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  • Donw
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 3124

    #16
    Welcome from Maryland

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    • jgreen
      Charter Member
      • Oct 2014
      • 2721
      • 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

      #17
      Welcome from Winnipeg.

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      • Blues1
        Club Member
        • Mar 2020
        • 331
        • SC
        • Steve

          RecTec RT700, Weber Genesis 2

        #18
        Welcome from South Carolina

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        • Jared49
          Club Member
          • Oct 2016
          • 152
          • 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

          #19
          Welcome, you’ll love it here!!

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          • BGWolf
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 147
            • Central Pennsylvania
            • Central Pennsylvania

              XL Big Green Egg
              Smokeware Cap
              Ceramic Grill Store Woo & Stone
              Thermapen
              MAPP Torch

              Charcoal: Rockwood, Wicked Good
              Rubs: Memphis Dust, Mrs. O'Leary's Cow Crust, Dalmatian Rub
              Sauces: Adam Perry Lang BBQ Sauce, Alabama White Sauce

            #20
            Welcome, from Lititz, PA

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            • klflowers
              Club Member
              • Sep 2015
              • 3327
              • Tennessee

              #21
              Welcome from TN. I lived in Reading for several years awhile back.

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              • eric8839
                Club Member
                • Jun 2020
                • 21
                • Avon NY

                #22
                Welcome from NY

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                • ddevine
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2020
                  • 16
                  • Naftzingertown, PA
                  • Cookers:

                    KBQ smoker
                    Meadowcreek SQ36 Offset
                    XL Big Green Egg
                    Trager Pellet
                    Cookshack Mini electric

                    Temperature Controllers:

                    Tappecue
                    SMOBOT for BGE
                    BBQ Guru ProComm 4
                    Stoker

                  #23
                  Originally posted by klflowers View Post
                  Welcome from TN. I lived in Reading for several years awhile back.
                  Reading is a 20 minute drive from my house. I am near Hamburg. Been to Tennessee once a couple years back. Enjoyed it! Very nice!

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                  • klflowers
                    klflowers commented
                    Editing a comment
                    I actually lived in Sinking Springs and Wyomissing. Worked for Gilbert Commonwealth for awhile. V&S was my go to back then for the hot ham and cheese. And the Shady Maple. I still miss that place.

                  • ddevine
                    ddevine commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Yep, hit those places. And the Ham on Roll at Screpsi's on Lancaster Ave. Right across from the old Gilberts. Berks County does have great sandwich shops and real good local meat! But had some real good 'Q" on that Tennessee trip!
                • Soonerpop
                  Club Member
                  • Jan 2020
                  • 205
                  • Plano, Texas
                  • Cookshack Smokette 008 (2005)
                    Weber 18.5” Kettle
                    Weber 22.5” Performer (drop-down shelf)
                    SNS Elevated Grate
                    Pit Barrel Junior (PBJ)
                    Freedom Grill (for tailgating, but don’t do much anymore)
                    Sizzle-Q Stainless Griddle
                    Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter

                    Thermapen (Red, of course)
                    Smoke Alarm (Likewise)

                    Kingsford Professional
                    Weber Briquettes (longer cooks)

                    Woodford Reserve Double Oaked
                    Coors Banquet (why bother with light beer?)

                  #24
                  Welcome from Plano, TX. You’ll have fun here.

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                  • Mr. Bones
                    Birthday Hat Master
                    • Sep 2016
                    • 9431
                    • 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

                    #25
                    Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
                    Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

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                    • HawkerXP
                      Club Member
                      • Jul 2016
                      • 5647
                      • Virginia
                      • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                        Thermopops
                        Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                        Slo n Sear
                        Cold beer

                      #26
                      Welcome to the Pit!

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                      • Jpe616
                        Club Member
                        • Feb 2020
                        • 35
                        • Pittsburgh, Pa.

                        #27
                        Welcome from the other side of the state!

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                        • DavidNorcross
                          Club Member
                          • Nov 2017
                          • 1611
                          • Virginia
                          • Rec Tec RT-680
                            Coleman RoadTrip LXX
                            Javelin Pro Duo
                            More Cast Iron than I care to admit

                          #28
                          Welcome from Virginia!

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                          • Oakgrovebacon
                            Club Member
                            • Apr 2016
                            • 1898
                            • South central Illinois

                            #29
                            Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois! Nice looking bass in your profile picture! I live on my grandfathers place that had a shed that was always referred to as the smokehouse. Although I did never see it being used as such. I do recall some hams hanging from the rafters in the late fall and winter. They would have been cured with Morton’s sugar cure. And hung in cool weather for several weeks. I have an old paper back book with handwritten notes from that era about curing and processing meat. Definitely simpler times.

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                            • Elton's BBQ
                              Club Member
                              • Apr 2016
                              • 2393
                              • Saltnes Norway
                              • Genesis 320 Limited
                                Weber One Touch 57cm
                                Weber Smokey Mountain 47cm

                              #30
                              Welcome to the Pit!
                              Cheers from Norway

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