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Brinkmann Charcoal Bullet Smokers aka ECBs Review

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On October 8, 2015, Brinkmann filed for Chapter 11 under the US bankruptcy code. 

Brinkmann Charcoal Bullet Smokers are also known as El Cheapo Brinkmanns or ECBs for short. They come in a few different styles: Gourmet, Smoke ‘N Grill, Sportsman and Cook’N Ca’Jun II. The El Cheapo price makes them very popular, but we can’t recommend any BBQ ECBs primarily because there are no vents in the dome and air control is really hard. Click here to read more about how to use Charcoal Bullet Smokers.

All models sell for about 70 bucks except for the fancy stainless steel one that tries to go for $200.

  • Model:
    Charcoal Bullet Smokers
  • Item Price:
    $ 70.00
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Looked Closely At It
    We have seen this product up close and we have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Smoker, Combination Grill and Smoker
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal
  • Primary Capacity:
    400 square inches

Published On: 3/29/2013 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

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