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char griller duo 50-50

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by lovey, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. lovey

    lovey Newbie

    thinking about getting one, does anybody have one. 
     
  2. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    I do not have one but i am sure there is someone here that can give you some info on it..

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  3. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    If that's the one with gas on 1 side & charcoal with a side box on the other. I've seen them & they look like a great idea. The only thing I didn't like about them is that each side is pretty small.
     
  4. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    I have a chargriller duo and really like it. The propane grill works great and the smoker side works great too after you get the hang of it and do some mods. For the money you can't go wrong,although it is a rather big unit. Do some research here and you will find alot of info on them. Good luck!
     
  5. Les,

    I saw you said that a few mods are in order for the Chargriller 50/50.  Bought mine on Friday (3 days ago).  So far I am loving it.  I'm trying my first smoke on it today and wanted to know about the mods you were suggesting.  I see that the side next to the smoker box has cooked too fast.  I am smoking pork ribs and they look great except for the "burnt ends" on the side next to the box.  

    Do you have pictures of mods??  Thanks.
     
  6. bruno994

    bruno994 Master of the Pit

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/58778/char-griller-smokin-pro-with-firebox-mods

    Here is a thread to check out.  The mods are for another Chargriller product, but they work for the Duo charcaol side as well.  Plenty of other threads here concerning the Chargriller as well, just do a search.  Good luck with your mods.  The one that has worked the best for us is flipping the charcoal grate upside down, wrapping it in foil for easy cleanup and it really seems to help out with cooling off the hot spot on the SFB side.