I have cooked on several Langs of various sizes that belong to friends.
The 48 is a great mid-sized model with good capacity or the ability to cook smaller loads just fine.
Great cookers and I know you will enjoy it.
"Flirtin' with Disaster" BBQ Team (RETIRED)
FBA and KCBS Cook and Judge.
Former owner of a WSM, a Smokey Joe, a Charbroil Commercial gasser (junk), the legendary "StudeDera", a Fast Eddy PG500, and Sherman.
Now cooking with a Yoder YS640
Proud Pellet guy cooking on real wood.