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  • JasonZ
    Former Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 4
    • Pittsburgh PA

    Hello from PIT

    Hello,
    Jason here / Jay Z / Big J / J from Pittsburgh PA. I joined to show some support to the site that I received so much from over the last 4 years. More than time to give something back and get more involved. Oh, and also get more awesome info!

    The information on this site probably saved me thousands in ruined meat, years of trial and error, and confidence in that I know guests do not leave my house saying "that was nasty." Every recipe tried comes out good if not great on the first run. If it's just good, it is because of my mistake.

    Now a little about what I'm working with:
    Weber Kettle
    Grill Dome
    2-UDS
    24x48 reverse flow stickburner with warming cabinet from Smokerbuilder.com

    I started on a Weber kettle that I still have and love dearly. Then I purchased a Grill Dome XL (similar to big green egg) with a BBQ Guru temperature control system. After 2yrs, I am now ready to sell it. This summer I built one UDS and really liked the smoked food coming off that. And the beginning of this month, I picked up my first stickburner - 24"x48" reverse flow w/warming cabinet from Smokerbuilder.com. Oh, almost forgot, got another UDS from Pit Docters.

    I also roast awesome coffee.

    Thank you for everything!
  • HC in SC
    Former Member
    • Nov 2014
    • 476
    • SC Lowcountry

    #2
    Right on! A big welcome from the Lowcountry of SC!

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    • Jon Solberg
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 4819

      #3
      Hey there Jason! Welcome to the pit.

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      • Huskee
        Pit Boss
        • May 2014
        • 15042
        • 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
        Nice intro post Jason! And welcome to The Pit, we sure appreciate your support. I too am a stickburner. I love the results from cooking with logs. And I love good mean cup o' dark roast! you'll have to share with us some pics of your gear, especially that new stickburner!

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        • JasonZ
          Former Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 4
          • Pittsburgh PA

          #5
          Thank you all!

          Is there a mobile app for this forum? I tried searching the forum but could not find anything. But I am also not the best at searching forums. I'd love to post pics, they are all on my phone as I rarely use a desktop/laptop anymore outside of work.

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