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Charcoal and Propane Dual Fuel Smoker

  • Dual-door design minimizes heat loss for better smoke control
  • Dual-fuel capability with patented flame disk bowl
  • Smoke foods using charcoal or propane
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Product Overview

Smoker fueled by propane and charcoal
734.66 sq. in. primary cooking space
90-day warranty
Cooking Space
Chicken Capacity
Turkey Capacity
Ribs Capacity
Sausage Capacity
Burger Capacity
Pork Butt Capacity
Smoker width in inches.
Smoker height in inches.
Smoker depth in inches.
Tips from the Grill Masters
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.
  • Patented flame disk bowl for use with wood chips or charcoal
  • Dual-door design to add wood chips without losing heat
  • Four chrome-coated smoking racks
  • 15,400 BTU stainless steel burner
  • Push-button ignition
  • Dual fuel: cook using propane or charcoal
  • Rear handle and wheels make moving smoker easy
  • Don't forget the propane -- available at our in-store propane exchange centers
  • Adjustable air damper for smoke control
  • Removable drip pan for easy clean-up

Info & Guides

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Assembled Depth (in.)
20.47 in
Assembled Height (in.)
43.50 in
Assembled Width (in.)
28.54 in
Cooking space (sq. in.)


Accessories Included
No Additional Items Included
Grill Color Family
Grill Wheels
Grill/Smoker Category
Vertical Smoker
Grill/Smoker Features
No Additional Features
Grill/Smoker Fuel Type
Charcoal,Propane Tank
Hopper Capacity (lb.)
Ignition Type
Number of Cooking Racks
4 Racks
Outdoor Living Product Type
Product Weight (lb.)
58.215 lb
Total BTU
15400 Btu

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
90 days

Questions & Answers


Is it weather friendly if left outside? Will it rust?

Asked by Nel March 31, 2021

Yes it is weather friendly to a point. Like any metal products it will show some rust .

What are the true fundamental differences between this dual fuel smoker mds30 and the mps30 propa...

Asked by smitty March 19, 2021

We were not able to locate the model provided.

What is the small pan that slides in from the side for? It doesn't say in the instructions.

Asked by Joe January 8, 2021

It’s a drip pan

Where is this smoker made? USA?

Asked by USA December 27, 2020


Can’t get it up to temp., past 150 degees

Asked by Tstarr62 November 8, 2020

It could be the valve on your tank. Or the regulator. Try a different tank first

Can you use pellets? Instead of wood chips, charcoal, propane etc.

Asked by Tbauman October 10, 2020

I would not suggest pellets. I have had this for 5 years and recommend chunk wood not soaked in water. It is dual fuel propane/charcoal but I have only used propane.

Can you control this smoker remotely? Or just monitor?

Asked by hf October 4, 2020

No control remotely.

How fast does it blow through propane?

Asked by hf October 4, 2020

Not very fast because of the low temp you are using

About how many turkeys can you fit in one of these smokers?

Asked by Rigs August 30, 2020

I have done 2 13-15 lb turkeys but you could do three.


