big c

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by coxc, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. New to smoking with two cooks under my belt , brisket was great and ribs were not . I am from Heber Springs Arkansas but live in Fresno California and work for Disney . I race dirt bikes and like to ride road bikes also . This looks like my new sunday activity and i want to get good at this . I am looking for someone to give me the name of a great quality smoker , I want to upgrade right away , the 40 dollar brinkman needs to go . I am not to concerened about price .
     
  2. Build your own drum smoker. So easy a locksmith could do it. ( me ) it will out perform most smokers on the market for less than $100. Go to charcoal smoker forum and do search on ' ugly drum smoker '.
     
  3. Welcome to the forum. Chargrillers seem pretty popular,check them out and welcome again.
     
  4. vlap

    vlap Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    For under $200 the chargriller smokin pro or the outlaw are both great smokers. Outlaw is the same but with a larger cooking area. With a few mods they cook as good as anything out there. I plan on having one soon.
     
  5. I love my Chargriller Smokin' Pro. If it broke tomorrow I would buy another.
     
  6. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome coxc to the SMF.
     
  7. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I'd not toss the ECB. They HAVE their uses! Get a charcoal basket for it... cheap. HUGE improvement. Those Char-grillers are nice especially for the $. Or don't mess around if cash don't matter...look for a small Lang :{) WHEE!
     
  8. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome Coxc, to the SMF. If you practice you'll get progressively better. As for up-grade, what do you want ? Gasser?Coalburner? Wood?Check out Webber, Klose, Tejas,Brinkmann Etc. Make it a project to search and compare. You should see what you want in notime at all.
    Good luck and keep it hot!
     
  9. dennisdocb

    dennisdocb Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome big c. You might want to check out the 5-Day eCourse. Lot's of info and it's free
     
  10. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. If cash don't matter and you don't need a ton of space, get an XL Big Green Egg. Or a Lang or a Backwoods or a.....
     
  11. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello and welcome to the best smokin' site on Mother Earth. Don't give up on the ECB, tons of great Q have come from that unit.
     

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