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" High Quality, Longlasting, Handmade Custom Smokers, Grills & Firepits"


Let us Build your Custom Smoker or Grill




We build all sizes of smokers, in any configuration, to fit the needs of our customers.  Building a custom smoker starts with your dream of what you want, suggestions/ideas from us, and a finished product to go beyond your expectations. It's our passion to suit our customer's needs and desires.

Give us a call today to own your smoker!


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Piggyback Smokers, LLC is dedicated to providing the utmost quality product for each individual customer’s needs, at reasonable prices. Whether you're a tailgater or professional pit master, we offer you a top notch product to cook on. Our heat holding pits are second to none on the market. Each product is custom made to the customer’s specifications, needs, and/or budget. We also offer several standard models  located in "Shop Our Products."


In 2015, Thomas utilized his machinist and engineering degrees, along with his passion for building BBQ smokers, to form Piggyback Smokers, LLC. Thomas and his crew have the capability to build anything you desire and their level of commitment to quality speak for themselves.

Since 2015, we have been building custom units for all types of applications including: radio stations, schools, BBQ enthusiasts, catering companies, tailgaters, food trucks, corporations, govenerment entities and more. Everything is built from the ground up in our shop to ensure that the layout, design, quality, and integrity of each piece is held to our extremely high standards for a long lasting product.


From start to finish, we are here to assist in making sure that all of your wants and needs are met. We want to produce a one of a kind product for you, which allows for endless customization opportunities and ensures that all of your individual grilling and smoking needs will be satisfied.


Contact Us

1315 Norris Crossing Road

Bells, TN 38006

Tel: 901-569-2619

Hours of Operation:


Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

​​Saturday: 8am - 12pm (by appt only)

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—  Timothy Hamilton

Thomas at Piggyback Smokers was professional from the beginning, very helpful, understanding and knows how to treat customers! He built exactly what I wanted and exceeded my expectations! If you're looking for a custom build, Thomas and his team are who you need to see. Love the smoker, thanks!

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