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Offline Toker

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #15 on: April 26, 2016, 10:18:31 PM »
I sent an email, we will see what they will say. Thank you.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2016, 05:28:14 AM »
I sent an email, we will see what they will say. Thank you.
Was using my cell phone and I'm so dumb I can't figure it out half the time.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2016, 07:10:51 AM »
Francois, check www.bigpoppasmokers.com  They market BBQer's Delight pellets.  They are located in California and may be able to ship to you. Very customer friendly.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2016, 09:21:17 AM »
Yeah thanks for the help. Like I said, I sent an email and we will see. I found both of your link buy my self anyway. Thanks anyway really appreciated.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2016, 10:01:37 AM »
Thank you for all the replies, I ended up ordering a Green Mountain Grill yesterday!

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2016, 12:58:28 PM »
Did you get the Wi-Fi version, and which model? I have the Jim Bowie Wi-Fi. It's a good grill, it is so long it's has at least three distinct zones. Their latest firmware improved things quite a bit.


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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2016, 01:09:08 PM »
Did you get the Wi-Fi version, and which model? I have the Jim Bowie Wi-Fi. It's a good grill, it is so long it's has at least three distinct zones. Their latest firmware improved things quite a bit.
I ordered the Daniel Boone with wifi I'm excited to try it and I'll probobly keep my bradley as well!

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2016, 02:10:54 PM »
Did you get the Wi-Fi version, and which model? I have the Jim Bowie Wi-Fi. It's a good grill, it is so long it's has at least three distinct zones. Their latest firmware improved things quite a bit.
I ordered the Daniel Boone with wifi I'm excited to try it and I'll probobly keep my bradley as well!
KEEP the Bradley!!   I use mine for cheese, nuts, jerky + many more.    You will kick yourself if you got rid of it 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2016, 02:14:46 AM »
The DB is a good model, and their customer service is good.

Their pellets are also good, but I find them expensive, and over the past year I've been testing a few brands. If you haven't already done so, go check out the Pellethead forum.


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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2016, 10:49:17 PM »
I've seen some pretty big temperature variance from right to left (gmg sent me a new control board) now the left is hot and they are sending me a new heat shield. It's always something.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2016, 01:40:29 AM »
Maybe I should give them a call. If I can get my heat shields replaced with the new one piece shield, it is worth a try. I've been fighting uneven temps since I've updated to version 5.6 and higher. It still cooks good, I just have to work with the different zones, which is to be expected; the JB is long and the firepot is not centered. You may still find some different zones, that that is kind of expected; as long as the variance is not too huge. I've finally got it so the far left is about -10°F than the center, and the far right is about +15°F, by adjusting my shields.

Do you have the three piece or one piece heat shield? If you have the three piece, they are probably sending you the one piece shield. What version are you running? I just updated to 6.2, but haven't had a chance to do a test run. I would be interested to know if the new shield makes a difference.
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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #26 on: June 10, 2016, 06:34:36 AM »
I have not been impressed with the bradleys ability to come up to temperature or maintain it or recover. If you want to cold smoke buy one of those amazin tubes for like $30 and put it in the bottom of your pellet grill and roll on. I would not recommend a Bradley to anyone.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #27 on: June 10, 2016, 06:39:10 AM »
I have not been impressed with the bradleys ability to come up to temperature or maintain it or recover.

For under $100, you can add a second element and a PID controller.  There are how-to write-ups on how to do either of these.

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #28 on: June 10, 2016, 06:42:06 AM »
I have not been impressed with the bradleys ability to come up to temperature or maintain it or recover.

For under $100, you can add a second element and a PID controller.  There are how-to write-ups on how to do either of these.

Bradley Accessories - User Modifications
Yeah I've seen them. But I've already spent $500 on something that should work. I don't know, just my .02

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Re: Opinion wanted
« Reply #29 on: June 10, 2016, 11:53:38 AM »
Maybe I should give them a call. If I can get my heat shields replaced with the new one piece shield, it is worth a try. I've been fighting uneven temps since I've updated to version 5.6 and higher. It still cooks good, I just have to work with the different zones, which is to be expected; the JB is long and the firepot is not centered. You may still find some different zones, that that is kind of expected; as long as the variance is not too huge. I've finally got it so the far left is about -10°F than the center, and the far right is about +15°F, by adjusting my shields.

Do you have the three piece or one piece heat shield? If you have the three piece, they are probably sending you the one piece shield. What version are you running? I just updated to 6.2, but haven't had a chance to do a test run. I would be interested to know if the new shield makes a difference.

I have the latest firmware (it was updated when they sent me the control board) The heat shield is a one piece, the new one they are sending apparently has the notch cut differently to redirect some of the heat.  Fingers crossed, the other fix I saw (but this is when my left side was the hot side) was a dryer vent run from the chimney across the grill to the left side, this supposedly fixed that grillers temp problem!