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Unread 11-28-2012, 08:12 PM   #1
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Today I picked up this little baby today off of Craigslist. Notice anything weird about the smoker? Let's see how astute you Brethren are. BTW, this is the pic that the previous owner posted on CL.
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The wheels are on the wrong end.
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The T'stat is WAY out of place. Should be closer to grill level. Not sure if that's the answer your looking for but True Dat.
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It's either gas assist, or gas only for fuel from what I can tell...other than the wheels on the wrong end as previously posted.
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Excellent Chibi! You're right on.

You should've seen the guy pick up the firebox end and almost stand it straight up to move it to my truck. When I told him the wheels were on the wrong end he said he "was glad he didn't have to move it much". Cracked me up.
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Still a comparative noob, but isn't that a strange place for the thermometer?
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Still a comparative noob, but isn't that a strange place for the thermometer?
Yes it is Tish...it should be much lower, just above the cooking grate level.
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Still a comparative noob, but isn't that a strange place for the thermometer?
Tish, that temp gauge does seem high, but that's where they normally put them on this model which they don't make anymore. It's a Brinkmann Cimarron. But you make a great point.
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What did you steal this baby for?
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Hmmmm, It should be 2.5 inches above the grate.
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What did you steel this baby for?
Was asking $400. Got if for $300. Good shape, over 250 lbs of 1/4" steel, has gas starter in the firebox, the fryer/burner, and a cover. I've been wanting a smaller offset and was watching CL for a while. I'm happy with the deal and hope to have some fun with it.
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the wheel on top looks strange to me


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So glad you're happy with it, Mark! Getting him down $100 is huge!! Congrats!
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It isn't currently smoking anything?? Did I get it right?
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^^^This!!!!
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