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July 29th, 2020, 1:02 pm
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: July 29th, 2020, 12:55 pm
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Hi,

I would like to buy a Yoder Wichita smoker very soon. However, I'm most likely going to move to a new house next year. The Yoder Wichita is quite heavy. Has anybody had issues with damage to a Yoder Wichita when moving to a new house? Can it be disassembled and reassembled at the new residence? Does it make sense just to wait and purchase the unit next year, when I move to the new house?

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August 24th, 2020, 9:30 am
#2
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: April 5th, 2016, 6:11 pm
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I take my Wichita to comps with not too much trouble. yes it is heavy but as long as you have a couple of people it isn't too terribly hard to get on a trailer given that it has a ramp. I've taken it all over with no damage, the thing is a tank!

March 23rd, 2021, 9:59 am
#3
* Abilene ** Abilene *
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Your smoker will be damaged if you choose to do it with a moving truck, believe me. Also, when it comes to objects like yours, postal delivery is not the best option, I really hope you understand why. Have you come across any businesses that assist people in relocating and caring for their personal property? I'll tell you right now if you don't know. For example, my brother works at movers and has told me that they take excellent care of their customers' goods. If that wasn't the case, I doubt consumers would continue to use their services. In any case, you can at least take a look at their website. Mate, it's well worth your time.

April 14th, 2021, 11:11 am
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
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From my own experience, I know that the Yoder Wichita can be reassembled. If you are moving to a new property be sure that you disassembly the Yoder properly, not to lose any piece of it. I think that it's not so hard to do it. Recently, I also moved into a new property. I found a house and lot for sale in the Philippines at a very accessible price. From my point of view, I've made a good decision. I was very attracted by the zone. Anyway, it's a good investment. My wife and kids will enjoy this amazing house.

May 14th, 2021, 6:34 am
#5
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: October 9th, 2014, 4:50 pm
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What is there to disassemble? The Yoder wichita does not come apart except for the cooking grates, wood grate and chimney. As people have said, it is built like a tank and probably the least likely item that you own to get damaged in a move. If you don’t secure it, I’m sure it could do some damage to other items.

October 8th, 2021, 12:26 pm
#6
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: October 8th, 2021, 12:23 pm
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Hey, don't worry about it. I don't think there will be any damage to the Wichita.

October 10th, 2021, 3:17 pm
#7
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: October 6th, 2021, 12:21 pm
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When I moved into the new house, I considered all the details, and I knew I would want a barbecue area. That's why I talked to the company from which I chose my plan to take this into account. And I bought a model like that, but I didn't have any problems because the people from the store brought it to me, and the place was already ready, even earlier than the time we agreed, so everything went very well for me. I do not regret taking this model because I was not so satisfied with a piece of meat for a long time.

October 27th, 2021, 3:18 am
#8
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: August 26th, 2021, 4:22 pm
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I moved homes last year, and I got a Yoder Wichita too. I'm not gonna lie, it was a bit challenging to disassemble and reassemble it, but it was doable. If you have two other people helping you out, then you'll be more than fine. Make sure you hire a moving company to do that for you if you don't want to scratch it or damage it in your car. For instance, I used the services provided by the guys from alexandersgroup.co.uk . They were really lovely, and they ensured the smoker was delivered without scratches. Good luck! P.S. It also makes sense to purchase it next year if you don't want this headache.

November 8th, 2021, 4:44 am
#9
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: August 26th, 2021, 4:22 pm
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I say buy it next year. That will give you peace of mind.

November 8th, 2021, 6:03 am
* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: November 8th, 2021, 6:02 am
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Heya, if I were you, I would definitely wait until next year and purchase it once I settle into the new house. I mean, it makes no sense to buy it now because it's getting so cold outside, and I doubt you'll ever use it. Besides, it's pretty heavy, and disassembling and assembling it might take a while. Anyway, that's what I would personally do, but you do you. By the way, since you're moving to a new house, I reckon you'll have to buy a new house number plaque too. You might wonder why the hell I am bringing it up here, but I just found this super cool and cheap brand called baliandboo that sells house number signs and thought it would be nice to share it with you.

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