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Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill

Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill

Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Davy Crockett WiFi Control Portable Wood Pellet Grill
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Features

  • Features Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature
  • Includes a meat probe, peaked lid for rib racks, convenience tray
  • Weighs 68 lbs. and folds to fits in nearly any trunk, making it the ultimate Tailgating Grill
  • 110V or 12V with adapters for 3 power options

Description

The Davy Crockett is the ultimate portable grill. It comes with a digital WiFi controller (control and monitor through our iOS or Android mobile application), a meat probe, a peaked lid for stand-up chicken/ large fowl/ rib racks, a convenience tray with utensil hooks. Also included is Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature. It can run on 12V or 120AC so its perfect for home or camping, tail-gating, hunting, house-boating, music festivals or anywhere you can take it. Weighing in at 57 pounds with fold-able legs, it can be placed in the trunk of any car.


Manufacturer Green Mountain Grills


ASIN B078RXH95C


Item model number DCWF


Customer Reviews 4.3 out of 5 stars 800 ratings 4.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #10,377 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #25 in Outdoor Smokers


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


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Features

  • Features Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature
  • Includes a meat probe, peaked lid for rib racks, convenience tray
  • Weighs 68 lbs. and folds to fits in nearly any trunk, making it the ultimate Tailgating Grill
  • 110V or 12V with adapters for 3 power options

Description

The Davy Crockett is the ultimate portable grill. It comes with a digital WiFi controller (control and monitor through our iOS or Android mobile application), a meat probe, a peaked lid for stand-up chicken/ large fowl/ rib racks, a convenience tray with utensil hooks. Also included is Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature. It can run on 12V or 120AC so its perfect for home or camping, tail-gating, hunting, house-boating, music festivals or anywhere you can take it. Weighing in at 57 pounds with fold-able legs, it can be placed in the trunk of any car.


Manufacturer Green Mountain Grills


ASIN B078RXH95C


Item model number DCWF


Customer Reviews 4.3 out of 5 stars 800 ratings 4.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #10,377 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #25 in Outdoor Smokers


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Features

  • Features Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature
  • Includes a meat probe, peaked lid for rib racks, convenience tray
  • Weighs 68 lbs. and folds to fits in nearly any trunk, making it the ultimate Tailgating Grill
  • 110V or 12V with adapters for 3 power options

Description

The Davy Crockett is the ultimate portable grill. It comes with a digital WiFi controller (control and monitor through our iOS or Android mobile application), a meat probe, a peaked lid for stand-up chicken/ large fowl/ rib racks, a convenience tray with utensil hooks. Also included is Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature. It can run on 12V or 120AC so its perfect for home or camping, tail-gating, hunting, house-boating, music festivals or anywhere you can take it. Weighing in at 57 pounds with fold-able legs, it can be placed in the trunk of any car.


Manufacturer Green Mountain Grills


ASIN B078RXH95C


Item model number DCWF


Customer Reviews 4.3 out of 5 stars 800 ratings 4.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #10,377 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #25 in Outdoor Smokers


