Gator Pit of Texas Custom BBQ Pits

Texas Premier 2036 Pellet COOKER

Total Package Price:  $2,995.00


Upgrade size to a GP2436PC Texas Premier II for a Total Package Price:  $3,495.00

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Make Towable on a Trailer for a little as $1,995.00 additional


Gator Pit did not invent the wheel.  We just made a better wheel.  That is what our Pellet Cooker is today.  Gator Pit has raised the bar in the Pellet Grill industry with this Gator Pit.  Heavy duty welded construction, ¼” thick steel, large commercial all-weather casters, and more.  Does not arrive in a cardboard box and you will not have to spend hours assembling our Pellet Cooker.  Arrives ready to fire up and start cooking.  Made in Houston, Texas USA.  See full description below.


*For more information pertaining to the Hopper and PID controller please visit  Although Gator Pit of Texas is not the manufacturer of the Hopper or controller, our customers do have a one (1) year limited warranty on the Hopper parts and controller that is covered thru Smoke Daddy Inc (SDI).  All customers will receive the full detailed written warranty on the Hopper Assembly when you receive your Gator Pit Pellet Cooker to retain for your records.  All customers will also receive full written Owner’s Manual on the Gator Pit Pellet Cooker.  Rest assured, your Gator Pit is covered.  Hopper components are covered for that one year and your Gator Pit grill is covered under our Limited Life Time Warranty listed on our website.


Gator Grill/Smoke section:

Approximately 400 pounds total weight


Lower sliding food rack is approximately 20” x 33”


Upper split food pull-out food racks are apprx. 8” x 33” each.  Both racks inserted are apprx. 16’ x 33”.  Insert one rack or both racks for additional cooking capacity.  Making apprx. 1188 square cooking inches.


¼” thick new pipe x 20” Diameter x 36” Long food/smoke chamber


¼” thick end caps or side walls


¼” steel construction allows for better heat retention and less fuel consumption.  This provides a longer burn time at a set cooking temperature


Fully welded door flanges to prevent heat and smoke from escaping the chamber and last-forever stainless steel cool touch handle


One Probe hole/port for wired thermometers


Drop Down 12” deep x 35” Long 304 Brushed stainless steel front shelf with Gator etching. Stainless steel rivets attach the stainless top to the angle frame, which is completely welded to the smoke chamber.  Stainless has welded corners and 1” legs on three sides for a smooth custom fit.


Legs and lower storage area are completely welded angle iron with ¾” expanded metal mesh


Gator’s signature adjustable dual Birdhouse stacks which provide a more even heat distribution by pulling heat and smoke left and right of the smoke chamber.  Each stack is equipped with last-forever stainless steel cool touch handles


11 gauge thick removable grease pan for easy clean up


11 gauge thick removable firepot heat shield to assist in spreading heat out


Large 2” brass ball valve grease drain


Side push/pull handle with two last-forever stainless steel cool touch handles


Four commercial all-weather heavy duty 2” x 5” casters.  Two swivel with easy to use foot brakes to lock and secure your cooker in place.  Two rigid.  All four have grease zerks to lubricate axle and bearings.


Hopper Description and features:  Manufactured by Smoke Daddy-Pellet Pro


·         *NEW* Larger Hopper Capacity (35lbs Total)

·         *NEW* Pellet Dump for Easy Pellet Removal!

·         *NEW* Hopper Baffling System (Directs pellets into auger more easily)

·         Universal Mounting Capabilities right or left hand application.  Left mount standard.  Right mount ADD $150.00

·         301 Stainless Steel Hopper Lid and Burnpot

·         36,000 BTUs

·         PID controller set in 5 degree increments

·         Temp range: 160°F-450°F.  Individual results may vary.

·         Heavy Duty .52 Amp Auger Motor

·         Upgraded 301 stainless 9-hole burnpot; creates a more efficient burn

·         Combustion fan facilitates a natural convection throughout the grill area

·         Smoke Setting & Grill Setting

·         Improved Hot Rod Design

·         100% Digitally Controlled

·         Easily Mountable/Removable

·         1-Year Smoke Daddy Warranty on Hopper Assembly

·         Requires 110v outlet; ±10%




·         Extra Long 5ft long RTD Probe

·         5ft Meat Probe


Hopper is removable from the smoke chamber


Complete Hopper Instructions

·         Operating Voltage: AC 110V ±10%, 60Hz


The Pellet Pro® True PID Controller


The Pellet Pro® uses a True PID Controller


PID Description Overview


Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control is the most common control algorithm used in industry and has been universally accepted in industrial control. The popularity of PID controllers can be attributed partly to their robust performance in a wide range of operating conditions and partly to their functional simplicity, which allows engineers to operate them in a simple, straightforward manner.


As the name suggests, PID algorithm consists of three basic coefficients; proportional, integral and derivative which are varied to get optimal response. Closed loop systems, the theory of classical PID and the effects of tuning a closed loop control system are discussed in this paper.


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Your Gator Pit Pellet Cooker is tested prior to our customers receiving the unit.  Pellet Pro tests each Hopper Assembly prior to sale.  Gator Pit tests each complete Gator Pit Pellet Cooker prior to leaving our facility.  We ensure all is in working order before our customers receive their GP Pellet Cooker.  Know that when you receive your GP2036PC, you can start cooking.



Gator’s CUSTOM PRO SHOP Options Available:  Limited ONLY to the custom options listed below  Due to your Gator’s unique design & customization, lead time will be extended from the standard featured model above.


Four ½ thick folding D-Rings for anti-theft or safely securing four corners during transport $99.95


Additional Remote thermometer probe holes with removable threaded plugs $39.95 each.


Paper towel hanger on front shelf $39.95


Utensil hanger $15.00 each, fabricated by Gator Pit.


BBQ Rubs: Gator Pit of Texas Brisket Rub, Rib Rub, Chicken Rub, Steak Seasoning, Cajun All-Seasoning Blend - 7 OZ. bottle your choice - $9.99







Gator Pit of Texas, LP

11161 West Little York Road

Houston, Texas 77041-5015 USA

Our office hours (Central Time)

Monday thru Friday: 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Saturday and Sunday:Office is closed

Office: 713-896-0144

Toll Free: 1-866-869-5166

Fax: 713-896-8857

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