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Smoking meats - opinions on wood pellet brands

DHoey

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I've seen them but was leery of them because "Walmart." their pricing is certainly better, but are they quality?
I own one and know of 3 other guys that have them. I had my feed auger clog up and it was an easy fix, and totally my fault. The fire bowl needs to be cleaned every so often or the ash builds up and the pellets won't burn. Should be done every 4-5 smokes, depending on duration. One buddy had his controller go out but that was covered by warranty and they are real easy to work with.

All these smokers are pretty simple: pellet hopper, auger, fire bowl with an ignitor and the controller to run it. They are pretty damn fool proof. I would highly suggest them!
 

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I own one and know of 3 other guys that have them. I had my feed auger clog up and it was an easy fix, and totally my fault. The fire bowl needs to be cleaned every so often or the ash builds up and the pellets won't burn. Should be done every 4-5 smokes, depending on duration. One buddy had his controller go out but that was covered by warranty and they are real easy to work with.

All these smokers are pretty simple: pellet hopper, auger, fire bowl with an ignitor and the controller to run it. They are pretty damn fool proof. I would highly suggest them!
Well, I'll definitely give them a look once we find a house. Thanks for the input.
 
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