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Grills, Smokers, And Other Cookers

Channels Topics Posts Last Post
Charcoal Cabinet Smokers, Water Smokers, And Gravity-Feed
Cabinet Smokers, Water Smokers, And Gravity-Feed
Talk about these smokers here until we get individual brands' channels in place.
Topics: 104 Posts: 1,566
104 1,566
by TripleB
Charcoal Grills
Hasty-Bake charcoal grill discussion only.
Topics: 28 Posts: 652
28 652
Topics: 3 Posts: 75
Last Post: Pit by Klose
3 75
by ofelles
Topics: 1 Posts: 22
1 22
Topics: 11 Posts: 236
11 236
Napoleon charcoal grill discussion only.
Topics: 2 Posts: 15
2 15
by RonB
Weber Kettle
Weber Kettle grill discussion.
Topics: 582 Posts: 12,162
582 12,162
Portable Kitchen (PK)
PK grill and PK360 charcoal grills.
Topics: 111 Posts: 2,013
111 2,013
by Bryant
Other Charcoal Grills And Misc.
For any charcoal grill discussion that doesn't fit into the above brands' channels, or for cross-brand general charcoal grill discussion.
Topics: 93 Posts: 1,839
93 1,839
by bbqLuv
Charcoal Drums, Barrels, And Bullet Smokers
Topics: 11 Posts: 195
11 195
Brinkmann bullet smokers, such as Gourmet or Smoke'N Grill, often known as "ECB".
Topics: 1 Posts: 8
1 8
Gateway Drum
Gateway Drum smokers.
Topics: 6 Posts: 70
Last Post: Weeknight Meatloaf
6 70
by MX5
Hunsaker Vortex
The Hunsaker Vortex drum/barrel smoker.
Topics: 5 Posts: 122
5 122
Napoleon Apollo
Napoleon's bullet smoker.
Topics: 8 Posts: 80
Last Post: Got ribs?
8 80
by JGo37
Topics: 47 Posts: 668
Last Post: Holding Temp
47 668
Uncle Bob
Pit Barrel Cooker
A.K.A. The "PBC".
Topics: 1,500 Posts: 26,757
1,500 26,757
Weber Smokey Mountain
A.K.A. The "WSM".
Topics: 154 Posts: 2,544
154 2,544
Mr. Bones
Other Drum, Barrel, or Bullet Smokers
For discussion of other drum/barrel smoker brands not listed above, do-it-yourself drum smoker kits like Big Poppa's, other homemade units, or general barrel & bullet smoker discussion.
Topics: 50 Posts: 1,385
50 1,385
by BFlynn
Charcoal Kamados
Akorn kamado by Char-Griller.
Topics: 14 Posts: 165
14 165
Topics: 1 Posts: 6
1 6
by Histrix
Big Green Egg
A.K.A. The "BGE".
Topics: 43 Posts: 829
43 829
Broil King Keg
Metal kamado by Broil King.
Topics: 6 Posts: 88
6 88
smokin fool
Grilla Kong
Ceramic kamado by Grilla Grills.
Topics: 2 Posts: 40
Last Post: Misspelled Channel
2 40
by Huskee
For discussion of the new Kalamazoo Shokunin kamado.
Topics: 1 Posts: 20
Last Post: Kalamazoo Kamado
1 20
by Pequod
Kamado Joe
All sizes of Kamado Joe kamados.
Topics: 26 Posts: 485
26 485
Komodo Kamado
For discussion of the renowned, high-end Komodo Kamados.
Topics: 6 Posts: 102
Last Post: Komodo Kamado MCS
6 102
All sizes of Primo kamados.
Topics: 32 Posts: 584
32 584
Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado
A.K.A. The "SnSK".
Topics: 6 Posts: 126
Last Post: New SnS Kamado
6 126
by MX5
Vision Grills
Vision Grills kamados.
Topics: 7 Posts: 100
7 100
smokin fool
Weber Summit Charcoal
A.K.A. The "WSCG".
Topics: 82 Posts: 1,731
82 1,731
by aucivil
Other Kamados Or General Kamado Discussion
For discussion of other brands or miscellaneous/cross-brand discussion such as general tips & tricks with kamados..
Topics: 111 Posts: 2,763
Last Post: Kamado Temp Control
111 2,763
by glitchy
Electric Grills And Smokers
Electric Grills And Smokers
For discussion of all brands of electric grills and/or smokers.
Topics: 132 Posts: 2,096
132 2,096
Flat-Tops, Griddles, And Planchas
Flat-Tops, Griddles, And Planchas
Discussion of flat-top standalone grills & griddles, like Blackstone and Cuisinart for example. For flat top griddle inserts, see Accessories or the grill channel that the insert goes with.
Topics: 180 Posts: 3,774
180 3,774
Gas Grills
Blaze gas grill discussion.
Topics: 10 Posts: 174
Last Post: Blaze Review
10 174
jd myers
Broil King
Broil King gas grills, such as Signet, Imperial, Monarch, Regal, and Baron models.
Topics: 17 Posts: 168
17 168
by Attjack
Char-Broil gas grills, including TRU-Infrared and Grill2Go.
Topics: 18 Posts: 223
Last Post: New gasser quest
18 223
Napoleon gas grills, such as Rogue, Triumph, and Prestige models.
Topics: 17 Posts: 199
Last Post: New Triumph 410
17 199
LA Pork Butt
Saber infrared gas grills.
Topics: 1 Posts: 5
1 5
Weber gas grills, such as Summit, Genesis, Spirit, and Weber Q portable.
Topics: 131 Posts: 1,803
131 1,803
Other Gas Grills And Misc.
For discussion of other gas grill/smoker brands, or general cross-brand discussion.
Topics: 137 Posts: 2,067
Last Post: Fried Turkey
137 2,067
Gas Smokers
Camp Chef
Camp Chef gas smoker, any models.
Topics: 42 Posts: 475
42 475
Jerod Broussard
Char-Broil gas smokers, any model.
Topics: 3 Posts: 12
3 12
by Huskee
Masterbuilt gas smokers, any model.
Topics: 22 Posts: 202
22 202
Towering Inferno
Meadow Creek
Meadow Creek gas smokers and pig roasters.
Topics: 1 Posts: 4
1 4
by clb239
Smoke Hollow
Smoke Hollow gas smokers, any model.
Topics: 1 Posts: 10
Last Post: Almost ready to go!
1 10
by Donw
Other Gas Smokers And Misc.
Any other gas smoker brands not listed above, or for general or cross-brand gas smoker discussion.
Topics: 14 Posts: 116
14 116
Log Burners
Horizon Smokers
Horizon standard flow log-burning offset smokers.
Topics: 16 Posts: 443
16 443
by Henrik
Jambo Smokers
Jambo standard flow log-burning offset smokers.
