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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 19th, 2012, 7:18 pm

i just ordered one,any :beer: thoughts?


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Post by Smokeone » November 19th, 2012, 8:09 pm

Which one did you order?
I do not own one personally, but know they cook real well. I like the pellet drive style. (I even bought a drive unit for later use)
I know Rick and Frank seem to like em alot. They both have multiples, or at least what started as a Traeger.
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Re: traeger

Post by Frank_Cox » November 19th, 2012, 8:54 pm

For the price they arent bad. The newer units are using cheap metal. the older ones were built fairly well. which model did you get?


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Re: traeger

Post by HARRY BARKER » November 20th, 2012, 6:41 pm

texas regular size


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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 20th, 2012, 7:09 pm

this is to replace a four burner beef eater grill that has served me very well.....im keeping my smoker.


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Post by Smokeone » November 20th, 2012, 8:00 pm

Very nice Harry! That should cook plenty of meat for ya! :beer:


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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 20th, 2012, 8:21 pm

but......


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Post by Rodcrafter » November 21st, 2012, 8:39 am

I don't have any experience with those, but they look easy to use. I guess as long as you keep it out of the weather even if the metal is less than what we would use, it will last well. Enjoy that thing, and let us see some food cooking.


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Post by Gizmo » November 21st, 2012, 8:42 am

but what Harry?


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Post by Smokeone » November 21st, 2012, 10:11 am

:-w :-w


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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 21st, 2012, 7:39 pm

but maybe after i use it i wont want the stick burner anymore? :rulz:


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Re: traeger

Post by Frank_Cox » November 21st, 2012, 7:46 pm

You will still want the stickburner. The traeger is easy and very versitile, but nothin beats firin up the real thing! you will notice a taste difference from the real wood and the pellets. I use Q Pellets from southern California. so far they are better IMHO. :beer:


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Re: traeger

Post by HARRY BARKER » November 21st, 2012, 7:59 pm

Frank_Cox wrote: I use Q Pellets from southern California. so far they are better IMHO. :beer:
ahhh.....so you do go to the dark side of pellet smoking.
the first step is admitting. :BDHorse:


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Post by Frank_Cox » November 21st, 2012, 8:03 pm

haha, I do.... I even bought a traeger junior so I could cut it up and make a big cooker out of it....
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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 21st, 2012, 8:07 pm

lol... :beer:


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Post by Smokeone » November 21st, 2012, 8:15 pm

And he has thoughts of doing it again! #-o


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Post by Frank_Cox » November 21st, 2012, 8:16 pm

I am doing it again....
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Just need to finish up the current build :BDHorse:


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Post by Smokeone » November 21st, 2012, 8:19 pm

yeah, yeah. Rub it in! L-)


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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 25th, 2012, 5:16 pm

im thinking i might order a yoder.....the traeger can get sold when it gets here(tues) :BDHorse:


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Post by Frank_Cox » November 25th, 2012, 8:22 pm

I have some freinds that use Yoders Pellet smokers on their cook teams. They seem to be a pain in the arse. His control has fell down on him in the middle of a cook i think twice now. I think your best bet is to build your own! trade that big one in on a junior (about $300) and do what I did or what Rick did. you will be a lot happier I bet... :beer:
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Post by Tom_Heath » November 25th, 2012, 9:56 pm

I gotta vote with Frank on this one,

Insulate a box and put the feeder on it. Mine is cool but sometimes I wish I had the ease of the pellet on start up.

And baking at 400 seems pretty cool as well.


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Post by Gizmo » November 26th, 2012, 6:37 am

... and now you can buy the new traeger portable for $299 if you're just after the drive unit... supposed to arrive here about the 12th... :D


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Re: traeger

Post by HARRY BARKER » November 28th, 2012, 7:26 pm

ok my first cook on it.
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Post by HARRY BARKER » November 28th, 2012, 7:29 pm

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Re: traeger

Post by Smokeone » November 28th, 2012, 7:31 pm

I dont know about the Traeger, but I'll take some of that US bacon wrapped dinner! :needfood:


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