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  • PaulstheRibList
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1614
    • Lake Charles, LA
    • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
      1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
      2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
      3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
      4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
      5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
      6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
      7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
      8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
      9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
      10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
      11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
      12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
      12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

      Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

      I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
      I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

    #46
    Well, it's almost time! I've been working since yesterday afternoon to get ready for the initial gig for our new Paul's Rib Shack trailer, cooking for the band, VIP's and volunteers for tomorrow evenings CrowderMusic.com concert at our church!

    It's Midnight, and I'm all cleaned up and about to hit the hay. Pulling out around 6:30 to light to park in the yard at church, light the fires and get the party started!

    I'm so glad God lit a fire in me, and then I can share the joy with others. I feel like I get to paint a picture of God's glory on meat, and when I do it right, it looks sort of like this:
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    Tomorrow, 85 pounds of Bone-In Beef Short Ribs, some Prime Briskets, Turkey Breasts, St. Louis Cut #WhoDatRibs, a great day with friends, a chance to honor an artist who has been so helpful to me in my life and my following Jesus...and some SuperFun with sharing the Barbecue Love with these friends!

    Your friendly neighborhood @BishopofBBQ

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    • Mr. Bones
      Birthday Hat Master
      • Sep 2016
      • 8707
      • Kansas Territory
      • Grills / Smokers
        *********************************************

        Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
        Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
        Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
        Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
        Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
        Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
        Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
        Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

        Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
        Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
        Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

        Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
        Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
        Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
        Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
        Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
        (Lime Green)
        Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
        Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



        Thermometers:
        *********************************************
        Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
        Maverick ET-732, (Black)
        Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
        ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
        Blue ThermaPen Mk4
        Orange Thermapen Mk4
        Pink Thermapen Mk4
        ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
        ThermoWorks Smoke
        ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
        4 Pro Series cable extensions
        Smoke Gateway

        Accessories:
        *********************************************
        2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
        BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
        Warming shelf
        MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale‚Äč
        Backyard Grill marinade injector
        Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
        Bear Paws
        Meat Rakes
        BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



        Cookware:
        Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
        G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
        '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
        60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
        50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
        Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
        Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

        Cutlery, etc.:
        Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
        Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
        Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
        Multiple steels, from all over the planet
        Crock sticks
        Diamond stones, various
        Lansky Sharpening System

        Tableware
        Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
        Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
        Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

      #47
      PaulstheRibList , wishing you every possible blessing, and success for your Premiere Cook!
      You do know we want more pics. Right?

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      • Henrik
        Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
        • Jul 2014
        • 4070
        • Stockholm, Sweden

        #48
        Truly awesome, great looking rig, and love that logo! Good luck!

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        • PaulstheRibList
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 1614
          • Lake Charles, LA
          • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
            1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
            2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
            3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
            4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
            5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
            6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
            7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
            8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
            9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
            10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
            11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
            12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
            12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

            Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

            I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
            I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

          #49
          I love carrying a story. In this case, painting a picture of God's glory on meat, @BishopofBBQ food truck art style! It's Friday Night, and @notorioussam and I just wrapped up prepping about 85 pounds of #BoneInBeefShortRibs n 5 some prime #Briskets for www.crowdermusic.com and co to feast on Sunday Night! Did i mention yet how pumped we are? (OK, you caught me...I didn't take pictures of us Friday Night. Here is Thursday night's practice cook of Beef Ribs.)
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          Bone In Beef Short Ribs are AMAZING!
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          Also trying some Prime IBP Briskets from my new Sysco supplier.
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          Maybe you were asking, "@BishopofBBQ, why do you love the Bone-In Beef Ribs so much?" Well, you tell me:
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          Here are those same ribs, Early Sunday Morning, with the Glory of the Sunrise shining down on them, a foreshadowing of what these would be transformed into via 6-7 hours at 250-275 in the smoker...
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          With the Briskets on, we took a moment to bask in that awesome morning light, and the fun of my new rig!
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          And, of course, you need wood! We burned nearly all of this, in a split fire, one on each side, of the box. We started with Hickory, about 8 am when the Briskets went on. Beef Ribs went on about 10. Then switched to Pear (right side of the truck) about Noon when the Turkey breasts went on. Upped heat to 275 or better as the day got closer, to crisp up the potatoes.
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          Yep, the smoker is BIG!
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          Tending a fire, as I mentioned in the post of the gentleman seeking to buy a new stickburner, is super fun, and even more so when we have an insulated firebox!
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          I friend for 27 years, Todd Bragg, is a member of the Crowder Music band! He is an incredible musician, and an even better dude! Todd was a part of the friend group that included the guy who shared with me who Jesus is. In fact, the day of the concert, October 23rd, is the 27th Anniversary of the day I heard the Good News about Jesus and put my trust in Him. God took me out of the fire and put a new fire inside of me! I'm so glad God gave me such a cook Birthday Present as to cook for the artist who has been the most influential for my life! (I shared about this a couple years ago and recorded it, here. I'd love for any of you to listen to my store, https://youtu.be/vT9F-LA2Pz4.)
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          Here's a cool pic of our rig, all set up in the yard at the church property, replete with the Banners we had printed, including a special one to welcome the band, with their CD, American Prodigal.
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          Here's the CD Cover, it's so cool I have to share it with you guys! Seriously, click on Crowder's Youtube account and let some of these songs play as you tool around here on thePit! https://www.youtube.com/user/CrowderVEVO
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          The first cut released from the new Album is called, Run Devil Run. And in the music video, https://youtu.be/US1-R-R9lYQ, Crowder ends up chasing the devil in an Airboat. After all, Crowder sings that he has somethin' make the devil gonna run (Jesus). Well, I grew up here in SW Louisiana, and hunted ducks every weekend of every duck season from Age 5 to Age 22, when I went away to grad school. I LOVED hunting with my dad! And we used this cool devise on our boats for the shallow water call Go Devil's. My Brother is still in the boat business, so I borrowed a modern version of this and parked it in the yard to let Crowder and the crew know they were among friends!
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          I hope you guys enjoy my story!

