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Rec Tec RT-680 RT-700 STAINLESS STEEL Downdraft


 Product Description

Stainless Steel Downdraft for Rec Tec RT-680 and the NEW RT-700


Downdraft Modification:

- helps hold more Smoke & Heat in the chamber

- helps reduce pellet consumption

- helps even temperatures across the grill

- Quicker Start Up to Temperature


Easy 5-minute installation (instructions & mounting hardware included)


A few have asked, "Why does this model cost more?"

- In staying with the design of your RecTec, I include:

  - (2) longer Stainless Steel Button Head cap screws,

          these match the other cap screws on your RecTec

  - (4) Stainless Steel Washers

  - (2) Steel Spacers, to provide strength

  - (2) KEPS brand Stainless Steel Toothed Locking Nuts



Optional SmokerBox attachment may require longer bolts

No permanent modification to the grill

Easy to remove for cleaning

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 Product Reviews

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  1. great product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jul 13th 2017

    Allows you to smoke your meats in less time while retaining heat and more smoke. I now have them on both of my RT 680's.

  2. Excellent product. Works as advertised. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Jun 14th 2017

    I am glad I got the downdraft for my Rec Tec 680. Great craftsmanship on the stainless. I could tell a difference on my first cook. The pit definitely retains more smoke. Every time I open my lid, a large cloud of smoke rolls out, just like in my stick burner. I would definitely recommend this upgrade. Don was extremely nice and patiently answered all my questions. Install took less than five minutes. It is easier if you have and extra set of hand hold the smokestsck for you. Beginner level project. I have no regrets with this purchase.

  3. Quality is great, temps were wildly different with the downdraft installed. 2 Star Review

    Posted by on Jun 5th 2017

    I'll start with the good. The quality is great. Solid stainless steel. Perfect fit, easy install, and looked great. Unfortunately...

    In my new Rec Tec 680 this downdraft gave me 30-50º temperature swings between smoker set point and the actual grate level temps. I ran several tests with and without food in the smoker, and with and without the Godke Downdraft installed. I had the smoker set at 225º, and my temperate monitoring was done with the RT680 probe as well as two ambient temp probes connected to a Fireboard. The left side of the grill ran around 10º cooler than the set point, and the right side where the downdraft was installed ran between 30-50º higher than the 225º set point. I know I'm the minority here, but the results are real. Here's a full thread on the discussion with lots of pics: https://www.facebook.com/groups/942243535849328/permalink/1527216124018730/

  4. Great Addition 5 Star Review

    Posted by on May 26th 2017

    Pit warms up faster and maintains the heat and smoke. I can smoke hotter, but with more smoke

  5. BIG IMPROVEMENT 5 Star Review

    Posted by on May 15th 2017

    Easy to install and gets me the smoke flavor that I like!!

  6. nice add-on 5 Star Review

    Posted by on May 11th 2017

    a solid addition to your rec tec to make it even better... easy to install and use

  7. seeing is believing 5 Star Review

    Posted by on May 5th 2017

    Great product. Worked to create consistent temps across my RT680 and helps with smoke production! Great product. Fits like a glove! The second shelf is still useable as the footprint of the Downdraft is small! Get one now!!

  8. Terrific! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Apr 14th 2017

    Very impressed how easy this was to install and how it creates an even temp across the entire cooking surface. The craftsmanship is excellent and being stainless makes it that much better.

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