Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Horizontal smokers with a side firebox and tuning plates.
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Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by MattJ » July 23rd, 2016, 5:38 pm

I'm already planning my next build (which will be for my brother). It will be either a simple side fire box (non reverse flow) because he wants it to pull dual duty as a grill. I have been doing some searching and looking at pictures. I was wondering what is the difference be the normal side fire box and the Jambo clones.



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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by Big T » July 23rd, 2016, 10:55 pm

The Jambo's that I've seen have an insulated FB, the throat is as high as possible on the end of the CC and the stack is a little lower than the bottom cooking grate. A normal offset has the throat down low and the stack up high on the other end. There's probably benefits of both styles but I don't know if either one is really better than the other.


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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by Pete Mazz » July 24th, 2016, 4:24 am

Big T wrote:The Jambo's that I've seen have an insulated FB, the throat is as high as possible on the end of the CC and the stack is a little lower than the bottom cooking grate. A normal offset has the throat down low and the stack up high on the other end. There's probably benefits of both styles but I don't know if either one is really better than the other.
Never understood that concept but they seem to be popular.


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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by Rodcrafter » July 24th, 2016, 3:38 pm

They have custom paint jobs like cars. That could be a big selling feature


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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by Pete Mazz » July 24th, 2016, 3:55 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:They have custom paint jobs like cars. That could be a big selling feature


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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by Rodcrafter » July 24th, 2016, 8:40 pm

LOL


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Re: Jambo Style Smoker Differences

Post by BenzieBBQ » March 13th, 2017, 5:06 pm

Matt-

What did you decide? I'm also looking at for Jambo / Franklin designs to look at.



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