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Postby *SL*Celaya » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:06 am

I was wondering if any one of you have this pit. I heard its a really good pit, and is very efficient. I was just wondering if any of you feel the same way, and if their are any problems what are they? Thanks
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Postby Fullofbull » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:51 am

I don't own the Vault but I have a Safe. Built by Pitmaker the Safe is the Vaults little brother. Great cooker and yes very efficient.
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby FR8 Train » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:04 am

I have had my vault for about a year now and it is pretty awesome. Long burn times, super efficient, built like a tank. I haven't had a single issue with mine. They were a little hard to deal with during the build process, but once we finally got the pit we couldn't be happier.
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Postby Fullofbull » Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:00 pm

Here are some pics of my Safe.
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And yes even temps top to bottom no water in pan the target temp was 250 I wanted to run. The 300 is the maximum temp I wanted to hit
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby Hatch » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:26 pm

Fullofbull. How does the safe hold temps down around 250°? I have been researching these pits for a while and my concern is keeping the temps down around that 250° mark. I have heard if you get up to 300 that its hard to bring the pit back down to temp. What is your experience with this?
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Postby Fullofbull » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:31 pm

If I cook with the Guru it does all the work. When I cook with out it I open the intake all the way and cut the exhaust back to about 1/4 when it hits about 235 or so choke the intake to about fingernail width and she rides just fine at 250.
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby Boots » Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:06 am

Rockin' lookin cooker. How many briskets will it hold?
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Postby Fullofbull » Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:55 pm

It will hold 4 full packers about 16 lbs ea. or so or you can run 2 8-10# flats on each grate. There are 4 grates in the the pit. The grates are 20 1/2" deep and 15 1/2" wide so it will hold full size pans. Each grate is about 3 1/2" to 4" apart.
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby FR8 Train » Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:49 am

The Vault can hold somewhere between 10-15 briskets depending on size. It is 5 racks and you can do 2-3 per rack.
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby *SL*Celaya » Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:58 am

@HotIron, do you have your vault on a trAiler or just on the casters?
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby FR8 Train » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:03 am

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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby Hookin' Bull » Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:26 pm

Nice looking set up FR8. :grin:
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby FR8 Train » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:00 pm

Hookin' Bull wrote:Nice looking set up FR8. :grin:


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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby *SL*Celaya » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:34 pm

FR8, that's an awwesome set up. If you dont mind me asking. Where did you get that trailer?
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Re: Pitmaker Vault

Postby FR8 Train » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:40 pm

I don't mind, it is a gator tail out of georgia.
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