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    Open pit rotisserie

    I’m probably crazy, but was asked to do a whole pig for a small gathering. I purchased this rig

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    I hope to do a few smaller cooks, chicken, pork butt etc to get familiar with it. My plan is for a 20 lb suckling next month.

    Any advice, other than don’t do it? LOL

    #2
    OH

    MY

    GOD.


    Look at the picture on that website.

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    Notice anything... ummm... off about that pic?

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    • Huskee
      Huskee commented
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      Yeah, thought that before I seen this post.... 'taint no hog rot dair....

    • efincoop
      efincoop commented
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      I so want to buy this, but I would have a very tough time convincing SWMBO, especially if she sees this picture!

    • Dr. Pepper
      Dr. Pepper commented
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      Baaaa. 🐑

    #3
    Good luck and we want photos - please.

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      #4
      Don't forget to stick an apple in little piggie's mouth. A real apple and not the phone. 😜

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      • DogFaced PonySoldier
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        Although if you've got an Apple phone, I'd like to see it roasting, so I'll throw my vote in for that.

      #5
      Originally posted by bbqLuv View Post
      Don't forget to stick an apple in little piggie's mouth. A real apple and not the phone. 😜
      You do see my profile picture?

      That little piggy was cooked in my wood fired oven. I no longer live there 🙁
      Last edited by SierraBBQGuy; October 4, 2021, 07:10 PM.

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      • bbqLuv
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        I see, big red apple.
        Does an apple a day keep the Flys away?

      #6
      Originally posted by tRidiot View Post
      OH

      MY

      GOD.


      Look at the picture on that website.

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      Notice anything... ummm... off about that pic?
      I assume (hope) that picture is a lamb?

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      • Sdell
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        Did a whole lamb once and it did look a lot like a dog, especially with the head off.

      #7
      Looking at the height vs the horizontal bottom stand I’d plan ahead and get some weights, like sandbags, to prevent a tipping accident.

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      • ofelles
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        good call!

      #8
      Get some cement blocks to build a wind break wall around one side and the ends,,,,

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        #9
        The rig looks decent enough for the price point. It also looks pretty versatile too. I would anchor the legs if cooking more than 30 pounds or so. It should be fun to pursue your house flavors and techniques with this. Traditional tacos pastor...'nuff said...lol

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          #10
          Building the pit today with cinder block. Also going to use heave gauge metal mesh floor floor for air flow. I plan to secure the base to this floor. I had wanted to buy additional accessories, rotisserie forks, etc, but this place doesn’t sell any and I can’t find anything that fits on a 3/4” rod. Will need to improvise to use for smaller animals. No dogs, I promise.

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            #11
            Here is the pit, ready to go. Wish me luck!

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            • Dr. Pepper
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              Aha, next you can roast the fawn I see lurking.

            #12
            Don't forget to take pics during and after!

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              #13
              Can't wait to see pics or even video of this. How cool!

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                #14
                Awesomesauce!

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                  #15
                  The day has finally arrived, this little guy goes on the spit tomorrow.

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