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


abunda_amazon_reviews This product malfunctioned on the third use. The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little high. On the third run, the temperature setting went haywire and incinerated my $65 roast less than 2 hours into a 6 hour smoke even though it displayed the right temperature setting. Good luck to you if you choose this product. But do you really want to trust your expensive holiday roast to luck? Follow Up: I received a call from the manufacturer who was rightly concerned about my issue. They assured me that with tens of thousands of these units in operation that my problem was unique. They wanted to get my smoker back for evaluation to see what went wrong and sent me another brand new grill and a return shipping label. As far as I'm concerned, they handled my problem in the right manner. I am more than comfortable recommending this grill to anyone now that I know there is a manufacturer standing behind it who will do the right thing. And by the way, the new grill is functioning just fine! Joe;;Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2018;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little ...;;Joseph Chmiel;;;This will be updated, but.... First, I have never monitored the tracking on an order so intently as this one. (Amazon does not update nearly as fast as the Fedex tracking, by the way.) Got the grill today, and Its like a fat boy Christmas! Couldnt wait to try it, so got home at 8:30, had her fired up by 9, put a FROZEN chicken breast on at 9:30 and ate it by 10:15. HO LEE COW! Dayum! That was purty gewd, purty gewd, indeed. Pleasantly surprised given the fact that chicken was a brick. Excellent results from what I honestly figured would be a sacrificial cook. Got the wifi rollin, got the food probe in once the breast thawed enuf to do so, set the meat probe temp on the app, and pulled the breast at 165°. Verified with an instant read, and they were identical. I have rediculously high hopes for this thing now. Update. 12/10/17 I have used the grill about 30 times. The more I cook the better it gets. Did poor man's burnt ends with a Chuck roast yesterday. Programmed my own profile for the Chuck, and I don't see how it could have turned out any better! I cooked two 8 pound bone in pork shoulders, (cut in half, four 4 pound chunks.) Thirty people got two good sized sandwiches, and it was absolutely delicious, every single bite, beautiful bark, quarter inch smoke ring, my mind was blown, honestly! The texture was firm but tender, could have shredded it finely, but I left it chunky. The only thing I haven't cooked perfectly on this thing is chicken wings. I have a mission to figure that out, trying different dry brines and temps/times. The biggest secret you should know with this thing is that the heat is very uneven, no matter where you put the heat shield. I have mapped mine with infrared thermometer and high quality digital probes. Right side of the grill was 50 degrees higher than the left side. After this, I decided to add another heat deflector just for low and slow cooks. I accomplished this by purchasing a round 10 inch cast iron griddle. Cut the handle off, and just sit it on top of the stock deflector. I now have a 10 degree variance from right to left, measured at the level of the grates. (Which are awesome by the way. They clean up so easily with a wire brush.) Also, the Traeger Pellets are the best I have used. Just wish they made a peach variety. I have used probably 100#'s of pellets so far, and whether I get them locally or online, they run about $1 per pound.;;Reviewed in the United States on October 10, 2017;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;If you wanna go from BBQ Novice to BBQ Pro in a short amount of time, this is the grill for you.;;Amazon Customer;;;I will compare this unit to the Traeger Junior Elite because Traeger is the most popular brand of pellet grill and the Junior Elite