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    New member from Maryland

    Hi all,

    After several years of reading the public pages, I decided to take the plunge and join the club. I have loved grilling and smoking since I was a kid, when after one too many broiled, well-done steaks I asked my mom if we could get a grill. Once we got one I took over steak duties and the rest is history. Buying Steven Raichlen's Barbecue Bible in 1998 also was a game changer, as it opened up a world of live fire cooking beyond burgers and hot dogs. Aaron Franklin's book inspired me to try all wood cooking and Meathead's book also has been a great help to me in refining my outdoor cooking skills.

    Over the years I have had a number of gassers, and currently have a Napoleon Prestige 500, which is a great grill from a great company, but my pride and joy is my Lone Star Grillz 20x42. It replaced a cheap Barbecues Galore store brand offset that I had for years. I also have a Weber Smokey Joe for beach trips. Other BBQ toys include the Fire board 2 with a Pit Viper fan, and a Thermopop. I also have a fire pit that came with a nice grill grate and have had fun cooking on it. Basically if you can burn a fire in it I will cook on it.

    My cooking interests run the gamut from traditional low and slow barbecue to rotissing a whole lamb. My immediate goals are to up my brisket game and find the perfect steak technique. I look forward to learning from everyone on this forum, and sharing my limited knowledge with all of you.



    Welcome and thanks for the support!!

    I'm 3 hours from Lone Star Grillz. Haven't took the plunge, yet.

    Love my gasser with Grill Grates (upside down). The grates not the gasser.


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