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    Evan, from Seattle

    Hi! I'm Evan, and I'm a meataholic!

    I've been reading AmazingRibs for at least a couple of years, quietly doing my own thing with an old Weber retrofitted with a PitMasterIQ 110. That convinced me that digital is the wave of the future (the fact that I'm a retired software guy had nothing to do with it -- really!), so when a monetary windfall came along, I went big and bought myself a MAK 2 Star, which arrived last week and has been running pretty much continuously ever since. I've done chicken, pork, beef ribs, and brisket, and even tried a couple of cold smoke cheeses.

    Aside from food, I'm mostly a reader and photographer, traveling at least a couple of months a year in our 20' Pleasure Way RV (smallest rig you can get with a full washroom in it), taking pictures and sampling local foods.

    I spent years making computer games (largely with EA) and then rounded out my career with Adobe and Amazon, retiring in 2013 and just kind of noodling around since then.

    Married, two kids both grown, one gone (she's a fine woodworker in Vancouver, BC), one here while he gets certified as a welder, one beautiful red headed wife who's getting her pilot's license, and one dog who really, truly believes what Snoopy used to say: "Dogs were born to sleep in the sun".

    Welcome to the Pit, Evan!!


      Welcome from Indiana


        Welcome to The Pit Evan.


          Welcome to the Pit!


            Welcome, Evan, from NW Arkansas


              Welcome from Northern CA - you have some good BBQ company up in your neck of the woods from this site.


                A hearty welcome from Illinois.


                  Welcome to the pit from North Carolina!


                    Welcome EvanRobinson


                      Welcome, Evan ... from deepest darkest Colorado!


                        Welcome EvanRobinson ... I'm just down the road from you ... live in Maple Valley.

                        I'm a bit techie myself ... check out the Fireboard!


                          Welcome to The Pit EvanRobinson! We’re glad you’re here and thanks for introducing yourself!

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                          Hope to hear & see more from you!


                            Welcome from upstate New York, Evan.


                              Welcome from Baltimore, Md Evan! I have a son named Evan, and relatives in the Lynnwood/Seattle area.



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