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    #16
    Welcome to the Pit, HSVbbq . It's good to hear that you're liking your PBC. I've been smoking on mine for years, and continue to rave at how simple the setup is and how delicious the results are.

    Split a chicken one of these days and cook that. You'll think you've died and gone to PBC heaven. Here are some chicken on the PBC tips, FWIW.

    Kathryn

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    • HSVbbq
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      Thank you for the welcome. Your posts and guidance on the PBC have taken a great deal of guess work out of this adventure. Thank you so much!

    • fzxdoc
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      You're very welcome, HSVbbq . My pleasure. Enjoy your cooks!

      Kathryn

    #17
    Glad to see you active HSVbbq - that HSV wouldn't be for Huntsville would it? I'm in Huntsville, Alabama, and it would be cool to know there was another Pitmaster Club member local. The closest one I've met in person lives in Tennessee.

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      #18
      Originally posted by jfmorris View Post
      Glad to see you active HSVbbq - that HSV wouldn't be for Huntsville would it? I'm in Huntsville, Alabama, and it would be cool to know there was another Pitmaster Club member local. The closest one I've met in person lives in Tennessee.
      Yes sir, I'm in Huntsville, AL. Nice to meet another local member!

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      • jfmorris
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        Glad to "meet" you online. This is the best place I know of if you are serious about upping your BBQ game.

      #19
      I really like my PBC. It is a fun, consistent, and low-stress cooker that turns out great food. It's not entirely set-it-and-forget it; every once in awhile my temps inexplicably get away from me for some reason.....but I certainly have enjoyed it.

      I added a dolly to it so that it can be moved around the patio.

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      • TripleB
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        I put a little drum dolly under my PBC too. Works great.

      • fzxdoc
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        Me too. That dolly is the best add-on to the PBC ever. Got mine on Amazon.
        https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076M7YKWR/

        Kathryn

      • Michael_in_TX
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        It's hilarious, I think we all the same one!

      #20
      fzxdoc Kathryn, how snug a fit is the PBC as it sits down into the the dolly? Did you find a need to brace it in the dolly or did it feel pretty much like a single unit? Tom

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        #21
        Originally posted by Alabama Smoke View Post
        fzxdoc Kathryn, how snug a fit is the PBC as it sits down into the the dolly? Did you find a need to brace it in the dolly or did it feel pretty much like a single unit? Tom
        I happen to have some photos. It is not snug at all, but the weight of the barrel keeps it in place. You won't feel like it is going to be falling/coming out unless you are trying to move it really fast.

        Mine moves around only 4-6' at a time, so I'm not trying to move it across a long distance. Mine only moves across concrete; moving across grass probably would not work well. I like the dolly. The only quibble I have is that the bolts/nuts used to attach the castors to the frame aren't fully stainless and some of mine have developed a bit of rust. Nothing on the wheel itself, so I am not worried about it staining my patio.

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        • Panhead John
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          “not worried about it staining your patio?” Yeah, it’d be a shame to stain that black mold. 😂
          Last edited by Panhead John; September 23, 2021, 02:32 PM.

        • Alabama Smoke
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          Michael, thanks to much for the photos. Helps a lot. May have to get me one of these.

        • Michael_in_TX
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          Honestly, I have never pressure-washed the back patio as sixteen years ago I threw fertilizer with a high iron content everywhere and there are some serious rust stains that gunk is covering up.

        #22
        Alabama Smoke , as Michael_in_TX described and showed in his photos, it's a good fit--not tight, but the barrel is able to easily hold its position as you move it around. It moves as a single unit around my deck. No brace or straps needed.

        If you're using a temperature controller, there's just enough clearance above the rim of the dolly for the PBC adapter and the Pit Viper fan nozzle. Works just fine.

        Kathryn

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        • Alabama Smoke
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          fzxdoc, yes when I asked you about the fit to the drum, Michael had not yet posted his photos. Between his photos and your comments, it looks like a winner to me. My PBC lives under a breathable, water proof cover when not in use near my back porch, on the edge of my concrete drive way so rolling around would not be a problem. I don't move it often as I cook in the same location that it lives in while stored but I think the wheels would be nice.

        #23
        Welcome from Virginia. Do not have a PBC, but there is a number of folks here who can help.

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