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View Poll Results: What is your main cooker?
Mass Produced Offset 15 9.32%
Custom Offset 23 14.29%
Ceramic - BGE/Kamodo 9 5.59%
Bullet - WSM/ECB 29 18.01%
Pellet smoker 13 8.07%
UDS 26 16.15%
Cabinet smoker - Spicewine/ Backwoods 26 16.15%
Gas grill 0 0%
Brick pit or Cowboy style pit 0 0%
Ground pit 0 0%
Santa Maria Grill 0 0%
Mass Produced Charcoal grill 6 3.73%
Old school horizontal drum 4 2.48%
Other 10 6.21%
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Unread 05-28-2008, 09:29 PM   #16
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I had to choose Other. I refuse to put the Weber Kettle in the same category as "Mass produced charcoal grill". It deserves a category by itself.
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Unread 05-28-2008, 09:38 PM   #17
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Whole Hog Country Pellet Smoker and Traeger Texas Style Pellet Smoker for now
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Unread 05-28-2008, 10:02 PM   #18
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WSM for the long un-attended butt smoking, Lyfe Tyme for other things, Kamado for small jobs, gasser for fish etc.
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Unread 05-28-2008, 10:10 PM   #19
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WSM's for smokin'...Weber gasser for grillin'...Big Green Drums for grins and giggles...
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voted other also for my weber kettles. amazed they didn't have their own spot. might change when i make my uds but i doubt it.
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I used a wsm and a uds side by side during last weeks rib cook. I had to make temp adjustments to my wsm several more times than the uds.

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Unread 05-28-2008, 10:29 PM   #22
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My smoker on my rig gets the most use. Rarely Q for myself, unless its winter then i use the Charbroil offset.
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I use the WSMs most of the time, but I still like to play with the BSKD on occasion. When the UDS gets done and/or I finish modding the CharGriller things may change, who knows?
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Unread 05-28-2008, 11:26 PM   #24
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It depends on the quantity and location....

If I'm at home and it's just me and my daughter it's the BGE, larger quantity it's the Lang.... Up at the cottage it's the 'Cottage Cooker' (UDS)
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Unread 05-28-2008, 11:37 PM   #25
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Grill on the gasser, BBQ on the UDS, WSM does not get fired up very often since the barrel was built.
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Had to choose other...

2 trailered offsets
1 WSM
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3 Weber Kettles
and a bunch of other stuff
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I have gotten so farkin spoiled with my BGEs that I am getting rid of everything else and getting a small BGE to add to the clutch.
I will add a Traeger pellet smoker for production but the everyday is done on the BGE almost every day, at least 20 days a month.
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2 CharGrill offsets, 1 New Braunfels offset, and a weber kettle round out my arsenal. I think I'm making a UDS this weekend though.
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I've gotten bit by outdoor cooking so bad, and been able to build or cheaply acquire so many pits that it's obscene. I would have to say that I really enjoy the smell and taste of meats cooked on my UDS's, they are just so easy to use. But I'm also proud of the Kamados I've refurbished, but they are primarily for grilling and like the BGE are very fuel efficient. The WSM's don't get used as often as they should and that's a shame. The Performer is used mostly for rotisserie grilling. My wife would kill me if she didn't have a gasser to fire up, so the Genesis gets a workout. The Cookshack comes in handy when I can't tend a pit, and the La Caja China is something I could live without. I'm spoiled.
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2 UDS'ers and a weber grill.
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