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Unread 05-13-2013, 03:29 PM   #1
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I saw this smoker at Academy http://www.academy.com/webapp/wcs/st...__?N=578824977

I like it because it would be much easier to use logs in and I like the grate it has in it. Plus it seems much heavier than my smokin pro.

Does anyone have one or know anything about them?

edited to add: I wonder if that firebox is too big for that little of a smoker?
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Unread 05-13-2013, 03:41 PM   #2
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I know that a lot of people have them and really like them. As for the firebox, I would only concern myself with the firebox being too small, too big, well there is no such thing. (within reason)

I am not saying that this firebox is too small, only that a small firebox can be a problem
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looks like a good pit... heavy unit.. for the price i say go for it!
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I have a Char Griller Pro, or should say had because it's minus the firebox and has become a full time grill now. The firebox on the Char Griller Pro is a tad too small, IMO. Bigger is better. Cheers!!!
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Look up BBQ with Franklin on YT he uses it in his video series If it's good enough for the BBQ King of Austin I reckon a little SC spit fire of a Gal can get some good "Q out of it Too. It's a good buy Mary Go fer it.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 09:40 PM   #6
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Look up BBQ with Franklin on YT he uses it in his video series If it's good enough for the BBQ King of Austin I reckon a little SC spit fire of a Gal can get some good "Q out of it Too. It's a good buy Mary Go fer it.
I have his video's bookmarked and had to go back and look. Now I must have one!
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Looks like my ok Joe. Anything like that and its a great smoker
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That one's a bit thin for my tastes. Check out the one Academy sells by the same manufacturer called the "Brazos". Only problem is it weighs 600 pounds and goes for a grand. Cooks really well.
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