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Offline LPS

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May be getting a new smoker.
« on: March 11, 2018, 09:38:07 AM »
Well as much as I have liked my Green Mountain Grill / Daniel Boone, I am thinking of getting a new smoker.  Their customer service has been very good to me.  I have had mine for about 4 years.  They have sent me the complete auger assembly with the electric motor and all twice.  I installed it and worked great for about a year then quits working again.  They told me I had the old style grill.  When it works it is great.  When it doesn't work is when you have a rack of ribs ready to go and a day planned around it.  I told them I want a new grill.  They were friendly as heck and said a different guy would call me back.  He hasn't yet and that was a week ago.  I left them a friendly reminder yesterday.  We shall see what happens.  It cost me about $600.

If this doesn't work out I think I am going to get a Smokin-It model 2D.  I have looked at them for some time and have read on the Smokin Meat forum under electric smokers some good reviews.  They are a knock off of another brand for 1/2 the price.  Still going to be about $700 but should last forever and every part is easily replaceable.  If anyone has one let me know how you like it.

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018, 09:48:45 AM »
Sure got great reviews from all the BBQ and smokin' sites! Good luck with it when ya get it!  :happy1:
(I'd be more than happy to assist you in a test run of it... :azn:)
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2018, 10:00:18 AM »
good luck LPS!!!
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2018, 10:28:12 AM »
For 6 to 7 hundy you can get a kick ass treager
shoots bigger deer than  glenn
and catches more and bigger fish too!

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2018, 12:16:01 PM »
For 6 to 7 hundy you can get a kick ass treager

That's what I paid for the Daniel Boone.  Not sure if I want another pellet grill or not.  Sure was nice while it worked. 

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2018, 02:47:39 PM »
Bettin' you'll love that new smoker, Barry! Looks like a doozy!   :happy1:
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2018, 06:21:20 PM »
Then id get a cabinate smoker
shoots bigger deer than  glenn
and catches more and bigger fish too!

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2018, 06:33:49 PM »
It sure looks like a "Cabinet smoker" to me...
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2018, 07:09:11 PM »
Whatever you get LPS stay away from the same kind boar got! look how he turned out!!!!!! :doofus: :doofus: :doofus: :doofus: :doofus: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2018, 07:45:11 PM »
got to say I like my pellet smoker more and more each time I use it......
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2018, 01:42:27 PM »
Well I know the treager is the big dog on the block and I wish I had one but super happy with my bradley digital smoker,7 yrs old and so far so good not one miss happ,clean it after every use (grates and drip pan) works like a dream,well insulated for cold weather use stainless steel oven that heats up to 325deg if needed but for my use which is mostly smoking fish and jerky the temps never exceed 200deg.

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2018, 07:02:26 PM »
Have heard those Bradleys are good ones.  Pucks are kind of spendy though I heard.

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2018, 07:34:25 PM »
I love my masfer built
shoots bigger deer than  glenn
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2018, 07:36:42 PM »
Have heard those Bradleys are good ones.  Pucks are kind of spendy though I heard.

heard the same......
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2018, 12:30:23 PM »
Oh the pucks...yes buy em at local stores are somewhat spendy but I buy in bulk off amazon and watch for sales,120 pucks per box $30, just a few bucks per smoke outting about 10 pucks does the job for 4 trays of salmon.
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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2018, 06:20:18 PM »
I've heard great things about the Smokin-it's but I've never actually seen one in use. I've always been a die hard charcoal smoker but I bought a Masterbuilt electric smoker this winter to give it a try. I've only smoked ribs on it one time so far so the jury is still out for me.....

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2018, 09:04:37 AM »
Keeripes!!!! Lookit the price on these!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :shocked:

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2018, 09:09:28 AM »
Keeripes!!!! Lookit the price on these!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I know where you can get one for free.

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #18 on: March 21, 2018, 12:36:53 PM »
I might hafta adjust my price a smidge.. :laugh:

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Re: May be getting a new smoker.
« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2018, 01:42:02 PM »
Boy those Mavericks are spendy.  Green Mountain Grills are sending me a new control panel for my Daniel Boone.  They have great customer service.  I went out and started my grill whilst the guy was on the phone with me and we did a complete startup and did some trouble shooting on my grill.  The auger is running erratic so has to be the control panel.  I sure am looking forward to having it working again.  My brother got one when I did and his has been flawless.  Will have to smoke something this weekend.  Sure makes for a fun day when doing something on the smoker/grill. 

 

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