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Golden's Cast Iron Kamado Review request

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I may eventually be in the market for a second kamado (I own the Blaze aluminum kamado and love it), and wanted to know if anyone owns the Golden's cast iron kamado. If anyone owns this kamado or knows someone with the kamado, would you mind giving an update? I assume that this kamado cooks quite evenly (considering its mass) since my Blaze performers so well. I am a huge fan of anything made of cast iron, but was curious how easy it was to get the Golden's to pizza/searing temperature (600+ degrees). I made pizzas the other night on my blaze and think I did not add enough charcoal for a total of (4) pizzas to stay at 550-600 on a cool night; I blew through all of my charcoal quiskly. Also, has anyone smoked something like a brisket (12 plus hours) and noticed much temperature variance (My blaze does quite well). 

 

Why do I want a second kamado you ask?

1. Because I want to be able to cook multiple meats at different temps at the same time, or perhaps smoke one thing while using the rotisserie on the Blaze.  

2. I want to be able to cook a lot of food (I enjoy cooking for others) 

3. I'm a like a kid with his toys; my toys now revolve around food and beer... 

 

 

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Not sure I've seen anyone post that they own a CI kamado although I think there is a post about them on here somewhere. 

 

As for multiple kamados - most of us understand the need for that. I currently have 3 ;)

 

 

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I own one and love it. Have made pizzas several times that came out great. (full disclosure, I'm part of the company that makes them in Columbus GA!)

 

As for totally independent experiences on Golden's Cast Iron Cooker, you might want to check out some of Lunchman's posts on BBQ-Bretheren. There are others out there as well.

 

Good luck!

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