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Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

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A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

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If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

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The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

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Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet's Dual Tube Burners

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The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King's proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

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The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

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The Good-One Open Range is a charcoal grill with an offset smoke chamber attached. It is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. The grill sits low in front and doubles as a firebox for the smoke chamber which is spliced on above and behind so it can work like a horizontal offset smoker only better. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

Griddle And Deep Fryer All In One

The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all. Plus it has a built in cutting board, garbage bag holder, and paper towel holder. An additional work table on the left side provides plenty of counter space.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers in the hardware stores because temperature control is so much easier. Best of all, it is only 9 delivered to your door!

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The Swiss Army Knife Of Thermometers

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The smart folks at ThermoWorks have finally done it: The Swiss Army Knife of thermometers, two in one. Start with the industry standard food thermometer, the Thermapen MK4, (Platinum Medal winner) truly instant (2 to 3 seconds) precise (+ or – 0.7°F). Then they built in an infrared thermometer ideal for measuring the temps of pizza stones, griddles, and frying pans (also great for finding leaks around doors and windows in your house).

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Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

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Char-Broil's Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you're off to the party! Char-Broil's TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

NK-22-Ck Grill

Their NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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G&F Suede Welder's Gloves

Heat Resistant Gloves With Extra Long Sleeves Hold The Hot Stuff

If you're using oven mitts at the grill, it's time to trade up. Say hello to these suede welder's gloves. They're heat resistant enough to handle hot grill grates, and flexible enough to handle tongs. The extra long sleeves even let you reach deep into the firebox to move hot logs without getting burned. Our Fave.

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GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

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GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, keep small foods from committing suicide, kill hotspots, are easier to clean, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily removed and moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke to whatever is above. Every gas grill needs them.

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kareubequ bbq smoker

Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.

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Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

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The First Propane Smoker With A Thermostat Makes This Baby Foolproof

Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

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Professional Steakhouse Knife Set

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Our founder, Meathead, wanted the same steak knives used by steakhouses such as Peter Luger, Smith & Wollensky, Morton's, Kobe Club, Palm, and many others. So he located the manufacturer and had them stamp our name on some. They boast pointed, temper-ground, serrated, high-carbon stainless-steel, half-tang blades with excellent cutting edge ability. The beefy hardwood handle provides a comfortable grip secured by three hefty rivets. He has machine washed his more than 100 times. They have never rusted and they stay shiny without polishing. Please note that we do not make, sell, or distribute these knives, they just engrave them with our name.

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PK 360 grill

Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado. Beautifully designed and completely portable. Meathead says it is his preferrred grill.

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Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

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With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.

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Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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Grilling on a firebox for a reverse flow smoker..... anyone doing this?

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  • Lock Stock and Barrel
    Club Member
    • Apr 2018
    • 138
    • Victoria, TEXAS

    Top | #1

    Grilling on a firebox for a reverse flow smoker..... anyone doing this?

    Making headway on my 72 gallon propane tank reverse flow smoker. While drawing and designing firebox decided to add a small grill and lid to cook steaks or grill veggies or fish. Looking for ideas, tips advice for anyone who has designed this feature into their smoker. Would like to here from you guys. Thanks in advance.
  • Huskee
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    Top | #2
    I've grilled a lot my Yoder Wichita's firebox. It's nice to have that option, and that's why I ended up choosing a flip-top firebox myself. Although I regretably didn't build my own so I don't have anything by way of tips or advice.

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    • Steve R.
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 1906
      • Elizabethtown, KY
      • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 22.5" Original Premium kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Old Country Over and Under smoker; PBC; Weber Ranch Kettle w/ Guru adapter.

      Top | #3
      I didn't design it, but my Old Country Over and Under smoker has this feature. The expanded steel rack that slides out from the top of the cooking chamber doubles as a grill grate for the fire box. You might check the academy.com site for more detail.

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      • Troutman
        Member Recipe Director
        • Aug 2017
        • 6249
        • Republic of Texallence

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        Top | #4
        You can also add a hinged griddle over the top of the expanded metal, that way you can have a griddle and a grill built it. Third layer would be a door to shut everything off when using as a conventional firebox. Check out some of the pitmakers on line for other ideas!

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        • jfmorris
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          • Nov 2017
          • 2028
          • Huntsville, Alabama
          • Jim Morris

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          Top | #5
          Just curious... how big is a 72 gallon propane tank? The smallest horizontal tank you usually see is 150 gallons or more, with ones below that being upright tanks that stand vertically. A 150 gallon tank would be 24" in diameter, and about 5.5 to 6 feet long. My dad had a 500 gallon tank buried in his front yard at his last house, and that tank was pretty large (I just saw pictures before it got buried).

