Deal Or No Deal??

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by daddio, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. daddio

    daddio Meat Mopper

    it's been a while since i posted anything been super busy not much queing going on. but that's fixing to change,we may have to try to kick our b-b-q biz off sooner than planned with the way economy is going!!
    any way i found this mes 40" ss model at a store called "dirt cheap" ,they sale all kinds of returned items from other stores. this was used and missing two racks. i checked the controls and they worked fine but no heat.fortunately for me i had read about the element connector problems on here and i knew i had spare racks that i could make work so i picked this bad boy up for 57.00 dollars and bought 2.00 pack of connectors. got home pulled the back off fixed the bad connector and she smokes like a charm. cool thing is that night a lady called and wanted 3 boston butts for the first of may!!! so now it's gonna pay for it's self!! yee haaa looking forward to trying this smoker after all i have read. tried to post pics and they wouldn't post.
  2. Sounds to me like you made off like a bandit on that one!
  3. scubadoo97

    scubadoo97 Smoking Fanatic

    So now we know what Masterbuilt is doing with all these returns. [​IMG]
  4. daddio

    daddio Meat Mopper

    i'm looking forward to trying this out, might be nice to try set it and forget it q for a change!!! Lord knows i've tended enough fires!! what the heck for 60.00 bucks it's just nice to have in my arsenal of cookers [​IMG]
  5. ronp

    ronp Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice steal there!
  6. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Way to go, Daddio!!!
  7. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    grab it grab it grab

    dirt cheap is my favorite store.. i once got a $75 electric pepper mill w/led light everytime it ground for $5... works like a charm
  8. daddio

    daddio Meat Mopper

    my mom and dad love dirt cheap. my wife and i go sometimes but this was the deal i've been looking for,i reseasoned it last night and it ran like a top,thinking test run this weekend.....mmmmmm mmmmm if it wasn't for this board i would have left it though. but i remembered reading the fix for it that's why i snatched it up.
  9. mikey

    mikey Smoking Fanatic

    Sounds like you got a helluva bargain. Use it in good health. Ronp has an update in reagards to the controllers. Hope he's posted it. Congrats on the score![​IMG]
  10. daddio

    daddio Meat Mopper

    yea i got it fired up now, so far i like it alot shold have chicken and ribs ready soon. finally got pics to post also.
  11. daddio

    daddio Meat Mopper

    ribs were great, so was the chicken but they ate it up before i could take pics!!

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