Originally Posted by watertowerbbq
all three are good smokers. i'd suggest determining what YOU want in the long run and go from there. don't build the backwoods/spicewine clone if you really want a stumps clone and vice versa. one may be easier now, but you don't want to regret skipping a few steps now that will seem like no big deal later.
Thanks that makes great sense. I really wanted a stumps clone to begin with...so I think I will go with my gut and my original plan. Now I have to start looking for charcoal chute materials.