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    Hello, I'm new to the pit side of Amazing Ribs, but have been reading recipes for a few years. About 5 years ago, I got tired of the Cheap gas grills you get at the big box stores. They were too small and uncontrollable, although I did manage to cook pork shoulders on them that turned out good enough to impress my family . . . Anyway, I finally broke down and bought a patio cooker from BQ Grills in Elm City, NC. I got it with a smoke tray, so I could add a little smoke flavor and have been enjoying it ever since. My wife and I have settled on Sassafras pellets as our favorite, and I have "engineered" an offset smoker for better heat control at the low end. It looks pretty funny when I cook two pork chops on it, but not with 4 pork shoulders.

    My latests endeavor is to try curing bacon. If I post again, it means I survived! Happy grilling!

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    Welcome to the pit! I for one would love to see some photos of your modified grill!

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      Welcome!

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        Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!

        Good Luck with yer bacon, hopin to hear from ya, again...

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          Welcome from a former Carolina boy! Welcome also to bacon curing central. You will survive your bacon and go on to curing many more batches.

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            Welcome from Winnipeg. Mmmmm...bacon.

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              Welcome to The Pit from Madison, WI

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                Welcome to The Pit.

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                  Welcome from Colorado ...

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                    Welcome to smoking I the Pit!

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                      Greeting from Boston. I will be making bacon for the first time myself this weekend. Good luck to you. Happy grilling!

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                        Welcome to The Pit from Denver, NC!

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                          Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois! Enjoy the bacon!

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                            Welcome from Raleigh!

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                              Welcome to The Pit. We really appreciate your support. I hope to hear about your results!

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