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  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 7700
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    Help with MCS

    Saw an Akorn Kamado fer 100 denarii (that’s dollars for those in Oconomowoc). 👍 or 👎.
    Last edited by FireMan; September 28, 2018, 05:30 PM.
  • Skip
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 3372
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

    #2
    Sorry there is no help. Get out the check book.

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    • Steve B
      Club Member
      • Jun 2016
      • 3002
      • Rockland county New York
      • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
        Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

        22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

        Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

        1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
        1 maverick et-733 - gray
        1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
        1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
        1 thermoworks thermopop - red

        Pre Miala flavor injector
        taylor digital scale
        TSM meat grinder
        chefs choice food slicer
        cuisinhart food processor
        food saver vacuum sealer
        TSM harvest food dehydrator

      #3
      I wasn’t even gonna read your post. Except it was very short and to the point.
      I was just going to say BUY it. Whatever it was. 😂 If for nothing else it would make a good beer cooler. 😳😎

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      • xaugievike
        Club Member
        • Jan 2017
        • 656
        • Chicagoland
        • Weber Genesis 300 series
          Weber Summit Charcoal With custom grill center
          Weber Performer w/SNS
          PBC
          Blackstone 22" TableTop Griddle
          Ooni Pro Pizza oven

        #4
        admit it....you bought it before you posted didn't you....

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        • FireMan
          FireMan commented
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          Sheepishly I answer no, cuz there are three of em, so I figure I have a day ta think about it.

        • xaugievike
          xaugievike commented
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          in that case congrats on the imminent acquisition.
      • LA Pork Butt
        Charter Member
        • Dec 2014
        • 5415
        • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

        #5
        Isn’t your mantra buy it?

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        • FireMan
          FireMan commented
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          Yup! Guess I should do what I say, then I’ll be doin what I do instead of sayin what I do. I just needed time for the calculated explanation on my new acquisition. Hmmm, I’ve already used up the saws a cuttin wood & the purdy feet there honey. I’ve also used up this is a heckuva deal. I’ll have one by the morning.
      • Polarbear777
        Club Member
        • Sep 2016
        • 1699

        #6
        I think his real dilemma is whether he buys all three.

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        • FireMan
          FireMan commented
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          I was thinkin about it, not over yet.
      • JGo37
        Club Member
        • Apr 2018
        • 1576
        • the LOU
        • Cookers:

          22" Blackstone Griddle, with stand & hood
          CharGriller Portable Firebox - so modified you'll BLOL
          Kitchenaid #810 Charcoal Grill - highly modified
          Weber BI-code Black Performer w/Igniter
          Weber DE-code Red Limited - 'Lucille'

          Accessories:

          Ancient heavy CI Propane Turkey Fryer, for lighting chimneys
          BBQ Dragon kettle shelves - 2
          Fyre Dragon Kettle Drippin' Ring, Burnin' Cone & Drippin' Pan - 2 sets
          Fyre Dragon Kettle Ribbin' Ring
          Fyre Dragon Kettle 2-Zone Smokin' Sheet
          OneGrill Rotisserie for the Kitchenaid
          Smokenator
          Smoking Tubes: 2x12" & 1x6"
          SnS
          Weber Gourmet Grill w/Griddle, Pizza Stone & Wok

          My Helpers:

          Anova 900W Sous Vide Cooker w/Radios
          Instant Pot 6Q Duo
          Nesco Tabletop Roaster
          & the PIT!

        #7
        $ 40.00 - what was I supposed to do? This was today.


        It'll do hotdogs! Supposedly those are bad to do in your main cookers, right? At least that's what I told my wife.

        $ 60.00 yesterday - what was I supposed to do? Gotta see if it'll do a Pork Butt, uh, Shoulder, umm Boston, eh you know - the front side of a Pig. Right? Cripes, it came with the convection plate.

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        A FULL SIZE AKORN, MY GAWD MAN! BUY TWO - ship one to me, please?

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        • JGo37
          JGo37 commented
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          I needed portable charcoal to go with my fold-up two-burner gasser and my Blackstone 26". Now I can slow overnight from the tent with the Akorn and cook quick with the side-box. I've also got a tripod with grate and hanger for plain old fire. Now I can survive on the road fishing. Mosca Steve B

        • JGo37
          JGo37 commented
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          Fire Art yep - understand. I used to be one of them and lost everything. Humbling, but straightens your head out. Now I'm rebuilding on a budget with Craig's List. And.... IT"S MORE FUN.

        • Thunder77
          Thunder77 commented
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          The red one is a Junior. I have both sizes of Akorn, and I never have regretted the purchases.
      • Fire Art
        Club Member
        • Jan 2018
        • 988
        • Jackson hole Wyoming

        #8
        Buy buy Buy. I’ll luv mine.

