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Rich B

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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #30 on: April 04, 2016, 08:36:55 AM »
Are the upgrade kits still in prototype mode or are they officially launched, I'm confused???
Rich from S.E. MI, and summers in the thumb!
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #31 on: April 04, 2016, 07:07:29 PM »
Yes, Rich, they are available.  Give Steve a call, but be sure to read the first post in this thread about instructions.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2016, 09:41:32 AM »
Looks good, but i have a bit too much invested in the auber.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2016, 07:03:12 PM »
Looks good, but i have a bit too much invested in the auber.

Other than the ease of use and weather-resistance, the D models don't do anything yours doesn't do, Ed!  Smoke on!
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #34 on: May 09, 2016, 12:56:25 PM »
So has anyone called Steve and ordered one of these? It seems very tempting if he has any left.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #35 on: May 09, 2016, 11:00:34 PM »
So has anyone called Steve and ordered one of these? It seems very tempting if he has any left.

Not sure, Herb!  Call Steve tomorrow and ask.  It is a good deal, and isn't that hard to install.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #36 on: May 11, 2016, 08:48:48 AM »
I ordered the 3D upgrade kit a couple weeks ago and I believe Steve sad it was the last one he had at the time....  The instructions look pretty straight forward but in all honesty it's still in the box.  My smoker is at my cottage and spring is crazy busy with outdoor projects, launching our boat, and tons of other weekend projects.  I hope to tackle this Memorial Day weekend. 
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #37 on: May 11, 2016, 08:10:43 PM »
Good to hear, Rich!  Let me know if you have any problems with the install, or if something in the instructions could be more clear!
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #38 on: September 07, 2017, 03:08:04 PM »
Hello!

Maybe a long shot here:
Are there any plans of continuing to sell upgrade kits for those of us who have the original 2 or 3?  I know its been a while since this posting but i'd really like to convert my 2 to a 2D if still possible.  Any info is greatly appreciated since this thread has been stale for a while.

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Brett

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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #39 on: September 07, 2017, 03:34:11 PM »
Contact Steve.  He would be the only one who would know.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #40 on: September 07, 2017, 06:16:05 PM »
Hello!

Maybe a long shot here:
Are there any plans of continuing to sell upgrade kits for those of us who have the original 2 or 3?  I know its been a while since this posting but i'd really like to convert my 2 to a 2D if still possible.  Any info is greatly appreciated since this thread has been stale for a while.

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Brett
Brett, I think you are miles ahead by just buying an Auber and doing a little switch work to make it a dual function smoker.  The standalone Auber is plug and play and doesn't even require and conversion or switch work unless you smoke over 250 degrees.

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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #41 on: September 07, 2017, 06:22:40 PM »
Hi Brett, why not consider an Auber?
No more expensive than a conversion kit (I believe)
Totally plug and play with no installation time
Provides redundancy-if the electronics fail you can still use the analog system.
I have a couple of 3s both with Aubers and find them very satisfactory. If I feel lazy and am on a non critical smoke I typically do not bother with the Auber. On temperature critical smokes absolutely and also where I want to be able to go into an automatic hold at the end of the smoke. Otherwise not so much.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #42 on: September 07, 2017, 06:36:37 PM »
Looks like Dave and I overlapped. Totally agree with him and as he said if you do a little work-a lot less than installing the conversion kit-you can bypass the analog controller and smoke/cook at higher temperatures.
Roger from the Florida Keys.
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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #43 on: September 08, 2017, 11:00:28 PM »
Thanks fellas.  I honestly hadn't gotten that far yet to see what options i had beyond the conversions.  Just liked the look of the integrations on the 2Ds.  Which Auber are ya'll using and hows the mounting/performance working out?

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Re: Model 2D/3D Upgrade Kits
« Reply #44 on: September 09, 2017, 07:11:38 PM »
Auber makes a couple of different models that work with our smokers and I chose to buy the larger wattage model. When using it I either sit it on top of the smoker or on a little table beside it.
Roger from the Florida Keys.
Two SI#3s, both with switched bypass and Aubers(different locations), Viking, Jenn Aire & five TEC infra red grills. Recently acquired UDS.