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  • RonB
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    Thanx FireMan - pictures don't really do it justice.

  • FireMan
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    You don’t mess around!q

  • FireMan
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    Intriguingly beautiful,

  • FireMan
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    Quite a collection!

  • luvthemstillers
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    My trusty Swiss Army Knife. I've had it for over ten years now.
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  • Ahumadora
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    Notice the sanding marks across the whole blade??? Never let your father in law sharpen your knives.....

  • Polarbear777
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    Misen just upgraded the steel on their chef knife to aus10. The steel was the only thing that didn’t make this one perfect. I’m impressed. And they are keeping the price the same. Assuming it’s tempered right, this could be my standing recommendation for a very long time

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...ickstarter-no4

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  • treesmacker
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    That is!

  • Mr. Bones
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    Wonderful Collection, an really cool knife rack, as well!

    Loves me some Ol Hickorys, as well, but yall already done seen that, I'd reckon!

  • 58limited
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    MCS can stand for More Cutlery Syndrome First is a set I got off Kickstarter: Edge of Belgravia Kuroi Hana - The Black Diamond Japanese Damascus knife set: https://www.edgeofbelgravia.co.uk/co...ons/kuroi-hana

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    Next is another Kickstarter set, Nagasaki. I had already bought the Kuroi Hana but decided that I like the old school look of these. This Kickstarter project had lots of delays and problems including perks (stretch goals) that were never shipped but, unlike several investors, I got my correct knife order. I really like these knives. They are the sharpest knives I own - I mean scary sharp and I'm a surgeon - and I take them with me whenever I rent an AirBNB or VRBO place (along with some of my cast iron) because a lot of rental places only have cheap dull junk available for use in the kitchen. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...damascus-vg-10

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    This was the first Kichstarter set I bought. Misen was designed to be equivalent to a professional chef's knife that usually costs about $150.00 but theirs is about $65.00. This set is my daily driver for basic cooking and has held up well for the past three years of use. https://www.misen.co/

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    Finally the old workhorse used out at the pit: Old Hickory. I'm glad I got them out and posted these pics as I haven't used them in about a month and when I pulled them out I noticed that the humidity is attacking them. I'm cleaning them up after this post.

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    I have another knife set that looks like Old Hickory but is not. It was my mom's and dates to the 1960s or 1970s.
    Last edited by 58limited; October 4th, 2019, 04:44 AM.

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  • JakeT
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    fttank I got the 8" with damascus steel. I absolutely LOVE that knife. Gives me the "this is how a knife should feel" feeling every time I pick it up.

  • fttank
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    JakeT, which Bob Kramer did you trade it in for? I too have big paws and a depth of 2" would work out better for me. Starting to lean towards the 9" Miyabi for that reason.

  • JakeT
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    fttank, I have the 8" chefs knife. I actually replaced that one with a Zwilling Bob Kramer 8". I have rather large hands and the Miyabi was just too small, my knuckles would hit the cutting board before the knife

  • fttank
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    Which Miyabi Birchwood do you have? Thinking of pulling the trigger on one. Just trying to decide which one to buy.

  • fttank
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    Great story!

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Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

maverick PT55 thermometer

A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

Click here for more info on the Maverick PT-55 Waterproof Instant-Read Thermometer Review shown above. It may be the best value in a thermometer out there


If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

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The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

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Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet's Dual Tube Burners

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The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King's proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

the good one grill

The Good-One Open Range is a charcoal grill with an offset smoke chamber attached. It is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. The grill sits low in front and doubles as a firebox for the smoke chamber which is spliced on above and behind so it can work like a horizontal offset smoker only better. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

Griddle And Deep Fryer All In One

The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all. Plus it has a built in cutting board, garbage bag holder, and paper towel holder. An additional work table on the left side provides plenty of counter space.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers in the hardware stores because temperature control is so much easier. Best of all, it is only $299 delivered to your door!

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The Undisputed Champion!

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The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. Don't accept cheap substitutes.  Click here to read our test results and comprehensive review and why it won our Platinum Medal .


Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

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Char-Broil's Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you're off to the party! Char-Broil's TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

NK-22-Ck Grill

Their NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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G&F Suede Welder's Gloves

Heat Resistant Gloves With Extra Long Sleeves Hold The Hot Stuff

If you're using oven mitts at the grill, it's time to trade up. Say hello to these suede welder's gloves. They're heat resistant enough to handle hot grill grates, and flexible enough to handle tongs. The extra long sleeves even let you reach deep into the firebox to move hot logs without getting burned. Our Fave.

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GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

grill grates

GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, keep small foods from committing suicide, kill hotspots, are easier to clean, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily removed and moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke to whatever is above. Every gas grill needs them.

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kareubequ bbq smoker

Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.

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Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

masterbuilt gas smoker

The First Propane Smoker With A Thermostat Makes This Baby Foolproof

Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

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Professional Steakhouse Knife Set

masterbuilt gas smoker

Our founder, Meathead, wanted the same steak knives used by steakhouses such as Peter Luger, Smith & Wollensky, Morton's, Kobe Club, Palm, and many others. So he located the manufacturer and had them stamp our name on some. They boast pointed, temper-ground, serrated, high-carbon stainless-steel, half-tang blades with excellent cutting edge ability. The beefy hardwood handle provides a comfortable grip secured by three hefty rivets. He has machine washed his more than 100 times. They have never rusted and they stay shiny without polishing. Please note that we do not make, sell, or distribute these knives, they just engrave them with our name.

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PK 360 grill

Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado. Beautifully designed and completely portable. Meathead says it is his preferrred grill.

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Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

fireboard bbq thermometer

With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.

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Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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