Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814)

Item no: 8438921 | 094428269071
$199.99
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  • Sub Brand: 30 in.
  • Fuel Type: Electric
  • Product Type: Smoker
  • Color Family: Black
  • Cooking Area: 730 sq. in.
  • Assembled Width: 17 in.
  • Tank Included: No
  • Assembled Height: 33.5 in.
  • CSA Listed: Yes
  • Grill Light Included: No
  • ANSI Certified: Yes
  • Ignition Type: Electrical
  • Heat Thermometer: Yes
  • Assembly Required: Yes
  • Finish: Matte
  • Assembled Depth: 20 in.
  • Grill Type: Patio
  • Grill Material: Chrome
  • Catch Pan Included: Yes
  • Capacity for holding up to 30 lbs. of smoked foods-chicken, jerky, ribs and more
  • Digital control panel
  • Temperature range from 100 to 275 degrees F
  • 800 watt heating element
  • Internal smoking space of 4,320 cu. in.
  • Includes smoker cover
  • Universal legs Ace No. 8460404


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Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814)
 
2.4

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (2)

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    (6)

40%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to assemble (6)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (8)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (5), Family young kids (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

GREAT SMOKER

I bought this smoker as a Christmas gift to myself. I've had electric smokers before and this one is the best, hands down.
I've smoked fish, pork butts, pork loins,...Read complete review

I bought this smoker as a Christmas gift to myself. I've had electric smokers before and this one is the best, hands down.
I've smoked fish, pork butts, pork loins, chicken leg quarters, beef & pork ribs.
Simple and easy to use, clean up is a snap. I suggest soaking the grills for easy cleanup.
Hint, when preheating, add your wood chips about 10 minutes before adding your meat. This allows the chips to start smoking a bit quicker. After adding your meat, wait another 10 minutes then go to desired heat setting.
I store it INSIDE my garage. I always keep it out of the wind, when smoking.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Unless you can store inside

I purchased in December 2015 as an alternate to my gas smoker as the gas smoker cannot hold temperature in New England fall/winters.
Used this electric smoker twice without issue and excellent...Read complete review

I purchased in December 2015 as an alternate to my gas smoker as the gas smoker cannot hold temperature in New England fall/winters.
Used this electric smoker twice without issue and excellent results.
I Just went to use it as we have guests coming over and the the digital control chirps and shuts off! I Investigated the issue online and it sounds like Masterbuilt will not assist if it was stored outside! Unfortunaely, I made the mistake of storing outside even though it was covered.
Stored outside? where else would you store a smoker?

This is the second Masterbuit outdoor cooking product I have owned. The other was a gas grill that lasted three years.

Personally I will find it very unlikely to consider any Masterbuilt products in the future

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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Controller Problem

By Carl

from Bedford, MA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

  • Easy To Assemble

Cons

  • Controller Problem

Best Uses

    Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

    I bought this smoker to use for Christmas gathering and the controller just clicked after a short time of use. No good. Contacted Masterbuilt and they sent me a new one. Same problem. Contacted Masterbuilt again and this time they made good...much better than I expected. After being instructed to cut the cord and pry off the number plate and send them photos of same, they sent me an upgraded unit. It works perfectly. Thank you Masterbuilt!

    • I Am A:
    • Family Older Kids

    (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    TERRIBLE PRODUCT

    By Smokeless Jen

    from VA

    About Me High-end Shopper

    Pros

    • Lemon Smoker Failure

    Cons

    • Difficult Assembly
    • Flimsy
    • Lemon Poorly Built

    Best Uses

      Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

      this thing is such a piece of junk. I cannot begin to tell you everything that breaks on this--the latest is the heating element, after using it maybe 20 times over the past 2 years. Door cracked after a couple of months. Water leaks in from lord knows where, leaving puddles inside despite us paying for a cover for it! (i.e. cover leaks too--another waste of money!). The wood insert tube jams and doesn't work. The vent sticks and eventually cooks shut and the flimsy handle broke off. Had to pay for new door, still it leaks. Had to pay for new heating element--we have disassembled much of the smoker and cannot replace the thing b/c the screws for the wood holder tray are basically cooked on.
      So now I have a useless box, a complete piece of garbage. Oh and good luck talking to customer service. You'll spend hours on hold, the recording will tell you that if you press * they'll call you back when your call queue comes up, but they never do (I called 1st thing this morning and 7 hours later no call. Just spent 50 minutes on hold, tried to press * and it wouldn't even give me the prompt to leave a message.
      Oh while on hold they will tell you about what a great Faith-Based, Family-based company they are.
      Well, if their christian family values means they make a lousy product they don't stand behind and charge top dollar for it, well, shame on them.
      PS google and you'll find many people who have had lousy problems with this thing.
      do not waste your money.

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      • Family Older Kids

      (3 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Absolute Junk

      By BBQ King

      from woods of, ME

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Pros

        Cons

        • Arrival
        • Broken
        • Upon

        Best Uses

        • Boat Anchor

        Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

        Friday evening drove to 3 different Ace hardware stores to find one & put it together in Saturday morning and it wont even power up. Did not take it back to the store because i knew they were all sold out. Called the 800 number and no customer service on the weekend. Called monday morning and did not hear anything back for 3 days only find out its an "internal problem" and to take it back to the store. The best part is waiting on hold hearing about how they pride their-selves in their quality products.

