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MCS continues!!! KAMADO JOE Jr, Joins the ranks!!

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  • LA Pork Butt
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 5592
    • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

    #31
    I'be done Boston Butts and Brisket flats on my son-in-law's with good results. I have never done ribs. I keep forgetting I roll them up like you did. If you aren't cooking for a crowd I believe the KJjr will become your go to. Thanks for reminding me about the ribs with your good looking ones- and tasting, too.

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    • Spinaker
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      • Nov 2014
      • 10889
      • Land of Tonka
      • John "J R"
        Instagram: JRBowlsby
        Smokin' Hound Que
        Minnesota/ United States of America

        ********************************************
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        Grills/Smokers/Fryers
        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
        ******************.
        Thermometers
        FireBoard (Base Package)
        Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
        Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
        **************

        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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        Fuel
        FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
        Kingsford Blue and White
        Rockwood Lump Charcoal
        Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
        **************************

        Cutlery
        Buck 119 Special
        Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

        Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
        Global
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      #32
      Originally posted by LA Pork Butt View Post
      I'be done Boston Butts and Brisket flats on my son-in-law's with good results. I have never done ribs. I keep forgetting I roll them up like you did. If you aren't cooking for a crowd I believe the KJjr will become your go to. Thanks for reminding me about the ribs with your good looking ones- and tasting, too.
      Yeah it was slick!! This is gonna become my go to cooker for a while any way. It so easy to run. And it does a great job of smoking too. These rubs were so hot from the rub, I could only eat 4 bones!! But they were killer. The flavor was excellent. It does taste different than the stuff that i get out of my other Kamado. (KEG).

      I am going to do a Chuckie later this week. I picked up a 5 lber from Hy-Vee today. i also got some Beef long Bones as well. I've got a lot of meat to run through the new rig. I also cant wait to try meathead Salmon recipe on this bad boy. Bacon is gonna be killer too..........and so on and so on.

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      • Danjohnston949
        Former Member
        • Dec 2014
        • 4418
        • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

        #33
        Spin, When I saw your Rib Coil, I thought immediately how good a Pineapple nested on them for the last hour or so? Dust it with Brown Sugar and???
        Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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        • Spinaker
          Moderator
          • Nov 2014
          • 10889
          • Land of Tonka
          • John "J R"
            Instagram: JRBowlsby
            Smokin' Hound Que
            Minnesota/ United States of America

            ********************************************
            Assistants
            Dexter (Beagle mix)
            Kinnick (American Foxhound)
            ************************

            Grills/Smokers/Fryers
            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
            ******************.
            Thermometers
            FireBoard (Base Package)
            Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
            Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
            **************

            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
            ********************************
            Fuel
            FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
            Kingsford Blue and White
            Rockwood Lump Charcoal
            Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
            **************************

            Cutlery
            Buck 119 Special
            Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

            Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
            Global
            Shun
            Wusthof
            *******
            Next Major Purchase
            Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

          #34
          Originally posted by Danjohnston949 View Post
          Spin, When I saw your Rib Coil, I thought immediately how good a Pineapple nested on them for the last hour or so? Dust it with Brown Sugar and???
          Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan
          I thought about that Dan. I also thought about dumping into the middle, some sliced pineapple. Just to see what would happen. I think I am gonna try that. And maybe some sweet heat Polynesian flavors? What do you think? I bet Sarahlynn could help me out with that, given she's published in the art!!

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          • smokinfatties
            Former Member
            • Oct 2015
            • 521
            • Upland, CA

            #35
            Nice dude ! I was peeping your instagram and was wondering what the Jr was all about

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            • Spinaker
              Spinaker commented
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              Named after the old man.

