Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 4 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Masterbuilt Gravity (MBG1050) Calibration Tests

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Masterbuilt Gravity (MBG1050) Calibration Tests

    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture0.png
Views:	1335
Size:	277.3 KB
ID:	862742
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture1.png
Views:	1371
Size:	147.8 KB
ID:	862738
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture2.png
Views:	1344
Size:	624.8 KB
ID:	862739
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture3.png
Views:	1327
Size:	624.2 KB
ID:	862740
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture4.png
Views:	1356
Size:	625.8 KB
ID:	862735
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture5.png
Views:	1329
Size:	621.8 KB
ID:	862741
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture6.png
Views:	1306
Size:	449.0 KB
ID:	862736
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture8.png
Views:	1408
Size:	623.5 KB
ID:	862734
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Picture7.png
Views:	1397
Size:	577.6 KB
ID:	862737


    #2
    Hmmmm, very interestin...I appreciate yer sharin th benefit of yer experience, Brother!

    Comment


      #3
      So aren't they saying the casing is just temporary, it is supposed burn out, and the fire brick is there to do the real work?

      Comment


      • GolfGeezer
        GolfGeezer commented
        Editing a comment
        Polarbear777 I can't believe it is intentional. The basic economics of the cost of making products, particularly at the price point of the MB products, would be to minimize any material costs. So, putting a grate in there that they "expect" to burn out is tough to comprehend.

      • texastweeter
        texastweeter commented
        Editing a comment
        So this is confirmed from MB now

      • Razor
        Razor commented
        Editing a comment
        Doesn’t make sense. Why is it there in the first place then? As GolfGeezer said it adds to the cost for no reason. That’s going to cost a beancounter his/her job. 😉

      #4
      Interesting read to say the least. Thank you for sharing.

      Comment


        #5
        Great job. I can read photos better than graphs...

        Comment


          #6
          That firebox burnout looks downright nasty. And seeing it after one week? Hmmm.

          Comment


            #7
            Yikes. That firebox.

            Kathryn

            Comment


              #8
              Wow.

              Comment


                #9
                Damn!

                Comment


                  #10
                  Wonder what would happen if you submitted a warranty claim there.

                  Comment


                  • Polarbear777
                    Polarbear777 commented
                    Editing a comment
                    I'll let you know if they ever respond.

                  #11
                  There's plenty of room for ash in this cooker, so the type of charcoal isn't important. Main longevity thing is the packing factor, or how much you can cram in the hopper and still close the lid.

                  Since the limit is about 12 hours, seems like they could have made the hopper taller, or just add on an additional section as an option and you could get it to run 16 hours untouched. I'm guessing the 12 hours will be more like 8 with a heavy load of food in there, will have to try that assuming I can convince myself that it is still safe to operate.


                  I'm sure the firebox isn't lined with thick stainless because that much stainless would increase the price by ~$100, and since air-blown charcoal can exceed 1500F, it may still fail.

                  Comment


                    #12
                    Thanks for the thorough temp analysis and review of this cooker. Shame they had to compromise on the very thing that may fail the quickest.

                    One thing I always check when buying a cooker is avoidance of tin can metal components, a proper grease handling system and simplicity of use (less moving parts the better). Not sure this cooker, although unique in design, doesn’t seem to hit the right notes for my criteria.

                    Comment


                    • Polarbear777
                      Polarbear777 commented
                      Editing a comment
                      Grease routing seems pretty good, though I haven't tried to push it yet.

                    #13
                    Great write up Polarbear777

                    Comment


                      #14
                      Hmmm.... I was seriously thinking about grabbing one of those since the smaller one was pretty highly rated on here, but I wanted more cooking space. After seeing that firebox after just one week, seriously reconsidering that.

                      Comment


                        #15
                        Not sure I'd even call that a firebox. More like a foil liner.

                        Comment

                        Announcement

                        Collapse
                        No announcement yet.
                        Working...
                        X
                        false
                        0
                        Guest
                        500
                        ["pitmaster-my-membership","login","join-pitmaster","lostpw","reset-password","special-offers","help","nojs","meat-ups","gifts","authaau-alpha","ebooklogin-start","alpha","start"]
                        false
                        false
                        {"count":0,"link":"/forum/announcements/","debug":""}
                        Yes
                        Rubs Promo

                        Spotlight

                        These are not ads or paid placements. These are some of our favorite tools and toys.

                        These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

                        Use Our Links To Help Keep Us Alive

                        A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs


                        Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater


                        Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

                        Click here to read our detailed review and to order


                        The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One


                        The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

                        Click here to read ourcomplete review

                         

                        Comprehensive Temperature Magnet With 80+ Important Temps

                        Amazingribs.com temperature magnet
                        Winner of the National BBQ Association’s product of the year award. This 8.5″ x 11″ magnet contains more that 80 benchmark temperatures for meats (both USDA recommended temps as well as the temps chefs recommend), fats and oils, sugars, sous vide, eggs, collagens, wood combustion, breads, and more. Although it is not certified as all-weather, we have tested it outdoors in Chicago weather and it has not delaminated in three years, but there is minor fading.

                        Click here to order.


                        The Efficiency Of A Kamado Plus The Flexibility Of The Slow ‘N Sear Insert

                        kamado grill
                        Built around SnS Grill’s patented Slow ‘N Sear charcoal kettle accessory, this 22-inch kamado is a premium ceramic grill that brings true 2-zone cooking to a kamado.

                        Click here for our article on this exciting cooker


                        Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

                        The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
                        Click here for our review of this superb smoker



                        Surely you know somebody who loves outdoor cooking who deserves a gift for the holidays, birthday, anniversary, or just for being wonderful. There he is, right in the mirror! Here are our selections of best ideas, all Platinum or Gold Medalists, listed by price.

                        Click here to see our list of Gold Medal Gifts


                        The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy


                        The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

                        Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them