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  • Dave in Indy
    Club Member
    • Aug 2018
    • 15
    • Indianapolis

    Hello from Indy

    Hello everyone from Indianapolis, Indiana. I am 67 years old and retired. I went to cook school, in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1970, and got my first grill in 1980, and first smoker in 1985. I got a Big Green Egg in 2005. I collect cook books, mostly older ones. I have hundreds of them.

    On another forum I saw a discussion about Aron Franklin's book and reading it got me all fired up to try some new things, and pumped up my enthusiasm which led me to the internet ,which led me to here. I bought Meathead's book which came with a free 90 day trial membership which got me into the forum. Two days of perusing the forum, and I decided I liked this place and sent in my membership money.

    I have mostly done chicken and pork on the BGE, but tomorrow I'm doing my first Chuck Roast. I think I'm going to like it here. I confess up front I like beans in my chili, and I have two Instant Pots :-)
    Last edited by Dave in Indy; August 11, 2018, 09:18 AM.
  • BBQ_Steve-O
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 175
    • NorthWest WA State

    #2
    Welcome to the Pit from Washington State! I'm glad you're here!

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    • MBMorgan
      Club Member
      • Sep 2015
      • 6501
      • 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

      #3
      Welcome from Colorado!

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      • FireMan
        Charter Member
        • Jul 2015
        • 8215
        • Bottom of Winnebago

        #4
        Well Dave, money talks & pics speak a thousand words. When you do yer chuckie tomorrow ya better take some pics of the cook & cooker, section 8, par 4 of the rule book, or we might send yer money back. Welcome, eat good & have fun! 😎

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        • Dave in Indy
          Dave in Indy commented
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          Will do. Doing it on a Large BGE.

        • FireMan
          FireMan commented
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          Cool!
      • Spinaker
        Moderator
        • Nov 2014
        • 10957
        • Land of Tonka
        • John "J R"
          Instagram: JRBowlsby
          Smokin' Hound Que
          Minnesota/ United States of America

          ********************************************
          Assistants
          Dexter (Beagle mix)
          Kinnick (American Foxhound)
          ************************

          Grills/Smokers/Fryers
          Big Green Egg (Large) X3
          Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

          Karubeque C-60
          Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
          Lodge L410 Hibachi
          Pit Barrel Cooker
          Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
          R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

          Weber Spirit Gasser
          ******************.
          Thermometers
          FireBoard (Base Package)
          Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
          Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
          **************

          Accessories
          Big Green Egg Plate Setter
          Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
          Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

          Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
          Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

          Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
          Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
          Eggspander Kit X2
          Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

          Finex Cat Iron Line
          FireBoard Drive
          Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
          Grill Grates
          Joule Water Circulator
          KBQ Fire Grate

          Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
          Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
          Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
          Large Vortex
          Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
          Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
          Smithey No. 12
          Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
          Stargazer No.10, 12
          Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
          Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
          ********************************
          Fuel
          FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
          Kingsford Blue and White
          Rockwood Lump Charcoal
          Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
          **************************

          Cutlery
          Buck 119 Special
          Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

          Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
          Global
          Shun
          Wusthof
          *******
          Next Major Purchase
          Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

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

          #6
          Thank you for your service and welcome to the Pit from southeast Michigan!

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          • Nate
            Banned Former Member
            • Apr 2015
            • 3800
            • Quarantined

            #7
            Welcome from just down the road in HWY 67.

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            • Mr. Bones
              Charter Member
              • Sep 2016
              • 9996
              • Kansas Territory
              • Grills / Smokers
                *********************************************

                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:
                *********************************************
                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

              #8
              Thanks fer yer Service!
              Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
              I'm lookin forward to seein more from ya!

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              • RonB
                Club Member
                • Apr 2016
                • 13498
                • Near Richmond VA
                • Weber Performer Deluxe
                  SNS
                  Pizza insert
                  Rotisserie
                  Smokenator 1000
                  Cookshack Smokette Elite
                  2 Thermapens
                  Chefalarm
                  Dot
                  lots of probes.
                  CyberQ

                #9
                Welcome to The Pit Dave.

                Comment

                • Donw
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2017
                  • 3480

                  #10
                  Welcome from Maryland.

                  Comment

                  • Dave in Indy
                    Club Member
                    • Aug 2018
                    • 15
                    • Indianapolis

                    #11
                    Thanks to all of you for the welcome .

                    Comment

                    • radshop
                      Charter Member
                      • Mar 2015
                      • 485
                      • Orange County CA
                      • Lone Star Grillz 20x36 offset
                        Weber 26" kettle
                        PK Classic
                        Weber Genesis gas grill
                        Lodge Sportsman Grill
                        Weber Smokey Joe Silver
                        Smoke Hollow 44 gas smoker
                        Cheapo Brinkmann charcoal smoker with DIY propane conversion

                      #12
                      Welcome! I'm in California now but grew up in Indiana. Lived in Indpls (NE side) 1988-96. Great to have you here.

                      Comment

                      • jgreen
                        Charter Member
                        • Oct 2014
                        • 2742
                        • 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

                        #13
                        Welcome from Winnipeg. I think you did a bit of reading on here before writing that intro. Have fun.

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                        • adamjs83
                          Club Member
                          • Aug 2017
                          • 192
                          • Long Island, NY
                          • Weber Performer Deluxe w/ Slow 'N Sear Plus
                            Pit Barrel Cooker
                            Weber Genesis
                            Flameboss 300
                            Fireboard Extreme BBQ Edition
                            Thermoworks Thermapen

                          #14
                          Thank you for your service and welcome to the pit. Let us know how that chuckie goes.

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                          • Skip
                            Founding Member
                            • Jul 2014
                            • 3692
                            • Blue Earth, Minnesota
                            • LSG Adjustable Grill/Smoker, MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

                            #15
                            Welcome from Minnesota.

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