Reviews and Ratings Of Grills, Smokers, Barbecue Pits, & Outdoor Ovens

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The Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24" is the larger of their two vertical gas smokers. Many BBQ gas smokers have limited cooking temperature range and can't get down and hold low and slow temps of 225⁰. But Smoke Vault's 18,000 BTU burner can be dialed down to 160⁰ and cranked up to 400⁰! Vertical gassers are often narrow making it a challenge to do ribs. With two 21.5"W x 14"D smoking racks... Read More
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PlaceholderBlack barrel shaped pellet smoker with stainless steel hood. A small gas grill is attached to the right side.
Camp Chef's Woodwind Pellet Smoker is a quality smoker and super searing grill wrapped up in one. Though often referred to as pellet grills, most are smokers with limited grilling capability at best. In 2017 Camp Chef introduced their optional LP gas Sear Box which can be added onto all of their current SmokePro Pellet Smokers. Woodwind is a package deal that comes standard with the... Read More
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PlaceholderBlack cabinet smoker with door open showing the cooking racks in side where food is placed.
Char-Broil's vertical gasser is one of many smokers that share the same basic design. This cabinet style device has one door for the cooking chamber and a pull out drawer at the bottom to access the combo water pan and wood tray, allowing you to tend the wood and water without disturbing your smoke box. Rotary ignition and a control knob for the 16,500 BTU burner are located on the... Read More
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Placeholderblack cabinet smoker with front door open showing food on cooking racks.
Vertical gas smokers make smoking meats easy. Affordable price tags, ease of use and great results combine to make them some of the most popular residential smokers on the market. They don't require electricity, the vertical structure leaves a small footprint on your deck, and even a novice pitmaster or pitmistress can quickly begin impressing friends and family. With the new... Read More
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PlaceholderA large shiny steel box smoker on four black metal legs. Two doors with latches are on the front.
The Southern Pride SPK-500 is one of their more popular smokers combining features, footprint, capacity and price into a package that is just right for many applications. The rotisserie design features five hangers with three 12" x 42" cooking racks per hanger. SP claims the 500 can handle 80 butts (recently renamed Boston Roasts), 75 slabs of baby backs, 120 chickens or 40 packer... Read More
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West of Memphis Ironman 3 is a grill with an offset firebox attached. Their unique, modular component design allows you to slide out the three burner gas system and replace it with a charcoal firebox insert. 3/16" steel plate construction should do a good job of retaining heat when used as an offset smoker. These clever and ruggedly attractive hand-made products combine an unusual mix... Read More
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PlaceholderGreen upright barrel with dome shaped lid mounted on four legs. A tube comes from the bottom and attaches to a white tank on the right.
Cabelas's 7 in 1 Cooker/Smoker is made by Masterbuilt and is a Cabela's branded version of the Masterbuilt 7 in 1 Smoker and Grill. It can use either gas or charcoal as fuel. It converts into a brazier or a tripod for boiling water or deep frying and it comes with a 10.5 quart aluminum pot and basket. Like most bullets, it uses an enamel water/drip pan to put moisture into the cooking... Read More
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PlaceholderGray metal upright cabinet with front door open showing shiny slide out racks with bread rolls on top and a tray of lasagna on the bottom.
The Camp Chef Smoke Vault 18" is the smallest of their two gas BBQ smokers. It comes with two 15"W x 14"D cooking racks and an additional, nickel-plated mesh jerky smoking rack. You'll have to cut slabs of ribs in half to fit, but there is enough headroom to use rib racks on both shelves. We've always wanted a residential gas smoker that can be converted to natural gas and Camp Chef... Read More
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PlaceholderDyna-Glo Gas Vertical Smoker Review
Dyna-Glo's Gas Vertical Smoker is an average cooker, built OK for an OK price. Most gas smokers are pretty generic, but get the job done and we far prefer them over electric smokers. This one has a 15,000 BTU cast iron burner, push button electric ignition, and porcelain coated wood chip box and water pan. Four adjustable cooking racks are said to hold 25 lbs. each provide 784 square... Read More
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PlaceholderBlack upright barrel with dome shaped lid mounted on four legs. A tube comes from the bottom.
You gotta love the versatility and price of Masterbuilt's 7 in 1 Smoker and Grill. It can use either gas or charcoal as fuel. It converts into a brazier or a tripod for boiling water or deep frying and it comes with a 10.5 quart aluminum pot and basket. Like most bullets, it uses an enamel water/drip pan to put moisture into the cooking chamber. It has a small door at the bottom so you... Read More

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