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HogFan 03-01-2013 06:45 PM

What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
I'm going to look at this smoker in the morning. I'm curious what a smoker like this is worth? It has 4 17" X 17" racks.

http://images.craigslist.org/3Ga3Mc3...330e1a1163.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/3G33K13...e948411539.jpg

Big Dan 03-02-2013 05:14 AM

I'd buy it

harris92 03-02-2013 07:02 AM

That is a Oklahoma Joe's Vertical Roasting Oven. Depends how bad you want it. I searched for one for over a year and finally found one in striking distance. I paid $350 for mine. However, the price I paid included delivery 180 miles round trip. There are not many around. I would start at approx $200 depending on the condition. It is a well built smoker with a difuser box. Built much better than the New Braunfels Bandera. I have used mine twice and have been pleased. Below is a picture.

javahog2002 03-02-2013 08:17 AM

That rusty ole thang. I would offer them $100 and work up to there asking price. :clap: I found the listing. :mmph:

WPS !

HogFan 03-02-2013 01:22 PM

Re: What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
Well, I bought it for $200. Look forward to seeing how well it holds temps and the temp distribution through the smoker box.

PaPaQ 03-02-2013 01:24 PM

Don't see many of them around here.

HogFan 03-02-2013 01:24 PM

Re: What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
Harris92, what do you mean by a "diffuser box"?

harris92 03-02-2013 01:29 PM

Mine has removable a difuser box at the bottom. Distributes the heat more evenly. The holes get progressively bigger the further away from the fire box.

BBQchef33 03-02-2013 01:41 PM

Re: What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
U wont be disappointed. U got a good deal for a great smoker. I would have easily paid 300 -400 for an original ok joe just for the legacy.

Check out the bandera 101 doc for some ideas but u wont need alot of the mods in the ok joe. Its better built than the bandera. Keep us posted.

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HogFan 03-02-2013 01:41 PM

Thanks for posting that picture. Mine doesn't have the diffuser box. Maybe I can make one similar to this based on that picture. It appears it has a 1" or so clearance around the perimeter of the box best I can tell from this picture. Does that sound right?

Edit: Now I'm wondering if I could contact Horizon and buy a diffuser box from them?

Wampus 03-02-2013 01:43 PM

I have that exact same thing. Paid $225 for mine, used, but in new condition.
That diffuser box is a great thing. I still don't use the bottom rack much though as it runs about 100 degrees hotter that close to the FB. Congrats on the new addition to the family!

harris92 03-02-2013 02:03 PM

If you want to send me your email via private message I will be happy to take several close up pictures for you. It wont be until tomorrow morning as I am smoking in it right now.

HogFan 03-02-2013 02:23 PM

Re: What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
Private mail sent. Thanks!

harris92 03-02-2013 03:02 PM

Will send the pics and measurements in the morning (once the smoker cools off).

Thanks

HogFan 03-02-2013 10:48 PM

Re: What's an Oklahoma Joes Vertical Smoker Worth?
 
Never mind, found the Bandera 101 document...........


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