Traeger Timberline 850 Wi-Fi Controlled Wood Pellet Grill - TFB85WLE
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- Grill, smoke & monitor your Timberline wirelessly using the built-in Traeger WiFIRE controller & smart phone app!
- Grill more with 850 sq. in. of cooking space across 3 tiers of adjustable, stainless steel cooking grates
- TRU Convection system with induction fan for even distribution of heat & smoky flavor
- Double-walled 304 stainless steel interior insulates for superior temperature control
- Extra large capacity hopper holds up to 24 lbs of Traeger hardwood pellets at once
Join the Hall of Flame with the Traeger Timberline 850. Grill more food and enjoy more versatility with 850 square inches of cooking area over three tiers of dual-position stainless steel cooking grids. The bottom cooking grate can be lowered for searing juicy steaks, or raised for grilling. Cook up to 38 burgers, 6 chickens, 54 hot dogs or 9 rib racks 20% faster and with more smoky flavor than ever thanks to the TRU Convection system and Traeger Downdraft Exhaust system, fully circulating fresh blue smoke using a built-in induction fan. The Timberline features a double-walled 304 stainless steel interior and airtight lid gasket to insulate and maintain heat for unbeatable temperature control from 165-500 degrees Fahrenheit. An easy to use control panel & digital display gives you full control with a navigation dial and dedicated buttons for creating custom cook cycles and quick access to handy functions like keep warm mode and Super Smoke Mode, amping up the flavor with the push of a button. Tired of babysitting your grill? Try out the Timberline WiFIRE controller to change the temperature, set timers, and access thousands of Traeger recipes using the Traeger app and your smart phone (available for iOS & Android devices). The included meat probe stores above the control panel for quick access, easily connecting to a dedicated control panel port for precise monitoring. There's no shortage of food prep convenience with a stainless steel side shelf with BBQ tool hooks, a full-length stainless steel front-shelf and a magnetic bamboo cutting board that stores above the pellet hopper. Keep the fire burning with an extra large capacity pellet hopper, holding up to 24 pounds of Traeger hardwood pellets. A hopper clean-out door lets you quickly empty contents for cleaning and swapping out flavors. Tucked away out of sight, is a concealed grease pan that slides out for easy cleanup. The Timberline is built to outlast the competition from the ground up with a rock-solid sawhorse-style chassis, all-terrain wheels, heavy-duty locking casters and black powder coat finish.
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- Model Number
|Exterior Material||Painted Steel|
|Cooking Grate Material||Stainless Steel|
|Cooking Grid Dimensions||22 X 16"|
|Main Grilling Area||366 Sq. Inches|
|Secondary Grilling Area||308 Sq. Inches|
|Total Grilling Area||850 Sq. Inches|
|Hopper Capacity||24 Pounds|
|Max Temperature||500 F|
|Spring Assisted Hood||No|
|Cart Assembly||Some Assembly Required|
|Side Burner Type||None|
|Made In USA||No|
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Traeger warrants their pellet grills to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of three years from the date of purchase.
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- The original wood-fired pellet grill brand
- WiFIRE Technology allows you to control grill from your smartphone
- Double-walled insulation retains heat
- Pill-shaped barrel gives you more cooking space
- TRU Convection creates powerful smoke vortex of flavor
- Extra-large capacity hopper with low-pellet sensor
Things We Love:
As the original pellet grill brand, Traeger is a true pellet pioneer and is the most popular name in the pellet grill industry. That's why it's no surprise that Traeger continues to push the envelope of pellet grill innovation with the Timberline series, the most advanced Traeger grill to date.
The Timberline series offers innovative WiFIRE Technology, which uses your wifi network to connect your smartphone to the grill. The Traeger app allows you to set and monitor grill temperature, set custom cook cycles to maintain consistency every time you cook, and gives you access to thousands of Traeger recipes. It also gives you access to GrillGuide, where you can download recipes to your WiFIRE enabled controller. GrillGuide programs the whole cooking cycle from start to finish by changing temperature, smoke, and air circulation automatically as the recipe progresses. The Timberline also includes a handy meat probe, allowing you to monitor the temperature of your food on your smartphone to ensure doneness. Simply put, WiFIRE lets you entertain with friends and family or relax while you cook, instead of hovering over the grill.
