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Greetings from Camarillo, CA.

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    Greetings from Camarillo, CA.

    I joined the Pit in December 2016 but never posted before. I just stayed in the background learning. But I come from a long line of grilling guys. I remember my grandfather soaking charcol in gas to start the fire! And remember my dad grilling everything he could. We finally started to get serious in 1975 when we bought our first of many Weber Kettles. It was great and when I went to Iran in 77 I took a brand new Weber with me. Then we moved to Athens and finally to England all the time grilling whatever I could find. I left the kettle in England and bought a new one in 81 when we moved back to the states. All the locals just figured I was a crazy American cooking in all types of weather.
    I have had lots of different cooking devices and now have one of the first Traeger BBQ126, not many of these around. I modified it with a rotisserie and can get 5 chickens on it. I really love this unit. I also have a Brinkmann 5 burner with a searing grill and a burner on the sides. I do a lot of reverse searing and now with my new Sous Vide cooker I'm doing a lot more. In fact I just pulled 3 Tri-Tip roasts out of the water and will smoke and sear then for Easter tomorrow.
    Sorry I rambled on a bit but I GOT HISTORY. :-) Thanks for listening.

    Welcome from a fellow southern California cooker!


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                Welcome from Colorado ...


                  Welcome from the land of haggis, neeps and tatties!


                    Well, I hope you know you have been welcomed in the Pit since 2016. Now after soaking up all this information, it is time to start sharing what you have learned. Glad to have you posting.


                      Feel free to ramble! The only problem is I have that ear worm stuck in my head!

                      Rollin' rollin' rollin'
                      Rollin' rollin' rollin'
                      Rollin' rollin' rollin'
                      Rollin' rollin' rollin'

                      How does ramble become that. I don't know... It's a curse


                        Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois! Glad to have you as a poster! Share some of your cooks when you get a chance.


                          Howdy from Kansas Territory, an a very belated Welcome to Th Pit!
                          Glad to hear from ya, at long last, amigo!
                          Grab yerself a cold one, pull a stump up next to th fire!


                            @dpbeattle, Welcome to the "PIT CLUB"❗️ What Took So Long❓
                            You are Now Enrolled in the BBQ UNIV.❗️
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                            Enjoy the "PIT CLUB"‼️ 🐰 HAPPY EASTER 🐰
                            Eat Well and Prosper❗️ From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan


                              Welcome to the Pit dpbeattie from a California escapee now living 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. Go to this thread to post where you work and what your hobbies are and get to know other members here. We are happy to have you along and looking forward to your participation.



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