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Jambo Pits J-3 Model Review

Jambo Pits J3 Offset Smoker

The J-3 is a competition BBQ pit with a 28″ diameter, 5’4” x 26” cooking chamber mounted on a streamlined trailer. Jambo never uses pre-fabricated pipe. The cooking chamber is made from rolled 7 gauge carbon steel. The 26″ x 26″ x 30″ insulated firebox has a 7 gauge steel exterior and ¼” carbon steel interior. The firebox door is ¼” steel. Stainless steel hinges, handles and work surfaces. Chrome stack, boiler door, and Jambo’s signature paint job are extra.

Jambo makes some of the coolest looking rigs you’ll see at any competition. And check out all the awards on the bow of this highly customized beauty in the video below:

  • Model:
    J-3 Model
  • Item Price:
    $ 9,100
  • Made in USA:
    yes
  • 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, Pig or Lamb Roaster
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal, Logs
  • Primary Capacity:
    1680 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    780 square inches

Published On: 7/21/2014 Last Modified: 3/17/2021

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