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          • Troutman
            Troutman commented
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            Maybe my math is off but a 72 gallon tank if it were 5' long would be 24" in diameter give or take. Your 150 gallon would be longer than 6' if it were 24" in diameter. More like 11.5'. I say that because 1 cubic foot = 6.5 gallons of volume by dry measure; 2' x 11.5' x 6.5 gal/cf = 149.5 gallons. You sure it wasn't 36" diameter?

          • Lock Stock and Barrel
            Editing a comment
            Diameter 17.5 by 67 inches. Looks like it came out of the back of a propane driven vehicle. My math could be off but I checked several times. Being a retired CPA only means I cant remember how to add!
        • jfmorris
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          Top | #6
          Troutman, I don't think they are allowed to fill the tanks to 100% capacity, and have some sort of reserve capacity.

          Here's a sources - apparently they only fill tanks to 80% capacity by volume. So a 150 gallon tank is filled to 120 gallons, and the typical size is 24 x 82. So a little over 6 feet.

          https://www.amerigas.com/amerigas-bl...ane-tank-sizes
          http://www.missiongas.com/150gallontank.htm
          http://www.directpropaneservices.com...5/Default.aspx

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          • Troutman
            Troutman commented
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            Yea two comment, don't want to hijack the post. I guess gas distributors use fuzzy math in their calculation of what 150 gallons means. Secondly, they may be using a compressed gas volumetric measurement in lieu of liquid (7.5 gal/cf) or dry (6.5 gal/cf). Whatever I stand corrected, a 150 gallon tank is really not 150 gallons by physical measure.

          • jfmorris
            jfmorris commented
            Editing a comment
            Good point - didn't mean to highjack the thread. I just was wondering how big a smoker we were talking about, and could not find anyone with 72 gallon tanks online. It's gotta be pretty big, considering your normal 20# LP tank only holds a little under 4 gallons any time I've gotten one filled.

          • Troutman
            Troutman commented
            Editing a comment
            How about it Lock Stock and Barrel ? My guess is your tank is 24" dia by 3' long (based on what we just calculated for one twice it's volume in size)
        • geotek230
          Club Member
          • Mar 2017
          • 70
          • Lowell michigan

          Top | #7
          I do it all the time when making my church beans with my cast iron skillit to fry the bacon and onions. Also when doing a briskit started getting hungry in the early morning so broke out the cast griddle and started making bacon and have used it to boil water when some place and no hot water avalible.

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          • Lock Stock and Barrel
            Club Member
            • Apr 2018
            • 138
            • Victoria, TEXAS

            Top | #8
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            Here are some pictures of it.
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            • Frozen Smoke
              Club Member
              • Nov 2017
              • 1615
              • Northern Mn

              Top | #9
              I grill or sear on my firebox all the time on my horizontal stick burner. I just flip the top open and I have a grate from a old gasser I throw on top and grill/sear away. I would never design a stick burner that didn't have a door on the top of the firebox and one on the side or front. I use the top door for loading wood and stirring the coals and the front door to empty the ash pan.

              Here is a pic of searing a tri tip over my fire box.

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              • Lock Stock and Barrel
                Club Member
                • Apr 2018
                • 138
                • Victoria, TEXAS

                Top | #10
                Welllll!!!! Did the old adage ...stupid is as stupid does. Was not wearing my safety gear 2 months ago and dropped a 4-1/2 cutting wheel grinder down the inseam of my leg. Result 5 inch cut 2 inches deep, 4 internal stitch's and 14 external and twice a week wound care with vacuum pump, compression bandages and a holes that's taken 8 weeks so far to start healing over and not done yet. Moral of that story is when welding, cutting and making up parts for your BBQ smoker build.... wear your safety gear guys! This has put me substantially behind on finishing my reverse smoke but have begun work again while limping and bandaged up. Worst cut even the doctor has seen. Here is an update after much delay over stupidity. Click image for larger version

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                Bruno is my helper making sure no grinding sparks get away. Crazy dog bites at every spark shower!
                Turns out my goal to balance the smoker turned out really well. Can lift the end with handles over obstacles and rides nicely over large bumps and curbs due to 16 inch tires. Making grates this week and should be able to fire up! Can not wait to cure with oil spray and put on some ribs! Where's my beer?

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                • Henrik
                  Henrik commented
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                  Awesome build!
              • Steve R.
                Club Member
                • Jul 2016
                • 1906
                • Elizabethtown, KY
                • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 22.5" Original Premium kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Old Country Over and Under smoker; PBC; Weber Ranch Kettle w/ Guru adapter.

