Maybe you guys can help me out with a decision that has been tearing me apart lately...
I have a Chargriller charcoal grill / smoker (the side box style) that has served me well over the years, but I'm afraid it has finally succumbed to the elements. I grilled a lot of food, and smoked a lot of meats on this thing, and am now ready to upgrade to something with a bit more automated control so I don't have to babysit my BBQ all day long.
I've narrowed my selection down to a couple options: A charcoal grill with a gravity feed hopper that claims to have temperature control via forced air fans & augers (like wood pellet grills), and I've found a wood pellet grill that seems to check all the feature boxes as well. Both have fancy wi-fi capabilities that I'm not sure I'll really use, but we'll see (I probably will).
Now, I have no experience with wood pellet grills, and plenty of experience with charcoal. I'm not worried about not being able to sear a steak, because both models I'm looking at are capable of such things. Propane and electric aren't my style for this particular appliance.
So, whatcha think?
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