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    Offset, Cabinet or gravity fed

    I am graduating from a 7 year stint with a pellet smoker. I enjoyed but the smoke flavor is limited. Visiting local bbq shop to look at old country bravos, old country gravity fed and Meadow Creek cabinets. I know each has its own positives and negatives but it would be great to get your 2...
  2. SmokinBBQUK

    Arnold Barbecue 94 Gallon offset smoker

    Hi, This is a bit of a long shot as I'm based in the UK however I'm assuming that there are other folks from the UK on this forum so thought it was worth listing my offset smoker on here..... I'm selling my Arnold Barbecue 94 gallon offset smoker. This was a made to order smoker with 2...
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    Lonestar Grillz 20x36 offset smoker for sale

    I have a Lonestar Grillz 20x36 offset smoker for sale. It's only two years old and in great condition. I'm selling because I need a bigger smoker. Local pick up only in central Texas. Added Parts Include: Brass ball valve drain Propane log starter Fire management basket
  4. Simi Kay

    Should I confit brisket

    Hi guys, the beef briskets that I get from my farm, are high quality grass-and a little grain-fed. They have got a fine fat cap, and are probably between the high select and the low choice in marbling, which, according to BBQ experts is very challenging for the beginner. I have seen the Mad...
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    Offset Smoker / Pellet Combo

    Hey everyone! Want you're feedback, have a crazy but cool idea! An offset smoker that can also use pellets! Check out pictures below of my idea / design. Very simple design. I'd have some sort of platform or something for pellet assembly to sit on. Main purpose is for overnight smokes or...
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    Bell Fabrication Smokers

    Hey everyone! In searching phase of offset smokers. I'm really looking into budget, but good quality smokers that have thick steel (bare minimum 1/4"). Seems like the best value out their is Bell Fabrication. Doesn't seem close. I very briefly spoke with Craig Bell (of Bell Fabrication)...
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    hot smoked salmon

    I smoked a whole salmon yesterday on my bubba grills offset. I followed this recipe. I've never smoked salmon and I discovered it's a messy, expensive thing to prepare. I filleted and then cut up the 20 pound fish into one pound chunks. I brined those for about 8 hours. I rinsed well, then let...
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    Temperature variance across reverse flow offset smoker

    In a reverse flow smoker, Is it normal to have a 35 F temperature variance between one side of the smoker and the other side? Is there a way to resolve this problem? what techniques can be used to go around it? I have had An Oklahoma Joe Reverse Flow Smoker for quite sometime and I have used...
  9. SmokinBBQUK

    Fire management help

    Hi guys, Sorry, new member here and I stumbled across these forums whilst Googling offset fire management. I've had a 94 gallon offset smoker for about 8 months now and am really struggling with maintaining a good coal bed and generally a good, clean fire. I run the smoker on 100% oak wood...
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    Bo's Meat

    Hi everyone - My name is Bo and I am new to this forum. I am from Dallas, TX and love all things BBQ. I even have an Instagram account dedicated to #meat called @bosmeat (it was originally called @picsofbosmeat as a joke lol)... Anyways, I have primarily smoked meat on my Traeger, but have been...
  11. Daba's BBQ

    Opinion Needed - Dyna-Glo Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker

    I came across a new Dyna-Glo DGO1890BDC-D Wide Body Vertical Offset Charcoal Smoker on FB for $200 Does anyone know anything about this one? Quality? Steel thickness? Any feedback would be appreciated Thanks
  12. Daba's BBQ

    Vertical Smoker -vs- Offset Smoker? - Need advice on buying one

    Good morning all. A few weeks back I got a very cheap, very small, Char-Broil offset from FB Marketplace. It is a piece of junk. I sold it and now I am in the market for another smoker. I always liked the idea of vertical smoking and heard that WSM is a great one, but I am turned off by that...
  13. samir

    Newbie looking for advice on first offset smoker

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the smoking scene and looking to buy my first offset smoker. Based on some of the posts I've seen here, I think I'm in the right place! Any recommendations for a beginner offset smoker that offers good value for money and costs less than $500? My original idea was to...
  14. Daba's BBQ

    The Secret to Getting a Good Smoke Ring

    Great Article - The Secret to Getting a Good Smoke Ring
  15. Daba's BBQ

    Offset Smoker For Sale - Brand New

    I am selling a (literally) once-used Char-Broil offset smoker Excellent physical and working condition Long Island-based Asking $150 or Best Offer Pickup only
  16. Daba's BBQ

    Never cooked on an offset smoker. What should I cook first?

    BTW - I'll be cooking for a family of 4
  17. Daba's BBQ

    Buying & Cooking On My First Offset Smoker - Advice Needed

    7/8/22 Good morning. I own a Weber Kettle and a Traeger Pro Series 34. Now I am going to venture into cooking on an offset smoker. I am planning on buying one over the next few days and having never cooked on a stick burner before, I need some advice on both what to look for when I buy one...
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    Temp Differences once loaded up with Meat

    Hello y'all I've recently completed my offset build which is pictured below. Today I've loaded it up with a few brisket and I"ve noticed that the temp difference from side to side has increased greatly. It used to be within 5-10 degrees side to side now it's closer to 50 degrees difference...
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    How much difference would 3/8th inch wall make vs 1/4th?

    Hi, I am looking at either getting a Workhorse 1975t or a Fatstack 120. Currently the two factors I am considering are the extra volume in the fatstack and the thicker wall in the Workhorse. I am wondering if anyone has any experience in cold weather with a 3/8th inch wall and a 1/4th inch...
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    First Smoke

    Hey Everyone, I finally christened my smoker over Memorial Day weekend so I figured I'd share. Despite being nervous to test out my fire management skills on a VERY windy and hot day, I'd say it was an overall success! I was unable to source proper plate dino ribs, but found a 5.5 lb plate of...