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Masterbuilt Pro

Model 20050412

Internet #202904343

Store SKU #572289

Dual Fuel Smoker

$169.00 /each
  • Dual-fuel capability with patented flame disk bowl
  • Smoke food using charcoal or propane
  • Masterbuilt PRO Series available exclusively at The Home Depot

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The Masterbuilt 30 in. Dual Fuel Smoker is perfect for the beginner or the pro. You’ll achieve competition-ready results in your own backyard, by using charcoal or propane. Whether you love the flavor of charcoal or prefer the consistent heat of propane, this smoker allows you to smoke any time of the year. Masterbuilt makes smoking simple.

  • Slow smoke using either propane or charcoal
  • Patented porcelain-coated flame disk bowl for use with wood chips or charcoal
  • Four chrome-coated cooking racks – smoke up to 80 lbs. of food
  • Dual-door design with built-in temperature gauge in top door
  • 15,400 BTU stainless steel burner with push-button ignition and type 1 regulator and hose
  • Don't forget the propane -- available at our in-store propane exchange centers

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I couldn't get temp past 210, is this normal?

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February 26, 2016
Propane control knob was in high, still only 200 degrees.
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August 16, 2016
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It sounds as if your regulator is not functioning correctly. Most people have trouble getting the temperature DOWN to 225 degrees F !!
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June 9, 2016
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Make sure the regulator on the smoker is turned off on the smoker before opening the tank valve. If not the sudden rush of gas and through off the OPD and limit gas flow.
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May 17, 2016
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This is not normal. When smoking food the temp range can be as high as you prefer although most of the time you want to go low and slow with temp and time. My issue has been keeping the temp low enough when using propane.
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March 6, 2016
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If you do not put any water in the water pan, then you can get it to well over 400. That is part of the "Pre-season Instructions" on page 16 of your manual.
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February 29, 2016
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Thank you for being a Masterbuilt customer. Please contact Masterbuilt Customer Service Department at 1-800-489-1581 with your model number for assistance with this question.
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February 27, 2016
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Yes, this is a smoker and not a cooker. The maximum temperature is 200 degrees F.
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Does this smoker includ a water pan.

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averillpark, ny
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August 18, 2016
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yes
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August 16, 2016
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Yes, but I feel that it is too small. I use a water pan from a 'bullet' smoker which has much more capacity.
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July 9, 2016
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Yes but it is small, I use a larger foil pan that you can buy for a dollar at the super markets.
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February 5, 2016
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No, the smoker does not include a water pan.
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February 2, 2016
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Thank you for your interest in the Masterbuilt Pro Dual Fuel Smoker. This unit does come with a water pan.
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last winter we purchased a new smoker from you but lost instructions on how to put it together or use it.

