I've used a Steel vertical smoker, A cheapo knock off ceramic, a Gasser and a LBGE.
The Big green egg is by far the best! Low and slow, hot and fast an oven etc... I don't have a stoker I also sometimes take a few hour nap with no temp problems.
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Large Big Green Egg - Fathers Day 2009