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  • tenphases
    Club Member
    • Nov 2016
    • 232
    • Jersey City NJ
    • Humphrey's Pint with Fireboard + Pit Viper
      Hasty Bake 256 Gourmet Dual Finish
      Hasty Bake Legacy
      Camp Chef DLX pellet pooper/sear burner/jerky rack
      Broil King Keg Kamado
      Charbroil Kamander
      Original Pit Barrel Cooker
      Barrel House Cooker
      Akorn Kamado with cart
      WSM 22 with Flame Boss
      WSM 18.5 with Flame Boss
      Weber Kettle Performer (with Slow n Sear/Drip n Griddle)
      Weber Jumbo Joe
      Weber Smokey Joe
      Weber Q gasser with stand
      Blackstone Griddle 22 with stand and lid
      Blackstone Griddle 36
      Akorn Kamado jr

    Hello from Jersey City NJ

    Great site! Ive had some fun cruising the pages and testing the recipes.

    Way back when I wrestled at Michigan State University the boosters threw a party for the wrestling team. The were serving ribs and they ran out, the host Steve told me that more were on the way and that they were coming out of a wierd little r2d2 looking thingamajig. He then laughed at the graveyard of rib bones that were laying in front of me. About an hour later he threw some more ribs on my plate (thank godness I wrestled HWT). Great guy, fun time, terrific food, basically what bbq is all about to me.

    Fast forward 10 years I saw a similar looking device at Lowes, it brought back memories and I bought it for 50$. A horrible little electric Brinkman that brought me frustration and heartburn, thank god it rusted out. A UDS came next and now I have close to a dozen cookers in my backyard. My wife understands that they all have their purpose, as I understand that if I purchase another one, she will definitely go shoe shopping and my pocket can't handle that horror! Well that is my intro looking forward to exploring this site further!

    Thanks

    Marco
  • 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 tenphases

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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

      #3
      Welcome to the Pit, Marco!

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      • Huskee
        Pit Boss
        • May 2014
        • 14988
        • 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.

        #4
        Welcome to The Pit tenphases! Thanks for your support here, and nice intro! Wow, that's a lot of cookers. Let's get them listed into your signature!

        Since this is your first post, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains a few how-tos and please-dos. This will help you learn your way around so you can get the best experience from our forum.

        Also, it's very important that you:
        1. Give us an email address you actually use. You can set or change your email on file with us by clicking your name in the upper-right, then User Settings, then the Notifications tab.
        2. Add the domain AmazingRibs.com to your email safe list. We NEVER spam! This is important to receive notices about your account, such as if you’re up for renewal or are ever drawn as our monthly Gold Medal Giveaway winner, which is open to all USA members or those with a USA delivery address (we’d hate to have to pick another person because you don’t answer us)!


        Hope to hear & see more from you!

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        • Mr. Bones
          Birthday Hat Master
          • Sep 2016
          • 9273
          • Kansas Territory
          • Grills / Smokers
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            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 to th' Pit, tenphases !!! Great intro, btw. There's lots t' be learnt here, and we're all learnin' from each other. Enjoy!!!

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          • MBMorgan
            Club Member
            • Sep 2015
            • 6191
            • 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

              > Favorite Beer: Guinness Extra Stout, Fat Tire, Anchor Steam, or Alaskan Amber
              > Favorite Wine: Klinker Brick Old Ghost Zinfandel or Matetic Corralillo Winemaker's Blend
              > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

            #6
            Greetings, Marco ... welcome to the Pit!

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            • Nate
              Former Member
              • Apr 2015
              • 3811
              • Quarantined

              #7
              Welcome from Indiana.

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              • lschweig
                Former Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 979
                • Oswego, Il

                #8
                Welcome from Illinois Marco.

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

                  #9
                  tenphases, Marco, 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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                  • FireMan
                    Charter Member
                    • Jul 2015
                    • 7674
                    • Bottom of Winnebago

                    #10
                    Welcome aboard Marco! Interesting intro. You need to do an extensive browse as to having MCS. You will find that you have a classic self-diagnosis. Just remember to complement your wife on how purdy her feet look & all saws cut wood. While you were at Moo U, you were in Huskee's neighborhood. That has nothing to do with Q. So, glad to have you with us & enjoy the ride!

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                    • JCBBQ
                      Club Member
                      • Jan 2016
                      • 1062
                      • Jersey City, NJ
                      • Primo Oval XL Ceramic Cooker
                        Pit Barrel Cooker
                        2x Mavrick 732
                        Therma Pen Orange
                        Favorite Bourbon Blanton's
                        SF Giants

                        MCS wish list - Lone Star Grillz off set

                      #11
                      Hey Marco, we're neighbors! I'm in JC too - over by Lincoln Park. How about you? Welcome. I've been using this site for about a year and my grill/bbq game has increased ten fold! Enjoy.

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                      • tenphases
                        tenphases commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Hey neighbor i'm in the Heights by Washington Park, i have taken my kids fishing by Lincoln park a couple of times, I know the area well!

                      • JCBBQ
                        JCBBQ commented
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                        tenphases, Hey Marco, I've got a Primo XL. Got it in January. Love it. Let me know if you want to check it out in person.
                    • Spinaker
                      Moderator
                      • Nov 2014
                      • 10597
                      • 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) X2
                        Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

                        Broil King Keg
                        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
                        BBQ Dragon
                        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
                        Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
                        Global
                        Shun
                        Wusthof
                        *******
                        Next Major Purchase
                        Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

                      #12
                      Welcome to the Pit. We are happy to have you here.

                      It sounds like your inflicted with what we Pit members like to call, MCS, or More Cooker Syndrome.

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                      • tenphases
                        tenphases commented
                        Editing a comment
                        I know I told the wife that I am taking a break from buying anything new..... I lied, it's just going to take me awhile to save for a Primo XL. The plan is she will be proud of my discipline and not lose her mind when I blow a mortgage payment on a grill

                      • FireMan
                        FireMan commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Again tenphases, pretty feet & all saws cut wood.
                    • LA Pork Butt
                      Charter Member
                      • Dec 2014
                      • 5347
                      • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                      #13
                      Glad to have you in the Pit!

                      Comment

                      • fuzzydaddy
                        Charter Member
                        • Nov 2014
                        • 4957
                        • Winchester TN
                        • Hardware
                          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, GrateGriddles.
                          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, SPOG.

                        #14
                        Welcome tenphases! Nice selection of cookers you've got!

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                        • BradFlood
                          Club Member
                          • Oct 2016
                          • 102
                          • Caye Caulker, Belize

                          #15
                          Welcome to the Pit Marco...from an Iowa Hawkeye ('91)...we know our wrastlin' there (but I coached swimming '88-'92)...and I'm in CT now, not too far away from you!

                          I know we both agree on at least two things...

                          #1. What BBQ is all about

                          #2. Muck Fichigan!!!

                          Brad in CT

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                          • tenphases
                            tenphases commented
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                            #2 is the best thing i've seen all day!!!!

                            Thanks

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