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Smoke Vault 18"

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Lock the delicious smoked flavor of mesquite, hickory, cherry, and more into your meats with the Smoke Vault 18”. This simple smoker cooks your meat low and slow with a heavy-gauge steel wood chip try and water pan to infuse it with a delicious flavor you can’t get any other way. Use the Smoke Vault for a variety of foods from ribs to a whole turkey or even baked pies. Fully adjustable heat-control dials, three damper valves, and a door thermometer will help you control internal temperatures throughout the cooking process. Cooking temperatures can vary from 160° F to 350° F. We’ll throw in some cooking tips, ideas, and recipes with your purchase to help you get on your way as a master outdoor chef. Lock in your Smoke Vault purchase today.



  • Two adjustable smoking racks
  • One jerky smoking rack
  • Water pan
  • Heavy gauge steel wood chip tray
  • Removable porcelain base tray for easy clean up
  • Three adjustable damper valves; one on top and one on each side
  • Easy to read door thermometer from 50 to 350 degrees
  • Convenient matchless snap-ignition
  • Cooking tips, ideas, and recipes included
  • Protected burner drum for maximum heat control


  • Body Dimensions (without legs): 18 in. W x 16 in. D x 30 in. H
  • Door Dimensions: 16 in. W x 28 in. H
  • Cooking Racks Dimensions: 15 in. W x 14 in. D
  • Shipping Dimensions: 19 in. x 17.5 in. x 30.5 in.
  • Overall Height (with legs): 44 in.
  • Overall Weight: 65 lbs.
  • Total Output: 18,000 BTUs/Hr.


 SMV18S Instruction Manual

Natural Gas Conversion Guide


Smoke Vault 18" is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Longevity? Check! This is my TENTH year cooking on the same unit (18"). I want to upgrade to the 24", but I still feel I have many miles on this smoker. How many grills, smokers, etc. are still going after 10 years? And the ignition switch still works, which is just incredible! I live in Northern MN and have smoked from 90 above to 20 below--this thing just gets the job done, period. A+ product.
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love our new smoke vault! We just got this Smoke Vault for Christmas and couldn't be happier! I meal prep for our week every weekend anyways, so this vault has made my cooking life AMAZING!! All the different types of meat are absolutely scrumptious!! HIGHLY recommend :)
Date published: 2020-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great smoker/great value I received this smoker as a Christmas gift probably 4-5 years ago and use it often. This smoker has been through a lot! Getting blown over several times in our back yard wind tunnel, left uncovered several times and rained on, cover blew off during a wicked winter storm and left for days buried half way up with snow and it still keeps on producing delicious meat! The only thing we've replaced was the cover in all these years. It still fires right up and seems to just sip on propane, a 20lb bottle seems to last us well over a year and we use it probably 5-10 times a season. Cant say any bad about this smoker.
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! SUPER VALUE!! ALL positive! Takes a couple of hours to get the hang of temperature control, but worth the study. Lots of room. Jerky {both turkey & beef} turned out super with hickory. Ribs to die for! Smoked Cod WOW! A tank of LP goes a very long way.
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The BEST! Finally broke down & went from electric to propane. This unit has the best temp. control I've ever seen! Great Jerky, Pulled Pork and Brisket! Very satisfied with low propane consumption. Thanks Camp Chef for a well thought out smoker. Bill
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks well buit! My 18" Smoke Vautl just arrived yesterday, very well packed, arrived quite Ok, very minor tears in the box. Simple to follow assembling instructions. Seasoned it last night, and doing my first attempt to smoke some pork shoulder ribs today. Will post after I get the feel of it. My first time using a propane smoker, so far I have always used a charcoal/wood. smoker!
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looking smoker and even better performance. I love this product I actually converted mine to natural gas at time of installation which was fairly simple. I debated between the 18" & 24" settled for the 18" and it is definitely big enough to do everything I will want it to do. Did have an issue with the valve not aligning with the off/low/high settings. I contacted customer service and Julie the very friendly and helpful rep apologized and told me no worries and sent a replacement right out. The first smoke was a Boston butt and it was better than our favorite local BBQ place. I highly recommend this unit.
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Smoker I received this as a corporate gift (great company!) and have used it several times with fantastic results - pork butts, brisket, oysters, pork belly. I never used a smoker until I got the Smoke Vault 18" and found it really easy to set up and use.
Date published: 2017-05-29
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