ABOUT TRAEGER

Traeger is one of the old brand pellet grills that have good quality pellet grills plus decades of experience and provide higher experience.

Therefore, Traeger is a highly reliable and durable brand pellet grill manufacturer right now on the market. There are three main series of Traeger:

  • Traeger Pro Series
  • Traeger Ironwood Series
  • Traeger Timberline Series.

We will discuss one model from each series for you so that you could easily select your favorite one with ease.

ABOUT REC TEC

Another brand in the world of pellet grills is Rec-Tec, which was founded in 2009 by two friends. The Rec-Tec is now among the top brands of pellet grill on the market that provide easier grilling and smoking.

Rec Tec offers an easy cooking experience throughout your friends' circle parties with the highest comfort and easy maintenance feature for the users.

Two companies Brand comparison:

Now it time to compare these two top pellet grill brands to get a clear and better idea regarding the best one among these two pellet grills.

Below we will provide you with six well-rated and trusted pellet grill, 3 from each brand, and compare them with respect to performance, quality, and budget. There would be top-line products of each brand, Mid-range products, and budget-friendly products of Rec-Tec and Traeger for you.

Traeger grills verses Rec Tec wood pellet grill.

Top of the line products Comparison

Here we will have a comparison between Rec-Tec rt-2500 BFG pellet grill and Trager Timberline 850.

NamesRec-Tec rt-2500 BFG Pellet GrillTraeger grills Timberline series 855
Temperature Range200 - 500°F+150 - 500°F
Construction Stainless steel with stainless steel gratesDouble side walled, insulated, powder-coated steel with stainless steel grates
Cooking Space 2535 square inches885 square inches
Pellet Hopper Capacity53 Pounds24 pounds
Warranty 6 Years3 Years
Additional featuresWi-Fi connectivity, 2 meat probes with portholes, Hydraulic lid system, Auto shutdown, LO setting for max smoke, Dual interior, dishwasher safe lights, Stainless steel meat hangerWiFIRE connectivity, Alexa enabled, 1 meat probe, Low pellet sensor alert, Super smoke mode, Turbo Temp, Downdraft exhaust system, Traeger Pellet purge system, Magnetic bamboo cutting board, Integrated Grease Management System
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Mid-Range Products Comparison

Now it is time to have a comparison between the mid-range product of both the Traeger and Rec Tec rt-700 Rec Tec vs Traeger Ironwood 885.

NamesRec Tec rt-700 rec tec GrillTraeger grill Ironwood 885
Temperature Range200 - 500°F+150 - 500°F
Construction Powder-coated stainless steel with stainless steel gratesDouble side walled, insulated, powder-coated steel with stainless steel grates
Cooking Space 702 square inches885 square inches
Pellet Hopper Capacity40 Pounds20 pounds
Warranty 6 Years3 Years
Additional featuresWi-Fi enabled, 2 meat probes with portholes, Hydraulic lid system, Auto shutdown, LO setting for max smoke, Dual interior, dishwasher safe lights, Stainless steel meat hanger, Option to add side smoke-box for cold smoking, Comes with a grill cover, 2 non-stick side mats and 200 lbs of rec tec pellets, Optional 2nd shelf would take it to 1,054 sq inWiFIRE connectivity, Alexa enabled, 1 meat probe, Low pellet sensor alert, Super smoke mode, Turbo Temp, Downdraft exhaust system, Traeger Pellet purge system
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Best Budget Traeger vs Rec Tec Wood Pellet Grill

Let see the budget-friendly product of each brand. Tc-590 Rec Tec vs Traeger Pro series 575.

NamesRec Tec tc-590 rec tec Pellet Traeger grills Pro series 575
Temperature Range200 - 500°F+150 - 500°F
Construction Powder-coated stainless steel with stainless steel gratesPowder-coated steel with porcelain-coated steel grates
Cooking Space 592 square inches of cooking space575 square inches of cooking space
Pellet Hopper Capacity30 Pounds18 pounds
Warranty 6 Years3 Years
Additional featuresWi-Fi connectivity, 2 meat probes with port holes, Auto shutdown, LO setting for max smoke, Optional second shelf would take it to 772sq in, Comes with a grill cover, 2 non-stick side mats, and 200 lbs of rec tec pellets WiFIRE connectivity, Alexa enabled, 1 built-in meat probe
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