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  • Nate
    Banned Former Member
    • Apr 2015
    • 3808
    • Quarantined

    #16
    Welcome from Indiana

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    • Keiferr
      Club Member
      • Jun 2018
      • 964
      • Southeast Michigan

      #17
      Welcome from southeast Michigan!

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      • dougmcdougal
        Former Member
        • Jul 2018
        • 3
        • Cedar Rapids, IA

        #18
        I drive into Chicago every day. I am a truck driver and run the rails. I am not a big fan of sous vide, but it is useful for less tender cuts of meat. Hit me up anytime. I would be happy to meet with you.

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        • bardsleyque
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          where are you riding in your avatar
      • Idleratchet
        Club Member
        • Jul 2018
        • 96
        • Allen Park MI
        • 22" WSM
          22" Weber kettle premium
          Slow n Sear
          Thermopro TP20

        #19
        Welcome from Michigan!

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        • jgreen
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 2722
          • 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

          #20
          Welcome from Winnipeg. Sure is fun getting a new cooker. Enjoy whatever you pick. Not quite a barbecue, but a Blackstone flattop is a lot of fun too.

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          • Campwhatnot
            Former Member
            • Jan 2018
            • 13
            • Courtice Ontario Canada

            #21
            Welcome from 🇨🇦

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            • HawkerXP
              Club Member
              • Jul 2016
              • 5925
              • Virginia
              • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                Thermopops
                Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                Slo n Sear
                Cold beer

              #22
              Welcome to the Pit!

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              • bardsleyque
                Club Member
                • Oct 2015
                • 635
                • Snoqualmie Wa.

                #23
                Welcome from Snoqualmie Wa

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                • Troutman
                  Club Member
                  • Aug 2017
                  • 7462
                  • aka Troutman Taco - Hanging Free in Tejas

                  • OUTDOOR COOKERS

                    BBQ ACCESSORIES

                    WOOD & PELLET PREFERENCES

                    SOUS VIDE

                    INDOOR COOKWARE


                  #24
                  Welcome from the great State of Texas from a former Chi-town south sider !!

                  On your choice of a new cooker, ask yourself what it is you cook the most, how you like it finished (ie smokey, lightly smoked, grilled etc), what fuel you prefer using then fit the cooker to your needs.

                  I own five different cooks that I try to utilize by rotating based on what I want to cook and the net result. Personally if I had to choose one, it would be a 26” Weber kettle with an SNS. It has the widest range of multi tasking and fits into your budget with a few more extras to throw in.

                  Whatever your choice, good luck !!! And again welcome to the Pit. !!!

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                  • GRW
                    GRW commented
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                    Great input. I'm leaning to the Primo Oval Jr. I'm comfortable with the XL I have and this will give me the added versatility I'm looking for plus portability.
                • JGo37
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2018
                  • 1577
                  • the LOU
                  • Cookers:

                    22" Blackstone Griddle, with stand & hood
                    CharGriller Portable Firebox - so modified you'll BLOL
                    Kitchenaid #810 Charcoal Grill - highly modified
                    Weber BI-code Black Performer w/Igniter
                    Weber DE-code Red Limited - 'Lucille'

                    Accessories:

                    Ancient heavy CI Propane Turkey Fryer, for lighting chimneys
                    BBQ Dragon kettle shelves - 2
                    Fyre Dragon Kettle Drippin' Ring, Burnin' Cone & Drippin' Pan - 2 sets
                    Fyre Dragon Kettle Ribbin' Ring
                    Fyre Dragon Kettle 2-Zone Smokin' Sheet
                    OneGrill Rotisserie for the Kitchenaid
                    Smokenator
                    Smoking Tubes: 2x12" & 1x6"
                    SnS
                    Weber Gourmet Grill w/Griddle, Pizza Stone & Wok

                    My Helpers:

                    Anova 900W Sous Vide Cooker w/Radios
                    Instant Pot 6Q Duo
                    Nesco Tabletop Roaster
                    & the PIT!

                  #25
                  Hi, welcome to the PIT! My primary need is versatility in a cooker. Hence, my next big investment will be The Good-One Open Range. You may want to read the reviews on each of the Gold Medal Giveaways to get a sense of what you're personally looking for, and the features that are must-haves for you.

                  But even if you're just rubbing two sticks together to make a fire, put some meat on it.

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                  • GRW
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                    I look at The Good-One in a local store. Very nice build.
                • GRW
                  GRW
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2018
                  • 4
                  • Chicagoland

                  #26
                  To close the loop I purchased Primo Oval Jr.

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                  • Bogy
                    Club Member
                    • Mar 2016
                    • 625
                    • North Central Iowa
                    • Blaz'n Grill Works Grid Iron
                      Weber Genesis E-310
                      Original Grilla
                      Smokey Joe® Charcoal Grill 14"
                      Thermoworks ThermoPop
                      Thermoworks Thermapen Mk4
                      Thermoworks Smoke Thermometer with gateway
                      2 iGrillminis - from before they were Weber.

                    #27
                    Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome from north central Iowa.

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                    • BBQ_Steve-O
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 175
                      • NorthWest WA State

                      #28
                      Welcome to the Pit!

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                      • BourBonQ
                        Club Member
                        • Oct 2017
                        • 838
                        • Lowcountry of South Carolina
                        • Pit Barrel Cooker
                          Blaze 32" Gasser with Sear Station and Rotisserie
                          Jenn-Air 6 Burner w/ Dual Oven and Stainless Flat Top
                          Camp Chef Explorer 60EX with Grill Box and Griddle
                          Thermoworks Thermapen Mk4
                          Maverick ET-733 2-Probe Wireless Thermometer
                          Thermopro TP20 2-Probe Wireless Thermometer
                          Anova 900W Sous Vide Immersion Circulator
                          Selection of Grandma's Antique Cast Iron Cookware
                          Bayou Classic Stainless Steel Oyster/Turkey Cooker
                          Weber Standard Size Chimney Starter
                          Foodsaver Vac Sealer

                        #29
                        Welcome from the Lowcountry of South Carolina

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                        If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

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                        The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

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                        The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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                        Griddle And Deep Fryer In One

                        Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker
                        The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all!

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                        The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

                        Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker
                        The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

                        Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


                        The Undisputed Champion!

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                        The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. The MK4 includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. Don't accept cheap substitutes.

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                        Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

                        Grilla pellet smoker
                        We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5" x 29.5" footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.

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                        Delta by Nuke,
                        Stylish and Affordable
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                        Weber Genesis Grill
                        Delta by Nuke burns wood or charcoal and comes with an adjustable height grill grate. This Argentinian grill will get your flame on!

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                        Genesis II E-335
                        A Versatile Gasser That Does It All!

                        Weber Genesis Grill
                        Webers Genesis line has long been one of the most popular choices for gas grillers. The new Genesis II E-335 offers solid performance, a sear burner for sizzling heat and an excellent warranty.

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                        GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

                        grill grates
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                        Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

                        PK 360 grill
                        The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

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                        kareubequ bbq smoker

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                        Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

                        masterbuilt gas smoker
                        This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175? to 350?F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

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                        Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

                        maverick PT55 thermometer
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                        Track Up To Six Temperatures At Once

                        Grilla pellet smoker
                        FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

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                        The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

                        NK-22-Ck Grill
                        Napoleon's NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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                        Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

                        Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill
                        Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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