Asked by BURNTEND August 25, 2020

Turning flame on lowest setting and close bottom vent and do not use a lot of chunks at one time.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.3
    out of 1,435 reviews
  • 88% recommend this product
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Goes out in the slightest breeze
Bought this to replace an old electric smoker I had. Propane is easy to regulate and thought wow this will be great for the value. Now even in the slightest breeze I have to keep running re-lighting the burner because it likes to go out. Not worth the hassle when I have to keep coming out every five or 10 minutes to check on it. Don’t waste your money. This what I have to do in order to keep it lit on a breezy day.
by Don
Response from Masterbuilt Tech SupportMar 30, 2021
Thank you for taking the time to review our product. We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing this issue. Wind can be a variable in the health of the flame. We would recommend cleaning burner and regulator. If this does not resolve the issue, please complete our Contact Us form feature on our website so we are able to further assist you. Masterbuilt
The door leaks smoke really bad. The burner doesn’t adjust low enough. Keeping smoker on the lowe...
The door leaks smoke really bad. The burner doesn’t adjust low enough. Keeping smoker on the lowest setting though out the whole time of smoking brisket. I have to sit by it the whole 8 hours adjusting heat by opening doors.
by Lorikal
Smoke it up!
What’s not to like?! Sure it could always be “better”, but for the price it’s extremely versatile. All I did was add some cheap fireplace gasket around the doors.
So impressed!
This smoker is amazing! Easy to put together and use. Very strong and well made. Love the dual features. Smokes food perfectly. An incredible smoker for this price. A must-buy!
Smoked to Perfection
The smoker works great. I smoked chicken, Pork Belly (bacon), Pork Loin and Roast Beef so far. Everything turned out perfect. Pork Sausage will be next. I love it.
by Gary
I really enjoyed using the smoker. Very easy and great flavor. It was my first time using one. I ...
I really enjoyed using the smoker. Very easy and great flavor. It was my first time using one. I would definitely recommend this to my friends.
by BigDave
2 people found this helpful
Great value and great smoker. No experience with smoking meat and this makes it easy.
Great value and great smoker. No experience with smoking meat and this makes it easy.
by Doc
This smoker is easy to setup and great price
This smoker is easy to setup and great price
by Bambam
1 person found this helpful
This product was very easy to assemble user friendly. It worked great and the brisket came out a...
This product was very easy to assemble user friendly. It worked great and the brisket came out amazing. I would recommend this to everyone.
by Val
2 people found this helpful
Just an okay smoker
First the good. I was really excited to find a duel fuel smoker at a reasonable price. Purchased on 07/03/2020 for cookout the next day. Product assembled easily with just a couple of tools, didn't take long either. The next morning I seasoned the smoker following the manufacturers instructions. It's a good size, easily fits one rack of ribs per level. I liked that I could add chips, charcoal and refill the water tray without opening the meat compartment because if you're looking you're not cooking. The slide out rack for the water tray is a nice feature too. Now the not so good. I attempted to smoke using hardwood lump charcoal. I used the burner to light the charcoal, which it did quickly. I could not keep the smoker up to temperature with just charcoal (couldn't get about 150 F) so I lit the propane burner and turned it down to low but then I couldn't keep the smoker from getting too hot (couldn't get below 280 F). Next is that I had the vent screws actually just a bit loose when the smoker was cool but after the smoker heated up the metal sides warped and caused the vents to stick. This coupled with the thin vent metal getting very hot, allowing the tabs to bend very easily, made adjusting the vents nearly impossible. The metal the vents are stamped from needs to be heavier. Last, all of the grease falls into the water tray which then sits there and boils, splattering all over the lower door and building up on the lip on the inside of the door. The lower door was also "sticky" and had to be jerked hard to open when the unit was hot, opens quite easily when cold though. When I jerked the door open to add chips this boiling hot grease went all over the controls, my deck and unfortunately my arm. My arm is not in the photo but you can see everything else after I wiped down the front of the unit. There is a grease drip tray that hangs from the bottom of the unit that's a good idea but it was completely empty even after having 3 racks of ribs going for 4.5 hours, it's just not functional in a vertical smoker with a water tray; there would need to be a deflector plate above the water tray to channel the grease to the side but that may impede air flow. This isn't my first smoker but it is my first attempt to use charcoal as the main fuel instead of propane. With further use I would hope the stickiness of the vents and lower door would subside and I could likely master temperature control, but overall if I had the opportunity to use this smoker prior to purchasing I probably would have looked towards something else and I may be inquiring as to The Home Depot's return policy.
by Nate
Response from Masterbuilt Tech SupportJul 8, 2020
Thank you for reviewing our product and for your feedback. We will be happy to forward these suggestions to our product development. For further assistance, please contact our customer service department on our website so they may assist in providing a resolution. Masterbuilt
6 people found this helpful
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