Stump's Junior Review


The Stump's Junior is one of their mid-size gravity feed charcoal smokers. Built solid and well insulated with a 23" x 23" x 23" internal cooking area, The Junior can smoke 15 slabs of baby backs, or 9-12 butts, or 24-30 chickens at once. Temperature range is said to be 175 – 450 degrees. It holds 16 pounds of charcoal in chute and burns about one pound per hour at 225 degrees.

The Junior has three 21.5" x 21.5" racks 7" apart. Two heavy duty casters, two pneumatic tires and a BBQ Guru adaptor. Available in Black, Red, Green or Blue.

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1,386 square inches
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Stump's Smokers, LLC

"Stump's don't build no junk" is the motto of this fabricator specializing in cabinet style, gravity feed charcoal smokers. They also make grills, reverse flow cookers, trailers and other custom gear. Their gravity feed smokers are a staple at competitions and have led many a BBQ team to victory.

Sold direct and at a very limited number of online and brick and mortar dealerships.

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