With a temperature range of 165 – 500 degrees Fahrenheit, the Timberline offers the widest temperature range of any Traeger grill. It also maintains your set temperature within an incredible 5 degree range. The Timberline offers Traeger’s Turbotemp system, making ignition and preheat time faster than ever before. The grill is built with 16 gauge steel, which is thicker than other Traeger grills. The professional grade lid gasket and double-walled 304 stainless steel insulation helps the grill achieve ultra-precise temperature consistency. Using a set of thermocouples, we were able to put the Timberline to the test, and found that it produces amazingly consistent temperatures across the entire volume of the barrel.
The beauty of the Timberline design is its innovative D2 controller. The D2 is a PID controller, the most accurate and stable controller type available for regulating temperature. The D2 allows the fan to utilize variable speed functionality, meaning it will speed up or slow down as necessary to properly control temperature and air flow. Traeger has combined this feature with their patented downdraft exhaust to create TRU Convection, a powerful vortex of smoke moving inside the Timberline’s barrel. The downdraft exhaust port is located at the bottom of the Timberline’s pill shaped barrel and is oriented in a way that smoke is only allowed to leave the grill after circulating around the inside of the barrel, coating your food in delicious smoky flavor.
Brushless DC Motor
The Timberline’s auger is the industry’s first brushless DC motor. This innovative feature achieves higher torque at a lower RPM, meaning the auger is more powerful, efficient, and far less likely to get obstructed. Since brushless motors have fewer moving parts, the auger’s motor is much more resilient than a brushed motor, and will work for longer without requiring much maintenance. The efficiency of the brushless motor allows the auger to move the same number of pellets with less power than earlier models.
The Traeger Timberline comes in 2 sizes, the Timberline 850 and the Timberline 1300, which indicates the total square inches of cooking space that the grills offer. To maximize the cooking space inside the barrel, Traeger gave the Timberline a pill-shaped design which makes the barrel taller than other pellet grills, providing 3 fully adjustable cooking grates. The main cooking grate can even be lowered closer to the fire pot for searing steaks, or raised to be further away from the fire pot for smoking.
The Timberline also offers a couple new features that aren’t found on other Traeger grills. With the push of a button, Super Smoke mode drops the temperature of your grill to its lowest setting and shuts off the fan. This lets you craft the ultimate smoke profiles by blasting your food with a high dosage of smoke. The Keep-Warm mode keeps your food warm on the grill for long periods of time, which is great for entertaining.
The Timberline offers the largest hopper capacity of any Traeger grill. You can store up to 24 pounds of pellets, which is large enough to hold an entire bag of Traeger pellets, plus more. Traeger grills have a burn rate of 2 pounds of pellets per hour at the highest temperature setting, and only half a pound of pellets per hour at the lowest setting. A built-in pellet sensor warns you when pellets are low. The pellet cleanout shoot has a magnetic door so you can easily switch pellet flavors on the fly.
Like Traeger Pro Series models, the Timberline also features a saw-horse design and all terrain wheels, which adds durability and toughness to the grill. The grease management system channels grease into the disposable concealed grease pan for easy clean up. The grill also includes a handy stainless steel front shelf and side shelf, along with a magnetic cutting board for convenient food prep.
Traeger offers several useful grilling tools that will give your grill even more cooking versatility. Some of the most popular Traeger accessories are bottom shelves, a digital thermometer, chicken throne, grill racks, and pizza kits.
Things To Consider:
While the Timberline does an amazing job at retaining heat while cooking, we noticed that the temperature drops quickly when you open the lid, and can take a while to get back to your set temperature. It’s also important to remember to prime the auger when you first use the Timberline, or when you run out of pellets, as it may cause the auger to seize.
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