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Old 03-22-2006, 08:38 AM   #1
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WSM vs everything else

Up until now I have refused to cook on anything but the "big boy" offset smoker or something of that nature. The Idea of cooking on something like a WSM just made me think of scuba diving in the kiddie pool. But now thanks to you guys I am considering one.

Just thought you shoul know HA!!!
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Old 03-22-2006, 09:12 AM   #2
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Cliff go for it! You definitely won't regret getting a WSM. Offsets are great, especially if you like tending to fires. But if you like the "set it and forget it" ability, the WSM is what you need! You can get a surprisingly good amount of food on the WSM too, so don't let the size fool you!
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Old 03-22-2006, 11:49 AM   #3
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Many contests have been won on them. Can't get a better cooker for the money.
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Re: WSM vs everything else

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Originally Posted by Cliff H.
Up until now I have refused to cook on anything but the "big boy" offset smoker or something of that nature. The Idea of cooking on something like a WSM just made me think of scuba diving in the kiddie pool. But now thanks to you guys I am considering one.

Just thought you shoul know HA!!!
"...scuba diving in the kiddie pool." I think I'll just let it go.

Good luck Cliff in whatever you decide.
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I have an old Brinkman electric smoker, not to get off topic, anybody ever use one?
How much does an WSM cost, Isaw a few models at Wal-Mart I think they were Brinkman's not Weber.
Are they the same?
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not the same at all Puff. A lot of people, including me, started with the Brinkmans before graduating to the WSM. WSM's cost more, but are worth every penny..

WSM's have increased in price up to $250, although I think the Walmart website has em for 200.
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I have an old Brinkman electric smoker, not to get off topic, anybody ever use one?
How much does an WSM cost, Isaw a few models at Wal-Mart I think they were Brinkman's not Weber.
Are they the same?
Air Boss and Grill Slinger have them.
The WSM is on Walmart.com.
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Puff or anyone for that matter, if you're thinking about getting a WSM take advantage of the Wal Mart price while it lasts. $200 is a steal for this wonderful cooker, even at the regular Amazon price of $249 it's still a great deal.
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Many contests have been won on them. Can't get a better cooker for the money.
For a second, I thought you were talkin' about a Chargriller
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not the same at all Puff. A lot of people, including me, started with the Brinkmans before graduating to the WSM. WSM's cost more, but are worth every penny..

WSM's have increased in price up to $250, although I think the Walmart website has em for 200.
Can you get the same results with a Brinkman?
I know the eletric one I have is a whole different ballgame, it's like a garbage can no vents nothing. I picked it up for $10 at a garage sale.
But the ones they have at Wal-Mart, would they be close to a WSM?
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