Reviews and Ratings Of Grills, Smokers, Barbecue Pits, & Outdoor Ovens (cont'd)

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PlaceholderBlack boxy industrial looking grill mounted on a matching cart with shiny steel shelves attached to each side.
This model has been discontinued. The problem with Louisiana is they are in a prolonged state of change. They continue to explore different manufacturing sources and design features to improve their smokers, but progress is slowed partially by the need to sell off existing inventories before introducing updated models on a global scale. In 2014 they made significant upgrades to their... Read More
PlaceholderBlack bullet shaped upright smoker with domed lid. There are handles on each side and on the lid. A small shiny steel door is located in front.
The Master Forge Charcoal Smoker/Griller, like the notorious El Cheapo Brinkmann line, is a low cost bullet smoker aka water smoker. Like Brinkmann bullets, this Master Forge smoker is tough to use. Charcoal is burnt in a pan with holes running along the side.  No charcoal grate is included to raise the coal off the bottom of the pan, and no dampers are included either. The poor design... Read More
PlaceholderBlack kettle grill on four legs with two wheels with a box attached to the left side. It is on an outdoor deck.
THIS FIRST VERSION OF BULLSEYE HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A STAINLESS STEEL MODEL WITH THERMOSTATIC CONTROL AND EXHAUST VENTS. The REC TEC Bullseye is a low cost pellet smoker that looks like a charcoal kettle grill and works more like a gas grill than a modern pellet cooker. It is meant to smoke and grill for "the best of both worlds." As a pellet smoker, it provides good results; however,... Read More
PlaceholderBlack horizontal barrel smoker mounted on four legs with two wheels. A box is attached to the left side and a small bucket to the right side.
This model was discontinued and replaced by Traeger's Junior Elite Smoker. As the name indicates, this is a smaller version of Traeger's popular, full size, entry level Lil' Tex smoker. With 292 square inches of cook surface, Junior is about 3/4 the size of Lil' Tex. With the small size comes a small price: MSRP $399. Pellet Smoker manufacturers know if they can get enough consumers to... Read More
PlaceholderBlack horizontal barrel smoker mounted on four legs with two wheels. A box is attached to the left side and a small bucket to the right side.
This model was discontuned and replaced with Traeger's Lil'Tex Elite Smoker. In the past this popular cooker served as a great starter for people interested in pellet cooking. There are three setting: High (which they claim is about 450°F), medium (325°F), and smoke (200 to 250°F). Alas, because there is no thermostatic control, it will not always cook at the same temp because it will... Read More
PlaceholderBlack pellet smoker with lid up mounted on four legs with four wheels and a lower shelf. A box is attached on the left and a chimney is located on the right.
It appears this model is discontinued. The Tailgater Grill pellet smoker by Blaz'n Grill Works their smallest model. The basic design is typical of many pellet smokers, but Blaz'n Grill offers a few unique features. Foremost is the easy clean burn pot which allows you to bypasses the task of lifting the greasy grates and drip pan to clean out ash. Simply slide out the burn pot with a... Read More
PlaceholderBlack cube with two front doors latched shut with shiny steel latches. A triangular plate on top reads "Onyx Oven".
THE ONYX OVEN IS DISCONTINUED AND HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A SIMILAR CHARCOAL CABINET SMOKER CALLED SHOTGUN BBQ SMOKER. This cabinet style BBQ smoker looks good on paper, but we never laid hands on one. It is double walled with insulation in between (like a refrigerator), very lightweight (only 83 pounds), and it looks to have heavy hinges, heavy latches, air tight doors. It can low and... Read More
PlaceholderLarge shiny steel gas grill on a matching pedestal with shelves attached to each side.
VIDALIA IS OUT OF BUSINESS. The Vidalia 628 is their mid-size cooker: unlike any other on the market. The unique design has two 20,000 BTU burners on the left direct side and a large water pan on the right indirect side. Air gets pulled in from the left by the gas flames, convection heat naturally moves upward and is deflected back down from the hood where it exits out the right exhaust... Read More
PlaceholderLarge shiny steel cabinet smoker on a beautifully decorated patio. It is mounted on four black metal legs with wheels and the single from door is latched shut.
VIKING HAS DISCONTINUED PRODUCTION OF ALL GRAVITY FEED SMOKERS. The Viking 30" Gravity Feed Charcoal Smoker is the smaller of two smokers. Viking is known for shiny stainless steel high end pro-sumer grade cooking equipment. This 30" cabinet style smoker has 6.7 cubic feet of cooking capacity on three removable shelves. A charcoal fire is started at the bottom of the smoker and it is... Read More


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