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.

PIt Boss 2-Series - Thoughts or Experience?

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

    PIt Boss 2-Series - Thoughts or Experience?

    I saw a Pit Boss 2-Series on FB Marketplace for $80. I was thinking it might be cool to have for some cold smoking and to use as a warming unit or to finish long cooks after the wrap. I looked it up online and it shows a temp range of 100-350. The shelves seem big enough to hold a rack of ribs or a brisket (after smoking) at 16" wide by 12" deep. Tractor Supply sells these for $199 new.

    I thought I would check in here to see if any of you have any experience with one of these propane smokers.

    #2
    I personally wouldn't buy a Pit Boss used, except maybe from a friend I trusted. The couple guys at work with Pit Boss products all had to reach out to customer service at least once. Customer service almost always sent them replacement parts with minimal hassle. Example a new ignitor and a random other high fail part will quickly bump you into the brand new price range.

    They will be on sale over the next few weeks probably for 150 or even 99 depending on how many floor models or how much space your store has. Walmart is clearing them out like crazy in my area right now along with Cuisinart and expert grill models.

    *EDIT* didn't realize that was the propane model, there's less stuff to fail so maybe worth a shot
    Last edited by ItsAllGoneToTheDogs; October 14, 2021, 07:55 AM.

    Comment


    • efincoop
      efincoop commented
      Editing a comment
      Thank you for the info!

    #3
    It is not a brand that I’d trust to be consistent enough for a main smoker. However, if I have the space and a very specific use case that justifies the expense, it could work. I can see the value if you do not have a gas oven in particular.

    Comment


    • efincoop
      efincoop commented
      Editing a comment
      Thanks. I do have a gas oven, but the lowest it goes is 170. This is definitely not going to be my main cooker. I was thinking it might be cool to have for some , making jerky, cold smoking cheese & fish. I alos want to use as a warming unit or to finish long cooks after the wrap

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


Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. We gave Spark a Platinum Medal for pushing the envelope of product capability while maintaining high standards of design and workmanship.

Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review


The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted


Napoleon’s 22″ Pro Cart Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It’s hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the 22″ Pro Cart a viable alternative.

Click here for more about what makes this grill special


Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?


The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it’s easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

Click here to order directly and get an exclusive AmazingRibs.com deal


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


Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker


This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.

Click here to read our detailed review


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


Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5″ x 29.5″ footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.
Click here for our review on this unique smoker