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July 8, 2016
Somehow, we lost the instruction book to put it together and run it. Can we get a new packet?
Our smoker is Model 20050412 serial # AD111527
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averillpark, ny
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July 10, 2016
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go to masterbuilts website.click on support, then click help. scroll down to manuals
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July 9, 2016
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Near the top of this page is a small section labled "INFO AND GUIDES" INSTDRUCTIONS/ASSEMBLY" Click on this and downlead the complete instruction booklet. This smoker is the 20050412 you are looking for.
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July 9, 2016
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Just contact Masterbuilt (1-800-489-1581) with you model and serial # and they can get you the instructions.
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July 9, 2016
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Call the manufacturer, I'm sure they can help!
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May 12, 2016
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Now I'm confused. The Master Built tech answered this question by saying you need to run it at 225 to 250 to produce smoke, but in the operations manual, the smoking chart uses 200 degrees as the temperature for smoking all meats.
Which one is it?
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To begin with, use chips not chunks. Secondly, try soaking you chips in water for 30 minutes and then let the chips drain for 30 minutes before you put them in the bowl. Thirdly, put the chips close to where the slits in the flame bowl are located, light your flame and leave it all of the way down (with water in the water pan). Soaking your chips in water wil help you get maximum smoke life from your Read More
To begin with, use chips not chunks. Secondly, try soaking you chips in water for 30 minutes and then let the chips drain for 30 minutes before you put them in the bowl. Thirdly, put the chips close to where the slits in the flame bowl are located, light your flame and leave it all of the way down (with water in the water pan). Soaking your chips in water wil help you get maximum smoke life from your chips. Read Less
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November 9, 2015
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Thank you for your interest in the Masterbuilt Dual Fuel Smoker. We recommend setting the temperature between 225 and 250 degrees to produce smoke.
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November 9, 2015
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I had the same problem and could never get an answer so I got rid of it. Hopefully the master tech will answer the question in its entirety. I need to get one now but if there is not a response I will go with another brand.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 140 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by So far so god! I had an electric smoker before and this one is so much more "smokier". The bottom door allows you to put more wood in with out loosing heat. Great bang for your buck. August 16, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good The grill is great and what I expected. I received the package damaged and there were a few scratches on the grill. There was no damage that prevented the grill from working. May 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This thing rocks! I received this as a gift for my birthday, I wanted one so it was perfectt. Fired it up for the initial burn off empty with no water and when the temp soared I was bummed because it was on low. Since then I have learned that with food and a full water tray low is about 240-200 depending on the wind and your damper settings. April 29, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Best food without the hassle I checked this unit out in store then ordered it online as HD was offering free shipping. My thought was to avoid the hassle of fitting it in my car. Shipped from CA to NY, took ~ week. Easy to assemble, instructions and labeling were good. Unit did have damage, the front door has two dents / creases across it and the handle on one damper is broken. I kept it as it is cosmetic damage and I didn't want to wait for replacement parts / exchange. Buy yours in store. Do not follow the recipes in the instruction manual. Cook temps should be higher unless you like brisket as tough as leather. DON'T TRUST THE THERMOMETER, get a digital one I rubbed the unit down with oil and broke it in, bringing temperatures over 400F for about 20 minutes. First cook I made a 10lb Pork Butt and 2 full racks of Spare Ribs. The foot print / size is small so you have to cut the ribs into smaller lengths to get them to fit. The cook took ~10 hours (ribs took only 5 hrs). Temperature stayed at 270 +/- 15F of what I wanted using med-low setting on Propane with a couple pieces of charcoal in the pan. Temperatures outside were around 40F with no wind. Soak you woodchips! I used hickory and tried unsoaked/ soaked and also tried foil 'bombs' (wood chips in a foil ball with a hole at the top) to keep the flames off of them. The foil bombs worked good. Water pan is small so you need to fill it ~every 45 to 60 minutes. I added wood chips at this same interval but only for the first 4 to 5 hours. Also, add a foil pan to the lowest rack while cooking to help minimize the mess and catch the drippings. The cook went flawless, the food was maybe the best I've ever had. Fall of the bone ribs and the pork could have been shredded using a plastic spoon. Really nice, dark bark and deep smoke ring. That said the butt went into the smoker after only 15 minutes of rest after coming out of the fridge. I cooked chicken quarters and made some chipotle peppers in my last cook. I've become more confident with the unit and it's behavior. Med-Low temp is the sweet spot for ~270F. Again, the water pan needs to be filled every 45 to 60 minutes. Wood chips need to be added every 45 to 60 minutes. Beyond that you can walk away. Key features are that it is propane gas fueled and that there is a second, small door for you to add woodchips. Look for this in any unit. The food is better than an electric smoker and there is way, way less hassle than using an offset smoker. April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome propane smoker!! We've used this smoker several times already this summer with awesome results. As long as you are diligent in checking the temp, wood chips, and water pan every 1 1/2-2 hours you'll have success. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rookie smoker I am very happy with my dual fuel. Everything was in good shape when I received it. Nothing damaged. Instructions were easy to follow. I am doing my presmoke seasoning while I am writing this. Its up to 425 degrees no problem. Very nice unit. Not many seems for smoke to escape from either. August 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best smoker I have ever owned I bought this smoker when it went on sale for fathers day. I used it for the first time on 4th of July to make ribs. I was amazed on how it held a temperature of 225 degrees for 6 hours straight. When you first fire it up the temperature would fluctuate until i found the sweet spot, which is fairly easy thanks to the flame control knob. Don't bother looking at more expensive smokers, this one is awesome. The only downside is that you have to cut the ribs down to 14 inches so they can fit. That wasn't a big deal for me. July 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent product and service The smoker is an excellent replacement for the one which died. The Home Depot service rep made sure that everything was done well because this was a part of multiple purchases. At first it appeared that I was going to have to take the smoker home in a box and assemble it myself, but the customer rep made sure that I had one put together before I left. I've already used it once and it was great. The water bowl is a little small and has to be checked frequently. July 6, 2016
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