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  • SavageSmoke
    Club Member
    • Jun 2019
    • 185
    • Eden, NC

    What would you do?

    I am taking possession of a used BQ VDS medium. I already have someone trying to trade me out of it. They are offering a Myron Mixon 48” H2O. What would y’all do?

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  • ofelles
    Club Member
    • Jun 2018
    • 1783
    • Brentwood CA
    • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
      Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
      LSG Insulated Cabinet
      Jumbo Joe
      VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
      FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
      Thermoworks Signal
      Thermoworks Dot
      Thermopen Mk4

    #2
    I have no idea. That I think qualifies as a Cadillac problem.

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    • The Big Gator
      Club Member
      • Jul 2019
      • 43
      • Palm Bay, Florida

      #3
      Wow two awesome choices. I would say listen to your gut and give it what it wants. 😁

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      • Andrrr
        Club Member
        • May 2019
        • 278
        • Wisconsin
        • WSM 22”
          WSCG
          Weber Kettle 22”
          Weber Smokey Joe

        #4
        I have never been in those shoes but if you have problems deciding I’ve got a Weber Smokey Joe I’ll trade you for either one.

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        • mountainsmoker
          Banned Former Member
          • Jun 2019
          • 1851
          • Bryson City, NC

          #5
          Nice looking smokers.

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          • texastweeter
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 2875
            • Republic of Texas

            #6
            BQ always suspicious of celebrity branded stuff.

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            • RonB
              Club Member
              • Apr 2016
              • 12322
              • Near Richmond VA
              • Weber Performer Deluxe
                SNS
                Pizza insert
                Rotisserie
                Smokenator 1000
                Cookshack Smokette Elite
                2 Thermapens
                Chefalarm
                Dot
                lots of probes.
                CyberQ

              #7
              I know nothing about either one, but is capacity a consideration? As often said here, I've never heard anyone complain about too much capacity...

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              • holehogg
                Club Member
                • Nov 2017
                • 2118
                • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

                #8
                I've always been a double exhaust pipe fan so.....

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                • Nate
                  Charter Member
                  • Apr 2015
                  • 3817
                  • Quarantined
                  • INFO
                    ~Known as: Nate
                    ~Location: Cornfield in Southwestern Indiana
                    ~Credit Manager for an Agriculture Coop.


                    SMOKERS & GRILLS
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                  #9
                  PaulstheRibList has a Myron Mixon cooker that is similar if I remember correctly​​​​​​. Maybe he could chime in and give you some insight.

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                  • klflowers
                    Club Member
                    • Sep 2015
                    • 3037
                    • Tennessee

                    #10
                    I am with Andrrr except instead of a smoky joe I have an old kettle.

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                    • HawkerXP
                      HawkerXP commented
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                      I'll even trade my ……p....p……..p….. I can't say it.

                    • klflowers
                      klflowers commented
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                      PBC hurt feelings after that comment. It will never run the same.
                  • PaulstheRibList
                    Founding Member
                    • Jul 2014
                    • 1614
                    • Lake Charles, LA
                    • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
                      1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
                      2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
                      3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
                      4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
                      5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
                      6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
                      7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
                      8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
                      9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
                      10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
                      11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
                      12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
                      12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

                      Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

                      I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
                      I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

                    #11
                    Originally posted by Nate View Post
                    PaulstheRibList has a Myron Mixon cooker that is similar if I remember correctly​​​​​​. Maybe he could chime in and give you some insight.
                    Don't know anything about the BQ VDS Medium, except that it looks like a really well made vault style cooker.

                    The Myron Mixon H20 is not a vault, it is a Stickburner. You guys know me - I'm a No on Vaults and a Yes to Stickburners. I want a fully engaged flame, not one where we cut the flame to smoulder to keep the compustion tamped and the heat down. Yes, vaults can give you a long, low temp burn, but I prefer the flavor from a fully engaged fire. That 48" H2O will give you some great backyard smoking space as a stickburner. I would want one at my house to throw parties!

                    What questions do you have about the H2O SavageSmoke ?

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                    • SavageSmoke
                      Club Member
                      • Jun 2019
                      • 185
                      • Eden, NC

                      #12
                      Thanks for all the advice. I think for now, I’m gonna stay with the cabinets as that’s what I’m used to. Maybe an H2O is in my future.

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