Got my new smoker

Discussion in 'Wood Smokers' started by smokeamotive, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    Went up to Bass Pro today and picked up my new smoker. A Horizon Ranger. Waited for a month for the guy to bring the Yoder. Just got tired of his excuses. So here it is.










    Already have a couple of mods in mind for it and have ordered a couple of things for it like the convection plate and another thermometer for the vertical section. Now to get it seasoned and get some meat on it. I can't wait. Thanks for looking.
     
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congrats on the new smoker. Sure is a beauty.
    How many times have you hugged her today?
    Even now I bet you have a nice grin on your face with such a great new toy.
    Wish I had a Bass Pro, or Wally World, or Cabela's around here.
     
  3. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Very nice rig. I checked those out the last time i was at Bass Pro. Well built. Good luck.
     
  4. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey...Congratulations to you on your new Smoker! I wonder how long will it be before your neighbor in the next yard with the Kettle decides to join the fun too? [​IMG]
     
  5. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Very nice, what size is it? One thing I would do is to check the therm that comes with the Horizon. Mine, I went through 4 of them, were all off by a large margin. I finally ordered a couple of Tru-Tels and am very happy with them.

    You will definitely love that rig once ya get used to it. They are very well made.
     
  6. dexter

    dexter Smoke Blower

    Nice smoker. Congratulations !!!!! Now it's time to get some meat on it!!!!!
     
  7. jethro

    jethro Smoke Blower

    That is really cool. Looks like it is built to last several lifetimes. How hard is it to move around looks HEAVY.
     
  8. bdougt

    bdougt Newbie

    Wow - great looking!!
     
  9. Hello,
    Sure is a nice one you got there. Sure would like to see more photo's of the inside og the smoker and how they connect to each other!
    Thomas[​IMG]

    Marlin
     
  10. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Congrats [​IMG] Can't wait to see the TBS and the Qview of the goodies coming out of it
     
  11. blacklab

    blacklab Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Great lookin toy [​IMG]
     
  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice Smoker, You should be in seventh heaven now, the wife will never get you off the patio. LOL [​IMG]
     
  13. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    If I had a wife, do you think she would let me buy a toy like that? [​IMG]


    Hang in there Thomas, I'll get you some.
     
  14. fired up

    fired up Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Great looking rig!
     
  15. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    Ok Thomas, here you go.






    Hope this helps you out.
     
  16. coyote-1

    coyote-1 Smoking Fanatic

    And therein lies the problem: A wife wouldn't let you get that, but without a wife and family how often can you make real use of it?! Use it once, fill the freezer... and you wouldn't be using it again for a month and a half.

    And if you're only smoking a chicken for tonight's dinner, of course, you're wasting all that capacity.
    Nonetheless it's an awesome lookin' rig. Enjoy!!
     
  17. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good Point, Never thought of that. LOL
     
  18. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congratulations on the new smoker! Nice looking rig.
     
  19. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sweet. Congratulations.
     
  20. lucc

    lucc Smoke Blower

    NJ
    Wow, that nice, first time I saw one of those. A bit pricey too. [​IMG]
     

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