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**Pellet Cooker Warranty**
January 4th, 2020, 2:36 pm
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: June 7th, 2019, 6:41 pm
  • Posts: 2

I currently have a YS640s and just bought a YS640 made on May 15, 2015. It was an amazing deal at $500 including a Yoder heat blanket, cover and searing grates. It is immaculate. I know, that's a once in a lifetime buy.
My question is, is it worth upgrading the controller, ignitor and or the high flow burn grate? Will I notice a difference in performance?
I thought I would ask and save some time of comparing myself. I am sure someone here knows if I should leave well enough alone or make some changes.

January 4th, 2020, 8:43 pm
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: March 18th, 2019, 2:42 pm
  • Posts: 13

I would run it how it is and have new igniter as back up. I will upgrade mine as parts fail (which hopefully isn’t anytime soon). I have a separate FireBoard to monitor temps but have to be standing in front of the smoker with a beer in hand to change the temperature.

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