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  • JPGators17
    Charter Member
    • Jan 2015
    • 448
    • Orlando, FL

    Stumps - good deal?

    My MCS has been raging and I wanted to add either a stick burner or a gravity feeder to the gang, I made a deal with the seller for this at $1,400. It's pretty far from me, I hope the time and money pays back some great Q!

    https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/b...815102241.html
  • Jerod Broussard
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    #2
    Sweet deal. He had me at 200 lbs of butts.

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    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      I resemble that remark.

    • MeatMonster
      MeatMonster commented
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      CaptainMike, you owe me a half of ale, for the Boughton Hopapotamos I just spat out laughing.

    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      MeatMonster I'll gladly pay that debt the next time I roll through dear old Aberdeenshire!
  • BRic
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    #3
    Wow thats a nice piece of equipment .

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    • andy.wpg
      Club Member
      • Aug 2016
      • 198
      • Grid EN19MV

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        Brisket. Like to make sausages. I'll try cooking ANYTHING at least once!

      #4
      Nice acquisition! 200 pounds of pork butt at a time? You must have quite a big family! 😉

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      • Huskee
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        • May 2014
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        #5
        Congrats! Still looks like she needs a good cleanin' but man that's a great price for what you get, especially for the hands-off qualities of gravity-feds and the capacity of that thing. Some positives about getting a nice charcoal cooker like that is you can still add a lot of wood for great flavor, and you won't ever say "I wish I had to go out to the smoker every 30 minutes and load wood". While stickburners are fun, this will be both fun and relatively hassle-free.

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        • JPGators17
          JPGators17 commented
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          Agreed! Keep an eye out for my future post "how to clean a stumps" lol
      • Skip
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 2559
        • Blue Earth, Minnesota
        • Memphis Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates

        #6
        Nice cooker! Have a good time smoking mass quantities of protein!

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        • Fire Art
          Club Member
          • Jan 2018
          • 988
          • Jackson hole Wyoming

          #7
          Wow that’s a Beauty

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          • Bumby
            Club Member
            • Oct 2017
            • 253
            • NYC

            #8
            Wow. What're you going to do with all that capacity?

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            • JPGators17
              JPGators17 commented
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              Sky's the limit now! I'd enjoy doing some catering for fun now and then, so this beast will be able to handle any size job if i do.
          • Ahumadora
            Club Member
            • Oct 2015
            • 1690
            • Pilar Buenos Aires, Argentina

            #9
            Nice cooker at a great price. Doesn't look like it has much use. Keep it out of the weather and put some WD40 on the latches and hinges.

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            • JPGators17
              JPGators17 commented
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              Yeah, i'll be doing some homework on how to clean her up and maintain. I have an enclosed patio, so once I do all the cleaning/restoring weather won't be a problem.
          • FireMan
            Charter Member
            • Jul 2015
            • 6782
            • Bottom of Winnebago

            #10
            When it rages it rages! Great lookin cooker! Lookin to see it at work.

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            • LA Pork Butt
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 4581
              • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

              #11
              It holds 200#. So, when is your first cook of 200# of Boston Butt?

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              • SmokeRing
                Club Member
                • May 2018
                • 11
                • Kentucky

                #12
                Sounds like a great deal to me I've been looking at the Stumps Baby XL and they want over 3K for it, good find!

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                • JPGators17
                  Charter Member
                  • Jan 2015
                  • 448
                  • Orlando, FL

                  #13
                  Thanks, finally going to pick it up tomorrow! This one is an older Classic model. The new Classic model is about $5k, but I hear that they last a lifetime. This one looks like it needs some TLC, so I called stumps and asked what on it can be replaced/restored and they said as long as the interior and exterior skin on it is in good shape then everything can be replaced/restored. I'll be replacing all the exterior hardware and repainting it eventually. That may make a good post one day.

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                  • randy56
                    Club Member
                    • Aug 2017
                    • 351
                    • Newburgh In

                    #14
                    Stealing is illegal, what a deal! Smoke on!

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                    • Timbo54
                      Club Member
                      • May 2018
                      • 128
                      • Roseville , Ca

                      #15
                      Looks like a great deal as long as you need that type of capacity. It appears to be a diamond in the rough. I noticed some rusting and looks to have been forgotten about. You might consider your overhead picking it up and what refurbishing could cost you. I'd ask for more pictures of the inside and rear as well as the top. Good Luck.

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