Replacement heating element

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by nate85, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. nate85

    nate85 Fire Starter

    I Have a homemade smoker that uses a brinkmann 1500 watt element. It finally died and I need a new one but everywhere I look they say it's discontinued. Anyone know of a close replacement?
     
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Google 1500W Smoker Heating Element. You will get options that you may adapt...JJ
     
  3. Nate, I am in the same boat.  I was looking today for a Brinkmann 1500 watt replacement and cant seem to find anything comparable.  Let me know if you happen to find anything, I will do the same.  
     
  4. I found this one.  I am not sure if links are allowed, so just cut and paste into amazon:

    Universal Replacement Electric Smoker and Grill Heating Element with Adjustable Thermostat Controller **NEW 1500 Watts Higher Heat**

     
  5. nate85

    nate85 Fire Starter

    i seen that one and thought about giving it a try but one it cost twice as much as the brinkmann I  had did and I don't like that the tempture controller would be inside, I can see it casuing problems being inside the smoker.   I think I may try this one Bloomfield 2N-70143UL 120-volt 1500-watt Heating Element and just put my own cord on

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  6. You need to MAKE SURE that the Bloomfield is not made to be immersed, to dissipate heat, like a water heater element.

    If a water heater element is not surrounded by water,, they will burn open very quickly.

    Marc
     
  7. clearprop

    clearprop Fire Starter

     
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