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Old 12-07-2017, 12:47 PM   #113
el luchador
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Originally Posted by Rockinar View Post
My opinion, an offset needs to be 1/4". Less than that requires too much work. It can be done but I think even I would throw in the towel. Sometimes when I'm at Academy I will look at the Old Country smokers. The fit/finish is horrible and the metal is thin. I can see how it would be a lot of work. No way it holds much heat. On my offset the coal bed can be almost gone and it will still be 200*. Thats not going to happen with thin metal. The temp is going to reflect the size of your fire.
this seems to be a recurring theme here. Maybe you guys have a point

not that I can afford an expensive unit (I don't like Q THAT much) but Im really loving the clean clean clean smoke of embers right now so I doubt that I will ever crave a stick burner again.

but as they say, never say never
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