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I have a LGE and joe jr at home, vacation place I have a classic joe and an Akorn jr. Love them all, the joe's are very nice, come with excellent accessories and seem very well built. They all cook great food, the only problem could be the chef!
The Blackstone is fantastic. I was getting terrific pies off the egg but over an hour of preheat and a lot of charcoal. The BS is ready very quickly and the results are great every time. I love the egg, we grilled lobsters and steaks last night, the pizza was just an appetizer.
I only have a large, it is plenty big enough for me. I have never wished for more space and I have cooked a lot on mine! Having said that, we have an Akorn jr at our winter place in Florida and it is a great size for quick cooks for 2. I am thinking if I had a small I may use it more than the large? Less lump and seems like it would be good for most things I do (chops, wings, steaks, legs, thighs)