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  • UNK
    UNK
    Former Member
    • Jun 2017
    • 74
    • KY

    Greetings from Kentucky

    Hello All
    Just found this wonderful site a couple of weeks ago and boy, am I ever excited!
    I have just purchased a Weber Kettle and 100 pounds of charcoal to start, I'll be heading over to the grills and smokers section next to seek assistance in my next purchases.
    My budget already hates this place but my stomach over rules :-)
    Looking forward to a wonderful journey and new friends.
    Thanks in advance
    Brian
  • HouseHomey
    Club Member
    • May 2016
    • 5507
    • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
    • Equipment
      Primo Oval xl

      Slow n Sear (two)
      Drip n Griddle
      22" Weber Kettle
      26" Weber Kettle one touch
      Blackstone 36” Pro Series
      Sous vide machine
      Kitchen Aid
      Meat grinder
      sausage stuffer
      5 Crock Pots
      Akootrimonts
      Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
      cast iron pans,
      Dutch ovens
      Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
      The help and preferences
      1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
      KBB
      FOGO
      A 9 year old princess foster child
      Patience and old patio furniture
      "Baby Girl" The cat

      Erik S.

    #2
    Huntington Beach welcomes you! Ahh... a kettle, yes. I'm not bias or anything. you will find pit people rock! The other ones are really smart. I have a brother in Louisville. A kettle and a second purchase. You already have the disease.....MCS. Happy Saturday.

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    • 6th Borough BBQ
      Former Member
      • Feb 2017
      • 409
      • Jersey City, NJ

      #3
      Welcome!

      Comment

      • Mr. Bones
        Charter Member
        • Sep 2016
        • 9857
        • 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

        #4
        Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to th' Pit, Kaintuck!
        Some o' my family traces back there, beautiful place!

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        • Steve R.
          Club Member
          • Jul 2016
          • 2464
          • Elizabethtown, KY
          • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

          #5
          Hey, UNK ! The membership here in Kentucky seems to be growing lately. Welcome to The Pit!

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          • RonB
            Club Member
            • Apr 2016
            • 13329
            • Near Richmond VA
            • Weber Performer Deluxe
              SNS
              Pizza insert
              Rotisserie
              Smokenator 1000
              Cookshack Smokette Elite
              2 Thermapens
              Chefalarm
              Dot
              lots of probes.
              CyberQ

            #6
            Welcome to The Pit Brian. For starters, a good digital thermometer or two are extremely helpful with both grillin' and smokin'. And with the kettle a Slow N Sear will allow you to smoke meat easily. Also, if you have not had a reverse seared steak, the SnS will help you make the best steak you have ever had.

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            • UNK
              UNK
              Former Member
              • Jun 2017
              • 74
              • KY

              #7
              Thanks for the warm welcome guys! Yes it seems I already have the disease without even firing up the grill yet! I posted my first request for help in grills and smokers section.

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              • Nate
                Banned Former Member
                • Apr 2015
                • 3800
                • Quarantined

                #8
                Welcome from Indiana...

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                • Spinaker
                  Moderator
                  • Nov 2014
                  • 10889
                  • 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

                  #9
                  Welcome to the Pit! We are happy to have you. I see MCS is already sinking in. (More Cooker Syndrome) The only cure is, in fact, more cookers!

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                  • kmhfive
                    Club Member
                    • Mar 2017
                    • 2988
                    • Northern Illinois
                    • Weber Kettle -- 22.5" (In-Service Date June 2015)
                      Slow-n-Sear/Drip-n-Griddle/Grill Grates (In-Service Date March 2016)
                      Pit Boss 820 (Retired)
                      GMG Jim Bowie WiFi (In-Service Date April 2017)
                      Maverick ET-733
                      Fireboard
                      Home-brewer

                    #10
                    Welcome to fun and learning!

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                    • LA Pork Butt
                      Charter Member
                      • Dec 2014
                      • 5590
                      • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                      #11
                      Welcome to the Pit! Are you in mutton country?

                      Comment

                      • UNK
                        UNK
                        Former Member
                        • Jun 2017
                        • 74
                        • KY

                        #12
                        Originally posted by LA Pork Butt View Post
                        Welcome to the Pit! Are you in mutton country?
                        Lexington. Isn't Mutton Western KY? Paducah Madisonville area?

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                        • LA Pork Butt
                          Charter Member
                          • Dec 2014
                          • 5590
                          • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                          #13
                          UNK I have eaten lamb in restaurants, but have never cared much for it. I did a lamb shoulder low and slow like a Boston Butt and I really enjoyed it. I hope to try some one day in Western Kentucky.

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                          • DWCowles
                            Founding Member
                            • Jul 2014
                            • 9702
                            • 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.

                            #14
                            Welcome UNK

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                            • UNK
                              UNK
                              Former Member
                              • Jun 2017
                              • 74
                              • KY

                              #15
                              Originally posted by LA Pork Butt View Post
                              UNK I have eaten lamb in restaurants, but have never cared much for it. I did a lamb shoulder low and slow like a Boston Butt and I really enjoyed it. I hope to try some one day in Western Kentucky.
                              I think it is an acquired taste. I have had it oven roasted and it is strong.

                              Comment

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