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  • Cubbiehawkbbqfan
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    Originally posted by SavageSmoke View Post
    Resurrecting this thread. Anyone know of any GF smokers in the $4k range? I want a big one so I’m happy to buy used.
    Also, FB marketplace or the 10 different buy/sell smoker groups, I’ve seen plenty of em for sale.

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  • Cubbiehawkbbqfan
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    Originally posted by SavageSmoke View Post
    Resurrecting this thread. Anyone know of any GF smokers in the $4k range? I want a big one so I’m happy to buy used.
    Gravity feed in the 4K range, that’s a lot of em. You can go with:

    Stumps Smokers
    Deep South Smokers
    Stumpville (Stump’s daughter is building em for the family after they sold Stumps)
    Assassin Smokers
    T&K Smokers (based out of Indiana)
    Southern Q
    Myron Mixon
    Big D’s Custom Smokers (based out of Michigan)
    Humphreys Smokers (based out of Maine)

    If I didn’t say where they are based out of, its Georgia. If you’re on FB, they all have pages there and they all have smokers in the 4K range.

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  • cliffdw1
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    I have been looking at these and reverse flow and found T&K https://www.tkbbqsmokers.com
    Seem to be nice smokers. BBQ Freak on you tube has a small reverse flow and loves it.

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  • learning pellets
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    Take a look at http://www.southernqsmokers.com/smok...avityfeed.aspx

    Was down to these & Assassin & lI liked the size of Southern Q. They size the unit around full size pan. I added a shelf for max rib capacity. Great built quality.

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  • SavageSmoke
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    Resurrecting this thread. Anyone know of any GF smokers in the $4k range? I want a big one so I’m happy to buy used.

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  • Greygoose
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    A friend of a friend just bought an Assassin gravity smoker and loves it
    I helped move it from his deck to his smokin’ patio
    very well constructed, very HD

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  • NYC Que
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    I have a Stumps and love it. No need for a water pan, IMO.

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  • mountainsmoker
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    Agree both Stumps and Mixon are excellent units. My preference would be for the Mixon they just seem to be a little better built. But that is just my opinion.

  • Troutman
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    Yea gravity fed are cool. I think the only issue I see is the lack of a water pan in the Stumps. You can always put a restaurant pan in there but you’d have to fill it up at some point. The LSG conventional model has a fill port at the top and a built in water pan.

    Regardless, the Stumps or Mixon units are pretty sweet. You should make a bunch of good que on either !!

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  • SavageSmoke
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    That’s a cool cooker. But I’m pretty dead set on a GF.

  • SavageSmoke
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    I’ve seen them but they seem kinda pricy compared to some others. I’ll do some research on these.

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    Not gravity fed but might wanna take a look see...

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  • Huskee
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    Read good things about the Myron Mixons, Max rates them with a Gold medal.
    https://amazingribs.com/smoker/myron...-smoker-review
    https://amazingribs.com/smoker/myron...-smoker-review

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    Gravity Feed Recommendations?

    I plan to buy a big gravity feed, hopefully at or around Christmas. I am attracted to Stumps cookers. Are there other options I should consider? I want a large one (40+ pork butts at once). What is the best bang for the buck (build quality, price, capacity, etc.)? Bonus points for pics.

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