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Fire Starter
Original poster
Aug 29, 2010
Myrtle Point, OR
Hello forum!

Been smoking fish and jerky for years.  My trusty old smoker finally died and I am doing some research on the best smoker for my budget.  Getting into smoking bacon and sausage and am really interested in smoking some butts and fatties and such once I get a smoker with nice temp control.

My choices so far are the Bradley Original or a MBS 40.  I can get either one local for about the same price, just looking at features and such before I decide what would be best for my needs.

Got 10 pounds of buckboard bacon curing right now.  Friends and family are eating the stuff faster than I can make it.

Anyway, I like the forum and love all the advice and know how here.  Hope I can learn a few things and add some of my own to the mix as well.



Legendary Pitmaster
SMF Premier Member
Oct 17, 2009
Hendertucky, Nv.
Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.



Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
Sep 24, 2009
Independence Mo
Welcome to the site bilder, glad you found us and sure hope you enjoy. I can't help much with your smoker choice as I have never had either one. Sorry. Others will be along soon tho.


Gone but not forgotten. RIP
OTBS Member
Jul 26, 2009
Welcome to SMF , glad to have you here and sounds like you have a new toy in your future


Gone but not forgotten. RIP
OTBS Member
Feb 3, 2009
Welcome to SMF bilder .

 I would llean towards the MES 40. But ni'm predjudiced as that's what i smoke with. is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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