Originally Posted by treymoran
Well, its time to finally lay the old Bandera to rest. She's all worn out...hinges are starting to break, bottom of the firebox is about gone, the lid on the firebox is pretty much gone. Ive had this thing forever. I looked as some old threads but wanted some current opinons on the Brinkman version (backwards as it is) of the Bandera. How does it measure up? I have made alot of good meat in the Bandera and I like the vertical chamber set up.
If I read your post correctly, you like the Dera, but have just worn yours out.
Well, there is a really nice Dera only 60 miles or so from you for $125.
"Flirtin' with Disaster" BBQ Team (RETIRED)
FBA and KCBS Cook and Judge.
Former owner of a WSM, a Smokey Joe, a Charbroil Commercial gasser (junk), the legendary "StudeDera", a Fast Eddy PG500, and Sherman.
Now cooking with a Yoder YS640
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