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  • klflowers
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 3211
    • Tennessee

    Sous Vide Bath?

    Anyone used one of these:

    https://www.amazon.com/Chef-Stainles...YH3ZJQ1RATSJ7J

    If I had seen it before I got the Anova, I may have picked one up. Seems a little easier to use, but maybe limited capacity.
  • Troutman
    Club Member
    • Aug 2017
    • 7198

    • OUTDOOR COOKERS

      BBQ ACCESSORIES

      WOOD & PELLET PREFERENCES

      SOUS VIDE

      INDOOR COOKWARE


    #2
    Actually looks pretty decent except for size, kinda small. The beauty of an immersion machine is you can stick it in a variety of containers so you have a lot of flexibility. But for $100 that's not too bad a deal.

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    • JGo37
      Club Member
      • Apr 2018
      • 1576
      • the LOU
      • Cookers:

        22" Blackstone Griddle, with stand & hood
        CharGriller Portable Firebox - so modified you'll BLOL
        Kitchenaid #810 Charcoal Grill - highly modified
        Weber BI-code Black Performer w/Igniter
        Weber DE-code Red Limited - 'Lucille'

        Accessories:

        Ancient heavy CI Propane Turkey Fryer, for lighting chimneys
        BBQ Dragon kettle shelves - 2
        Fyre Dragon Kettle Drippin' Ring, Burnin' Cone & Drippin' Pan - 2 sets
        Fyre Dragon Kettle Ribbin' Ring
        Fyre Dragon Kettle 2-Zone Smokin' Sheet
        OneGrill Rotisserie for the Kitchenaid
        Smokenator
        Smoking Tubes: 2x12" & 1x6"
        SnS
        Weber Gourmet Grill w/Griddle, Pizza Stone & Wok

        My Helpers:

        Anova 900W Sous Vide Cooker w/Radios
        Instant Pot 6Q Duo
        Nesco Tabletop Roaster
        & the PIT!

      #3
      That's a nice starter and 2nd Sous Vide bath. I just don't want to miss out on the fun of all the containers I can mod! It would be great for somebody who needs two (all of us?).

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      • tbob4
        Charter Member
        • Nov 2014
        • 2289
        • Chico, CA
        • BBQ's
          _____________________
          California Custom Smokers Intensive Cooking Unit
          California Custom Smokers Meat Locker
          Santa Maria Grill
          Vision Grill

          Beer
          _______________________
          Sierra Nevada IPA

          Wood
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          Almond
          Oak
          Madrone
          Cherry
          Peach
          Apple

        #4
        It looks really nice. I like how easily the Anova stores. I honestly believe that my wife would have made me get rid of one of the two crock pots (I have a large and small capacity) for space. The ring on my Anova broke and I tried to buy a new one. They refused - they sent me the replacement part for free.

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        • klflowers
          Club Member
          • Sep 2015
          • 3211
          • Tennessee

          #5
          I really like the Anova. MCS had me for a moment when I saw this, but I got hold of it before it could make me reach for my wallet. tbob4, good to know their customer service is like that.

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          • shify
            Club Member
            • Jun 2017
            • 450
            • Westchester County, NY

            #6
            This is like a cheaper Sous Vide Supreme which really serves no purpose one the Anova/Joules were released and I can't see what benefit this thing provides over an Anova or Joule.

            The Anova/Joule can be used in your existing pots and have the same capacity as this thing plus they store much easier. But they also give you the flexibility to use in a march larger vessel if you want to cook something like a pork butt or brisket which clearly won't fit

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            • Hulagn1971
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 1012
              • NC, The Triad
              • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

              #7
              I also like my Anova. Especially handy when travelling. I take mine on vacation and when I visit my folks in Wilmington NC. Easy to cook a pork loin and finish on my stepdad's gasser.

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              • jgreen
                Charter Member
                • Oct 2014
                • 2721
                • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
                • Cookers:
                  Broil King XL
                  Broil King Smoke
                  Weber Kettle 26
                  Grilla Pellet smoker
                  Capital 40 natural gas
                  Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

                  Thermometer:
                  Maverick 733
                  Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
                  Thermo works DOT (or two)
                  Fireboard (probably my favourite)
                  Thermworks Smoke (or two)

                  Accessories:
                  SnS (original, plus and XL)
                  DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
                  Vortex
                  Grillgrates
                  and, maybe some other toys as well

                #8
                Nice unit if you have storage space for it. I already get complaints about how much stuff I have, and the Anova or the Joule take up a lot less room.

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                • Potkettleblack
                  Club Member
                  • Jun 2016
                  • 1961
                  • Beautiful Downtown Berwyn
                  • Grill: Grilla Original / Weber Genesis EP-330 / OK Joe Bronco Drum
                    Thermometers: Thermapen / iGrill 2 / Fireboard
                    For Smoke: Chunks / Pellet Tube / Mo Pouch
                    Sous Vide: Joule / Nomiku WiFi (RIP Nomiku)
                    Disqus: Le Chef - (something something something) - it changes

                  #9
                  I started with a Sous Vide Supreme Demi. Bath types work very well, and I continued to use it as my go to even after getting the Nomiku IC. Then I got the Joule, and I gave my SVS to a friend. A well designed IC has serious upside over a bath type. Flexibility, capacity, and so on. Bath style have a couple pluses, like energy efficiency and noise level. The bath makes no noise at all. Any circulator will make some noise, even if it’s negligible. IC’s are generally more storage efficient, assuming your vessels are multitaskers.

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                  • klflowers
                    klflowers commented
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                    Thanks Potkettleblack, it always helps to know the pros and cons. I'll stick with my Anova - it's actually time for me to use it again. Been a couple of weeks.
                • EdF
                  EdF
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2016
                  • 3207
                  • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
                  • Uuni Pro (new kid in town)
                    Karubeque C-60
                    Large BGE since 2002 + plate setter + pizza stone + upper grid + stainless paella pan for drippings (the best!)
                    TEC Cherokee FR since 2014 (portable infrared grill - does a mighty sear)
                    Polyscience Sous Vide Pro since 2012 (wasn't much else available in those days)
                    Thermapen
                    Thermapen Air
                    ThermaQ (or its predecessor)
                    Thermoworks Hi temp IR
                    BBQ Dragon & Chimney of Insanity
                    Various other stuff

                  #10
                  Bwa-Ha-Haaa!

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                  • EdF
                    EdF commented
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                    I really didn't have much choice in 2010. The Anova and Joule were still a few years away!

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