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  • Joephoto
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 7
    • Naples, Florida

    Hi there Bill, got mine several months ago. Sorry for the late post.

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    • Tom Morton
      Club Member
      • Apr 2020
      • 8

      Got mine roughly 18 months ago. 👍🏻👍🏻

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      • Adventures
        Club Member
        • Dec 2019
        • 1
        • Houston

        New KBQ C-60 owner checking in!

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        • LiquidVTX
          Club Member
          • May 2017
          • 1

          I got mine about two weeks ago.

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          • Skin13
            Club Member
            • Feb 2018
            • 4

            Got my KBQ a few months ago, love it so far

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            • vtkess02
              Club Member
              • Jun 2017
              • 16
              • Somewhere outside Philly

              Add me to the list! Two cooks in and I'm hooked!

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              • Spinaker
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                Yes! Congrats on the new rig! Let see some pics of those cooks.

              • vtkess02
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                Absolutely. Brisket coming this weekend...
            • timmur
              Club Member
              • Oct 2019
              • 1

              Proud owner for about 6 months. Every single good thing you've heard about this pit are true!

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              • Seth Hensel
                Club Member
                • May 2020
                • 2
                • Tampa

                C-60 arrived Friday. First run was two racks of St. Louis ribs salt, pepper and oak smoke only. Simply astounding.
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                • Seth Hensel
                  Club Member
                  • May 2020
                  • 2
                  • Tampa

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ID:	856353 Reading about other members doing ribeyes in the C-60 made me want to try especially since I don’t feed a crowd most evenings, just my wife and my self. So......last night I did one. 1.5 hours at 230F bottom poppet open top closed. It was again like nothing I have ever had. Finished on top of the fire box. Next time shorter time in the smoke box to get closer to rare.

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                  • hogdog6
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                    Gotta love a good KBQ snack
                • TheCattleman
                  Club Member
                  • Jun 2020
                  • 1

                  Just bought a new-to-me KBQ Thursday and had a great first run with chicken thighs and pork loin.

                  Was doubtful at first but many reviews here convinced me otherwise. So far so good and I am excited to start adjusting poppets and finding the differences.
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                  • KenYz
                    Club Member
                    • Feb 2016
                    • 2

                    Got mine last year.

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                    • Coconut Monkey
                      Club Member
                      • Jun 2016
                      • 25

                      Just ordered my first! Excited

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                      • HawkerXP
                        Club Member
                        • Jul 2016
                        • 6108
                        • Virginia
                        • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                          Thermopops
                          Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                          Slo n Sear
                          Cold beer

                        Originally posted by Coconut Monkey View Post
                        Just ordered my first! Excited
                        That's a good monkey! " FIRST"

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                        • Coconut Monkey
                          Club Member
                          • Jun 2016
                          • 25

                          Ok here is my update on my new KBQ. First my initial review:
                          • The KBQ C-60 is well made. Solid construction.
                          • It really is well thought out. It was hard to make a mistake after reading the manual.
                          • It was a pain putting on the back legs on the cooker. I feel this could have been easier.
                          • Speaking of legs... I would pay extra to have the option of extended legs or even a cabinet system under the cooker with four wheels and casters. Having this thing on the ground is really a hastle. If I was older it may be a deal-breaker.
                            • Even some detachable longer legs and a basket underneath for wood would be an improvement.
                          • What's the deal with the "Handle"? It could be bigger. Moving it is such a pain in the butt. It's nearly easier to pick it up completely to move it.
                          Ok, on to the food:
                          • The chicken came off first. Looked beautiful. I cooked them on the bottom rack, with the dial set around 250-275.
                            • The chicken was dry! I don't understand why. I pulled each breast off at 160 exactly. The smoke flavor was great... but very dry. Can someone help me with why this could be? Should I have cooked it lower and slower?
                          • The spareribs I made were THE BEST I HAVE EVER HAD. No exaggeration. And I've had a lot of ribs on many cookers. The smoke flavor was second to none. I dreamed about eating the ribs again last night, no kidding!

                          All in all a wonderful cooker. I haven't cleaned it out yet, but it looks easy enough. So far worth the price of admission. Here are some pics as well.



                          John Rogers

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                          • ComfortablyNumb
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                            Next time try hotter and faster on the chicken. Shoot for above 300, up to 350. It will be ready before it can dry out.

                            BBQ_Bill used to offer a door kit. It had better handles and the means to change the hinge so you could remove the door. He's terrible busy now and I don't think does it anymore. It is all off the shelf stuff, so you can make your own.

                            Some have mounted their units to a short table. Two things to bear in mind, the fall of the door and the stress on the hinge. The other is..

                          • ComfortablyNumb
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                            ...the new height of the firebox. Not only will you have to reach up to add wood, but it puts the sparks at eye level. As long as you are mindful of these two things, it is doable.
                        • Coconut Monkey
                          Club Member
                          • Jun 2016
                          • 25

                          Really good feedback ComfortablyNumb ! I wonder if a water pan would help with the chicken? I will try hotter and faster next time.

                          If anyone has any mounting instructions or a recommended table, I would love to hear it. I would prefer something stainless steel so I can hose it off. If I find something I will also post it here for reference.

                          I can't wait to smoke a brisket on this thing.

                          I also got the KBQ because of its portability. I'm thinking remote family cooks and maybe even competition cooking. Thanksgiving with the family is going to be different this year boys.

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                          • ComfortablyNumb
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                            I did a fresh, whole chicken a couple of weeks ago, I mean fresh, I had butchered him the day before. I soaked him in brine overnight. Put it on the KBQ averaging 325. Actually let it go a bit long, pulled it at 185 internal temp. Still tender and moist.

                          • ComfortablyNumb
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                            Histrix has a table mounted KBQ that he has posted pictures of before. I believe he made some sort of spark arrester for it. Haven't seen him post lately, if he's still around maybe he'll jump in. As for the door mods, when I have time I'll take some pictures of mine.

                          • 58limited
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                            Coconut Monkey Recipe is on the free side of the site. It is really good, one of those "Where have you been all of my life?" things: https://amazingribs.com/tested-recip...q-sauce-recipe

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