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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,136


    cazzy said:
     

    I get the cost is less, but I didn't consider it because I didn't like the way it looked visually. Your secret agent has people think it's the greatest pit controller out there. I don't believe that's the case. b-(

    Best bang for your buck? I would definitely give it that title! ;)



    So what makes the other ones so much better......besides the looks (to you)?

    Like I said in another thread, you should have heard what people called my BGE and Grillery  twenty years ago before they got popular.  Same words were used to criticize Glock handguns, Robinson helicopters, etc, when they came out, but they beat their critics based on their performance and own 50%+ of the market share now......and their looks didn't change at all, people just got used to it.

    I'm a dealer for the other guys as well, so I'm just curious.  I sold over a hundred Pitmasters last year--one complaint from a guy with an Akorn; one unit that had a defective probe.  Otherwise everyone was happy, 'fugly' or not.

    For me, my list was short because I needed (Ok wanted) something with WiFi to control when I'm at work or away. It has a lot to do with me being in Information Technology, so the Stoker satisfied my nerd.

    I actually think the pitmaster is great, cause a pit controller does make stuff "even" easier. Afterall, if we wanted hard, we all would have stick burners. I think the price point makes owning one affordable which is awesome.

    I've been chiming in, mostly cause I find ribbing RickyBobby enjoyable.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • RickyBobbyRickyBobby Posts: 744
    edited February 2014
    I just don't get it. The Eggs are the ugliest damn grills a person could own. You want to pound your chest and be a big man ... get a large offset smoker setup on a trailer with huge smoke stacks and burn some stick wood. That will make you LOOK good! I like the Egg, though, because the way it performs. It's a proven performer. Pretty "fugly", but the Eggs work. If I worried about looks I would have bought a Primos Grill.
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 4,450
    cazzy said:
     
    For me, my list was short because I needed (Ok wanted) something with WiFi to control when I'm at work or away. It has a lot to do with me being in Information Technology, so the Stoker satisfied my nerd. I actually think the pitmaster is great, cause a pit controller does make stuff "even" easier. Afterall, if we wanted hard, we all would have stick burners. I think the price point makes owning one affordable which is awesome. I've been chiming in, mostly cause I find ribbing RickyBobby enjoyable.
    Fair enough.....WiFi is the only thing they don't have.  Sit tight, they will eventually.  One thing they'll have to do is make it easy to set up.  It needs to truly be plug and play before I'll feel comfortable selling it to someone less computer savvy than I.  I would rather see one Bluetooth or USB.
  • DMWDMW Posts: 13,827
    cazzy said:
     
    For me, my list was short because I needed (Ok wanted) something with WiFi to control when I'm at work or away. It has a lot to do with me being in Information Technology, so the Stoker satisfied my nerd. I actually think the pitmaster is great, cause a pit controller does make stuff "even" easier. Afterall, if we wanted hard, we all would have stick burners. I think the price point makes owning one affordable which is awesome. I've been chiming in, mostly cause I find ribbing RickyBobby enjoyable.
    Fair enough.....WiFi is the only thing they don't have.  Sit tight, they will eventually.  One thing they'll have to do is make it easy to set up.  It needs to truly be plug and play before I'll feel comfortable selling it to someone less computer savvy than I.  I would rather see one Bluetooth or USB.
    The problem with Bluetooth is it's limited range, and USB, well you have a cable to deal with. Now something with a USB interface and WiFi so you could use an application on a PC to configure the WiFi portion of the control via the USB interface...That might be interesting.
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr - BS SS36" Griddle
  • Thank god you guys stopped kicking each other.
    Bottom line is that it works like every other one out there and the price was right and I didn't have one before. Enough said!!
    Jefferson .GA.  
    Been egging since 1985 on a medium egg
  • buzd504buzd504 Posts: 3,570
    cazzy said:
     
    For me, my list was short because I needed (Ok wanted) something with WiFi to control when I'm at work or away. It has a lot to do with me being in Information Technology, so the Stoker satisfied my nerd. I actually think the pitmaster is great, cause a pit controller does make stuff "even" easier. Afterall, if we wanted hard, we all would have stick burners. I think the price point makes owning one affordable which is awesome. I've been chiming in, mostly cause I find ribbing RickyBobby enjoyable.
    Fair enough.....WiFi is the only thing they don't have.  Sit tight, they will eventually.  One thing they'll have to do is make it easy to set up.  It needs to truly be plug and play before I'll feel comfortable selling it to someone less computer savvy than I.  I would rather see one Bluetooth or USB.
    Please not bluetooth.
    NOLA
  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 701
    Post Office tracking indicates my pitmaster awaits. Thanks for the great service @stlcharcoal.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
  • GQuiz said:
    Post Office tracking indicates my pitmaster awaits. Thanks for the great service @stlcharcoal.

    Let us all know what you think of it. What model did you get?
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 701
    Got the 110. Just going to use it to grill some fajitas. Using my new XL Woo2... It's like Christmas in February. Pitmaster set up too easily... I'm worried.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
  • It is easy. Wonder how low it will go. 200 ?
    Jefferson .GA.  
    Been egging since 1985 on a medium egg
  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 701
    Man, it's just like my 401K... set it and forget it. Worked like a champ.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,487
    "pitmaster came"

    How ironic.  RickyBobby came when his showed up.=))

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
  • DMWDMW Posts: 13,827
    BOWHUNR said:
    "pitmaster came"

    How ironic.  RickyBobby came when his showed up.=))

    Mike
    Someone finally posted what everyone else was thinking.
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr - BS SS36" Griddle
  • DMW said:
    BOWHUNR said:
    "pitmaster came"

    How ironic.  RickyBobby came when his showed up.=))

    Mike
    Someone finally posted what everyone else was thinking.

    At least I let you all enjoy the experience with me :\">
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,404
    This thread is working....I'm seeing pit master bumped so much I might pull the trigger.
    Plus the didgidx is $300+.
    Keep bumping this.
    Seattle, WA
  • SkinnyV said:
    This thread is working....I'm seeing pit master bumped so much I might pull the trigger. Plus the didgidx is $300+. Keep bumping this.

    HaHaHaHa!!! These fellas can't figure that out. They think I threw the PitMasters in everyones face, but they are talking about it more than I ever would have imagined. They might top me in sales on the PitMasters. Karma baby! :D
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,136
    I want to buy one and see if it blends!!!!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • @SkinnyV ~ It is the Smart Buy
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,413
    DID SOMEONE SAY PITMASTER!?!?

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  • DMWDMW Posts: 13,827
    When I saw the thread title I knew what it meant, but all I could think was "Who is pitmaster, and why would I want to see that?"  =))

    OK, I'm juvenile...

    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr - BS SS36" Griddle
  • @Eggcelsior
    Literally laughed out loud at that one...
    Making the neighbors jealous in Pleasant Hill, Ia one cook at a time...
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,404
    Can I get a pm on each unit cost including shipping. 110 and 120.

    TIA
    Seattle, WA
  • SkinnyV said:
    Can I get a pm on each unit cost including shipping. 110 and 120. TIA

    You should prolly send @stlcharcoal a message in case he doesn't see this
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • LOL!! Kermit!! Shocked and appalled! Too funny!

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