        • I Am A:
        • Family Young Kids

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Controller Problem

        By Carl

        from Bedford, MA

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Assemble

        Cons

        • Weak Electronics

        Best Uses

        • Smoker

        Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

        The electronic controller failed immediately. Started OK, but then turned off and clicked when I pushed the On/Off button. Called Masterbuilt who sent a replacement. That one worked one time, now does the same thing as the first one.

        If they don't replace it with one that works, this unit goes back to ACE.

        • I Am A:
        • Family Older Kids

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        love it

        By Garry aka Barney Rubble

        from Mesa, Az

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Assemble

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts

          Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

          I've cooked brisket and pork ribs on it around 15 times since I got it. Never had a bad dinner yet!! It's easy to use and clean up. I do keep it outside because I do live in Arizona.

          • I Am A:
          • Couple No Kids

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          GREAT SMOKER

          By Emperor

          from Western NC

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

          I bought this smoker as a Christmas gift to myself. I've had electric smokers before and this one is the best, hands down.
          I've smoked fish, pork butts, pork loins, chicken leg quarters, beef & pork ribs.
          Simple and easy to use, clean up is a snap. I suggest soaking the grills for easy cleanup.
          Hint, when preheating, add your wood chips about 10 minutes before adding your meat. This allows the chips to start smoking a bit quicker. After adding your meat, wait another 10 minutes then go to desired heat setting.
          I store it INSIDE my garage. I always keep it out of the wind, when smoking.

          • I Am A:
          • Couple No Kids

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not reliable

          By Zack

          from Elgin, OK

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Pros

          • Easy To Assemble

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

              Went out this morning and fired up the smoker to smoke a pork loin. The control panel just clicks when pushing the button to turn it on or it turns on and shuts off a few minutes after starting. I have already exchanged this smoker once at a local ACE. I am not pleased, now I have an 8 pound pork loin that I planned to smoke that I will have to find another way to cook. Stay away from this smoker, it will work fine for a few smokes but then fry. I would understand if the first one was a manufacture defect but the same thing happened to the second one. Keep in mind also, I keep the smoker out of the rain and covered when stored, and only smoke most of my meat at 225-235 degrees which is no where near the max 275 that this smoker manufacture says. Love ACE, dislike this smoker company. I will be spending my money on another brand. Masterbuilt is Masterjunk.

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              • Family Young Kids

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Unless you can store inside

              By Peter the weekend worrier

              from Millis, MA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Assemble

              Cons

              • Flimsy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

                I purchased in December 2015 as an alternate to my gas smoker as the gas smoker cannot hold temperature in New England fall/winters.
                Used this electric smoker twice without issue and excellent results.
                I Just went to use it as we have guests coming over and the the digital control chirps and shuts off! I Investigated the issue online and it sounds like Masterbuilt will not assist if it was stored outside! Unfortunaely, I made the mistake of storing outside even though it was covered.
                Stored outside? where else would you store a smoker?

                This is the second Masterbuit outdoor cooking product I have owned. The other was a gas grill that lasted three years.

                Personally I will find it very unlikely to consider any Masterbuilt products in the future

                • I Am A:
                • Family Older Kids

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Makes great BBQ, but customer service is better

                By Brandon

                from New Bern, NC

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Assemble
                • Simple To Use

                Cons

                • Durabililty

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

                I received this smoker as a Christmas gift and used it with great success several times. We smoked shrimp, perch, flounder, a sirloin roast, venison roasts, venison jerky and a Boston butt and it all came out great. This is my first time smoking which shows how easy this smoker is to operate. However, on about 3 or 4 occasions the smoker would shut off and would not come back on, usually when pressing the button for the meat probe. I was able to get the smoker working again by using a hair dryer to either warm up or dry out the control panel. I contacted Masterbuilt support via email and received a reply within 10 minutes. After sending them a picture of the receipt, serial/model number and after verifying the warranty, a picture of the power cord having been cut, they sent out a new unit. I have to say the customer service was WAY above what passes for normal these days. The new unit has since worked flawlessly. Time will tell if it holds up well.

                • I Am A:
                • Family Young Kids

                (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great little smoker

                By Mike

                from Elkville, IL

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Lasted 5 Years

                Cons

                • Just A Little Small

                Best Uses

                • Great Ribs
                • Outdoors

                Comments about Masterbuilt 30in Digital Electric Smoker (20071814):

                I love this smoker, you can set your temp. and forget it. I would set it up in on Sunday morning and go to Church come home add some more wood chips and late afternoon the ribs are perfectly smoked. I used it for pork butts, brats and chicken. I just wish it was a littel bigger so I could smoke more meet. You can buy the 40 inch but there is a significant price difference. The racks usually need to be soaked a little before cleaning, I would also recommend putting some foil on the drip pans and water tray makes clean up earier.

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                • Family Older Kids

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