Shirley Smokers vs Lang

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Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby BRam03 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:09 pm

Welp, after months of searching I've finely narrowed down my smoker choices to Lang 48 or Shirley 50 (patio on both). Any input would be appreciated as this is truly a life changing decision.

Either of these would be an up-grade on my Old Country Pecos, but by current future needs are requiring a bit more cowbell.

Again, any advice or input would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby Okie Sawbones » Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:22 pm

Both are good smokers, but the Shirley has better welding. This is important to some folks. I'd be happy to own either one.
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby bsooner75 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:59 pm

I've seen both up close. The Shirley is second to none. As OSB said they are both good smokers.

Contact them and ask for references in your area so you can see one in person before buying.


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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby k.a.m. » Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:28 pm

Shirley cookers hands down. The quality of the cooker and customer service before and after the sale is second to none.
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby Bockbock » Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:48 pm

I have a Lang 36" patio pit. I love it. The welds may not be the best cosmetically, but it cooks great and is functional. If I were you and you can afford it, I would get a 48" pit as opposed to the 36". Just my opinion. Hope that helps.
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby BRam03 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:25 pm

Update:

Picked the shirly 24x50, and now my watch begins...
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby bsooner75 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:56 am

Exciting, keep us posted


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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby k.a.m. » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Congratulations. :D
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby Rodcrafter » Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:49 am

Your wait will be worth it, Paul and Tyler are some great guys. They will do you a really good job. I recommend them all the time to folks looking for a builder.


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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby Notorious Q.U.E. » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:35 pm

I got my Shirley 24 x 50 and I've been over the moon happy. You'll forget about the wait time and be so glad that you didn't settle. Drafts like a freight train and cooks the best Que of my life!!
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby jfiasco2183 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:45 am

BRam03 wrote:Update:

Picked the shirly 24x50, and now my watch begins...

Have you received your order yet? How long was the wait? I just ordered on this morning and curious if the wait time is really as long as they estimate.
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Re: Shirley Smokers vs Lang

Postby slamkeys » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:28 pm

I want that Shirley to replace my finicky Yoder Wichita. Looks awesome.
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