          Comment


          • scottranda
            scottranda commented
            Editing a comment
            Amen brother! Great testimony!
        • PaulstheRibList
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 1614
          • Lake Charles, LA
          • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
            1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
            2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
            3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
            4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
            5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
            6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
            7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
            8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
            9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
            10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
            11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
            12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
            12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

            Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

            I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
            I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

          #50
          Now, THE FOOD!

          Chef Kyle came back this year and made his famous Crawfish Corn Machaux. I bought a 10 gallon Jambalaya pot (so I can sautee veggies for our beans on the rig; all our cooking is done outside, and a Jambalaya pot is PERFECT for this!). Here is Chef Kyle adding another layer of seasoning to the cast iron on the pot as we get started.
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          Menu:
          A.) 85 pounds of Upper Choice or Better Bone In Black Angus Beef Short Ribs(dry brined 2 days before, then smoked with Big Bad Beef Rub). They were GREAT!!!! People ate them up the whole night. We served dinner at 5. Then the 2nd dinner/Afterparty about 10:30. We have about 8 ribs left.
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          B.) 5 Upper Choice/Prime Black Angus Briskets (dry brined 2 days before, then smoked with Big Bad Beef Rub). They also came out GREAT!
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          C.) 10 Turkey Breasts, boneless. They were supposed to come fresh. Nope. Frozen. And had a saline injection. So, we cooked a test one, with a little salt and then Cherry Rub. It was great. Smoked some with Cherry, some with Desert Gold. Both were great! SOme of them in the back of the cooker were overcooked. No problem, we had more than we needed. They were very good! Some of them could have been pulled a few minutes earlier. They were popular!
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          Here is the Tour Manager, Jay...I think he's digging the Turkey!
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          D.) 5 racks of St. Louis Cut Spares, with Generous Memphis Dust. After all, the New Orleans Saints were playing, so we had to make some #WhoDatRibs. We pulled these a little before we were done to make room for the Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes.

          E.) Crawfish Corn Machaux. Wow!!!! It is great. Yep, I forgot to take a picture (I was BUSY!).

          F.) Chef Kyle made a rockin slaw!

          G.) The Princesses of theRibShack made 5 Homemade desserts: Blondies, Brownies, Pecan Awesome, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Bread Pudding. End result: All Gone and Rave Reviews!
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          H.) Meathead Beans, with a little mod here or there. They were GREAT! This pic is of the 2nd pan, that was left on the cooker during the concert, so the texture is really strong on the top. It's still tasted great!
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          The Band and Artists had a great time, and could not stop raving about the food!
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          Here is the happy crew of #PaulsRibShack
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          Sam is cutting away! I didn't cut anything until the afterparty, and then just for fun. (I'm still the best cutter, but the guys are catching up!)
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          OK, well, we got the rig ready. We did some practice cooks to understand the cooker a bit. And on Sunday, I got to spend all but maybe 40 minutes of 19 hours on my feet. Did I mention I'm getting a little older and my feet hurt standing and working that long?

          It was great, and the reviews and encouragements keep on coming. My pastor says my service example is contagious. I'll take that!

          Here is my beautiful family with David. #GoJesus2That
          Love, paul
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          • SMOG MAN
            Club Member
            • Jan 2016
            • 293
            • San Diego, California
            • Rec Tec 680
              Weber Performer
              Weber Rotisserie for kettle
              Weber Summit
              My old worn out Gasser for burgers

            #51
            Great write up, you are truly blessed, congrats!!

            Comment

            • smokinfatties
              Club Member
              • Oct 2015
              • 523
              • Upland, CA
              • Paul Arquette

                18.5" WSM + stoker
                KBQ C-60
                Weber 22" Kettle + S'n'S + GrillGrates
                BGE XL
                Yoder YS640

              #52
              Wonderful to see you living out your dreams, keep it up!

