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Another Victim of the Dreaded MCS

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  • pkadare
    Club Member
    • Jun 2019
    • 543
    • Bobcaygeon, Ontario
    • My gear:
      22 Weber Kettle
      Napoleon PRO Charcoal Kettle Grill
      Broil King Keg
      Traeger Pro 34
      Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
      Pit Barrel Cooker

    Another Victim of the Dreaded MCS

    So I already have a Traeger, a Napoleon gasser, a PBC, a Broil King Keg, and a 22" Weber. I also travel a lot for work (150K+ miles last year) so I have a ton of Air Canada points. Happened to be nosing around the Aeroplan web site this morning to see if there was anything interesting to spend my points on (I travel enough for work that the last thing I want to use my points for is more travel) and noticed that they had the Napoleon PRO22K-LEG-2 Charcoal Grill available. Sold! :-)
    I can quit any time, honest!
    Last edited by pkadare; July 7th, 2019, 08:12 AM. Reason: spelling
  • fzxdoc
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4376
    • My toys:
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
      Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
      Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
      Weber Kettle Premium 22"
      Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
      Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
      Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
      Grill Grate for SnS
      Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
      Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
      2 Grill Grate Griddles

      Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
      Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
      Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
      2 Fireboard Driver Cables
      Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
      Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
      Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
      Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
      Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
      Thermoworks Timestick Trio
      Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
      Maverick ET 733
      Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

      Grill Pinz
      Vortex (two of them)

      Two Joule Sous Vide devices
      VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
      Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
      Charcoal Companion TurboQue
      A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

      BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

      Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
      Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
      Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
      Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

    #2
    Sounds like a fun purchase, pkadare . I'm hoping you'll fill us in on your first cook with it.

    Kathryn

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    • pkadare
      pkadare commented
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      I will definitely do so Kathryn! I know some frequent fliers get really anal about assigning monetary value to their points. Me? I just consider them to be free money once I've earned them. :-)
  • Skip
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 2536
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • Memphis Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates

    #3
    pkadare congratulations on your New Cooker. I'm so happy to hear from another Pit Member who can control your MCS urges anytime that's necessary! (You should see the Commercial Meat Slicer I found on CL)

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    • Thunder77
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 2620
      • Halethorpe, MD
      • Weber 26.75" Kettle with SnS. Broil King Baron 5 burner. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Primo Oval Junior. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

      #4
      I love those points too! With Amazon, you can even use Hilton points on their website as a form of payment.
      Last edited by Thunder77; July 7th, 2019, 07:26 AM.

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        I didn't know that. Thanks for the tip!

      • CaptQ
        CaptQ commented
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        I did not know this either Hmmmmmm shopping tonight
    • Donw
      Club Member
      • Jul 2017
      • 2178

      #5
      Congratulations on the new grill. Travel less, cook more!

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      • RonB
        Club Member
        • Apr 2016
        • 11163
        • Near Richmond VA
        • Weber Performer Deluxe
          SNS
          Pizza insert
          Rotisserie
          Smokenator 1000
          Cookshack Smokette Elite
          2 Thermapens
          Chefalarm
          Dot
          lots of probes.
          CyberQ

        #6
        Congrats!

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        • jgreen
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 2488
          • 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

          #7
          I got the same one from Air Canada last year. It is a fun kettle to use with the hinged lid and the adjustable grill heights. Still going to cost you for a SNS, vortex, and some other toys to use with it though.

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          • pkadare
            pkadare commented
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            No doubt. Good thing I'm a gadget guy and have a very understanding CFO. :-)
        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 4392
          • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
          • Equipment
            Primo Oval xl

            Slow n Sear (two)
            Drip n Griddle
            22" Weber Kettle
            26" Weber Kettle one touch
            Blackstone 36” Pro Series
            Sous vide machine
            Kitchen Aid
            Meat grinder
            sausage stuffer
            5 Crock Pots
            Akootrimonts
            Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
            Too cast iron pans,
            Dutch ovens
            Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732 and various pocket instareads.
            The help and preferences
            1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
            KBB
            FOGO
            A 7 year old princess foster child
            Patience and old patio furniture
            "Baby Girl" The cat

            Erik S.

          #8
          Whohooo!!!

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          • holehogg
            Club Member
            • Nov 2017
            • 1633
            • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

            #9
            That's not being a victim that's victory

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            • CaptainMike
              Club Member
              • Nov 2015
              • 2153
              • The Great State of Jefferson
              • Weber Summit Charcoal Grill w/SnS and DnG (Spartacus)
                Old school big'ol Traeger w/Pro controller (Big Tex)
                2 W22's w/SnS, DnG (1 black, 1 copper) (Minions 1 and 2)
                20+ y/o many times rebuilt Weber Genesis w/GrillGrates (Gas Passer)
                20 x 30 Santa Maria grill (Maria, duh)
                Bradley cabinet smoker (Pepper Gomez)
                36" Blackstone griddle (The Black Beauty)
                Fireboard
                Thermoworks Smoke and Thermapen.

              #10
              The struggle is real.

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              • HawkerXP
                Club Member
                • Jul 2016
                • 4277
                • Northern Virginia
                • 3 Weber kettles, and a PBC
                  Thermopop
                  Dot w two probes
                  Slo n Sear
                  Cold beer

                #11
                Congrats!

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                • FireMan
                  Charter Member
                  • Jul 2015
                  • 6757
                  • Bottom of Winnebago

                  #12
                  Ok! We need pics & lots of em. Unpacking, assembly, first cook, first cleaning, see if yer tongue sticks to it in the winter, what have you. Enjoy! 🕶

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                  • ofelles
                    Club Member
                    • Jun 2018
                    • 1099
                    • Brentwood CA
                    • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
                      Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
                      LSG Insulated Cabinet (coming in April)
                      Jumbo Joe
                      VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
                      Thermoworks Signal
                      Thermoworks Dot
                      Thermopen Mk4

                    #13
                    pkadare you wrote "I can quit any time, honest!"
                    The problem is staying quit! 🤔 haven't yet!

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                    • pkadare
                      Club Member
                      • Jun 2019
                      • 543
                      • Bobcaygeon, Ontario
                      • My gear:
                        22 Weber Kettle
                        Napoleon PRO Charcoal Kettle Grill
                        Broil King Keg
                        Traeger Pro 34
                        Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
                        Pit Barrel Cooker

                      #14
                      Although Aeroplan indicates 3 to 5 weeks for shipping, this was delivered yesterday. Apparently I forgot to tell my long suffering wife that I'd ordered it as she wanted to know what the big box in the front porch was. :-)
                      I know this really isn't that different than my 22" Weber kettle, but hey, it is a new gadget and I'm excited. :-)
                      If the rain holds off today I should be able to get it unboxed and assembled. Pictures to follow.

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                      • smokin fool
                        Club Member
                        • Apr 2019
                        • 907
                        • Mississauga, Ont

                        #15
                        Nice purchase.
                        Never signed up for Aeroplan, only fly 2-3 times a year.
                        But, after 40 years some years of collecting Air Miles I've amassed enough points for an empty ball point pen.

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                        • pkadare
                          pkadare commented
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                          I'm just about at 1,000,000 qualifying miles on Air Canada.

                        • smokin fool
                          smokin fool commented
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                          Dallas and Montego Bay are the only reason I mention Air Canada, the crumbs laid me off twice and I still hold a grudge.
                          Don't know how you live with the commute into Pearson from the east, I'm 15 mins west of it and the drive sends me bonkers every day.

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