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  • CurlingDog
    Charter Member
    • Sep 2014
    • 548
    • Port Washington, WI
    • Traeger Jr Elite, Modern Home Products TJK gasser,Char-Broil 26" Round Charcoal Grill CBRMH-2600/S, Weber Smokey Joe, small portable POS charcoal grill, 13.25" GrillGrates, Thermopen, Maverick ET-732, Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer
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    Greetings for Port Washington, WI

    Name: Curling Dog
    Likes: the sport of Curling, craft beer (Belgium Dubbel's, Tripel's, Quads, mainly), slow smoking large clods of meat, babying babybacks and general geeking out on grilling meat, grill equipment and trying new recipes.
    Favorite rub: Meatheads Memphis Dust (slightly modified)
    Favorite sauce: Sweet Baby Ray's Hot and Spicy
    Grill History: like most, An 18" Weber Kettle was my first grill. Purchased back in 1986, it's followed me ever since and i still use it to this day. Like most back yard cooks, i take pride and great pleasure in grilling up for for friends and loved ones. I've never entered a BBQ competition. I've never judged a BBQ competition. I stumbled across the AR website while researching a better way to cook big clods of meat. My previous attempts were only met with minimal success... i suffered from inadequate smoking equipment. I had cobbled together a Brinkman bullet purchased at a flea market for $10, with a used Weber Smokey Joe for a heat source. I also modified the Brinkman to control the exhaust by lining the rim with oven gasket and cutting small holes in the dome (three 1" holes). In addition, i cut another hole in the bottom of the smokey joe and attached an air supply tube with a computer fan and controller to help moderate the swings in temperature. Now, my primary griling tool is a Traeger Jr Elite.

    I look forward to reading more in the PIT and trying different techniques and recipes posted on AR. If you are ever in the neighborhood, drop me a line.
    Last edited by CurlingDog; September 25, 2014, 02:47 PM.
  • Huskee
    Administrator
    • May 2014
    • 15370
    • central MI, USA
    • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

      Smokers / Grills
      • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
      • PBC
      • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
      • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
      • Masterbuilt Gravity 560
      • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
      • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
      • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (light blue)
      • 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 X4 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.

    #2
    Greetings CurlingDog! You forgot to mention curling in your likes! Welcome to The Pit and thanks for your support here. Sounds like you're going to have a great time here conversing with folks like yourself who have a long history of grilling & smoking the bovine & porcine animals.

    Great job setting up your signature already! When you get a minute, (if you haven't already) check out Pit Boss' Welcome & Announcements channel, as well as the tips posts in that channel. There's also a post in there that explains the best way to post nice big pics here... we like to see bragging pictures of your equipment and your cooks. We look forward to hearing more from you! Enjoy!

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    • David Parrish
      Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
      • May 2014
      • 4900
      • Charlotte, NC

      #3
      Welcome CD! Your story and history regarding barbecue are shared by many here. Thank goodness we all now know better!

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      • Jon Solberg
        Former Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 4729

        #4
        Hey Dog, WELCOME! Man I'd love to see some pics of that mod'ed up Brinkman.

        If you have any and care to share stop in over on the bullet channel. I love mods. Your sounds all kinds of cool.

        http://pitmaster.amazingribs.com/for...ty-started-wsm

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