New to gas

Discussion in 'Propane Smokers' started by burialworm, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. I've used wood, charcoal, and electric. I am looking at venturing into the world of a gas powered smoker. I have it narrowed down to 3 very similar units. I am not sure whether I want to go with a Smoky Hollow, a GOSM, or a Perfect flame. All seem to be very close (with the GOSM seeming to be slightly wider, which has it in front at the moment.) They are all within about 4 bucks of each other at local retailers. Any of you all have a preference?

    Ny the way thanks for the outstanding forum. Glad I fell upon it.
  2. guvna

    guvna Smoking Fanatic

    get a good charcoal smoker, then stick an afterburner in it! now you got options...
  3. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    There are a lot of folks here with the GOSM. I haven't heard much on the PF other than Lowes carries that one. Someone will be along shortly to give you their take on the three.
  4. pi in sc

    pi in sc Fire Starter

    I have a PF and overall happy with the decision. Only regret is the one you mentioned with the width. I cannot get a full rack of ribs in the cabinet. If I did it over I would not get anything less than 24"...
  5. Went down to the local Wally world for some baby diapers, stopped in the garden section, and what do I find on clearance for $90? Dang straight a GOSMBB, talk about an ecstatic smoke head. Can't hardly wait for Saturday to do my first Fatty.
  6. dacfan

    dacfan Smoke Blower

    I'd say there's a good chance you got the 20" wide body and not the big block. As far as I know Wallyworld has never sold the larger 24 big block model. The 20 is great though no complaints with mine.
  7. You are absolutely correct. I took the liberty of trusting a wally world employee. Stoopid me. I am however perfectly content with the 20" for now. If I need to go larger I am looking at building my own. [​IMG]

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