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  • JP7794
    Club Member
    • Jul 2018
    • 13
    • Wisconsin

    Hello From Lake Michigan

    Beautiful morning here. Been cooking for a bit over 10 years now. Main two weapons are a Humphrey Battle Box and WSM. I also use cast iron cookware exclusively and do a lot of dutch oven cooking.

    Meathead and I have spared a few times over Packers/Bears in the past, but with the way times are now a football rivalry seems minuscule so I gave him my money anyway. Here's hoping it doesn't go towards a Bears jersey.

    Joined the site in hopes of becoming a better cook with all of the information here. I really like the way Meathead (and crew) dissect things. I compare this site to the show Good Eats. Unlimited learning potential.
  • HawkerXP
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 5948
    • Virginia
    • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
      Thermopops
      Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
      Slo n Sear
      Cold beer

    #2
    Welcome to the Pit!

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    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 13131
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #3
      Welcome to The Pit. We can help you become a better cook. Just ask - we almost always have good answers to cookin' questions.

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      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3303

        #4
        Welcome

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        • smokin fool
          Club Member
          • Apr 2019
          • 2016
          • Mississauga, Ont

          #5
          Sports n smokin, great ways to spend your weekends

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          • LA Pork Butt
            Charter Member
            • Dec 2014
            • 5528
            • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

            #6
            Welcome to the Pit from Dallas!

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            • mountainsmoker
              Banned Former Member
              • Jun 2019
              • 1849
              • Bryson City, NC

              #7
              Welcome from the mountains of NC

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              • Skip
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 3526
                • 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

                #8
                Welcome from Minnesota. Enjoy The Pit.

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                • Texas Larry
                  Club Member
                  • May 2017
                  • 1609
                  • Wilson County, TX
                  • Kamado Joe Big Joe 2
                    Weber 22” Premium/SNS
                    Weber Jumbo Joe/SNS
                    JoeTisserie
                    Thermoworks Smoke
                    Thermoworks 2K Thermocouple
                    Thermapen
                    Thermapop
                    Thermoworks Dash
                    Too many gadgets, accessories, and tools
                    Favorite beer: Alaskan Amber

                  #9
                  Welcome from south Texas!

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                  • klflowers
                    Club Member
                    • Sep 2015
                    • 3481
                    • Tennessee

                    #10
                    Welcome from TN

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                    • Jfrosty27
                      Club Member
                      • Mar 2020
                      • 1063
                      • Muskego, WI
                      • Current cookers:
                        Rec Tec RT700 "Bull" pellet cooker
                        Smokin-It model 2 electric smoker w/ Maverick 732 temp monitor and cold smoking kit
                        Weber Genesis 3 burner gas grill w/ rotisserie
                        Charbroil Grill2Go gas grill
                        Weber 22" Performer Deluxe kettle grill w/ThermoPro TP-20S temp monitor
                        Weber Smokey Joe
                        SnS Deluxe
                        Vortex
                        The Orion Cooker convection cooker/smoker (two of them)
                        Blackstone 17" griddle
                        Joule Sous Vide circulator

                        Favorite beer: Anything that's cold!
                        Favorite cocktail: Bourbon neat

                      #11
                      Go Pack!
                      Welcome.

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                      • ofelles
                        Club Member
                        • Jun 2018
                        • 2272
                        • Brentwood CA
                        • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
                          Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
                          LSG Insulated Cabinet
                          Jumbo Joe
                          VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
                          FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
                          Thermoworks Signal
                          Thermoworks Dot
                          Thermopen Mk4

                        #12
                        Welcome from the California Delta.

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                        • Jared49
                          Club Member
                          • Oct 2016
                          • 169
                          • Appleton, WI
                          • WSM-18.5"-lid hinge, door upgrade, Hunsaker Rib hanger, Arbor Fab. Charcoal assembly & minion starter
                            Weber Kettle-SnS
                            Maverick ET-732
                            FireBoard/PitViper fan

                          #13
                          Greetings fellow Packer fan. Good to see more Wisconsinites here.

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                          • FireMan
                            Charter Member
                            • Jul 2015
                            • 7841
                            • Bottom of Winnebago

                            #14
                            Ya mean there are people that BBQ in Wisconsin? I didn’t know that. Nice comparison to Good Eats. This can be even crazier at times or maybe most of the time. Welcome, eat good & have fun!

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                            • Al S.
                              Founding Member
                              • Jul 2014
                              • 74
                              • SW Chicago ‘burbs

                              #15
                              Welcome to the pit!

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