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Old 11-24-2013, 11:13 AM   #1
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Default One Touch Silver vs. One Touch Gold

Quick question.... Is one really better than the other? What do ya'll think, and which would you rather have? I have no experience at all with either one, so I'm looking to my brethren for the answer. Thanks!
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:17 AM   #2
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The only difference is the ash catcher... Go Gold!
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:19 AM   #3
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The ash catcher, hinged grate and charcoal baskets are well worth the extra coin. The ash catcher itself is worth it. Just my opinion though.
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:23 AM   #4
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So then there's really no reason you'd rather have a silver over a gold, other than to save money, yes?
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:24 AM   #5
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Add me to the gold votes. They both cook identically. Gold gives you a safer smoker as far as ash management, especially in the wind.
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:30 AM   #6
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I had my silver for twenty years or so and then bought a Performer with the ash catcher. I also have the 26.75" kettle with the ash catcher. Go gold. You won't be sorry.
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So then there's really no reason you'd rather have a silver over a gold, other than to save money, yes?
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:57 AM   #9
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Thanks, guys! I have my answer!
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:03 PM   #10
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:10 PM   #11
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Awww! Thanks, Guerry. I've been up to my eyebrows lately. But I sure do miss this place. Just renewed my subscription this morning, and will be posting soon about this year's Christmas giveaway. Give ya one guess what it's gonna be.
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:14 PM   #12
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Though I have a gold and would recommend it, the only difference (besides the price and the stuff already mentioned) I have heard is that the ash catcher blocks the intake a bit compared to the silver.
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the newer golds also have a lid thermometer
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:20 PM   #14
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Thanks, billy. I had wondered about that because of all the hoopla about silver vs. gold when making the mini WSMs. Wasn't sure if it applied to the big boys as well, or not. But even with the blockage, sounds like the gold is preferred by most. Good to know, though.
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Old 11-24-2013, 12:22 PM   #15
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the newer golds also have a lid thermometer
Thanks, mrbill. I didn't know that.
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