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  • Lenny
    Club Member
    • Dec 2017
    • 26
    • Philadelphia, Pa area

    Greetings from Philly

    This is my favorite barbecue site. I finally decided to become a member. I spent decades using cheap gas grills that typically latest a few years before needing to be replaced. I few years ago I purchased a first class Weber Summit E-670. I use it regularly, especially during our cold winters. As I became reengaged in grilling, there was something missing. I wanted to "up my game". I received a large Big Green Egg for a Father's Day present a couple years ago. Best present I ever received. Now, I'm looking to pick up a Weber Kettle for tailgating and portability.

    Would love to network with other grillers in the Philadelphia area. Are there any BBQ organizations in my area? I haven't found any.
  • Jon Solberg
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4819

    #2
    Welcome

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    • jgreen
      Charter Member
      • Oct 2014
      • 2720
      • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
      • Cookers:
        Broil King XL
        Broil King Smoke
        Weber Kettle 26
        Grilla Pellet smoker
        Capital 40 natural gas
        Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

        Thermometer:
        Maverick 733
        Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
        Thermo works DOT (or two)
        Fireboard (probably my favourite)
        Thermworks Smoke (or two)

        Accessories:
        SnS (original, plus and XL)
        DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
        Vortex
        Grillgrates
        and, maybe some other toys as well

      #3
      Welcome from Winnipeg. You have come to the right place.

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      • Nate
        Former Member
        • Apr 2015
        • 3811
        • Quarantined

        #4
        Welcome from Indiana

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        • kamadoRob
          Club Member
          • Nov 2017
          • 225
          • Brighton, CO
          • Chargriller Acorn
            Maverick ET-732

          #5
          Welcome from Colorado!

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          • choffert
            Club Member
            • Feb 2016
            • 138
            • Seabeck, WA
            • Blaz'n Grill Works Grid Iron
              Weber Summit S-470
              Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24 (given away)... :-(
              Thermoworks Chef Alarm
              Thermoworks Smoke
              Thermoworks ThermaPen Mk 4
              Anova Sous Vide circulator
              A forest full of Maple and Alder...

            #6
            Welcome from Seattle, by way of Kennett Square, PA

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            • RonB
              Club Member
              • Apr 2016
              • 12709
              • 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 Lenny. Are you only going to be doing short cooks in the Weber? If you plan on doing ribs or butts or even a chuck roast, a Slow N Sear would come in mighty handy.

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              • Lenny
                Lenny commented
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                When I buy the Kettle, mostly short cooks while tailgating at sporting events and NASCAR (Pocono and Dover).
            • DWCowles
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 9709
              • 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.

              #8
              Welcome Lenny

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              • fuzzydaddy
                Charter Member
                • Nov 2014
                • 4958
                • Winchester TN
                • Hardware
                  Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado.
                  Slow 'N Sear Kettle Grill.
                  Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0), DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
                  Weber Chimney starters (regular and half).
                  Joule.
                  GrillGrates, GrateGriddles.
                  Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
                  ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

                  Consumables / Favorites
                  KBB (short cooks), Weber (long cooks)
                  Ribs (beef & pork), Pork Butts, Chuck Roasts, Pork Tenderloins.
                  SnS Grills salt free rubs: Not Just for Beef & Rocky’s Rub.
                  MeatChurch Holy Cow. MMD, BBBR, S&G, Herbs de Provence, SPOG.

                #9
                Welcome from the Florida panhandle!

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                • Donw
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2017
                  • 3043

                  #10
                  Welcome from Maryland. Unfortunately all I see of Philly these days is the train station or the Hampton Inn near the airport, but you do live in a great city.

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                  • LA Pork Butt
                    Charter Member
                    • Dec 2014
                    • 5364
                    • 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! With your cookers you are good to go. Have fun in the Pit!

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                    • Mr. Bones
                      Birthday Hat Master
                      • Sep 2016
                      • 9295
                      • Kansas Territory
                      • Grills / Smokers
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                        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:
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                        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

                      #12
                      Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th' Pit!
                      Sound like yer gettin' geared up pretty dang well, lookin' forward to more from ya'!

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                      • Lenny
                        Lenny commented
                        Editing a comment
                        I visited Kansas City (Missouri and Kansas) a decade ago, and fell in love with the BBQ joints in the area. Can't wait to come back.
                    • Nuke em
                      Club Member
                      • Jun 2016
                      • 738
                      • Nj

                      #13
                      Howdy from the other side of the Delaware river on the jersey side. If I’m not mistaken, a group of people gather at the linc every so often. I believe it has something to do with operation bbq relief.

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                      • Lenny
                        Lenny commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Thanks for the heads up!
                    • ComfortablyNumb
                      Club Member
                      • May 2017
                      • 3250
                      • Northeast Washington
                      • KBQ C-60
                        PK360
                        Thermoworks Smoke
                        Thermoworks Thermopop
                        Thermoworks Dot

                      #14
                      Welcome to the Pit from NE Washington state. Along with tips, techniques, and recipes about BBQ we have a lot of fun. If you like music, go to this thread to hear what others are listening to and share what you like. For jokes, go to this thread. Happy to have you along and looking forward to your participation. Before you get the Weber, check out the PK360 and the video as well as the Amazing Ribs review.

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                      • Lenny
                        Lenny commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Great. Thanks!
                    • Bendy
                      Club Member
                      • Sep 2016
                      • 33

                      #15
                      Welcome Lenny. Also from Philly, technically just outside the city line but but lived in for several years and still work down town. I have not searched for any clubs previously but will let you know if I come across any. Otherwise just like Nuke em referenced above there may be plenty of cold weather gatherings for some upcoming football. Heres to hoping that your BBQ skills achieve that of a 2013 Nick Foles, and he just gets close to his performance that year in the next 2 months.

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                      • Lenny
                        Lenny commented
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                        Let's hope Nick still has a few tricks up his sleeve, and a bunch of touchdown passes left in him.

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