Weber Smokey Joe vs. Jumbo Joe

Smokey Joe and jumbo are both cooking charcoal grills that are used for cooking food. In this article, the main focus is to provide a comparison between Smokey Joe and jumbo grills. There are many differences between these two cooking grills. However, the following is an analysis of Smokey Joe vs. Jumbo.


Size: the grill for Smokey Joe is 14.5 inches in diameter. On the other hand, Jumbo has a grill grate diameter of 18.5 inches. This difference is very large. This gives a translation of a cooking area of about 165 inches in Smokey Joe and 268 inches in Jumbo. This can therefore be concluded that Jumbo has a cooking space of 62% more than Smokey Joe. Therefore, Jumbo is better than Smokey Joe.

Portability: Jumbo Joe is more portable than Smokey Joe. This is because Jumbo Joe has a swinging metal band that is normally used as a lid holder. The band can be rotated in a vertical position and it locks as a lid which can be used as a holder. The ability of locking the lid makes it very easy for an individual to move a Jumbo grill from one point to the other. On the other hand, Smokey Joe does not have this feature.

Performance: in terms of performance, Jumbo performs much better than Smokey Joe. This is due to the fact that Jumbo has a vent for air intake which is located at the kettle base. This means that air can easily enter at the base of the kettle. This is not the case with Smokey Joe. Air enters in Smokey Joe through the sides of the kettle. This means that Jumbo Joe performs better than Smokey Joe.

- The Weber Smokey Joe charcoal grill is an ideal portable grill for cookouts, tailgate parties, and car camping
- The glass reinforced nylon handle allows you to easily remove the lid as needed
- The cooking grate measures 14-1/2-inch diameter and is triple nickel-plated
- The porcelain enameled coating prevents rust and fading
- 10-year limited warranty
- Porcelain-enameled bowl and lid with a cooking area of 240 square inch
- 18.5-inch diameter plated steel cooking grate
- Rust-resistant aluminum dampers and ash catcher
- One glass-reinforced nylon handle
- Assembled dimensions 19.75-inch by 20.5-inch by 19.75-inch

Weber Smokey Joe vs. Jumbo Joe
Due to the comparison of Jumbo vs. Smokey Joe, it can be clearly concluded that Jumbo is better than Smokey Joe in its size, how portable it is and even in terms of the performances.

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