Thanks for all the info posted about this and the Smokefire. So how do the new 1-10 smoke settings on the woodwind compare to the old low and high smoke settings? Does it smoke constantly or intermittent?
Would you call the camp chef a keeper? My smokefire even after auger replacement struggles past 500 and weighing a replacement now. Thanks.
Smash burgers are awesome but you've taken them up a few notches. Nicely done!
Personally, I subscribe to the notion of "leaks". Sure, it could be an excuse by Weber and others because, let's face it, it can be challenging to manufacture a product where every piece fits perfectly given stack-up tolerances, but with respect to items such as forced-air pellet smokers and other grills or smokers that rely on intake and exhaust, I choose to believe they are not designed to be airtight.Leaking by design??? Oooookay...
That would be my preference as well. Of course, I have no experience with pellet grills so maybe this is a design strategy?I actually believe them based upon how choked off the smoke stack was. I bet they did it for more even temperatures. However, I'll go with less leakage and some variation in temps.
I saw one person that put weather stripping around the lid. Not like fire resistant nomex, actual weather stripping...I can’t remember where to give links, but I’ve read a couple different places of people putting gaskets on their Camp Chef lids and having issues and then removing the gaskets and being happy again. They definitely haven’t designed theirs not to leak.
I’ve read through the thread, and I’m looking for advice on a pellet smoker from Dave or others that have used the Weber and/or Camp Chef Woodwind. I want to purchase a pellet smoker and I’m torn between the Weber and Camp Chef. Should I go ahead purchase the Camp Chef or wait to see if Weber can resolve the issues with their smoker? Any advice would be appreciate.