                Top | #11
                That is one fine looking rig you got there! I really want to do something like this one of these days. And glad you are going to be ok from that accident.

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                • Oakgrovebacon
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2016
                  • 1635
                  • South central Illinois

                  Top | #12
                  Nice looking cooker! I am sorry for your injury, and hope you completely recover!
                  That will not need a very big fire to run at smoking temps. I have one that is 250 gal tank size and one at 125 gal tank size. The smaller one is easy to get too hot if fire is not kept very small. The bigger one is easier to control fire.

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                  • Lock Stock and Barrel
                    Club Member
                    • Apr 2018
                    • 138
                    • Victoria, TEXAS

                    Top | #13
                    Well, after 3 months of healing up from my sliced up leg due to stupidity of not wearing my safety gear here is the final 72 gallon reverse smoker I have built! This was built with all 1/4 inch plate with me at the helm of a Lincoln 140 flux wire welder. Not very pretty when it comes to welds but after enough passes it appears to be pretty strong. Features that I put into this were pet peaves I have had with store bought offset smokers. 1.) Firebox's are always too small to put regular cut 24 inch fire wood so I had to always cut wood up. Made this 24 x 22 x 22 inches. 2.) Handles always rust out and pivot bolts for air intakes so I used stainless steel wire coil handles, stainless steel bolts for center pivot for air intake, stainless steel handle on chimney cover / damper. Welded stainless steel nuts and washers on each part .....we will see just how these react to dissimilar metals touching.
                    3.) Very tight firebox door with less than 1/16 inch clearance on all side to stay airtight., 4.) Large Expanded wire tables at 2 locations to put food, plates, BBQ forks etc.... 5.) Hole with plate on back of smoker to run temperature probes, removable and adjustable. 6.) Large 1/4 inch BBQ smoke stack 6" diameter mounted on 1/4 plated mount base to take years to rust out. A plus for rinsing out creosote and black char since you can put your hands in it. 7.) As you can see from the picture I choose to put my drain in the middle of the reverse flow plate to allow drippings to go to center. This was so I can run a wire down drain for big chunks that sometimes clog up. 8.) My biggest complaint with store bought offsets............cruddy nonfunctional wheels to move pit around. I installed 16 inch soft rubber riding mower wheels on a 3/4 inch axles inserted into a 3/4 inch galvanized pipe and put stainless steel washers on the inside and outside of tires. This 600 pound beast allows me to roll this around in the grass and on the concrete with ease...notice the very long handles at the end of the pit for leverage! How dis I test it? Moved it around the grass to do some welding and up a large raised patio that did take some doing to paint underneath. 9.) Used 1200 degree paint in 2 tones to paint unit so I will not have to maintain very often! 10.) Smoker lid is gasket sealed and balanced perfectly to open with one hand.

                    Cost: Propane tank - Free, 2 4x8 sheets 1/4 steel, 1/4 x 6 inch stack, angle iron, 1.5 inch 1/4 inch tubing. and 2 20 foot pieces of 1/4 and 3/16 inch flat bar $680.00 , welding supplies and bullet hinges $325.00, paint $80.00 stainless wire handles $54.00 total cost before hospital bills....$1,139.00.....and around the final price ISSS........wait for it.............. $11,000.00 !

                    Final verdict after 2 -13 hour Meathead briskets and 2 pork ribs... Pit does excellent job of maintaining 225 degree F. Requires very little charcoal, I use the non briquette stuff... and creates a beautiful blue smoke for hours on end with very little fiddling with the fire except on re-stoking pecan and charcoal. Drawback.... do not ask my 4-11" wife to move the pit onto the patio. This is known to us in the tool trade as semi-portable. Very semi or more like a Semi.

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                    • Lock Stock and Barrel
                      Club Member
                      • Apr 2018
                      • 138
                      • Victoria, TEXAS

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                      • klflowers
                        Club Member
                        • Sep 2015
                        • 1946
                        • Tennessee

                        Top | #15
                        Nice rig!!!

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                        About this website. AmazingRibs.com is all about the science of barbecue, grilling, and outdoor cooking, with great BBQ recipes, tips on technique, and unbiased equipment reviews. Learn how to set up your grills and smokers properly, the thermodynamics of what happens when heat hits meat, as well as hundreds of excellent tested recipes including all the classics: Baby back ribs, spareribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, burgers, chicken, smoked turkey, lamb, steaks, barbecue sauces, spice rubs, and side dishes, with the world's best buying guide to barbecue smokers, grills, accessories, and thermometers, edited by Meathead.

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