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MAK 2 Star General Pellet Grill & Smoker

MAK 2 Star General Pellet Grill & Smoker - 2015 Model

From grilling the most delicious steak you’ve ever put in your mouth, to cold smoking gourmet style cheeses, the MAK 2 Star General Pellet Grill-Smoker gives you the widest variety of cooking options available on a pellet grill. Use the MAK 2 Star's FlameZone™ to expertly grill steaks, chops, burgers, etc.  In the MAK Warmer/Smoker box, you can easily cold smoke anything, infusing it with delicate hardwood smoke flavor. MAK 2 Star Pellet Grill owners brag about how well their grills lock-in to precise cooking temperatures, this is the best outdoor pellet cooker you can buy. The MAK 2 Star General also features a pellet hopper dump door, ash clean out, and a 304 stainless steel cooking chamber/interior components. 

The MAK 2 Star Pellet Grill is shown here with the MAK Cabinet Enclosure, does not come standard with grill. You can choose this upgrade in the item options before checkout. 

Standard Features: Stainless Steel, Full Flame Zone, Quick Change Grease Tray, Variable Speed Fan, Higher Temp, Silver Vein Powder Coating on cart, Pellet Boss Temperature Control, & (1) Digital Meat Probe, Pellet Boss Temperature Management Control, 20lb hopper capacity, 120VAC power, 3" hooded swivel locking ball bearing casters, Hood exhaust louvers on the rear. 

New Features On the 2015 model:
Overall Dimensions: 60″L x 49"H x 25"W (including Handle)
Weight: 200 LBS
Cooking Surface dimensions: 19.5″ Deep x 22″ Wide x 14″ Tall, 429 sq. in. (858 sq. in. with optional Upper Grill Grate)
Warmer/Smoker box dimensions: 19″ Deep x 15″ Wide x 5″ Tall, 285 sq. in.
Temperature Range: 170 to 500 degrees (depending on weather conditions and altitude)
New grease unit, internal 2qt. grease drawer

Automatic auger stop whenever the pellet hopper lid is opened.

Redesigned the ash clean out to be just like the 1 Star (internal Vs external)

New software on the Pellet Boss® controller so that the grill will switch out of IGNITING when the cooking chamber temperature is 50 degrees hotter than when the grill is first turned on. This has proven to be a big advantage in getting the grills running in cold weather.

Grill owners can now turn individual components off or on for testing purposes. For example: if the igniter fails, instead of having to un-bolt the fan panel and unplug the igniter from the back of the control board, all you have to do now is get into the Maintenance screen and turn the igniter off.

Improved LCD display and Larger power supply to better accommodate MAK Grills MobileTM and Remote Boss chips.

Extended pellet hopper further from the bbq body to keep it cooler when cooking at hotter temperatures.

Redesigned tool hook to help keep the tools from coming off in windy weather.

Auger motor has a detachable motor bracket to make it easier to remove for repair. Auger tube has been redesigned to make it easier to slide the firepot into place.

The Warmer/Smoker Box lid has been redesigned for easier removal to accommodate the Super Smoker Box upgrade.

Removable Fire Pot. Unlike other manufacturers, the MAK fire pot is a separate component that is easy to remove from its position to dump out ash build up. Simply pull the pin to remove, clean the pot, and replace it! 

Direct Heat “Flame Zone™" Unlike other pellet grills, MAK has built the best of both world in one unit! You get the slow cooking of in-direct heat and fast flame cooking ability like a gas grill. MAK's Flame Zone™ allows for faster cooking, searing, and browning of foods! Put the Flame Zone™ cover into place, and you can use your MAK GRILL for baking or smoking. Grill, Smoke, Bake, Sear, the MAK GRILL does it all!  

Quick Pellet Change Feature. MAK is the only manufacturer to build-in a quick change pellet clean-out door under the pellet hopper. Simply place a bucket under your hopper and open the trap door to release the pellets. 

Large Capacity Tapered Hopper. MAK specially designed a pellet hopper that has a huge 20lb capacity.The tapered design keeps the pellets feeding down the chute instead of getting stuck like the other pellet smokers out there, causing your fire to go out.

Stainless Steel! All of the high wear parts are made from thick, long lasting 304 Stainless Steel. Not only will you get a lifetime of use out of MAK grills, they're also easy to clean and of course look great! Cooking grates, grease tray, pans, drain bucket, lids, handles,even the fire pot are all made from stainless steel.

Large Cooking Area. The MAK GRILL is perfect for large items like beer can chicken or turkeys. Plus you can add optional smoker racks, rib racks, and have room to spare.

Auger feed system. Timed auger feed technology produces perfect smoke flavor and consistant temperatures with reliability and long lasting motor life.

Rolled lid Design. The MAK GRILL has a perfectly engineered rolled lid design that opens smoothly around the back to limit burn exposure to your arm. Our special design keeps the sides of the grill open to help you move food in and out easily!