              Comment

              • Elgine
                Club Member
                • Aug 2016
                • 95
                • Laughlin nevada

                #53
                Paul what is your impression of the h2o come March I am planning on the 60, and possibly the 72 in the future for competition when I decide to slow down on my driving for work.

                Comment

                • Dr ROK
                  Charter Member
                  • Dec 2014
                  • 1349
                  • Morrill, Nebraska
                  • Retired high school teacher and principal
                    Dr ROK - Rider of Kawasaki &/or rock and roll fan
                    Yoder 640 on Husker themed comp cart
                    Cookshack Smokette smoker
                    Antique refrigerator smoker
                    Weber 22 1/2" kettle w/ GrillGrates AND Slow and Sear
                    Rec Tec Mini Portable Tailgater w/ GrillGrates
                    Plenty of GrillGrates
                    Uuni wood pellet oven, first generation
                    Roccbox Pizza Oven
                    Meater Block
                    "Go Big Red" Thermopen instant read thermometer
                    Ultrafast instant read thermometer
                    CDN quick read thermometer
                    Maverick ET-732 thermometer
                    Maverick ET-735 thermometer
                    Tru-Temp wireless thermometer
                    Infrared thermometer (Mainly use for pizza on the Uuni and Roccbox)

                    Beverages - Is there really anything other than Guinness? Oh yeah, I forgot about tequila!

                  #54
                  Looks fantastic! Best of luck!

                  Comment

                  • skorepeo
                    Former Member
                    • Dec 2015
                    • 28

                    #55
                    It's refreshing to see a Godly man being blessed to be able to do what is his passion in Gods will.

                    I have been thinking about doing exactly what your doing but I haven't been able to get the financial end of things done. I'm praying that God reveals what direction he wants for me.

                    Comment

                  • LSUBBQFan
                    Charter Member
                    • Feb 2015
                    • 48
                    • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
                    • 22" Weber Silver
                      Weber Charcoal Chimney
                      Maverick ET-732
                      Lots of charcoal and matches

                    #56
                    PaulstheRibList This is amazing -- what an adventure! We'll all have to live vicariously through your posts and pics. Just followed you on Twitter.

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                    • PaulstheRibList
                      PaulstheRibList commented
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                      Dude - Thanks for the encouragement! #TailgateingAnyone?
                  • PaulstheRibList
                    Founding Member
                    • Jul 2014
                    • 1614
                    • Lake Charles, LA
                    • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
                      1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
                      2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
                      3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
                      4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
                      5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
                      6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
                      7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
                      8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
                      9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
                      10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
                      11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
                      12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
                      12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

                      Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

                      I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
                      I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

                    #57
                    Originally posted by Elgine View Post
                    Paul what is your impression of the h2o come March I am planning on the 60, and possibly the 72 in the future for competition when I decide to slow down on my driving for work.
                    Elgine like every pit (except the Jambo) she takes a little while to find out the this-and-thats of her. Like where the hot spots are. My biggest fear is that the moisture from the water pan would delay that gorgeous bark formation that I love so dearly, on ribs in particular. Testing on ribs has been less frequent than needed to dial that in. Overall, she works GREAT! More on that soon.

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                    • PaulstheRibList
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 1614
                      • Lake Charles, LA
                      • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
                        1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
                        2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
                        3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
                        4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
                        5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
                        6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
                        7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
                        8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
                        9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
                        10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
                        11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
                        12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
                        12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

                        Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

                        I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
                        I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

                      #58
                      Hey Everybody!

                      I'm making progress practicing on the new Myron Mixon pit and getting the trailer outfitted.

                      Next BIG project is building a removable screen system for the back porch. SLE Equipment did not have a screen system they could recommend. So, I'll need to fabricate my own.

                      As a little refresher, here is what the back porch looks like
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                      Have any of you done any such screen system fabrication?

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                      • Jerod Broussard
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                        SLE got some NICE trailers!! Looking gooooooooooooood!!
                    • PaulstheRibList
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 1614
                      • Lake Charles, LA
                      • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
                        1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
                        2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
                        3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
                        4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
                        5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
                        6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
                        7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
                        8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
                        9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
                        10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
                        11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
                        12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
                        12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

                        Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

                        I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
                        I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

                      #59
                      I was just commenting on Pit Boss 's brisket post, and it got me thinking of this picture, and i couldn't help but put it on this here #RibShack thread.

                      #SmokeRingAddict
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                      • David Parrish
                        Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
                        • May 2014
                        • 5044
                        • Charlotte, NC
                          • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
                          • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
                          • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
                          • LOTS of accessories
                          • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
                          • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
                          • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
                          • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
                          • President/Owner - SnS Grills

                        #60
                        Love the thread but PLEASE let's keep the mentions of religion out of the discussion going forward. Thank you.

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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!

                      Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


                      The Undisputed Champion!

                      thermapen

                      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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                      grill grates

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                      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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                      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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                      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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