Reviews and Ratings Of Grills, Smokers, Barbecue Pits, & Outdoor Ovens
This smallest model will fit nicely in any back yard, but don't be surprised to see them popping up at BBQ competitions as well. Outside dimensions are 32" tall including the stack, 22.5" deep, and 22" wide... Read More
The standard Backwoods Competitor comes with stainless doors and latches, the new low profile smoke stack, non-removable water pan and splatter guard. Overall dimensions are 55" tall including the stack, 24"wide, 32" deep. Cooking chamber is 29" tall, 20" wide, and 20" deep. Holds 8 racks 19.5" x 19.5" spaced 3 inches apart and an additional 7 racks can be added... Read More
A nifty feature on this model is the optional inlet/outlet ball valve on the side that can be attached to a hose to keep the water pan filled, and then makes draining the pan easy. Outside dimensions: 40" tall including the stack, 24" deep, 32" wide with the drain valve (27.5" wide without). Inside dimensions: 17.5" tall, 20" deep, 20" wide. There are 4 racks 4.5" apart, 19.5" deep, 19.5" wide... Read More
In 2013 Backwoods introduced their G2 line, a revision and upgrade of their superb smokers. The G2 Chubby is the smallest model, although larger than the original Backwoods Chubby. G2 models are made from a heavier 20 gauge corrosion resistant steel and powder coated in black only. This should make sure rust is never a problem... Read More
In 2013 Backwoods introduced their G2 line, a revision and upgrade of their superb smokers. The G2 Party is a mid-size model, although larger than the original Backwoods Party. G2 models are made from a heavier 20 gauge corrosion resistant steel and powder coated in black only. This should make sure rust is never a problem... Read More
Exterior dimensions are 48" tall including the stack, 24" deep, 20" wide. The cooking chamber is 25" high, 16.5" deep, 15.5 wide. It comes with 6 removable 16.5" x 15.5" cooking grates 4" apart and it can hold up to 18 slabs of baby back ribs, 12 slabs of St. Louis style ribs, 6 to 8 large briskets or 8 to 10 Boston butts... Read More
Sterling Ball, owner of Big Poppa Smokers, saw the need for a really good smoker for very little money. He knew that many pitmasters love using 55 gallon drums that they have turned into smoker/grill combos with a little ingenuity. The internet has many pages devoted for designs and photos of homemade Ugly Drum Smokers (UDS). But the UDS requires welding and metalworking skills. And time... Read More
The Broil King Keg is a high quality kamado cooker, at home in the backyard or hitched to a vehicle. It excels at smoking, roasting, baking and searing thin meats. While competitive brands charge extra for just about everything but the grate, The Keg comes fully equipped with stand, shelves, extender rack and a ”Multi-tool” which helps handle the grate and dampers and doubles as an ash rake... Read More
This mid-sized pellet smoker is comparable in capacity to Traeger's popular Lil' Tex Elite, but much more sophisticated and easy to find for well below list price. It's one of the few pellet smokers we've seen with an ash removal system... Read More
The Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24" is the larger of their two vertical gas smokers. Many gas smokers have limited temperature range and can't get down and hold low and slow temps of 225⁰. But Smoke Vault can be dialed down to 160⁰ and cranked up to 400⁰! Vertical gassers are often narrow making it a challenge to do ribs... Read More
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