Looking for new BWS

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Looking for new BWS

Postby Porterhouse » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:38 pm

I am in the market for a new BWS. Torn between the "Party" or "FatBoy". I do mostly backyard cooking events with about 20-30 people. Am considering to do some competitions once i get more time. Can anyone help with the pro's and con's of these two BWS units, and what accessories are a must.
Which type of fuel is preferred lump or briquette charcoal?
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Re: Looking for new BWS

Postby AKinTN » Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:06 pm

In my opinion, The Fatboy is worth the extra cost. It's a heavier built smoker and will do great for your needs. I would advise adding a BBQ guru to get temperature control.
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Re: Looking for new BWS

Postby burke » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:22 pm

I was facing the same decision, same parameter (backyard cooking, maybe a competition in the future). I just ordered a Fatboy yesterday. If you equip them the same S.S doors, upgrade firebox, 2" insulation the cost between them is minimal. That is one reason I choose the Fatboy, the other is that I want this to be the last one I buy, not looking to get a starter model and then upgrade in a year or two.

anxiously waiting for delivery
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Re: Looking for new BWS

Postby glenntm » Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:44 pm

I agree with what AKinTN said. For the added cost the Fat Boy would be better.
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