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MAK 3 Star General Unboxing

smokerjoe

New member
Looks nice! Cooked on it yet? Pros/Cons?

Got a few cooks on it now. Did a turkey for Thanksgiving, Canadian, and it was nice being able to set the one side to smoke and the other side to the temperature I wanted. It's a bit narrower than the 2 Star but still lots of room. It's also nice that it gets hotter than my old 2 Star did and doesn't take as long to warm up.

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smokerjoe

New member
That turkey looks delicious! Is your unit on a roll cart or built in?

I didn't buy the cart and plan to redo my deck and build an outdoor kitchen next year but it's pretty much winter here now so I just have it on a temporary setup for now that you can see in the video.
 
That turkey barely fits. Doesn’t look like a spatchcock would fit. Looks like it needs to be a little deeper for that kind of money. Maybe the pic doesn’t do it justice but it looks kind of small front to back???
 

sschorr

Member
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 newer ones have different dimensions??
 

MAK DADDY

Moderator
Great looking bird!!!

Yes the three star is a bit narrower as the hopper takes up room in the front of the grill where the 2 star has a side hopper.
Double the length though with lots of rack configurations for each side :)
 

TentHunter

Moderator
Pretty dang awesome! I like the temporary setup you have and that turkey looks amazing.


Welcome to the MAK family.
 
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