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  • moppy
    Former Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 1

    Hey y'all - Middle Tennessee here

    Hi everyone. I'm from middle TN. Been cooking/grilling/smoking for the majority of my adult life but always eager to learn more.

    Tried my first "from scratch" pastrami this weekend which turned out awesome. Thanks Meathead. Look forward to hanging out with you guys.

    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...04&pnref=story
  • 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

    #2
    Welcome to the Pit!

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    • HawkerXP
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 6314
      • 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 to the Pit from Northern Virginia!

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      • HouseHomey
        Club Member
        • May 2016
        • 5558
        • 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.

        #4
        Huntington Beach welcomes you sir!thats a good strami recipe. 👍

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        • cmiller0711
          Club Member
          • Jul 2017
          • 126
          • Atoka TN

          #5
          Hello from west tn!

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          • LA Pork Butt
            Charter Member
            • Dec 2014
            • 5642
            • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

            #6
            Welcome to the Pit!

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            • FireMan
              Charter Member
              • Jul 2015
              • 8236
              • Bottom of Winnebago

              #7
              Welcome aboard moppy! Great. Moniker for grill dude. Eat good & have fun!

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              • MBMorgan
                Club Member
                • Sep 2015
                • 6510
                • 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

                #8
                Welcome from Colorado!

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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.

                  #9
                  Welcome moppy

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                  • RonB
                    Club Member
                    • Apr 2016
                    • 13524
                    • Near Richmond VA
                    • Weber Performer Deluxe
                      SNS
                      Pizza insert
                      Rotisserie
                      Smokenator 1000
                      Cookshack Smokette Elite
                      2 Thermapens
                      Chefalarm
                      Dot
                      lots of probes.
                      CyberQ

                    #10
                    Welcome to The Pit.

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

                      #11
                      Welcome from Indiana

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                      • jharner
                        Club Member
                        • Jan 2016
                        • 1281
                        • 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 )

                        #12
                        Welcome to the pit moppy . Enjoy the Wikipedia of BBQ.

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                        • fuzzydaddy
                          Charter Member
                          • Nov 2014
                          • 4973
                          • 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.

                          #13
                          Welcome aboard!

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                          • Mike_75
                            Club Member
                            • Nov 2016
                            • 7
                            • Franklin, TN
                            • Primo Oval XL
                              Weber Spirit 2-burner
                              PBC
                              Thermapen, Smoke, and several others
                              Joule

                            #14
                            Welcome moppy. I am also in middle TN (Franklin). Glad to have you aboard.

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                            • Spinaker
                              Moderator
                              • Nov 2014
                              • 10973
                              • Land of Tonka
                              • John "J R"
                                Instagram: JRBowlsby
                                Smokin' Hound Que
                                Minnesota/ United States of America

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                                Assistants
                                Dexter (Beagle mix)
                                Kinnick (American Foxhound)
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                                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
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                                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

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