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Name this smoker

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by Jh0, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. Jh0

    Jh0 Newbie

    Can anyone identify this smoker? Is it any good?

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  2. drunkenmeatfist

    drunkenmeatfist Smoking Fanatic

    I'd name it Steve or Jim
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  3. Winterrider

    Winterrider Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    $30 bucks , give it a shot. Could always use for cold smoker.
  4. motocrash

    motocrash Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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  5. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    They call them, El Cheapo Brinkmann Smokers. Mecca and a couple other companies made similar versions. They have a charcoal pan, topped by a water bowl and one or two cooking grates. They are a major PITA to maintain temps below 300+. I have not looked lately but they sold New for around $50. If you want a toy to smoke Chicken, go for it. Anything else and your Family will hear some really colorful language coming from the backyard...JJ
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  6. Fgignac

    Fgignac Smoke Blower


    not worth $30 IMO
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  7. HalfSmoked

    HalfSmoked Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yup that's what it is an ECB I had one and used it till if wore out. A leaning curve to control temp in. but it can be done. Had a lot of great food from mine over the years. But for a few dollars more you can get some other great units.

  8. oldsmokerdude

    oldsmokerdude Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    ECB...that's what I cut my smoking teeth on. They are a PITA, but you can produce some tasty food in one with a bit of effort and fortitude.