is very close in size and price. I used to have a Traeger Junior Elite before this and the Davy Crockett is better in almost every way except two: Traeger has a 3 year warranty, the Davy Crockett has a 2 year warranty. They are both manufactured in China and have similar build quality AFAICT. The Traeger has a larger grill area (20-25% larger) than the Davy Crockett. Both will fit three racks of babyback ribs or two racks of spare ribs but I do miss the extra space on the Traeger. The Davy Crockett has better temperature control that allows me to program much more exact temperatures (one degree adjustments possible) using their app (the control panel allows me to adjust temperatures 5 degrees at a time). It uses a PID controller [...] controller to anticipate and fine micromanage the temperature by manipulating the auger speed and the fan speed. The Traeger just uses a thermostat set to 25 degree increments to control how much wood is fed into the fire and it has trouble keeping the temperature within 25 degrees of the set temperature. The Davy Crockett can be controlled manually with the control panel or via an app that allows you to monitor and control the grill. They will be coming out with a cloud based app so you can monitor the grill from anywhere you can get an internet connection so you can run errands or watch your kid play baseball while the meat is cooking. The App also allows you to program a series of instructions so that you can smoke for 5 hours and then cook for 3 hours and then lower the temperature so that it is still warm for you whenever you are ready to eat. This level of control and monitoring is important because the hopper does not always feed the pellets into the auger correctly and the fire in the firepot can go out. With the traeger, you have no idea unless you are constantly checking the grill while the Davy Crockett will tell you that the hopper is not feeding wood pellets and that the temperature is dropping. Another problem is that occasionally the pellets inside the auger will catch fire, this is usually not a problem because the wood pellets get spit out by the auger faster than the fire can works its way back into the hopper; but sometimes the fire does work its way back into the hopper (where it seems to die for lack of oxygen) and the temperature spikes. The Davy Crockett app will tell you something is wrong while the Traeger will produce ruined meat unless you are keeping a close eye on the grill (happened to me on a 12 hour smoke of brisket). Larger units can create enough separation between the fire and the auger to prevent this but smaller units don't seem to be large enough to create this much space. The Davy Crockett comes "tailgate ready" its legs can fold into a carry handle and it comes with the accessories you need to power it from your car battery or car electrical plug/cigarette lighter. Traeger charges $70 for an inverter to connect the Traeger to your car and another $80 for folding legs (but to be fair, the Traeger folding legs are sturdier and generally better than the legs that come with the Davy Crockett). The Traeger Junior Elite has vents in the hood that let in water if it rains. The Davy Crockett has a chimney with a cover. not a big deal but outside temperature affects the Traeger a lot more than the Davy Crockett because of the vented hood. If you are thinking about getting a wood pellet grill but don't really know if you want to spend $1000 or more. Then you can start with this one for $350 (on sale from your local dealer) and if you really like it, you can drop those $$$ for a larger grill (and you'll be much better informed about wood pellet grills by then). Personally I have a gas grill for grilling a gas smoker for smoking and this one is for tailgating, small cooks and extra capacity for grilling AND smoking.;;Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2016;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Best Tailgate Wood Pellet Grill;;Damuri

