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  • ericthomas810
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 11
    • Royal Oak, MI

    New Member from Michigan

    Very happy to support this site, as I pretty much use it for EVERYTHING. I'm still a novice griller / chef, but I'm having a lot of fun getting the hang of everything. Oh, and I am really happy my food doesn't taste like lighter fluid any more.

    Thanks for everything you do.
  • Royeston
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 19
    • San Antonio, TX

    #2
    Sounds like you learn like I do.... The hard way.. trial and error. Much better w/ AmazingRibs.com.

    Enjoy,

    Royeston

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    • Huskee
      Pit Boss
      • May 2014
      • 14891
      • central MI, USA
      • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

        Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

        Smokers / Grills
        • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
        • PBC
        • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
        • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
        • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
        • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
        • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
        • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
        • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
        • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

        Thermometers
        • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
        • (7) Maverick ET-732s
        • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
        • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
        • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
        • Thermapen MkII, orange
        • ThermoPop, yellow
        • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
        • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
        • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
        • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

        Accessories
        • Instant Pot 6qt
        • Anova Bluetooth SV
        • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
        • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
        • BBQ Dragon
        • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
        • Weber grill topper
        • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
        • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
        • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

        Beverages
        • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
        • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
        • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
        • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
        • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
        • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
        • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

        About me
        Real name: Aaron
        Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

        Occupation:
        • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

      #3
      Welcome Eric, fellow Michigander (I hate that word) fellow Michiganite! Where abouts are you from?

      Be sure to check out Pit Boss' Welcome post as well as the Tips post as to how to create your signature, and how to post pics. They can be found at the main Pit page, by clicking the top-left tab above, titled "The Pit".

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      • David Parrish
        Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
        • May 2014
        • 5034
        • Charlotte, NC
          • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
          • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
          • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
          • LOTS of accessories
          • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
          • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
          • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
          • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
          • President/Owner - SnS Grills

        #4
        Welcome to The Pit Eric! Once you get that signature filled out why not find the "best way to start a fire" thread in the accessories channel and let us know how you broke that bad lighter fluid habit!

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        • Jmoscrip
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 82
          • Port Huron, MI
          • Smoker: El cheapo Brinkman(not ideal but it was free)
            Thermometer: Maverick ET-733
            Fuel: Kingsford blue bag
            Favorite Beer: World Wide Stout(Dogfishhead brewery)

          #5
          Another check-in from Michigan here, Port Huron in this case.

          Very happy to give back to the site that has given me so much. Thank you guys for all you have done and continue to do to help myself and others to become the best cooks we can be. This is now and has been for the past few months my go to site for everything BBQ related.

          Very happy to be a part of this community


          -Joel

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          • Jmoscrip
            Jmoscrip commented
            Editing a comment
            Lucky's is the finest Steakhouse in the state bar none. My wife and I have our anniversary dinner there every year.

            However the place I was referring to is down the road just a little farther it's called The Country Smokehouse. For me the brisket leaves something to be desired but the pulled pork is top notch. Next time you visit your friends do yourself a favor and see what they have to offer. Or if they're not up for it I'm always willing to make a road trip

          • Huskee
            Huskee commented
            Editing a comment
            Right on Jmoscrip! I'll remember it and put it on the list. Ever hear of Tobey's Concrete?

          • Jmoscrip
            Jmoscrip commented
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            Nope, can't say that I have. I sell soda for a living so that business isn't exactly on my radar.
        • David Parrish
          Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
          • May 2014
          • 5034
          • Charlotte, NC
            • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
            • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
            • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
            • LOTS of accessories
            • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
            • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
            • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
            • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
            • President/Owner - SnS Grills

          #6
          Welcome to The Pit Jmoscrip (You've could have started your own thread=)). We're happy you're part of the community as well. Please take a moment to fill out your signature then dive on into to the General Discussions going on now

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          • David Parrish
            David Parrish commented
            Editing a comment
            Hey you Michigan guys don't need to sell yourselves short. You can have one thread each just like the rest of the world Maybe we should make an exception for Huskee though and have him merge with you guys... lol

          • Huskee
            Huskee commented
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            Yeah, no one wants to read any more about me. I shall slip into the shadows....

          • David Parrish
            David Parrish commented
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            Hey now! I was teasin. Cheap beer's on me=)
        • ericthomas810
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 11
          • Royal Oak, MI

          #7
          Thanks guys. I'm in Royal Oak but I spend a lot of time in Midland these days, too.

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          • Jon Solberg
            Former Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 4819

            #8
            Good to meet you Eric... Born in RO. In Genesee County now. WELCOME

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            • Huskee
              Pit Boss
              • May 2014
              • 14891
              • central MI, USA
              • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

                Smokers / Grills
                • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                • PBC
                • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
                • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                Thermometers
                • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
                • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
                • Thermapen MkII, orange
                • ThermoPop, yellow
                • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                Accessories
                • Instant Pot 6qt
                • Anova Bluetooth SV
                • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                • BBQ Dragon
                • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                • Weber grill topper
                • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                Beverages
                • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                About me
                Real name: Aaron
                Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                Occupation:
                • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

              #9
              Originally posted by ericthomas810 View Post
              Thanks guys. I'm in Royal Oak but I spend a lot of time in Midland these days, too.
              I'm a half hour west of Midland. Have you tried Bone Daddy's? A small humble place, back off the beaten path but some tasty ribs. Haven't tried his brisket or chicken.

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