my two cents is if you are looking at catering and comps the savings in charcoal and time is worth more than a smoke ring and deeper bark. I personally wouldn't want my profit margin shrunk for a smoke ring which I can get on other smokers or manufacture myself. I want the most efficient smoker I can have with the minimal amount of my time.
I use my FEC-100 for a lot of catering. I don't have to tend to it, the cost is minimal and I ca use my free time for other things.
FEC-100 Right Handed, FEC-100 Left Handed, Large BGE x2, Mini BGE
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