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  • NM Rick
    Former Member
    • Dec 2017
    • 6

    Rotisserie turkey

    Hello all!

    Here are some photos of my first rotisserie turkey for Christmas dinner! I had the smokenator set up on the left, and a drip pan underneath the bird. Although I could not keep the temperature as high as I wanted, and the resulting cook took longer than expected, the results were crispy and tender!
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  • Hulagn1971
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 1012
    • NC, The Triad
    • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

    #2
    A fine job right there!

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    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 12695
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #3
      Congrats on a successful cook. When doing something heavy like a turkey, be careful to have the meat as well balanced as possible, and make sure the meat is firmly held in place.

      I burnt out a motor years ago when a turkey slipped off one of the holders and became unbalanced. I made sure to get a heavy duty replacement motor - rated for a 40 lb load.

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      • EdF
        EdF
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 3207
        • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
        • Uuni Pro (new kid in town)
          Karubeque C-60
          Large BGE since 2002 + plate setter + pizza stone + upper grid + stainless paella pan for drippings (the best!)
          TEC Cherokee FR since 2014 (portable infrared grill - does a mighty sear)
          Polyscience Sous Vide Pro since 2012 (wasn't much else available in those days)
          Thermapen
          Thermapen Air
          ThermaQ (or its predecessor)
          Thermoworks Hi temp IR
          BBQ Dragon & Chimney of Insanity
          Various other stuff

        #4
        Looks great!

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        • Jon Solberg
          Former Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 4819

          #5
          Nice cook!

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          • ComfortablyNumb
            Club Member
            • May 2017
            • 3233
            • Northeast Washington
            • KBQ C-60
              PK360
              Thermoworks Smoke
              Thermoworks Thermopop
              Thermoworks Dot

            #6
            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.

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            • 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.

              #7
              It looks fabulous!

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              • FireMan
                Charter Member
                • Jul 2015
                • 7674
                • Bottom of Winnebago

                #8
                I agree with DW, that is one great lookin cook. For a moment I thought your avatar was of you standing on your head. Now I see. Still great bird. Welcome!

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                • Pirate Scott
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2017
                  • 1340
                  • Clay, New York
                  • - Plain old Charbroil Charcoal Grill
                    - 26" Weber Kettle
                    - Jack Daniels No7, Four Roses

                  #9
                  Looks Tasty!

                  Comment

                  • fuzzydaddy
                    Charter Member
                    • Nov 2014
                    • 4957
                    • 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.

                    #10
                    That's a great looking turkey, and welcome to The Pit!

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                    • Troutman
                      Club Member
                      • Aug 2017
                      • 7197

                      • OUTDOOR COOKERS

                        BBQ ACCESSORIES

                        WOOD & PELLET PREFERENCES

                        SOUS VIDE

                        INDOOR COOKWARE


                      #11
                      I've said it before and I'll say it again, I think rotisserie cooking poultry is the way to go !! Nice work

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                      • HouseHomey
                        Club Member
                        • May 2016
                        • 5263
                        • 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.

                        #12
                        Great looking turkey. Turkey.

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                        • hoovarmin
                          Founding Member
                          • Jul 2014
                          • 1045
                          • Neptune Beach, FL
                          • Weber Performer 22
                            SNS
                            Joule
                            Thermoworks Smoke
                            Thermoworks Thermapen
                            Kingsford Blue Bag

                          #13
                          Fine job!

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                          • NM Rick
                            Former Member
                            • Dec 2017
                            • 6

                            #14
                            Thank you all for your nice compliments! I wonder if anyone has any ideas about how to monitor the temperature within the cooking chamber, or within the bird itself, using the Maverick ET – 732?

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                            • hoovarmin
                              hoovarmin commented
                              Editing a comment
                              Doesn't that model come with a probe for the grate and a probe for the meat? Just poke that sucker in your meat and use the clip to attach to the grate and plug em' in. You should be in business.

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