            • Spinaker
              Spinaker commented
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              PM me your instagram too!!
          • carolts
            Charter Member
            • Dec 2014
            • 245
            • Cookers:
              KBQ C-60C
              Primo Jr. + accessories
              Pit Barrel Cooker
              Weber Genesis propane
              Vintage PK Grill
              Frontgate portable infrared grill
              Propane Lobster/Corn cooker
              Magma Marine Kettle 2 Grill and Stove Party Size

              Gadgets:
              Looftlighter
              Weber charcoal chimney
              Chimney of Insanity
              BBQ Dragon
              BBQ Guru Party Q
              GrillGrates for all grills (including custom set for Primo)
              iGrill2 and iGrill mini
              Backlit Thermapen
              Stainless smokebox for gas grill
              sawdust "maze" for cold smoking

              Coffee stuff:
              Gene Cafe CBR101 Coffee Roaster
              Toddy cold brew coffee maker
              Cuisinart burr grinder
              KitchenAid blade grinder (with spice grinder attachments)

              And, while cooking:
              Harpoon IPA
              Tuckerman's Pale Ale
              Wachusett Light IPA
              Dogfish Head American Beauty
              Bent Water Thunderfunk

            #36
            JCBBQ I tried posting a comment for you on page 2, but I had way too many characters...

            I started with the Jr. as my first smoker about six years ago or so. I often wish I had gone with the XL, but the Jr. looked huge at the time. I would think the only advantage to a smaller cooker is that it takes less charcoal and time to heat it up. The only person I've ever met who did have both an XL and a Jr. used the XL for all long cooks and the Jr. for hot and fast, particularly when he was doing things like reverse sear. He also had plenty of money to throw at these kinds of things, too.

            nails it on the head...I find the Jr. really quick to come up to temp and perfectly suited for smaller cooks. A rack or two of ribs, a couple of steaks, meatloaf, small brisket...all great on the Primo (and the PK for that matter). Even on the Jr. i use the firebox divider sometimes, particularly for reverse sear steaks or meatloaf. And the Jr. is definitely a searing machine.

            If you're looking to add something to compliment your XL, I'd look at a PK classic.

            Just my opinions, which could change with the next cooking experience...Like
            Last edited by carolts; January 18, 2017, 12:42 PM. Reason: fixing stupid typos...

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            • JCBBQ
              Club Member
              • Jan 2016
              • 1107
              • Jersey City, NJ
              • Primo Oval XL Ceramic Cooker
                Pit Barrel Cooker
                2x Mavrick 732
                Therma Pen Orange
                Favorite Bourbon Blanton's
                SF Giants

                MCS wish list - Lone Star Grillz off set

              #37
              carolts I sear on the XL by flipping the extender rack upside down and fitting it right over the coals. I'm pretty sure I saw that on this site somewhere. There is nothing better. I think i'll go bigger before going smaller. I'm going to keep my powder dry and wait for the day I get an off-set stick burner. I've come to realized the Primo does everything REALLY well. I don't need anything, it's just that the off-sets look fun. Here's the visual on my sear station:

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              • carolts
                carolts commented
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                I do the same thing only smaller -- one steak at a time. When you do go big, be sure to look at the KBQ. I'm having a blast with mine.

              • EdF
                EdF commented
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                That's a Breadhead move!

              • Spinaker
                Spinaker commented
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                And thats where MCS comes in.
            • Spinaker
              Moderator
              • Nov 2014
              • 10889
              • Land of Tonka
              • John "J R"
                Instagram: JRBowlsby
                Smokin' Hound Que
                Minnesota/ United States of America

                ********************************************
                Assistants
                Dexter (Beagle mix)
                Kinnick (American Foxhound)
                ************************

                Grills/Smokers/Fryers
                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
                ******************.
                Thermometers
                FireBoard (Base Package)
                Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
                Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
                **************

                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
                ********************************
                Fuel
                FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
                Kingsford Blue and White
                Rockwood Lump Charcoal
                Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
                **************************

                Cutlery
                Buck 119 Special
                Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

                Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
                Global
                Shun
                Wusthof
                *******
                Next Major Purchase
                Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

              #38
              Gonna give Jr the heat tonight. I picked a ribeye steak for the SV tonight. Can't wait to post some pictures of those flames roasting that ribeye.
              I am planning on SV at 129 F for an hour and a half then sear the steak at 600 F.

              Gonna be a fun cook. I just wish it didn't get dark at 4 :30 pm! Especially when its a balmy 40 F outside!

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              • JCBBQ
                JCBBQ commented
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                I know, the SV is turning me into a bit of a baby. I made a steak last night and I was thinking, "Weeeeeellll maybe i'll just sear it in the cast iron on the stove"

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