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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by phinfan, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. phinfan

    phinfan Smoke Blower

    Have you heard of Treager industries? They make a pellet burning, auger driven smoker/grill. I am a beginner and I have been looking at one of theirs. They are pretty expensive, should I consider one of these? Maybe they are not expensive considering the equipment ya'll are using. What is a good way to start out?
     
  2. gofish

    gofish Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Shoot .... There are people here using 25 yr old $50 smokers, all the way up to awsome custom rigs on trailers. There is no harm in starting with a very inexpensive unit. If you find you need more cooking room and want to move up in size, then you know what your preferences are and can maybe make a better decision.

    But your question was about Treager ........ there are a couple of folks using them here and seem to be liked well!

    BTW ........ Welcome aboard, you will learn lots here!
     
  3. short one

    short one Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF, and there are a few Treager users arround. Maybe one will stop by and give you some insight on the unit. Personally I would start with unit I thought I felt comfortably with. Another thing to thik about is the availability of wood or what ever you choose to fire you smoker with. I'm a stickburner myself.
     
  4. desert smokin

    desert smokin Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard. Do your research and choose the unit you feel most comfortable with. I recommend you use a smoking log for your first few smokes regardless of what unit you choose. It will help you get a good understanding of how your unit functions during smokes. Look forward to hearing about your smokes and seeing lots of Q-views.
     

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