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  • TheCollective
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 3
    • Pacific Northwest

    Greetings from Washington State!

    Hello!!

    I found Amazing Ribs some time ago and completely consumed the free area, then realized I wanted more. So now I've been lurking around The Pit for half a year after joining and figured I'd finally post an introduction.

    I started out smoking the salmon I caught in a Little Chief smoker when I was only 12. Ever since then the aroma of smoldering fruit and hard wood has become an addiction (2 pork shoulders smoking away as I type this). Many years later in life, I wanted to try poultry, beef and pork and now it's become tradition in my family for me to bring various smoked foods to just about all parties. However, I feel as though they may be guinea pigs to my learning curves and expirimentation.

    My collection of smokers and cookers has been slowing growing and I now have a 22" WSM, 24" Smoke Vault, Big Chief Smoker, 36" Blackstone Griddle, and a recently retired Chargriller with an offset firebox (I learned my lessons with that one).

    I seek knowledge like crazy and most things I wonder about I've found answers to in the forum, so this site has exponentially increased my BBQ results. So, thank you all, and I hope to be more a part of The Pit in the future.

    TheCollective
  • MBMorgan
    Club Member
    • Sep 2015
    • 6645
    • 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

    #2
    Welcome to the club from Colorado ...

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    • DWCowles
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 9696
      • 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.

      #3
      Welcome TheCollective

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      • Nate
        Banned Former Member
        • Apr 2015
        • 3794
        • Quarantined

        #4
        Welcome from Indiana.

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        • Mr. Bones
          Charter Member
          • Sep 2016
          • 10441
          • 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
          TheCollective Welcome to th' Pit!

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          • fuzzydaddy
            Charter Member
            • Nov 2014
            • 4974
            • Winchester TN
            • Hardware
              Blackstone 36” Griddle.
              Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado & Kettle Grill.
              Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0).
              DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
              Weber Chimney Starters (regular and compact).
              Joule, Instant Accu Slim.
              GrillGrates.
              Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
              ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

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

            #6
            Welcome to The Pit TheCollective! Thanks for introducing yourself and it's great to have you here! You've got a nice selection of cookers and fee free to post photos of those pork shoulders.

            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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            • RonB
              Club Member
              • Apr 2016
              • 13856
              • Near Richmond VA
              • Weber Performer Deluxe
                SNS
                Pizza insert
                Rotisserie
                Smokenator 1000
                Cookshack Smokette Elite
                2 Thermapens
                Chefalarm
                Dot
                lots of probes.
                CyberQ

              #7
              Welcome to The Pit.

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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

                #8
                Welcome from Nebraska!

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                • LA Pork Butt
                  Charter Member
                  • Dec 2014
                  • 5786
                  • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                  #9
                  Welcome to,the Pit! It a fun place to be.

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

                    #10
                    A hearty welcome from Illinois.

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                    • Danjohnston949
                      In Memoriam
                      • Dec 2014
                      • 4398
                      • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

                      #11
                      TheCollective, 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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                      • tbob4
                        Charter Member
                        • Nov 2014
                        • 2494
                        • Chico, CA
                        • BBQ's
                          _____________________
                          California Custom Smokers Intensive Cooking Unit
                          California Custom Smokers Meat Locker
                          Santa Maria Grill
                          Vision Grill

                          Beer
                          _______________________
                          Sierra Nevada IPA

                          Wood
                          _______________________
                          Almond
                          Oak
                          Madrone
                          Cherry
                          Peach
                          Apple

                        #12
                        Welcome from Northern, CA. You have a fantastic resource where you are when it comes to BBQ'ing in the Northwest - pay close attention to threads from ecowper.

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                        • ecowper
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                          aw shucks man
                      • Wando52
                        Club Member
                        • Jul 2016
                        • 106
                        • Covington, Louisiana
                        • Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center
                          Pit Barrel Cooker
                          Weber Kettle 22" Original
                          Ultra Chef Gas Grill
                          Slow n Sear Low Profile with Drip n Griddle Pan
                          Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 - Blue
                          Thermoworks Smoke and Gateway
                          Maverick ET not sure which
                          GrillGrates
                          Golf
                          Beer
                          Brisket

                        #13
                        Welcome to the Pit!

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                        • Rfhd69
                          Charter Member
                          • May 2015
                          • 245
                          • SW Washington
                          • WSM 22.5, PBC, GMG Jim Bowie, Traeger Texas

                          #14
                          Welcome from SW Washington!

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                          • jharner
                            Club Member
                            • Jan 2016
                            • 1306
                            • Louisiana - North West but a coon ass at heart
                            • Cookers

                              Camp Chef DLX Pellet Grill
                              Weber 22.5 Kettle
                              Brickman Box Smoker

                              Accessories

                              Slow N Sear
                              Tube Smoker
                              Turkey Cannon
                              Rib racks
                              Weber chimney starter

                              Thermometer's

                              Maverick ET 735
                              Tru Temp 3619n
                              Thermapen mk4
                              Thermapop

                              Favorite Drink

                              Free beer
                              Coors Light
                              Windsor ( Canadian blended whiskey )

                            #15
                            Welcome to the pit, enjoy the Wikipedia of BBQ.

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