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Old 09-18-2013, 02:41 PM   #1
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Anyone have any experience with the BBQ guru for a WSM?

Been looking at them and they seem pretty nice, but for 300$ not sure if I could just build one myself.


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Old 09-18-2013, 02:49 PM   #2
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Interesting piece of equipment there... Have not seen it before now but it LOOKS cool.


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Old 09-18-2013, 02:51 PM   #3
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I think you can save a bunch of money by getting the one Auber sells. I'm going to pull the trigger on one soon.

http://www.auberins.com/index.php?ma...roducts_id=170
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:56 PM   #4
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Between the beer toys and the smoker toys....
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I have it and have been very happy with it. It holds the temp rock solid, even on overnight cooks in the middle of a Wisconsin January. I also use it (without the fan) to monitor temps in the kettle grill when I cook larger cuts of meat.
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I was thinking I could make something similar with an STC-1000 and a computer fan? But looking at the one from Auber that might be the way to go. I do wish it had a meat probe also, but for the price this seems to be a better option than the BBQ GURU.
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I was thinking I could make something similar with an STC-1000 and a computer fan? But looking at the one from Auber that might be the way to go. I do wish it had a meat probe also, but for the price this seems to be a better option than the BBQ GURU.
I have a PitMaster on a UDS. It has worked very well for me and is about $100 less than the BBQ Guru.
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I have a PitMaster on a UDS. It has worked very well for me and is about $100 less than the BBQ Guru.
Holy crap they make those about 15 min from my house. I may have to look into those.
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I ended up making my own using one of Auber's 12v PID's, RTD, and one of their fans. Ended up being under $150 and works perfect
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I have a stoker that I could not live without.


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