
    UPC:
    684678083000
    Color:
    white
    Size:
    820 square inches
    ProductGroup:
    Lawn & Patio
    ProductTypeName:
    OUTDOOR_LIVING
    Package Height:
    24.41 inches
    Package Length:
    45.28 inches
    Package Weight:
    149 pounds
    Package Width:
    25.75 inches
    UPCList - UPCListElement:
    684678083000
    Item Height:
    50 inches
    Item Length:
    49.25 inches
    Item Weight:
    141 pounds
    Item Width:
    24 inches
    NumberOfItems:
    1
    PackageQuantity:
    1
    PartNumber:
    71820

Recent User Reviews

  1. bc taster
    5/5,
    "So happy with my new Pit Boss 820D"
    Value:
    5/5,
    Quality:
    5/5,
    Ease of Use:
    5/5,
    Heat Control:
    5/5,
    Purchase Date:
    May 25, 2017
    Purchase Price:
    399.00
    Pros - Good heat control, easy to use and can obtain higher temps for grilling.
    Cons - Heavy. Needs casters if you want to move it much.
    What a fantastic grill the Pit Boss 820D is.  Its my first pellet grill and I love it.  I first bought a 700FB at Wal-Mart. Plugged it in and nothing. Dead as a door nail. Got a refund. Academy Sports had the 820D for only one dollar more. Got it.  Read the instructions and followed them to the letter for burn in. It was easy. At 225 the temps fluctuated +- 15-20 deg. At 300, temps were more steady. Set control to 450. In about 15 minutes it overshot about 10 deg. Came back to 450 and stayed there for 30+ minutes. Started shut down sequence. All total, about 5 hours for burn-in. It consumed about 1.5 coffee cans of pellets. Ready for its first cook. Babybacks and baked beans. Used 2+2+1 method at 225. Everything turned out perfect.  So far, I think this pellet grill will do AS GOOD or BETTER than the higher priced ones.

    Bill
  2. ab canuck
    5/5,
    "Great unit"
    Value:
    5/5,
    Quality:
    5/5,
    Ease of Use:
    5/5,
    Heat Control:
    4/5,
    Purchase Date:
    Apr 18, 2017
    Purchase Price:
    699.00
    Pros - Seems well built, works great, easy to use, holds temp. Great bang for the buck
    Cons - Built in thermo was out, But use a probe system anyway
      I started out on a friends Traegar at work and made the decision to get a pellet smoker, I researched for awhile and was leaning towards the Green Mountain Grill line, I went and checked them out but hesitated due to the price point $1100+tax, Canadian dollar exchange is brutal. So i figured ok I'll think about it. I happened to be in Home Depot and Saw the Pit Boss for $699. So I checked out the line and reviews went back a few days later and we loaded it up. I really am enjoying this unit, Built well, solid, Works great and easy to use, I would recommend it to anyone looking for a pellet grill. 
  3. tbdomenz
    4/5,
    "Positive"
    Value:
    4/5,
    Quality:
    4/5,
    Ease of Use:
    4/5,
    Heat Control:
    4/5,
    Purchase Date:
    Apr 25, 2017
    Purchase Price:
    399.00
    Pros - I like the broiler feature
    Cons - None so far
    Bought this at Menards after returning a Traeger Texan to Costco. The Pitt Boss is a little smaller, has the broiler feature, has a upper cooking rack, has a shelf under the cook chamber  is $400 less money. All in all I'm optimistic this one is a keeper. 

User Comments

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  1. Marianne Kehr
    Hi All, I got the Pit Boss 820D and I totally enjoy this Unit ! Yes I have some Temps that go up & sometime down , But I usually Adjust the Chimney Cap which Help keep the temp steady and it's very efficient with the Pellets , Easy to clean and Has at the Smoke setting really smokes well . :D
  2. manning the q
    My brother had one of these. The motor ended up crapping out. Hopefully yours works out okay. When it worked, it the meat came out great. 
  3. bigwhistle
    Not currently listed on Academy website.
  4. whiskeyboyz
    Academy sports sell the same smoker for $499.00
  5. tbdomenz
  6. tbdomenz
    Still learning but I have done some cooking and experimenting with this cooker and I find the temp "control" is less than accurate. Temp runs approx 50° over set point and varies +- 50° from that. So set at 250° and the range of temps runs from 250°<>350°. If I chg the P4 steeing to P2 the range becomes more stable and predictable - like 250°<>300°. Emailed to  service dept 2 days ago but no response yet,
  7. gr0uch0
    There's a reason this is sold at the #3 box chain in the US.  GMG, RecTec, LA Grills, Traeger:  in that order.  Another Benjamin, and you could have had a GMG around these parts:  top of the line.  Menard's special??  Not so much.  Difference between value and cheap:  Pit Boss?  Cheap.  Happy trails, Lou.