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Unread 04-30-2008, 11:41 AM   #16
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Hook Line & Sinker stated it perfectly!!!!!
You get the pride of Q'ing on a smoker you built yourself.
You get great Q and once you get the feel for it there minimal stuff to do during the cook, they just do their thing.
You can be cooking for less then $100 easily.
Even if you whole hawg sorta like I did it is still right at $100.
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Unread 04-30-2008, 11:45 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Harbormaster View Post
The only reason I say WSM over a UDS is if you decide you don't care to do Q (requires too much time, etc...) you will have no trouble getting rid of the WSM.

The UDS will always double as a trash can or leaf burner.
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Unread 04-30-2008, 12:21 PM   #18
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Keep an eye on Craigslist for a deal on a used Big Green Egg. I now own three (2 large & 1 medium) and paid no more than $300 for any of them. Be patient and one will fall in your lap.
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Unread 04-30-2008, 07:37 PM   #19
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If you are looking at a gasser, then go with the new Weber Genesis. I think they start at around $499 and the really nice stainless version goes for $699. Also, these grills get the best ratings. Probably what I will buy if I can ever catch a break...

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