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Old 08-10-2009, 07:35 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by ZILLA View Post
No, I simply do not know anything at all about the Pellet cookers, except that they plug into a 120v source, have an electric auger to feed the pellets, and an electric element that ignites the pellets.. and that's about it.

I was not aware that those pellets smoldering in a pot could heat a cooker to 250+ degrees.

I thought the igniter may have added to the heat. I just didn't know.

its actually a fire pot filled with pellets and a fan blowing on it.. it will climb to 350 in 20-30 minutes.

One thing i dont like much is the response time. An FE packed with food will take 30-40 minutes to climb to from 200 to 275-300.. Whereas when i want more heat in the stickburner, I add a log and open the dampers and in 10 minutes I have 100 more degrees. Your at the mercy of the auger and controller.
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