Topics: 1 Posts: 50
Last Post: New JAMBO!!!
1 50
by SJ9125
Karubecue (KBQ)
A.K.A. the "KBQ".
Topics: 108 Posts: 7,305
Last Post: KBQ Roll Call
108 7,305
Klose offset wood-burning smokers
Topics: 1 Posts: 15
Last Post: Klose 2042 Cook!
1 15
by hinds90
Lang reverse flow log-burning offset smokers and wood grills.
Topics: 33 Posts: 553
33 553
Lone Star Grillz
Lone Star Grillz standard flow offset log-burning smokers.
Topics: 31 Posts: 757
31 757
Topics: 15 Posts: 220
Last Post: M1 or Karubecue?
15 220
Old Glory
Oklahoma Joe
Oklahoma Joe offset wood burners, like Highland or Longhorn models, etc .
Topics: 31 Posts: 600
31 600
The Good One
"The Good One" brand log and charcoal smokers, such as the Open Range and Marshall.
Topics: 12 Posts: 431
12 431
Yoder Smokers
Yoder standard flow log-burning offset smokers.
Topics: 14 Posts: 237
14 237
Other Log Burner Smokers & Misc.
For log-burning smoker brands not listed above, or other general cross-brand wood burning discussion, advice, tips, etc.
Topics: 230 Posts: 5,099
230 5,099
Multi-Fuel and Other Misc. Grills and Smokers
Multi-Fuel and Other Misc. Grills and Smokers
Use this for anything that spans multiple types of cookers, such as "Help me decide between..." or "Which is better, pellets or gas?" Please do not use this for specific cooker types or fuel types.
Topics: 125 Posts: 3,088
125 3,088
Alabama Smoke
Open-Fire Grills
Santa Maria & Argentinian Grills And Braais
Open-style wood burning adjustable height grills such as Engelbrecht, Lone Star Grillz, and others.
Topics: 29 Posts: 813
29 813
Killa J
by Killa J
Pellet Cookers
Camp Chef
Camp Chef pellet cookers.
Topics: 22 Posts: 274
22 274
Green Mountain Grills
Green Mountain Grills pellet cookers, such as Daniel Boone and Jim Bowie models, etc.
Topics: 10 Posts: 123
Last Post: Daniel Boone
10 123
Grilla Grills
Grilla Grills pellet cookers, such as the Original round Grilla and Silverbac models.
Topics: 21 Posts: 317
21 317
MAK Grills
MAK pellet cookers, such as their One-Star, Two-Star or Three-Star models.
Topics: 20 Posts: 325
20 325
Topics: 0 Posts: 0
0 0
recteq (Formerly "REC TEC")
recteq (formerly "REC TEC") pellet cookers.
Topics: 78 Posts: 1,256
78 1,256
Traeger pellet cookers.
Topics: 24 Posts: 327
24 327
Uncle Bob
Topics: 40 Posts: 1,156
40 1,156
Yoder pellet cookers only. For Yoder log burners, please see the Log Burners channel.
Topics: 18 Posts: 294
18 294
by glitchy
Other Pellet Cookers And Misc.
For discussion of other brands of pellet cookers not listed above, or general cross-brand pellet cooker discussion. For discussion of pellets themselves, please see the Fuels Discussion channel.
Topics: 509 Posts: 9,523
509 9,523
Pizza Ovens
Pizza Ovens
Discuss any standalone pizza oven here, all fuels.
Topics: 31 Posts: 489
31 489
chic and rooster

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If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear


The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

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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.

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Griddle And Deep Fryer In One


The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all!

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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

The Undisputed Champion!


The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. The MK4 includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. Don't accept cheap substitutes.

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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.

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Delta by Nuke,
Stylish and Affordable
Gaucho Grill


Delta by Nuke burns wood or charcoal and comes with an adjustable height grill grate. This Argentinian grill will get your flame on!

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Genesis II E-335 
A Versatile Gasser That Does It All!


Weber’s Genesis line has long been one of the most popular choices for gas grillers. The new Genesis II E-335 offers solid performance, a sear burner for sizzling heat and an excellent warranty.

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GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone


GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily rmoved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

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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.

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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.

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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'.

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Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!


A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

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Track Up To Six Temperatures At Once


FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted


Napoleon's NK22CK-C 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 NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker


Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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