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kev2lz 08-08-2012 02:38 AM

Southwest Smoker Outdoor Oven
 
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Any brethren own one of these fine smokers? I picked one up on CL last week for $120 and it is well worth every penny and then some. The seller allowed his wife to convince him to go vegan and was easily talked down from the $150 asking price.

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Now, before you dismiss it as a Bandera, its built with 1/8" steel (save for the 1/4" air control on the firebox), all welded (not held together with bolts) and will probably outlast most of the folks here!

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I smoked a 10 lb brisket flat and a 6.5 lb shoulder last weekend and they were both amazing! Seeing the slabs in the cabinet help to get an idea of the actual size...

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Finally, the pr0n. Best brisket I've ever made

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kev2lz 08-08-2012 02:40 AM

Think I'll slap on a fresh coat of paint this weekend. :)

Trumpstylz 08-08-2012 02:43 AM

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...=110978&page=9

this guy paid about that for one in far fairer condition.

kev2lz 08-08-2012 02:49 AM

Looks pretty rusty to me, but it is the same beast. Thanks!

Edit: the seller inherited it from his grandfather, sanded off all of the surface rust, applied a crappy coat of paint, replaced the thermometer and all grates. I'm happy with it. :)

Trumpstylz 08-09-2012 03:00 AM

It looks like you got a custom smoker- and it also looks like you just got a really good deal.

http://www.southwestsmoker.com/

Jethro1 08-09-2012 09:21 AM

Love that style smoker. Congats man!!!! :eusa_clap

Swamp Donkeyz BBQ 08-09-2012 11:03 AM

Nice one. The brisket too.

fingerlickin' 08-09-2012 11:53 AM

It looks pretty cool to me, I'd love to have one of those. Nice!

Mark M 08-09-2012 02:08 PM

That's nice. Are you sure it's only 1/8" thick? Looks more like 3/16". Either way, you got a deal. Enjoy.

kev2lz 08-10-2012 04:32 PM

Thanks, guys. I've never actually measured the metal, it could be 3/16".

kev2lz 08-11-2012 01:42 AM

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Funny story... The day I brought this thing home, my neighbor offered me $300 for it. Today, after eating a whole mess of smoked boudin, corn and these bad boys (smoked, brisket and cream cheese stuffed jalapeños)

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He offered me $500. Wanna guess my answer? ;)

Pappy 08-11-2012 09:26 AM

I would like to get one of the someday. I see them on CL about 3-4 times a year. You could cook a lot of ribs on one of those.

JONESY 08-11-2012 09:50 AM

That thing is awesome, I've been looking for one for a few years now. My question is, if these things are so sought after, why doesn't someone start making them again?

Paul Stonner 10-01-2012 05:45 PM

My brother received one of these as a present from his wife back in the mid 90's. It was purchased from a Sam's Club. Don't know what it cost but my brother is giving it to me so I am a happy man. It will be soon be in my lower garage along with my UDS, Primo, Lang60 and BWS Chubby.

Johnny_Crunch 10-01-2012 06:27 PM

Nice score. Dumb vegans.......


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