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So im looking at expanding the bbq's and fancy a deep dive into kamado's , now i found as entry levels a few contenders but im leaning to the monolith classic original, now ive been told "lifetime garentee" "made in the same place as kamado joe" "all kj parts accessory's are the same"ย 

So i thought id ask, does anyone have one, what are they like and how do they compare to the rest.ย 

Thank youย 

Colin ๐Ÿ‘

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I have a Monolith kamado and its great!

There is another post that I went into detail about my experience, thoughts, differences between monolith and kamado joe and what swayed me to get a Monolith in the end๐Ÿ‘ Just have a look through, there are some pics aswell.

Hope this helps!๐Ÿ˜

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Very helpfull @AdamGย thankyou ๐Ÿ‘ im kind of swayed by the amount of accessories available at reasonable prices. How helpfull @bbqbarn have been, once again , not pushy just answering questions and just being really honest. And at ยฃ625 with accessories i cant argue tbh ๐Ÿค”

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1 hour ago, Colin39 said:

@AdamGThey were saying in the shop that the top vent (chimney) from the kj fits , i like the kj vent type, they said they can sort something out for me.ย 

I had the exact same idea as you....but so far I have been happy with the standard one that I aint got round to getting one. I still prefer the kj one since it eliminates the chance of the vent opening/shutting when you open the lid (although if you remember to spin the whole top vent so that the 2 screws are inline then the problem is eliminated anyway, its just remembering to do this lol).

Had my monolith for 14 months so far and it still looks new on the outside๐Ÿป

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10 hours ago, Colin39 said:

Think my mind is made up tbh, just gotta tell the wife ive wonย ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ย a kamado, and not to look at September's credit card billย ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜„

they are a great piece of kit๐Ÿ‘. Are you going for the basic or the pro series?

I had loads of old dj music equipment collecting dust in the loft....not touched in 2 years and no desire to set them up again. So I sold it all and thats how I got my Monolith. Swapped one hobby for another....the wife wasnt too pleased but after a couple of months she came around after a few meals on it haha๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

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I have "the whos" full back catalogue and "Pink Floyd's" back catalogue's in my attic all on vinyl inc test pressings ant white copies , and no record player, promised myself a new separates system this year, but lockdown bbq/smoker put an end to that.

๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

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I still have all my vinyls up in the loft but everything else is gone. I dont think I could have just sold them without a new hobby to take their place ๐Ÿ˜†

You will have D-day (kamado landing/delivery) and judgement day (when the wife see's the bank statement) to look forward to ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ‘

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2 hours ago, AdamG said:

I still have all my vinyls up in the loft but everything else is gone. I dont think I could have just sold them without a new hobby to take their place ๐Ÿ˜†

You will have D-day (kamado landing/delivery) and judgement day (when the wife see's the bank statement) to look forward to ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ‘

I have a cunning plan, im gunna get it delivered to a friends workshop, cook on it a few times ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ and then the old , look what i got off gumtree for next to nothing USED baby ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ lets see if i get away with it๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ pre-ordered for late September wont be an unboxing more like a new to me unboxing lmfao.

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Here are a couple of pizza pics cooked on the monolith...just to help 'plant the seed' that it was a good buy even though you got it from gumtree hehe๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ‘

DSC_0160.thumb.JPG.b1dad8d284ada47a36bca00b97f50cba.JPGย chorizo, pepperoni, red pepper bells and cheese

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three cheese garlic bread

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