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    G'day from Australia!

    Hi Everyone, I',m Mark from Australia. Been learning about American style BBQ the last few months, hopefully I can pick up some valuable tips tricks and info on authentic American BBQ. Being in Australia we are somewhat starved for good information particularly on different regional styles.

    I look forward to being part of the community, Thanks

    Welcome to the pit! You will find lots of ideas and opinions- almost all of which will work for anyone. Variety is the spice of life. Have fun trying them.


      Welcome, mate! What part of Oz are you in? (I consider Melbourne a bit of a second home)



        Thanks Guys!

        I'm in north queensland. I lived in melbourne for about 6 years. Perfect BBQ weather all year round up here though


          Welcome aboard Mark.ibbo!


            Welcome to the Pit! Mark.ibbo 👍👍👍🍻🍺. Dan


              Welcome Mark! We're glad you're here. What kind of cookers do you have?


                Thanks Guys,

                At the moment I have a Weber Kettle and in the process of making my own version of a pit barrel Cooker out of an old 44 gallon drum.


                  Hi Mark.ibbo Being from the Land Down Under you have heard of the Beef Eater Grills?
                  I used one for a long long time and handed it down to my son


                    Hey Cheef,

                    Yeah mate I have, those things have been around for quite a while, they are a pretty top of the line product, well I know they certainly were back in the day. They last for ever too!
                    Last edited by Mark.ibbo; October 14, 2015, 10:07 PM.


                      Mark.ibbo yes they are a nice machine. More adapted to the Aussie way of BBQ maybe. Here in the States they really push the tops with them--All the Aussies I know kind of prefer the open grill cooking and don't bother with the lids.
                      I upgraded my Beef Eater to the brass burners and used the thing for years-gave it a good cleaning before passing it to my son and he'll be using it for years too.
                      The piezo igniters on the thing just freak me out--10 years and never had one that failed.


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