Good Deal on WSM

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by pollekat, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. I've been following the SMF for a few weeks now and have tried a few test runs on a buddies brinkmann electric gourmet. Based on what I've read I decided to purchase a WSM and jump into this hobby with both feet. Lots of internet searches and local "errands" to find the best price and actually touch one. The wife gave her ok this morning and I found a great price online @

    http://www.aimtofind.com/weber-18-5-...010-model.html

    Should have probably done some verification related to "aimtofind", but it's the smoker I wanted and I even got to throw in some extras all for less than the suggested retail price of all other retailers.

    Needless to say, I'm very excited with my new purchase and can't wait to give my own smoker a good seasoning and meat test.
     
  2. wingrider1

    wingrider1 Smoke Blower

    Sorry missed this one their is quite a bit of traffic on the site it doesn't take but a second for a post to get missed. Good price on the WSM your gonna love it also I would suggest getting the book called Low and Slow written by a cat named Gary Wiviot. The book was created with owners of the WSM in mind. also check out this site: good luck

    http://www.virtualweberbullet.com/
     
  3. caveman

    caveman Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    That is the lowest I've seen an 18.5. Looks like a good deal. Welcome to SMF Pollecat & you should head over to "Roll Call" for your proper introduction to the forum & tell us about yourself. Have fun & let us know when you get your smoker.
     
  4. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF and congrats on the new WSM purchase I'm sure you'll like it seems all are members that have them do. I'm gonna move your thread to the roll call section so you can get a proper welcome to SMF
     
  5. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    nice price(about $20 cheaper than I got mine for).

    you also made a great choice for smoker, the WSM is the best there is of the small deck sized smokers imho.[​IMG]

    I also second the rec. for picking up a copy of Wiviotts book, he knows what he is talking about, and can definitely cook.
     
  6. mule86

    mule86 Fire Starter

    I got the exact same WSM on aimtofind.com. Didn't have any problems with the order/site.
     
  7. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF, We are glad to have you onboard
     
  8. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome this is a good place.
     
  9. deltadude

    deltadude Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yo pollekat, welcome to SMF!

    Great find on the WSM, excellent price!

    You made a very good decision with your choice in smokers, and will not be disappointed.

    Thanks for mentioning the aimtofind site I will be watching for deals there now.

    SMOKE ON DUDE!
     
  10. polishmeat

    polishmeat Meat Mopper

    What a great deal! A local place here has them for 199, but the older model without therm, and maybe the bigger water pan?

    Anyway, I might get this thing while the deal lasts, but am on the fence between the Big Block GOSM and the WSM. The only concern I have is hanging sausage in the WSM, I don't think it's possible?
     
  11. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You could hang them under the lower rack?
     
  12. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

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  13. Got the new WSM delivered today by FedEx. Already put together, less time then the 1 hour the instructions suggest, now my only problem is the storms and inclement weather rolling through alabama tonight & tomorrow. Hate to think this thing is just sitting and waiting on me... more time to research and plan my first attempt.
     
  14. polishmeat

    polishmeat Meat Mopper

    Sale has been extended to 4/30 FYI
     
  15. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF, looks like you've got something to be excited about. It's all good my friend.
     
  16. You're gonna love your WSM. Bought mine based on information I found here and I have been totally satisfied. I will 3rd the Low & Slow book by Viviot. His writing can come across as crass at times, but his information is spot on and though the book comes with instructions for grills and offsets the book is geared toward the WSM.

    Speaking to the sausage hangers: I've thought about this at length and the only way I can figure to hang them would be to fabricate or find something that could sit on the lower rack and still fit under the lid. You couls take out the top rack and hang the sausages that way, but I've no idea how many you could smoke at once. <--Till something like this is found I'll have to stick with fatties...
     
  17. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bet you could whip something up using the pipe fittings and steel/iron pipe pieces you find at home depot or lowes. Or maybe copper, but not the sodder stuff.... would have to be threaded.
     
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  19. phillet

    phillet Fire Starter

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    welcome, and congrats on your nice find
     

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