Originally Posted by iceman72475
I am leaning towards the weber simple because of all the reviews. It seems very easy to use with little maintenance during long smokes, I am worried about burn out with this smoker.
Concerned about burnout in what sense? Burning out the bottom of the pit or burning out on using a WSM?
You don't need to worry about the WSM burning out.
I started on a small offset and I still have it, but my go to cookers are my WSMs just because I don't have to tend a fire all day and night.
But there is something special about burning sticks.
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