ITT smokers, no not you ObiWanKushnobi LYMI (The BBQ and smoked meats thread)

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  1. TheDuke

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    So for the past couple years I've been using a dual top gas/charcoal brinkman with a sidebox smoker as my workhorse BBQ setup.

    The other night a grease flare up went nova, to the point of emptying a fire extinguisher on that bitch and I'm now in the market for an upgrade.

    Lacking a convenient electric outlet in the backyard, and being a renter, I'm looking for something manual.

    Hosting a large number of people, I'd like something with a good amount of space.

    Being an alcoholic, I'd like something low maintenance with good heat retention, ideally in the sub 600 dollar range.

    Come at me brahs.
     
  2. housepants

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    I know some people with big green eggs, not sure how much they cost, but nice meat comes out of them.
     
  3. MordorMongo

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    I just came in to say Camel Lights Blues, but you leave me confuse.
     
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  4. MarkIntihar

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    He wants to smoke your meat.
     
  5. MordorMongo

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    I have to admit I am not entirely opposed to the idea, though it seems I should be. :oops:
     
  6. Shaggs

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    Insert some joke about light cigarettes and MordorMongo being old. I can't be asked to be clever right now
     
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  7. libbey

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    these are great cheaper options
     
  8. TomTwanks

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    Comparable to the big green egg but much cheaper would be a Komodo. They are fantastic and highly recommended.
     
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  10. TheDuke

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    I have a Komodo on the wedding registry, but it doesn't seem to have the volume of space I'm looking for when I have a bunch of people over, and while you can smoke using it, it's not really designed for it.
     
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  11. TheDuke

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    Ever had longpig old man?
     
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  12. MordorMongo

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    Are you hitting on me?
     
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  13. TheDuke

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    If you have to ask....
     
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  14. neorunner

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    Big Green Egg Buyers Guide

    I run a Masterbuilt Electric 40" and love it. Mailbox and chimney mod with an A-maze-n pellet tray.

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    So much room for activities!
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    My buddy has the 30" Propane version and it works pretty nice.

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    ^ 5 whole chickens halved and based in bacon grease
     
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  15. neorunner

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    A-Maze-N Tray

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    This lil guy is great. Burns for 12-14 hours and with the electric rig I get shitcan hammered, throw the meat in the smoker at midnight-1am light her up and get a good nights sleep.
     
  16. MrVonzipper

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    The first one I ever had was an electric. I liked it but the heating element ended up burning out.

    Then I got this propane powered one. I love it. Very low maintenance. It has a cast iron wood tray so it's very easy to maintain consistent heat which obviously is the most important thing. [​IMG]
     
  17. MrVonzipper

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    Forgot to say. Almost the best part is that I got it as a floor display item at Lowes for $100.
     
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  18. domtronzero

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    HHHNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!
     
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  19. domtronzero

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    No shit. Goddammit I know what I'm going to be buying myself soon. Hopefully a floor model.
     
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  20. neorunner

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    Fiancee gave me a pair of these for our anniversary over the weekend.
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