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  • sean808@gmail.com
    Former Member
    • Oct 2016
    • 2

    Aloha from Hawaii

    Been attempting to BBQ for a while started 20 years ago boiling ribs thinking they were fantastic, than started to realize that it was actually like mashed ribs..Maybe 7-10 years ago happened upon this site and "BAM" it was ON!

    Lucky to live in great weather, so we are always grilling. Have brought my Weber Performer to the beach on many occasions and smoked ribs 6-8 hours at a time.

    Been reading lots of the post and cant thank everyone enough!

    Mahalo
  • DWCowles
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 9709
    • Smiths Grove, Ky
    • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

    #2
    Welcome to the pit

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    • HawkerXP
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 5629
      • Virginia
      • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
        Thermopops
        Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
        Slo n Sear
        Cold beer

      #3
      Welcome sean808, as you already know. BAM! Good cooking has arrived.

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      • MBMorgan
        Club Member
        • Sep 2015
        • 6241
        • Colorado
        • > Weber Genesis EP-330
          > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
          > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
          > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
          > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
          to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
          > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
          > Thermoworks Smoke
          > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
          > Thermoworks Thermapen
          > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
          > Anova sous vide circulator
          > Searzall torch
          > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

        #4
        Welcome to the Pit, Sean! Which island do you call home?

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        • sean808@gmail.com
          [email protected] commented
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          Oahu, you been here?

        • MBMorgan
          MBMorgan commented
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          Just passing through HNL to/from Maui. We had family there until a few years ago.
      • Mr. Bones
        Birthday Hat Master
        • Sep 2016
        • 9419
        • Kansas Territory
        • Grills / Smokers
          *********************************************

          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
          (Lime Green)
          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



          Thermometers:
          *********************************************
          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
          Orange Thermapen Mk4
          Pink Thermapen Mk4
          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
          ThermoWorks Smoke
          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
          4 Pro Series cable extensions
          Smoke Gateway

          Accessories:
          *********************************************
          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
          Warming shelf
          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
          Backyard Grill marinade injector
          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
          Bear Paws
          Meat Rakes
          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



          Cookware:
          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

          Cutlery, etc.:
          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
          Crock sticks
          Diamond stones, various
          Lansky Sharpening System

          Tableware
          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

        #5
        welcome sean, glad you're here in the Pit!

        I'm looking forward to what you bring to the table, as well...

        What kind of woods are you using, there? I'd think you'd play Billy Hell tryin' to get some of the ones from the great 48 locally, cost-wise.

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        • Danjohnston949
          Former Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 4419
          • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

          #6
          @[email protected], Welcome to "The Pit"! You are Now Enrolled in the BBQ Univ.! Attendance and Participation are Mandatory! Enjoy "The Pit"!
          Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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          • David Parrish
            Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
            • May 2014
            • 5041
            • 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

            #7
            Aloha Sean! We're glad you're here.

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            • LA Pork Butt
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 5418
              • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

              #8
              Welcome to the Pit!

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              • Nate
                Former Member
                • Apr 2015
                • 3808
                • Quarantined

                #9
                Welcome from Indiana

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                • FireMan
                  Charter Member
                  • Jul 2015
                  • 7700
                  • Bottom of Winnebago

                  #10
                  Welcome aboard sean808! Weather is weather, just that your perspective of weather & some of our perspectives is just a LITTLE different. Looking forward to pics of the beach & ribs & stuff. Enjoy the ride.

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                  • sean808@gmail.com
                    Former Member
                    • Oct 2016
                    • 2

                    #11
                    Originally posted by Mr. Bones View Post
                    welcome sean, glad you're here in the Pit!

                    I'm looking forward to what you bring to the table, as well...

                    What kind of woods are you using, there? I'd think you'd play Billy Hell tryin' to get some of the ones from the great 48 locally, cost-wise.
                    We commonly use what we call "Kiawe wood" and "Guava" wood. Locally its all over so not a big deal to go get some

                    I did get the large bags of wood chunks from a local bargain store like $10 for 18lbs. Hickory, Apple & Mesquite (Habitat for Humanity) but it is not a normal product, infact nothing is in there. I think they are donated goods and materials so every now and than they have some great bbq deals.





