Franklin Barbecue Pit
Aaron Franklin is owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue in Texas, today known as the most popular, critically lauded, barbecue joint in the country. Aaron is also widely regarded as among the most influential pitmasters in the US. His latest endeavor is producing the ultimate backyard smoker, he named it the Franklin Barbecue Pit. Handmade in Austin, TX, Franklin Barbecue Pits are handmade professional-grade smokers for serious enthusiasts. Weighing in at 550 pounds, this big boy smoker is made with 600 lbs of steel, is nearly seven feet long, and features a 42" cooking chamber big enough to fit three briskets as well as a double-walled firebox, a single cooking grate, and a water pan shelf. The whole rig rolls on industrial 5-inch casters, and has been engineered for maximum airflow and convection, so the food that comes out is evenly-cooked and delicious.