My 26er has become my go to grill. I have a 22 inch performer that is now pretty much a chimney lighter. The larger size of the 26 makes it easier to create different heat zones, i.e. much more flexibility. I really like mine.
XL BGE, Cold smokehouse, Kamado Joe Jr, Santa Maria pit, Backwoods Chubby, 26.75" Weber custom performer, Blackstone 36" griddle, MAK One Star pellet cooker, 22"WSM, Jumbo Joe, WGA, Smokey Joe
Custom wooden handles for BBQ's made by Marty Leach (oh, that's me)