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New MES...almost

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by stevesmokes, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. stevesmokes

    stevesmokes Newbie

    I bought a Masterforge Propane Smoker at Lowe's and was disappointed with it.  Too hard to get it to maintain a temp.  Wish I found this place before then as I figured out the MES is probably the unit for me.  Last week I won a little money on vacation at the Casino and ordered a MES that night from Cabela's since the Lowe's by me couldn't seem to get them in stock anymore.  It arrived yesterday and I was disappointed to find it must be old stock as it did not have the built in meat thermometer.  Good news is the other day I saw Lowe's finally had them in stock again and that Cabela's supplied a pre-paid return label!  Cabela's smoker going back to them and going to pickup one of the MES with the thermo tonight.  Will end up costing me a little money, but I get what I want!  Can't wait!!
  2. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome and Congrats!

    Lots of guys using them here, and lots of good tips and tricks.

  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yea there are lots of MES users so this is a good place to ask questions on he unit as they come up.
  4. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congats..have fun!!

  5. SmokinAl

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

    Welcome to the MES club! I'm sure you will really enjoy your new smoker. Now just add an AMNS smoke generator & you'll be in heaven!
  6. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Welcome to smf glad to have ya!! Tons of great info here and great members too! You'll love the mes its a great unit for sure! Good luck.