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Delivery

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Returns

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Top Amazon Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Joseph Chmiel - Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2018
The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little ...
This product malfunctioned on the third use. The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little high. On the third run, the temperature setting went haywire and incinerated my $65 roast less than 2 hours into a 6 hour smoke even though it displayed the right temperature setting. Good luck to you if you choose this product. But do you really want to trust your expensive holiday roast to luck? Follow Up: I received a call from the manufacturer who was rightly concerned about my issue. They assured me that with tens of thousands of these units in operation that my problem was unique. They wanted to get my smoker back for evaluation to see what went wrong and sent me another brand new grill and a return shipping label. As far as I'm concerned, they handled my problem in the right manner. I am more than comfortable recommending this grill to anyone now that I know there is a manufacturer standing behind it who will do the right thing. And by the way, the new grill is functioning just fine! Joe

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on October 10, 2017
If you wanna go from BBQ Novice to BBQ Pro in a short amount of time, this is the grill for you.
This will be updated, but.... First, I have never monitored the tracking on an order so intently as this one. (Amazon does not update nearly as fast as the Fedex tracking, by the way.) Got the grill today, and Its like a fat boy Christmas! Couldnt wait to try it, so got home at 8:30, had her fired up by 9, put a FROZEN chicken breast on at 9:30 and ate it by 10:15. HO LEE COW! Dayum! That was purty gewd, purty gewd, indeed. Pleasantly surprised given the fact that chicken was a brick. Excellent results from what I honestly figured would be a sacrificial cook. Got the wifi rollin, got the food probe in once the breast thawed enuf to do so, set the meat probe temp on the app, and pulled the breast at 165°. Verified with an instant read, and they were identical. I have rediculously high hopes for this thing now. Update. 12/10/17 I have used the grill about 30 times. The more I cook the better it gets. Did poor man's burnt ends with a Chuck roast yesterday. Programmed my own profile for the Chuck, and I don't see how it could have turned out any better! I cooked two 8 pound bone in pork shoulders, (cut in half, four 4 pound chunks.) Thirty people got two good sized sandwiches, and it was absolutely delicious, every single bite, beautiful bark, quarter inch smoke ring, my mind was blown, honestly! The texture was firm but tender, could have shredded it finely, but I left it chunky. The only thing I haven't cooked perfectly on this thing is chicken wings. I have a mission to figure that out, trying different dry brines and temps/times. The biggest secret you should know with this thing is that the heat is very uneven, no matter where you put the heat shield. I have mapped mine with infrared thermometer and high quality digital probes. Right side of the grill was 50 degrees higher than the left side. After this, I decided to add another heat deflector just for low and slow cooks. I accomplished this by purchasing a round 10 inch cast iron griddle. Cut the handle off, and just sit it on top of the stock deflector. I now have a 10 degree variance from right to left, measured at the level of the grates. (Which are awesome by the way. They clean up so easily with a wire brush.) Also, the Traeger Pellets are the best I have used. Just wish they made a peach variety. I have used probably 100#'s of pellets so far, and whether I get them locally or online, they run about $1 per pound.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Damuri - Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2016
Best Tailgate Wood Pellet Grill
I will compare this unit to the Traeger Junior Elite because Traeger is the most popular brand of pellet grill and the Junior Elite is very close in size and price. I used to have a Traeger Junior Elite before this and the Davy Crockett is better in almost every way except two: Traeger has a 3 year warranty, the Davy Crockett has a 2 year warranty. They are both manufactured in China and have similar build quality AFAICT. The Traeger has a larger grill area (20-25% larger) than the Davy Crockett. Both will fit three racks of babyback ribs or two racks of spare ribs but I do miss the extra space on the Traeger. The Davy Crockett has better temperature control that allows me to program much more exact temperatures (one degree adjustments possible) using their app (the control panel allows me to adjust temperatures 5 degrees at a time). It uses a PID controller [...] controller to anticipate and fine micromanage the temperature by manipulating the auger speed and the fan speed. The Traeger just uses a thermostat set to 25 degree increments to control how much wood is fed into the fire and it has trouble keeping the temperature within 25 degrees of the set temperature. The Davy Crockett can be controlled manually with the control panel or via an app that allows you to monitor and control the grill. They will be coming out with a cloud based app so you can monitor the grill from anywhere you can get an internet connection so you can run errands or watch your kid play baseball while the meat is cooking. The App also allows you to program a series of instructions so that you can smoke for 5 hours and then cook for 3 hours and then lower the temperature so that it is still warm for you whenever you are ready to eat. This level of control and monitoring is important because the hopper does not always feed the pellets into the auger correctly and the fire in the firepot can go out. With the traeger, you have no idea unless you are constantly checking the grill while the Davy Crockett will tell you that the hopper is not feeding wood pellets and that the temperature is dropping. Another problem is that occasionally the pellets inside the auger will catch fire, this is usually not a problem because the wood pellets get spit out by the auger faster than the fire can works its way back into the hopper; but sometimes the fire does work its way back into the hopper (where it seems to die for lack of oxygen) and the temperature spikes. The Davy Crockett app will tell you something is wrong while the Traeger will produce ruined meat unless you are keeping a close eye on the grill (happened to me on a 12 hour smoke of brisket). Larger units can create enough separation between the fire and the auger to prevent this but smaller units don't seem to be large enough to create this much space. The Davy Crockett comes "tailgate ready" its legs can fold into a carry handle and it comes with the accessories you need to power it from your car battery or car electrical plug/cigarette lighter. Traeger charges $70 for an inverter to connect the Traeger to your car and another $80 for folding legs (but to be fair, the Traeger folding legs are sturdier and generally better than the legs that come with the Davy Crockett). The Traeger Junior Elite has vents in the hood that let in water if it rains. The Davy Crockett has a chimney with a cover. not a big deal but outside temperature affects the Traeger a lot more than the Davy Crockett because of the vented hood. If you are thinking about getting a wood pellet grill but don't really know if you want to spend $1000 or more. Then you can start with this one for $350 (on sale from your local dealer) and if you really like it, you can drop those $$$ for a larger grill (and you'll be much better informed about wood pellet grills by then). Personally I have a gas grill for grilling a gas smoker for smoking and this one is for tailgating, small cooks and extra capacity for grilling AND smoking.

