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The New Pit Boss Platinum 5 Series Brunswick Vertical Smoker

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meskc

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Not sure i like the magnetic double door. Would be interested to see how the did the water pan and deflector plate.
 

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Interested to see the reviews as people purchase. Agree if magnetic lock not sure how good a seal you will get.
 

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Looks interesting nice looking unit.

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98 POUNDS OF PELLETS??? I hope it has a Dump Feature. The Southern Coastal boys would have a HELLUVA mess to scrape out! It does look pretty sweet...JJ
 

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Looks nice. Maybe Lowes will get an updated cabinet too, since I thought the Platinum line was exclusive to Walmart.
 

GIJOE007

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Interested to see the reviews as people purchase. Agree if magnetic lock not sure how good a seal you will get.
I’m getting the Brunswick tomorrow. I’m hoping there is no damage as I’m also reading folks have been getting them damaged by the shipping company Walmart uses. I will post my delivery outcome with pics
 

bill1

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I’m getting the Brunswick tomorrow. I’m hoping there is no damage as I’m also reading folks have been getting them damaged by the shipping company Walmart uses. I will post my delivery outcome with pics
Sorting the reviews in inverse chronological order shows Walmart still has some bugs in their delivery system for this unit. So good luck!
I also note some complaints (which is on PB, not WM) that the design of the side handle is weak considering the bulk of the unit. Perhaps that's something you can add a couple fender washers to on the inside to distribute the load over a bit more sheet metal?
I'm interested in the details of what's on top of the crucible too...any flame deflectors, grease slides, etc. Pics will be appreciated!
 

losmoke

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HI,
Newbee here and looking to put this PIT BOSS PLATINUM BRUNSWICK in my shopping cart.
Any of you's with one still happy with your Brunswick purchase? I could not determine if the two meat probes connected inside the box as I did not see any holes on the controller.
 

bigfurmn

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HI,
Newbee here and looking to put this PIT BOSS PLATINUM BRUNSWICK in my shopping cart.
Any of you's with one still happy with your Brunswick purchase? I could not determine if the two meat probes connected inside the box as I did not see any holes on the controller.
Don't worry about the built in thermometer. Hang around here long enough and you'll end up with an Inkbird wifi thermo that gives more accurate temps and more probes.
 

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