Traeger Pellet

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by hoosiersmoker, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. Anyone ever use a Traeger smoker? I had some ribs and pulled pork last weekend that were awesome. A friend of mine is buying a commercial appx. 1000 sq in model with a huge hopper on the front and he did a couple dozen racks of ribs as a fundraiser for our school that were all very, very good. He's paying $750.00 and says it's a good deal. Anyone had any experience with these? I found a small personal one with digital controls for $300.00 and am thinking about getting one.
  2. kurtsara

    kurtsara Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I have one and I think it turns out some excellent food
  3. flatbroke

    flatbroke Smoking Fanatic

  4. The one he's buying is the older roll top model with a HUGE hopper / work surface in the front. He did some more ribs this weekend and they were awesome. He's got the rub down but I'm working with him on the sauce now. I told him to buy Jeff's recipes and we'd go from there. When I bought the recipes for myself I found out they were almost identical to mine! I guess great minds think alike ;-]} Well spent money for the best site on the web!!
  5. oneshot

    oneshot Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Great deal!!!!!!!! Buy! Buy! Buy! [​IMG]
  6. 1-wheel

    1-wheel Newbie

    try bearmountain pellet's  their  better &half the price
  7. rposar

    rposar Newbie

    You use Bear Mountain (Douglas Fir) pellets in a Traeger? I've never heard of Douglas Fir used to smoke meat before. How does it taste?
  8. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bear Mountain BBQ Pellets are a "Blend" of Alder and Flavor Wood, not Douglas Fir


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