Originally Posted by Plowboy
The big FEC pits smoke differently from the 100's, too. You get a better smoke at higher temps, which isn't true with pellet grills and smaller pits. I get great smoke off of the 500 running at 250 degrees. I agree that it is hard to compare the 100 and the big FEC pits.
I never realized this! I too am shopping for a big commercial pit to expand my catering operations and I was leaning towards OH / SP just because of the greater control over the amount of smoke flavour - and perceived "level" of smoke flavour from the logs. My pellet experience is only with the FEC100 and Traeger... So if this is true it helps with my decision...
JR Enterprises 23-60 stick burner (on catering trailer)
Primo XL Oval, Traeger BBQ200, Traeger LilTex
Memphis Pro, Yoder YS-640 comp cart
FEC-100 x 2
Southern Pride XLR-1400, SP-700, SPK-500
WSM x 4, UDS, Weber 22" OTG
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