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    Being very lazy and wanting to avoid cleaning the...

    Being very lazy and wanting to avoid cleaning the Flamezone top (essentially the "drip pan"), I almost always cook on my MAK 2's upper grate with a foil pan of some sort beneath whatever I am...
  2. Thread: Pellet reviews

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    +1 on those brands. I use Lumberjack for 100%...

    +1 on those brands. I use Lumberjack for 100% Oak. I use CookinPellets.com for their Perfect Mix. And I use Camp Chef's 100% Cherry and 100% Apple.
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    Dale - welcome to PS. Yes, this is a MAK "heavy"...

    Dale - welcome to PS. Yes, this is a MAK "heavy" forum. Many here either have or had other pellet smokers, gassers, charcoal, wood and electric cookers. MAK's are loved for their build quality,...
  4. Thread: Ash removal

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    I owned a Camp Chef DLX before selling it and...

    I owned a Camp Chef DLX before selling it and getting my MAK 2 Star. I really loved the ash dump feature of the CC - no disassembly of anything, just pull the slide to dump the ash into the cup...
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    New Private Message Spam

    Moderators: I am getting new spam from ptom4585 - same stuff as previously blocked spammers.

    TentHunter (Cliff): I could not PM you about this as your mailbox appears to be full.
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    Welcome from SoCal!

    Welcome from SoCal!
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    You should consider upgrading at least the...

    You should consider upgrading at least the firmware on your Pellet Boss controller. There have been some significant upgrades/changes to the controller over the last 8 years.
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    I have both a MAK 2 Star and a very high end...

    I have both a MAK 2 Star and a very high end gasser (Hestan Aspire 36"). I also have a Blackstone griddle. The main reason I have the gasser is that my wife does not like smoked foods or smoke...
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    Welcome from SoCal. There are a number of...

    Welcome from SoCal. There are a number of threads in the "Lounge" section on this forum. Here is one, but if you just poke around, there have been a number of posts in that section asking similar...
  10. CookinPellets sometimes has unique pellets -...

    CookinPellets sometimes has unique pellets - maybe 1-2 years ago they got hold of discarded oak wine barrels, not just the stuff used in the SS tank method of wine making. They sold 40 lb bags of...
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    Big Poppa has gone almost exclusively with BBQ...

    Big Poppa has gone almost exclusively with BBQ Delight including their 100% Oak. You can still get Lumberjack 100% Oak on the big internet retailer if you must have that specific brand.
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    I hear you man. It took me and my buddy 2 hours...

    I hear you man. It took me and my buddy 2 hours to assemble my MAK 2 Star. Most of the angst was lining up the bolts attaching the cooker body to the cart, especially the ones on the far left side....
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    Just to follow-up: Did the removal and cleaning...

    Just to follow-up: Did the removal and cleaning inside and out of both the chamber and the movable hood. Placing the hood back in the closed position really made all the difference. I used a long...
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    Wow Bob! Thanks for the fast response! Tell...

    Wow Bob! Thanks for the fast response! Tell your support folks they can ignore my email about this now. Gonna give this a whirl today.
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    Removing MAK 2 Star Hood

    Folks,

    In some very old threads, the issue of removing the hood to clean the carbon (black flakes) build-up is mentioned. Several stated that removing the hood is "easy", taking just minutes. ...
  16. Thread: I Need Help!!

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    I think the other replies on the features and...

    I think the other replies on the features and benefits of the MAK overall, and the differences between the 1 and 2 Star versions really are spot on. As a former Camp Chef DLX owner (the version just...
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    +1. I always use either the upper rack or a rack...

    +1. I always use either the upper rack or a rack on top of the foil pan.
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    Welcome from SoCal.

    Welcome from SoCal.
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    It is not for sale yet - January, 2020, but you...

    It is not for sale yet - January, 2020, but you can pre-order. AmazingRibs has a review as Meathead and Max visited Weber and got info and a demo.
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    I am a bit confused by the comment about the 3...

    I am a bit confused by the comment about the 3 Star being narrower. The spec for the 3 Star is 30" deep. The spec for the 2 Star is 25" deep. Maybe the specs on the MAK website are old and the...
  21. On the Traeger, I do not think they kept the...

    On the Traeger, I do not think they kept the manual feed option on their controllers (or if they even had that - it is an option on some other brands). The only way I can see to empty the auger is...
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    I used to brine a frozen Butterball (thawed). ...

    I used to brine a frozen Butterball (thawed). Due to space issues (small refrigerator), I now buy already brined birds. However, the Butterballs always came out great. I think the cooking method...
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    While not quite as wet as the PNW, I live by the...

    While not quite as wet as the PNW, I live by the ocean and the salt-sea air keeps things humid here, as well as somewhat corrosive. One of the reasons I love the MAK is the 304 Stainless version -...
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    Without calling MAK Support, I wouldn't know...

    Without calling MAK Support, I wouldn't know which level the changes were made in.
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    I also have a 2018. I also had issues with WiFi...

    I also have a 2018. I also had issues with WiFi dropping. Back then, the MAK's controller firmware would drop into "smoke" setting if your WiFi disconnected. This could be particularly problematic...
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