The 55 gallon smoker has been the best smoker I have ever used. It holds more consistent heat than any other one you could buy on the market. It's also cheaper to build than you could imagine, and you could say you built it on your own. I have an 8 foot smoker I've bought from a Texas company and it sucks. It burns through wood and charcoal like you wouldn't believe. I only seasoned it to make sure the inside wouldn't rust and it would have a coat of oil inside. But it burned through a whole bag of charcoal and 2 big chunks of wood like it was nobody's business. It also cost a fortune to build and have it delivered. Not to mention it arrived with damages. So learn from my mistake and go the right way from the beginning. Build a UDS.
Last edited by flex; 01-07-2012 at 12:57 PM..