Warmer/Smoker Box. The Warmer/Smoker Box is a great feature to keep your food at serving temperatures during big cooking events. The large 220 square inch capacity box is 4” tall, so it holds lots of food. You can also cold smoke cheese, jerky etc. Features include a stainless steel removable serving rack and grease tray for easy clean up!

Ash clean out tray. Why get out the shop vacuum when you can simply brush out the inside of your unit into a bucket below. The clean out door slides open from the outside of the unit to expose the area inside to clean the unit.

Quality American Craftsmanship. Make sure you know where the grill you're considering is manufactured! Being an American company is not something MAK takes lightly! MAK is very proud to support local companies and workers! Lets face it, most BBQ companies outsource to China to keep the unit cost down and most people buy these Chinese products for the same reason. You get what you pay for and usually you will buy a Chinese grill every couple of years because they don't last. In a disposable world we are happy to say our products are designed to last a lifetime with the right care. We offer a 3 year warranty with parts and service to back it up. 

Quick lighting system. Lighting the MAK GRILL is as easy as flipping a light switch. Simply turn on the unit and it will self ignite. No matches, no lighter fluid, no gas explosion hazards! now you're smokin'!

MAK GRILLS PELLET BOSS™ You can set any desired temperature for your foods using up to three temperature probes, which alert you when your food is done. For more advanced grilling you can create custom programs that change the temperature at pre-set times. You can also set timers and temperature alarms. It is the most advanced pellet controller on the market! Safe electronics placement.  All motors, fans, and electronics are enclosed to minimize exposure to the elements and maximize customer safety. 

Easy maintenance. If you ever have to replace any component, we've made it easy for you! The back panel gives access to all the electronics for easy trouble-shooting and maintenance. All components are plugged into the circuit board and clearly labeled for easy replacement. 
$2,499.00

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SKU: 1500MAK

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Flame Zone

Flame Zone

The MAK 2 star features a full range flame zone for direct searing and grilling, making it one of the most versatile smokers available.

Pellet Boss

Pellet Boss

The Pellet Boss lets you, “set it and forget it.” Program up to three probes and temperatures at once. The Pellet Boss monitors your cooks so you don’t have to!

Internal Grease Drawer

Internal Grease Drawer

The internal Grease Drawer makes clean up a breeze!

New York Steak (Reverse Sear) on MAK 2 Star

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  • Reviews

4 Customer reviews total

The following product reviews are personal opinions from our customers and do not reflect the official stance of Big Poppa Smokers.

Jerry

(Posted on 7/30/2015)

This pellet smoker is amazing. It can do long BBQ cooks, grill, sear, and even act as an outdoor oven. The food is consistently good every time, my family loves it. I have really enjoyed the versatility of this pellet grill as well. The temp control system is really cool and makes it fool proof. The... read full review


Steve

(Posted on 4/7/2015)

Spending this much money on a pellet smoker was hard at first, but once I started using my MAK I was blown away at the quality and ease of use. I got the upper half rack and the searing grate. I like that this smoker can grill or smoke, the food is amazing.


Jason

(Posted on 3/13/2015)

I've had a 2 Star for almost two and a half years and it has been hands down the easiest to use and most reliable cooker I've ever used.

Just by virtue of the fact that you can turn this on, set your temperature, and go back to watching TV gives me reason enough to recommend this to a... read full review


Jimsbarbecue

(Posted on 2/6/2015)

We love our MAK grill so much we bought two.This is our everyday cooker. Turn it on set the temp and MAKe great food. from low and slow to high heat chicken. It is the best!
Neat add on accessories too


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  1. Jerry

    This pellet smoker is amazing. It can do long BBQ cooks, grill, sear, and even act as an outdoor oven. The food is consistently good every time, my family loves it. I have really enjoyed the versatility of this pellet grill as well. The temp control system is really cool and makes it fool proof. The price put me off at first, but I know I will have this bbq grill for a long time. I also like that this smoker is made in the USA. (Posted on 7/30/2015)

  2. Steve

    Spending this much money on a pellet smoker was hard at first, but once I started using my MAK I was blown away at the quality and ease of use. I got the upper half rack and the searing grate. I like that this smoker can grill or smoke, the food is amazing. (Posted on 4/7/2015)

  3. Jason

    I've had a 2 Star for almost two and a half years and it has been hands down the easiest to use and most reliable cooker I've ever used.

    Just by virtue of the fact that you can turn this on, set your temperature, and go back to watching TV gives me reason enough to recommend this to all of my friends. Not to mention it gives everything great flavor! (Posted on 3/13/2015)

  4. Jimsbarbecue

    We love our MAK grill so much we bought two.This is our everyday cooker. Turn it on set the temp and MAKe great food. from low and slow to high heat chicken. It is the best!
    Neat add on accessories too (Posted on 2/6/2015)