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Jambo Pits J-5 Model Review

Jambo Pits J5 Offset Smoker

The J-5 is a competition BBQ pit with a 28″ diameter, 5’4” x 26” cooking chamber mounted on a large trailer that can hold extra goodies like optional side boxes. 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.

  • Model:
    J-5 Model
  • Item Price:
    $ 12,000
  • Made in USA:
    yes
  • Review Method:
    Researched it from Afar
    We have researched this product from afar by gathering info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources, with our BS meters on high.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Smoker, Pig or Lamb Roaster
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal, Logs, More Than One Fuel
  • Primary Capacity:
    1680 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    780 square inches

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

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