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  • RAmorris
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 449
    • Winter Haven, Florida
    • Equipment:
      Thermoworks Chef Alarm Food and Smoker Thermometer
      2 Landmann 2 Drawer Vertical Water Smokers
      Backwoods G 2 Party Insulated Vertical Water Smoker
      Brinkmann Trailmaster Limited Edition Offser Smoker
      Weber Spirit E-310 t Three Burner Gas Grill
      Char-broil Classic 4 Burner Gas Grill

    Insulated Cabinet Water Smoker

    Below is a link to a video about Lone Star Grillz insulated cabinet water smokers. Two of the things I like about the Lone Star Grillz smokers compared to Backwoods (I own a Backwoods G2 Party) are that they have stainless steel racks instead of nickle plated ones, and a ball valve to control temperatures instead of vents with sliding doors. The cooking racks in the larger Lone Star Grillz smoker are 24" X 27", and 22" X 17" in the smaller one. So the smaller one is more comparable in size to my Backwoods G2 Party, whose cooking racks are 22" X 15.5". The larger of the two in the video sells for $2,795, and the smaller one sells for $2,370. The Backwoods G2 Party sells for $2,745.

    It looks like to me that they are serious competition to Backwoods Smokers.

    http://www.lonestargrillz.com/Insulated-Smokers.html
    Last edited by RAmorris; June 16th, 2017, 12:00 PM.
  • Steve B
    Club Member
    • Jun 2016
    • 2658
    • Rockland county New York
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    #2
    LSG is no joke. I have one of their offsets. It's the real deal.

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    • Jerod Broussard
      Moderator
      • Jun 2014
      • 9175
      • East Texas
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      #3
      I'm currently saving for the Vertical, Lone Star is about 3 hrs from me.

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      • DWCowles
        DWCowles commented
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        I just past them the other day coming out of Houston. They all on the I-45 service road. Wish I had time to stop.
    • rgriffeath
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 164
      • Weatherford, OK

      #4
      I will own an LSG smoker someday. I'm still just trying to decide which one. I am so envious of everyone who has one of these.

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      • Spinaker
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        • Nov 2014
        • 10064
        • Land of Tonka
        • John "J R"
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        #5
        LSG is the real deal. The next Pit I buy will be a LSG

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        • RAmorris
          Charter Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 449
          • Winter Haven, Florida
          • Equipment:
            Thermoworks Chef Alarm Food and Smoker Thermometer
            2 Landmann 2 Drawer Vertical Water Smokers
            Backwoods G 2 Party Insulated Vertical Water Smoker
            Brinkmann Trailmaster Limited Edition Offser Smoker
            Weber Spirit E-310 t Three Burner Gas Grill
            Char-broil Classic 4 Burner Gas Grill

          #6
          Looking at the video about Lone Star Grillz insulated cabinet water smokers, and reading the responses to it, why hasn't Amazing Ribs done a review and rating of it? I would think that Max Good would be eager to review these smokers. Max, would you care to comment?

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          • KC Smokescreen
            Club Member
            • Dec 2015
            • 6

            #7
            In the process of seasoning my Humphreys pint that I just received today. They seem very similar to the LSG so any tips we can share would be great.

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            • Gunderich_1
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              • Jul 2014
              • 207
              • Paris, TN
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              #8
              This would be my dream child from them...... I really like this design.....

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              • Jerod Broussard
                Jerod Broussard commented
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                That was my first choice, the 24 x 30, only problem would be the overall weight and where I need to get it. It actually offers more cooking area than the large vertical insulated model for less, until you add the insulated firebox, then it gets pretty close.
            • sos2979
              Club Member
              • Jan 2017
              • 123
              • Lubbock, TX
              • Deep in the MCS zone.
                Currently have
                Gas: Weber Genesis 330
                Charcoal: Weber 22 Premium
                Smoker: PBC
                Toys: DigiQ, Thermapen thermometer, Lodge Griddle/Grill
                Looking to acquire: SNS, and one of everything else

              #9
              There is a difference in how the two smokers work though. The backwoods has the heat and smoke flow around the chamber and enter from the top and then exit from the bottom. Sort of a reverse flow setup for a vertical smoker. The LSG allows the smoke to go around the water pan and exit the top more like an extra large WSM with insulation. Not saying one is better than the other, but is worth noting they are not the same style. Backwoods claims the reverse style gives more even heat and smoke, but I know a guy that claims to have caught a 20lb bass so take it for what that's worth.

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              • Bruce54
                Club Member
                • May 2016
                • 115
                • Portland, OR
                  • Napoleon PRO22K-LEG Rodeo
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                #10
                Straight from the "maybe someday" list, these are made less than 200 miles away from me. Seem pretty similar to the Backwoods mentioned here, but include a bit more stuff as standard.

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                • sos2979
                  sos2979 commented
                  Editing a comment
                  Yep, these are reverse flow like the Backwoods. Be curious to try both and see if the reverse flow on a vertical smoker really makes any difference.

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