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Old 12-12-2019, 07:49 AM   #16
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I dislike the windows on the prime models. I think it is completely useless and looks stupid. I have a choice wifi Daniel Boone and like it.
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Old 12-12-2019, 03:12 PM   #17
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I have the bare bones daniel boone model. I live in the middle of nowhere and can't get internet, so wifi does me no good. I can also open the lid to check my pellets so the window wasn't worth the extra money.
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Old 12-13-2019, 07:09 AM   #18
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I have had my JB for about 7 years now and you to have about a 50* difference left to right and after playing around with the diffusers mood longer experience that issue. As far as consistent cook times I have never had a problem with that either.
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Old 12-13-2019, 11:55 AM   #19
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I dislike the windows on the prime models. I think it is completely useless and looks stupid. I have a choice wifi Daniel Boone and like it.
I am going to chime in and say if you have a window (like my copperhead smoker) you will either be cleaning it, or wishing it was metal instead. My window on my copperhead doesn't get cleaned off--I already know what the food looks like.
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:46 PM   #20
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So my friend bought the Daniel Boone Prime today. Not crazy about the window but the Prime does offer the front shelf, better stand and casters, ability to connect to a car battery, and easier clean out.

I'll let you know how it works for him.

Thanks to all for your educated responses.
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Old 12-13-2019, 06:04 PM   #21
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Happy to hear Bob C Cue (as if that is your real name!)

Agreed about the window in the cook chamber but it’s still what I would get!
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Old 12-14-2019, 07:43 AM   #22
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Tell your friend when the window gets dirty to just make a paste of baking soda and water, then rub it on the glass. Comes clean with no effort. I have a Jim Bowie prime.
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