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1628 BBQ Smoker Pit

1628 BBQ Smoker Pit - OUT OF STOCK


​Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit - the perfect model for the empty nesters who cook for six to eight people. Includes Ash Pan, Stainless Temperature Gauge, Ash Rake, and a bonus Lower Smoking Shelf in Barrel.

Tejas Smokers® BBQ smoker pits are built to last. We build them with great attention to detail. The model 1628 bbq pit smoker does not leak smoke because the doors and lids seal tight. Tejas Smokers® BBQ smoker pits are a pleasure to cook on. You can concentrate on COOKING, not messing with the bbq pit to keep it at temperature.

  • 1628 Smoker Pit

    1628 Smoker Pit

  • 1628 smoker pit with stainless steel front shelf option

    Stainless Steel Shelf Cover

  • stainless steel handles on firebox lid and firebox door

    Stainless Steel Spring Handles

  • grease drain valve on model 1628 smoker pit

    Stainless Steel Spring Handles

Dimensions of the Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit

►     54"L x 18"D x 54"H with smokestack installed, 42" without smokestack in place

►     Cooking Areas: 15" x 27.5" at mid level of barrel

►     10" x 24" on lower removable rack in barrel (for a tall item, not as a charcoal rack)

►     15" x 18" firebox direct grilling rack

►     Height above center cooking grate in barrel - 8"

►     Distance between removable lower cooking grate in barrel to center (main) cooking grate - 6"

►     Wood storage rack below barrel of the bbq pit smoker - 16" x 28"

►     Firebox: 16"w x 18"d x 16"h

►     Capacity of water reservoir ~4 gallons

Weight and Shipping Dimensions of the Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit:

►     Weight - 315 pounds

►     Smoker PIts are sold F.O.B. Houston Texas. Crated weight is classified as a flat 500 pounds (a special lower LTL freight rate). At no extra charge we provide crating suitable for safe domestic shipping by truck. Freight charges, however, must be quoted and paid for separately. Such special payment items like freight can be made by using the MAKE PAYMENT option found at the bottom of this page. Call or email us requesting a quote before ordering.

►     Domestic crate dimensions: 64"L x 28"D x 45"H

►     International crate dimensions: 65"L x 29"D x 46"H, crated weight at 550 pounds. For more information on International Shipments see the link at the bottom of this page.

  • inside view of 1628 smoker firebox

    Firebox Wood Rack

  • grill surface at top of model 1628 firebox

    Firebox Direct Grill Grate

  • interior view of 1628 firebox and wood rack

    Interior View of Firebox and Wood Rack

  • interior view of 1628 lower grate in barrel

    Interior View of Lower Cooking Grate in Barrel

  • griddle installed in model 1628 firebox

    Firebox Heat Baffle / Griddle

  • firebox door of model 1628 smoker pit

    Firebox Door

  • 48 inch tall chimney installed on model 1628 smoker pit

    Optional 48" Extended Chimney

  • optional stainless steel shelf installed at front of model 1628 smoker pit

    Brushed Stainless Steel Shelf Cover

  • framed grill grate in model 1628 firebox

    Framed Direct Grilling Grate

  • loglighter port on model 1628 smoker pit

    Loglighter/Gas Assist Port

  • framed slide-out main cooking grate in model 1628 smoker pit

    Framed Slide-Out Main Cooking Grate


Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit Standard Features:

►     cooking barrel of the bbq pit smoker measures 16" x 28"

►     oversized drop down front flat steel table - 12"d x 24"w (not an expanded metal table surface)

►     (4) utensil hooks underneath front table

►     air cooled stainless steel spring handles on firebox door and (2) lids

►     slide out cooking grate in barrel

►     lower framed cooking grate in barrel for cooking taller items, not a charcoal rack

►     chimney rain cap cover at left end of barrel

►     adjustable air intake on firebox door promotes even log burns

►     direct grill grate at top of firebox

►     smoker pit uses standard 14"-16" logs

►     1/4" thick plate steel SQUARE firebox

►     heat-deflector 45° angled baffle between the firebox and the barrel

►     1 1/4" grease & water drain with cap at left end of barrel

►     port (with 1/2 MNPT plug) for log lighter/gas assist (below wood rack in the firebox)

►     large water reservoir at bottom of the barrel has ~4 gallon capacity, keeps meats moist and flavorful

►     ash rake/ cleaning tool for cleaning the pit

►     front swivel wheels, inset rear 6" wheels

►     stainless steel temperature gauge

►     full sized ash pan for firebox, 16" x 16 3/4" x 1 1/4" x 3/16"

OPTIONAL Accessories for the Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit:

►     premium heavy duty fitted vinyl cover with grommets

►     48" high chimney extension for low wind situations

  • 1628 stainless steel shelf cover and rivets
  • optional brass ball valve for grease drain
  • optional heat baffle and griddle
  • optional log lighter assembly
  • optional stainless steel swivel sauce bowl
  • optional premium vinyl cover
  • optional 48 inch high chimney extension

See Pit Accessories for more optional accessories and for more items.

This bbq pit is the perfect size offset-firebox bbq pit smoker for cooking for six to eight people.


Special Offer with Purchase of a Model 1628 BBQ Smoker Pit:

When you first purchase a Tejas Smoker Pit or Grill you have the option of purchasing Charcoal Grate Forks, Fire Pokers, or 14" Poppa's Hooks at $10.00 each. The regular price of a #1510 Charcoal Grate Fork is $17.95. The regular price of a #1512 Fire Poker is $17.95. The regular price of a Left Hand or Right Hand 14" Poppa's Hook is $21.95.

  • special offer Poppas Hook, Fire Poker, and Charcoal Grate Fork

There is no limit to the number of these you can purchase but they must be shipped with the pit or grill. In order to receive your special discount, do NOT place these items in your shopping cart. You must either call us (713 222 0077) or request this in a COMMENT during the online checkout process when you place your pit or grill order. These items, like freight, may be paid separately using the MAKE PAYMENT option at the bottom of this page.

Tejas Smokers® ships charcoal grills and smoker pits all over the world. As a high volume shipper we get excellent freight rates. Call us at 713 222 0077 for custom freight quotes to your location. Of course, you can pick your 1628 Smoker Pit up at our warehouse if you live nearby. We try to keep all models in stock. Got questions? Give our smoker pit specialists a call.

Folks that know what they are doing can produce good bbq on ANY kind of barbecue pit ... the difference is: "How EASY is it to do?" If you have to constantly tend the fire to keep the temperature from wandering all over the place then it is not much fun. Tejas Smoker® BBQ pits hold temperature and that makes ALL the difference. Tejas Smokers® BBQ Smoker Pits from Houston,Texas.