Unless your are prepping food for 25-50 people I would stick with the Party or Chubby as your first BWS. These smokers hold their value very well and will be snapped right up when you are ready to move up to a larger smoker. The two small ones are much easier to move around than the Fatboys and up. That said the Gator is my next Backwoods. Before you ask , "what is a Gator", it is an unlisted model deeper than a Fatboy, but the same height and width. It comes with expanded metal racks, a commercial fire grate, removeable water pan.
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