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  • smokinp
    Club Member
    • Oct 2016
    • 7
    • The Motor City

    Hello from the Motor City

    All though I have posted before, I have never introduced myself. I reside just north of the motor city where it is currently 0 degrees F (wishing I was in the Florida Keys...). I have been a long time fan of AR and have used a lot of the recipes and techniques found on these pages. I started out on a WSM but the setup/cleanup got to be too much. A few years ago I found the convenience of a pellet grill. Life is so much simpler and it turns out good barbecue with the convenience of "set it and forget it" with little cleanup. I am currently making my first attempt at dry aging a Rib Eye Roast and hope to get some great Rib Eye Steaks! I hope everyone had a great holiday and wishing everyone a Happy New Year!
    Last edited by smokinp; December 27, 2017, 09:57 PM.
  • ComfortablyNumb
    Club Member
    • May 2017
    • 3240
    • Northeast Washington
    • KBQ C-60
      PK360
      Thermoworks Smoke
      Thermoworks Thermopop
      Thermoworks Dot

    #2
    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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    • Hulagn1971
      Charter Member
      • Dec 2014
      • 1017
      • NC, The Triad
      • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

      #3
      Welcome to The Pit! My wife is from Waterford. She got halfway smart and moved to NC to marry me. The smart part was the move.

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      • smokinp
        smokinp commented
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        I wish I was smart enough to move to NC 40 years ago...
    • 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.

      #4
      Welcome smokinp

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      • FireMan
        Charter Member
        • Jul 2015
        • 7676
        • Bottom of Winnebago

        #5
        Welcome aboard there smokinp. I escaped Detroit in 1989. Looking forward to your contributions. Eat good & have fun!

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        • MBMorgan
          Club Member
          • Sep 2015
          • 6192
          • 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

            > Favorite Beer: Guinness Extra Stout, Fat Tire, Anchor Steam, or Alaskan Amber
            > Favorite Wine: Klinker Brick Old Ghost Zinfandel or Matetic Corralillo Winemaker's Blend
            > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

          #6
          Welcome from Colorado ... near enough to the Mile High City ... but a little over a thousand feet higher ...

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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

            #7
            Nice to meet you! Have fun and eat good food! It’s right around -6F here in N. Illinois tonight.

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            • Jon Solberg
              Former Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 4819

              #8
              Welcome.

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              • Nate
                Former Member
                • Apr 2015
                • 3811
                • Quarantined

                #9
                Welcome from Indiana

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                • Huskee
                  Pit Boss
                  • May 2014
                  • 15005
                  • 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.

                  #10
                  Welcome to The Pit smokinp! Greetings to/from a fellow Michigan BBQer. Thank you for your support here.

                  Since this is one of your first posts, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains a few how-tos and please-dos. This will help you learn your way around so you can get the best experience from our forum.

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                  2. Add the domain AmazingRibs.com to your email safe list. We NEVER spam! This is important so you can receive special deals we occasionally work out for our members, receive notices about your account, such as if you’re up for renewal or are ever drawn as our monthly Gold Medal Giveaway winner, which is open to all USA members, (whether Free Trial or subscribing), or those with a USA delivery address. We’d hate to have to pick another person because you don’t answer us!



                  Hope to hear & see more from you!

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                  • Skip
                    Founding Member
                    • Jul 2014
                    • 3299
                    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
                    • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

                    #11
                    Welcome smokinp from Minnesota,

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                    • Sgt Tyree
                      Former Member
                      • Oct 2017
                      • 122
                      • Omaha, Nebraska

                      #12
                      A big Nebraska howdy! Welcome.

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                      • Aimless1
                        Former Member
                        • May 2017
                        • 173
                        • Grand Rapids, MI

                        #13
                        Welcome from west Michigan! Looking forward to your contributions.

                        -9 degrees yesterday morning when I woke up.

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                        • RonB
                          Club Member
                          • Apr 2016
                          • 12703
                          • Near Richmond VA
                          • Weber Performer Deluxe
                            SNS
                            Pizza insert
                            Rotisserie
                            Smokenator 1000
                            Cookshack Smokette Elite
                            2 Thermapens
                            Chefalarm
                            Dot
                            lots of probes.
                            CyberQ

                          #14
                          Welcome to The Pit.

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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

                            #15
                            Welcome From Clay,Ny.

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