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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by BobRoss » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:20 am

Ware wrote:
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I never realized these pellet grills were a one stop grill that could cook at such a variety of temps. Kinda cool. I’m not giving up my Pitmaker but if I was starting from scratch I would consider one. How do they perform in cold weather? One of the biggest reason I bought a Pitmaker is because it is fully insulated for consistent temps no matter the weather outside.
Yoder offers a thermal jacket for their pellet grills, but I can't speak to its effectiveness. When I bought mine they only recommended it for extreme situations.
I have the Daniel Boone Green Mountain Grill and use the thermal blanket here in northern Minnesota. I would say it uses more than summertime, but it is much better than no blanket. Totally worth it in pellets if you plan on using it all winter. The Wi-Fi is super nice when it is well below freezing and you don't want to go outside and check on it.

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by J_nick » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:24 am

I remove the drip pan out of my Traeger when I want to sear. I leave the first flame deflector or it will just shoot up a 4” flame straight up, probably would be good for a single steak but I’m normally cooking 2-3 at a time.

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Jconnelly6b » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:57 pm

I believe I have made my decision and am going with this Camp Chef. The wife got a $150 gift card to the Depot so want to buy from there.

Seems like the ash cleanout and ability to add the sear unit later are nice touches. Also the indirect heat shield can be pulled during cooking whereas seems all the others have to be disassembled before the cooler gets hot.

Any thoughts?

Your friend has shared a link to a Home Depot product they think you would be interested in seeing.

SmokePro SG Pellet Grill in Black

https://www.homedepot.com/p/304895767


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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ericgautier » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:54 am

Jconnelly6b wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:57 pm
I believe I have made my decision and am going with this Camp Chef. The wife got a $150 gift card to the Depot so want to buy from there.

Seems like the ash cleanout and ability to add the sear unit later are nice touches. Also the indirect heat shield can be pulled during cooking whereas seems all the others have to be disassembled before the cooler gets hot.

Any thoughts?

Your friend has shared a link to a Home Depot product they think you would be interested in seeing.

SmokePro SG Pellet Grill in Black

https://www.homedepot.com/p/304895767

Looks like a nice pellet grill. Do they make a bigger version? If so, go for the bigger one. :lol:
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Kicker » Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:45 am

@Ware What'd you do with your Yoder? I haven't seen it in the last couple of vids.

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Ware » Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:59 am

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Ware What'd you do with your Yoder? I haven't seen it in the last couple of vids.
It is parked under the patio. I need to get it out and do a video on it sometime! :thumbup:

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Post by bigmks » Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:37 pm

This thing is a hit! I paid $400 for it @‘lowes. It called the pit boss. Set it forget I like that feature haha. 800 sq in cooking space with cast iron grill. It also has a flame grill option to sear!
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:28 pm

bigmks wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:37 pm
This thing is a hit! I paid $400 for it @‘lowes. It called the pit boss. Set it forget I like that feature haha. 800 sq in cooking space with cast iron grill. It also has a flame grill option to sear!
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I looked at those and it is nice. Plus the color goes with my layout 👍🏾
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:41 pm

My pool builders Kung-fu is stronger than yours! I have been thinking about getting a pellet grill and my pool builder just had this delivered to me 😳.

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What an awesome surprise 👍🏾👍🏾
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Ware » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:00 pm

ctrav wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:41 pm
My pool builders Kung-fu is stronger than yours! I have been thinking about getting a pellet grill and my pool builder just had this delivered to me 😳.

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What an awesome surprise 👍🏾👍🏾
I'd say! Congrats! Now what are you going to cook for us? :lol:

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Kicker » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:08 pm

sweet. I'm a few days out (i hope) from purchasing the yoder ys640. As long as my wife still agrees with it.

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:05 pm

Ware wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:00 pm
ctrav wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:41 pm
My pool builders Kung-fu is stronger than yours! I have been thinking about getting a pellet grill and my pool builder just had this delivered to me 😳.

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What an awesome surprise 👍🏾👍🏾
I'd say! Congrats! Now what are you going to cook for us? :lol:
Whatever y’all want as there is so much to try...
Thing is I would have chosen a different grill but I’m soooooo appreciative I will accept and use it till I burn a hole in it 😎
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:06 pm

Kicker wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:08 pm
sweet. I'm a few days out (i hope) from purchasing the yoder ys640. As long as my wife still agrees with it.
A Yoder was on my list but I’m thankful and I will do my best to wear this thing out! 😎👍🏾
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:16 pm

She looks good but the pool. I did an initial burn off already and will put on some bacon and meat trimmings tomorrow to season it.
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:01 am

First test run...delicious 👍🏾
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Post by dfw_pilot » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:25 am

Wow, nice score!
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:16 pm

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Wow, nice score!
Thanks!! One heck of a surprise for sure 😎👍🏾
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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Carrie-Waltz » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:59 pm

Hi, everyone! Need some help!
Is a pellet grill better than gas one? What are the advantages?
I'm looking for a gas grill now and I've alredy added Fuego gas grill to my cart on amazon, as it has many positive reviews and other user send me this article I liked https://pickadvisor.org/best-gas-grills-under-500/

BUT!
I accidently saw pellet grill, and now I wander, maybe its cheeper to use!? I know nothing about these grills and I haven't seen them before. Now I'm googling this topic, but I'd appreciate some users feedback

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by Jconnelly6b » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:42 am

What do you like to do on the grill? What foods will you primarily be cooking?

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Re: Pellet Grills

Post by ctrav » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:34 am

What do your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers have? I have had charcoal and gas grills but recently received a pellet grill. I have only cooked on the pellet twice so it’s not fair to go all in on it just yet. I do like what I see so far!! Easy to use and no flare ups. Pellet may be the most expensive to operate but not exactly sure just yet...
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