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                    • Huskee
                      Huskee commented
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                      A VERY belated welcome to The Pit, Sean!
                  • AZRedneck
                    Club Member
                    • Sep 2016
                    • 360
                    • Arizona. 90 miles from water and 9 miles from hell.
                    • Pit Barrel Cooker
                      Weber Kettle 22.5
                      CharBroil Gasser 5 burners
                      3 x Thermapen
                      MAV 732
                      Anova Sous Vide

                    #12
                    Aloha [email protected] and welcome to the Pit! I had some friends I met there working one year. They lived north Shore above Waimea Bay and Shell Beach atop Pupukea Hill. I miss Hawaii.

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                    • Shane Rakow
                      Club Member
                      • Oct 2016
                      • 568
                      • Nebraska
                      • Traeger Pellet w/ add-on Cold Smoker attachment (2008)
                        Weber-22" Kettle w/SnS Plus (2002)
                        Brinkman Bullet Smoker (super old)
                        Little Chief (really, really old)
                        Kenmore Propane 4-burner w/Searing Station (2015)
                        Burn Pit (1992)
                        ThermoWorks Smoke (2016)
                        ThermoWorks Thermapen (old, waiting to win a new one)

                        Favorite Dog Breed: German Shorthair Pointer
                        Favorite Car: The ones that start
                        Favorite Month: October
                        Favorite Steak: Ribeye, rare, and reverse seared

                      #13
                      Welcome from Nebraska, Sean!

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                      • fuzzydaddy
                        Charter Member
                        • Nov 2014
                        • 4963
                        • Winchester TN
                        • Hardware
                          Blackstone 36” Griddle
                          Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado.
                          Slow 'N Sear Kettle Grill.
                          Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0), DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
                          Weber Chimney starters (regular and half).
                          Joule.
                          GrillGrates.
                          Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
                          ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

                          Consumables / Favorites
                          KBB (short cooks), Weber (long cooks)
                          Ribs (beef & pork), Pork Butts, Chuck Roasts, Pork Tenderloins.
                          SnS Grills salt free rubs: Not Just for Beef & Rocky’s Rub.
                          MeatChurch Holy Cow. MMD, BBBR, S&G, Herbs de Provence, SPG.

                        #14
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                        • Spinaker
                          Moderator
                          • Nov 2014
                          • 10680
                          • Land of Tonka
                          • John "J R"
                            Instagram: JRBowlsby
                            Smokin' Hound Que
                            Minnesota/ United States of America

                            ********************************************
                            Assistants
                            Dexter (Beagle mix)
                            Kinnick (American Foxhound)
                            ************************

                            Grills/Smokers/Fryers
                            Big Green Egg (Large) X3
                            Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

                            Karubeque C-60
                            Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
                            Lodge L410 Hibachi
                            Pit Barrel Cooker
                            Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
                            R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

                            Weber Spirit Gasser
                            ******************.
                            Thermometers
                            FireBoard (Base Package)
                            Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
                            Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
                            **************

                            Accessories
                            Big Green Egg Plate Setter
                            Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
                            Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

                            Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
                            Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

                            Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
                            Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
                            Eggspander Kit X2
                            Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

                            Finex Cat Iron Line
                            FireBoard Drive
                            Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
                            Grill Grates
                            Joule Water Circulator
                            KBQ Fire Grate

                            Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
                            Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
                            Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
                            Large Vortex
                            Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
                            Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
                            Smithey No. 12
                            Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
                            Stargazer No.10, 12
                            Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
                            Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
                            ********************************
                            Fuel
                            FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
                            Kingsford Blue and White
                            Rockwood Lump Charcoal
                            Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
                            **************************

                            Cutlery
                            Buck 119 Special
                            Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

                            Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
                            Global
                            Shun
                            Wusthof
                            *******
                            Next Major Purchase
                            Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

                          #15
                          Welcome to the Pit! How are things in Polynesia? Warmer than 45 and Raining, I bet? We'd love to see some pictures of your handy work on the beach. Glad to have you join up. Cheers from Chilly Minnesota.

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                          • sean808@gmail.com
                            [email protected] commented
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                            Thanks! Things are going good out here. Hopefully I can pull some up, been up MN in Jan for work and it was pretty cold.. The Walleye was Great.

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