The media could not be loaded. I've always been a person who pulls grills from the side of the road so this was literally the first grill I've ever bought and I wanted it to be special. We have used this smoker every week for making different things like brisket, pulled pork, burgers, ribs I mean you name it we will make it. The excitement that comes from starting the smoker never fails. I love the app it's super reliable and allows me to monitor the grill for my wife to check while I'm at work. I wake up around 5 to get our dinner started and it's usually ready by the time I get home! The probe is a really awesome feature and worth it as you can check the temperature from the app and set an alarm for the probe temp which is very loud lol. I also got a quick temp probe because the probe is about 5 degrees off sometimes just because it's left in the smoker for so many hours. We put it together in about an hour, then we wheeled it into the back yard. It comes with one of those 3 prong computer cable so I bought a 15ft one online with the correct gauge wire just to give a bit of extra length to the cable but I'm thinking of installing an outlet by the smoker. I would suggest to get the pellet checker attachment, the cover, and at least two bags of pellets which I made the mistake of only getting one. I used vittles vault 35lb and it holds two bags of pellets and I got one vault for each type of pellets. I wouldn't suggest the traeger bins as I bought them and they were way too small. I bought a scoop for each vault as well remco 64003 was the scoop. I find the pellets at home Depot but you can also order them online as well. I would highly recommend the cover to protect your investment and a grill tent from Amazon is very easy to put together. I got the master canopy 8x5 for around 128 dollars. Anything to protect the grill is a good idea since this is something you'll want to have for a long time. I'm also thinking about purchasing the extra shelf for the front of the traeger although the grill canopy does come with shelves. I highly suggest this smoker if you like the set it and forget it method. The only down side is that the traditional smoke flavor is less prominent with the pellets but it makes up for the lack of smoke flavor with how incredibly easy it is to make the food. I've toyed with the idea of putting a smoke box inside the smoker with some wood chips but so far I haven't been disappointed in flavor! In conclusion: This smoker will make you want to eat outside and spend time outside, do your best to clean it every time you go through a bag of pellets vacuum it, and take care of it. Protect it like it's your first born child and you won't be disappointed!
Reviewed in the United States on September 13, 2022 by Tony The Man