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    New pit has arrived!!

    I just got my new Horizon 20" pit. I have done three cooks so far. Chicken, ribs and pork butt. The first two came out great but the butt had problems. I just panicked in the stall and killed it. No big deal there is always next time. I love this pit and cooking purely with sticks.

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    We want pics!

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      #3
      The bad news is without pics the cooks never happened. The good news is without pics, the butt killed in the stall never happened either!

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        #4
        Yeah lets see that thing in action!!!

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          #5
          Pics pics pics that's what we need!!!
          How are you finding keeping your temps just using splits.

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          • Akabiz
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            I usually start with two or three depending on the size. Then after a few hours I need to add 1 every 45 min to an hour and I can keep a constant 225-250.

          • Steve B
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            Is there a grate in the firebox or do the logs just sit on the bottom? I can't see from the pics.

          • Akabiz
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            There is a grate at the bottom.

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          Here is the chicken and ribs. The pork was not photo worthy.

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          • EdF
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            Well, those guys are worthy!

          #7
          Welcome to the Pit Akabiz ...๐Ÿ‘

          Nice cooks on your new cooker... 2 out of 3 is pretty good. Have you sold your alarm clocks yet? Now that you're a stick burner guy, you won't need them anymore.๐Ÿ˜†

          You're going to fit right in... Your MCS kicked in before joining the Pit it appears.๐Ÿค” It looks like you've got plenty of room for more cookers and lots of gadgets in your backyard.๐Ÿ‘

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          • Akabiz
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            Sorry I am new, but what is MCS?

          • Breadhead
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            It's a condition/affliction that new Pit member acquire called More Cooker Syndrome. Once you browse the Pit and see all of the great cooks Pit members are doing on cookers you don't have its very common to say... I MUST get me one of those.๐Ÿ˜‰ Then you're going to need gadgets too.๐Ÿ˜†

          #8
          Beautiful! and welcome to the pit Akabiz

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            #9
            Welcome to The Pit Akabiz. I'd like to have some of those ribs right now. Looking forward to having you around.

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              #10
              It's great to have you here Akabiz and thank you for your support!

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              See you around The Pit!

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                #11
                Congrats on the great new pit Akabiz! And welcome to the stickburning club. 'Where all the cool people are!'.

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                • Powersmoke_80
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                  Yeah what Huskee said and "Where all the cool people hang"!

                • Akabiz
                  Akabiz commented
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                  I figure if I was going to get into this I wanted to go all in and learn how to stick burn. It's more work but worth it and I like being one of the cool kids.๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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