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        • jgreen
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 2721
          • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
          • Cookers:
            Broil King XL
            Broil King Smoke
            Weber Kettle 26
            Grilla Pellet smoker
            Capital 40 natural gas
            Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

            Thermometer:
            Maverick 733
            Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
            Thermo works DOT (or two)
            Fireboard (probably my favourite)
            Thermworks Smoke (or two)

            Accessories:
            SnS (original, plus and XL)
            DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
            Vortex
            Grillgrates
            and, maybe some other toys as well

          #9
          Unfortunately there is no cure. Go get it.

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          • Huskee
            Administrator
            • May 2014
            • 15129
            • central MI, USA
            • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

              Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

              Smokers / Grills
              • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
              • PBC
              • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
              • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
              • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
              • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
              • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
              • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
              • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
              • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

              Thermometers
              • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
              • (7) Maverick ET-732s
              • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
              • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
              • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
              • Thermapen MkII, orange
              • ThermoPop, yellow
              • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
              • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
              • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
              • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

              Accessories
              • Instant Pot 6qt
              • Anova Bluetooth SV
              • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
              • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
              • BBQ Dragon
              • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
              • Weber grill topper
              • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
              • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
              • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

              Beverages
              • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
              • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
              • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
              • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
              • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
              • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
              • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

              About me
              Real name: Aaron
              Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

              Occupation:
              • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

            #10
            You know what they say about the desire of the eyes, and once a man forms a longing for something he's already committed a purchase in his heart....
            Last edited by Huskee; September 29, 2018, 01:02 PM.

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            • Fire Art
              Fire Art commented
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              Guilty as charged Dang it
              Last edited by Fire Art; September 29, 2018, 12:50 PM.

            • Steve R.
              Steve R. commented
              Editing a comment
              So what you're saying is, since he has already committed a purchase in his heart, he might as well go ahead and do it for real?
          • HawkerXP
            Club Member
            • Jul 2016
            • 5623
            • Virginia
            • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
              Thermopops
              Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
              Slo n Sear
              Cold beer

            #11
            Show us the pics!

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            • HawkerXP
              HawkerXP commented
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              I feel another thread coming...…………..Akorn Kamado in the wild!
          • klflowers
            Club Member
            • Sep 2015
            • 3319
            • Tennessee

            #12
            So my cousin is a general contractor and he is fixing my deck right now and i am terrified because of mcs - i am going to have a lot more room for cookers kitchens accessories... i don't have a kamado... i need counseling.

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            • klflowers
              klflowers commented
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              True that

            • Skip
              Skip commented
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              The only counseling that will work for you is right here in The Pit and that would be which Kamado to buy!! Don't forget the accessories you WILL NEED! Just start a post when you want the advice to begin coming your way.

            • Thunder77
              Thunder77 commented
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              Too Late! You were done as soon as you THOUGHT about the extra deck space!
          • klflowers
            Club Member
            • Sep 2015
            • 3319
            • Tennessee

            #13
            Nooooooooo

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            • Mosca
              Charter Member
              • Oct 2014
              • 3478
              • PA
              • Large Big Green Egg, Weber Performer Deluxe, Weber Smokey Joe Silver, Maverick 732, DigiQ, and too much other stuff to mention.

              #14
              Really, anything that will hold the fire will grill, and anything that will hold the smoke will bbq. I have one of those $15 Australian grills that holds probably 30 hamburgers. Will it last as long as a Weber Kettle? No, but at $15, ten of them will.

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              • Spinaker
                Moderator
                • Nov 2014
                • 10680
                • Land of Tonka
                • John "J R"
                  Instagram: JRBowlsby
                  Smokin' Hound Que
                  Minnesota/ United States of America

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                  Kinnick (American Foxhound)
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                  Big Green Egg (Large) X3
                  Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

                  Karubeque C-60
                  Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
                  Lodge L410 Hibachi
                  Pit Barrel Cooker
                  Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
                  R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

                  Weber Spirit Gasser
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                  FireBoard (Base Package)
                  Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
                  Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
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                  Accessories
                  Big Green Egg Plate Setter
                  Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
                  Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

                  Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
                  Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

                  Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
                  Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
                  Eggspander Kit X2
                  Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

                  Finex Cat Iron Line
                  FireBoard Drive
                  Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
                  Grill Grates
                  Joule Water Circulator
                  KBQ Fire Grate

                  Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
                  Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
                  Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
                  Large Vortex
                  Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
                  Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
                  Smithey No. 12
                  Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
                  Stargazer No.10, 12
                  Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
                  Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
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                  FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
                  Kingsford Blue and White
                  Rockwood Lump Charcoal
                  Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
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                  Cutlery
                  Buck 119 Special
                  Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

                  Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
                  Global
                  Shun
                  Wusthof
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                  Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

                #15
                That would be a hard pass for me.

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