Recent Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Joseph Chmiel - Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2018
The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little ...
This product malfunctioned on the third use. The first two times the meat came out fine even though the temperature seemed to run a little high. On the third run, the temperature setting went haywire and incinerated my $65 roast less than 2 hours into a 6 hour smoke even though it displayed the right temperature setting. Good luck to you if you choose this product. But do you really want to trust your expensive holiday roast to luck? Follow Up: I received a call from the manufacturer who was rightly concerned about my issue. They assured me that with tens of thousands of these units in operation that my problem was unique. They wanted to get my smoker back for evaluation to see what went wrong and sent me another brand new grill and a return shipping label. As far as I'm concerned, they handled my problem in the right manner. I am more than comfortable recommending this grill to anyone now that I know there is a manufacturer standing behind it who will do the right thing. And by the way, the new grill is functioning just fine! Joe

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on October 10, 2017
If you wanna go from BBQ Novice to BBQ Pro in a short amount of time, this is the grill for you.
This will be updated, but.... First, I have never monitored the tracking on an order so intently as this one. (Amazon does not update nearly as fast as the Fedex tracking, by the way.) Got the grill today, and Its like a fat boy Christmas! Couldnt wait to try it, so got home at 8:30, had her fired up by 9, put a FROZEN chicken breast on at 9:30 and ate it by 10:15. HO LEE COW! Dayum! That was purty gewd, purty gewd, indeed. Pleasantly surprised given the fact that chicken was a brick. Excellent results from what I honestly figured would be a sacrificial cook. Got the wifi rollin, got the food probe in once the breast thawed enuf to do so, set the meat probe temp on the app, and pulled the breast at 165°. Verified with an instant read, and they were identical. I have rediculously high hopes for this thing now. Update. 12/10/17 I have used the grill about 30 times. The more I cook the better it gets. Did poor man's burnt ends with a Chuck roast yesterday. Programmed my own profile for the Chuck, and I don't see how it could have turned out any better! I cooked two 8 pound bone in pork shoulders, (cut in half, four 4 pound chunks.) Thirty people got two good sized sandwiches, and it was absolutely delicious, every single bite, beautiful bark, quarter inch smoke ring, my mind was blown, honestly! The texture was firm but tender, could have shredded it finely, but I left it chunky. The only thing I haven't cooked perfectly on this thing is chicken wings. I have a mission to figure that out, trying different dry brines and temps/times. The biggest secret you should know with this thing is that the heat is very uneven, no matter where you put the heat shield. I have mapped mine with infrared thermometer and high quality digital probes. Right side of the grill was 50 degrees higher than the left side. After this, I decided to add another heat deflector just for low and slow cooks. I accomplished this by purchasing a round 10 inch cast iron griddle. Cut the handle off, and just sit it on top of the stock deflector. I now have a 10 degree variance from right to left, measured at the level of the grates. (Which are awesome by the way. They clean up so easily with a wire brush.) Also, the Traeger Pellets are the best I have used. Just wish they made a peach variety. I have used probably 100#'s of pellets so far, and whether I get them locally or online, they run about $1 per pound.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Damuri - Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2016
Best Tailgate Wood Pellet Grill
I will compare this unit to the Traeger Junior Elite because Traeger is the most popular brand of pellet grill and the Junior Elite is very close in size and price. I used to have a Traeger Junior Elite before this and the Davy Crockett is better in almost every way except two: Traeger has a 3 year warranty, the Davy Crockett has a 2 year warranty. They are both manufactured in China and have similar build quality AFAICT. The Traeger has a larger grill area (20-25% larger) than the Davy Crockett. Both will fit three racks of babyback ribs or two racks of spare ribs but I do miss the extra space on the Traeger. The Davy Crockett has better temperature control that allows me to program much more exact temperatures (one degree adjustments possible) using their app (the control panel allows me to adjust temperatures 5 degrees at a time). It uses a PID controller [...] controller to anticipate and fine micromanage the temperature by manipulating the auger speed and the fan speed. The Traeger just uses a thermostat set to 25 degree increments to control how much wood is fed into the fire and it has trouble keeping the temperature within 25 degrees of the set temperature. The Davy Crockett can be controlled manually with the control panel or via an app that allows you to monitor and control the grill. They will be coming out with a cloud based app so you can monitor the grill from anywhere you can get an internet connection so you can run errands or watch your kid play baseball while the meat is cooking. The App also allows you to program a series of instructions so that you can smoke for 5 hours and then cook for 3 hours and then lower the temperature so that it is still warm for you whenever you are ready to eat. This level of control and monitoring is important because the hopper does not always feed the pellets into the auger correctly and the fire in the firepot can go out. With the traeger, you have no idea unless you are constantly checking the grill while the Davy Crockett will tell you that the hopper is not feeding wood pellets and that the temperature is dropping. Another problem is that occasionally the pellets inside the auger will catch fire, this is usually not a problem because the wood pellets get spit out by the auger faster than the fire can works its way back into the hopper; but sometimes the fire does work its way back into the hopper (where it seems to die for lack of oxygen) and the temperature spikes. The Davy Crockett app will tell you something is wrong while the Traeger will produce ruined meat unless you are keeping a close eye on the grill (happened to me on a 12 hour smoke of brisket). Larger units can create enough separation between the fire and the auger to prevent this but smaller units don't seem to be large enough to create this much space. The Davy Crockett comes "tailgate ready" its legs can fold into a carry handle and it comes with the accessories you need to power it from your car battery or car electrical plug/cigarette lighter. Traeger charges $70 for an inverter to connect the Traeger to your car and another $80 for folding legs (but to be fair, the Traeger folding legs are sturdier and generally better than the legs that come with the Davy Crockett). The Traeger Junior Elite has vents in the hood that let in water if it rains. The Davy Crockett has a chimney with a cover. not a big deal but outside temperature affects the Traeger a lot more than the Davy Crockett because of the vented hood. If you are thinking about getting a wood pellet grill but don't really know if you want to spend $1000 or more. Then you can start with this one for $350 (on sale from your local dealer) and if you really like it, you can drop those $$$ for a larger grill (and you'll be much better informed about wood pellet grills by then). Personally I have a gas grill for grilling a gas smoker for smoking and this one is for tailgating, small cooks and extra capacity for grilling AND smoking.