BBQ Equipment: Secret Sources
I don't know if I should reveal this secret to the rest of the barbecue world, but my undying loyalty to my readers compels me to do it. OK, here you go. If you're looking to buy a grill or a smoker, one of the best places to shop is craigslist.org.
Last year I purchased my Kamado Smoker from craigslist and my NB Hondo (which was sadly stolen from my yard before I ever got to use it) from craigslist. It's a great place to find the smokers and grills most stores don't carry.
Here's a sample listing from Minneapolis for the legendary Bandera Smoker:
Bandera Smoker for Sale - $75
Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 2007-07-05, 5:05PM CDT
For Sale: New Braunfels Bandera Smoker. Offset charcoal/wood/water smoker with large capacity. Fair condition, make anoffer.Call 612-730-7931.