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  • Deano_Smokes
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    I am indeed 😄

  • RobB757
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    'ello Guvnah! Greetings from the Pine-Barrens of New Jersey!

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  • jfmorris
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    Welcome to the Pit from Alabama! Glad to have you onboard, and I think you made a great choice in cookers there - I've looked at the smaller Fornetto Basso 18" smoker, and it seems to be well built. Since its a knock-off of the WSM, as you point out, any advice for the WSM would probably apply to the Fornetto as well.

    Enjoy your new hobby, crank out good food to feed the family, and don't forget to share a few pics of what you are cooking with us!

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  • Steve74
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    Hello, welcome from Michigan

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  • hoovarmin
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    Welcome from NE Florida, Deano!

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  • zzdocxx
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    Originally posted by Deano_Smokes View Post
    Hi from Colchester, England. I have finally signed up today after visiting this site near enough everyday for about 3 months, and what an amazing site it is. I'm new to smoking but not cooking and reading meathead's article on beer can chicken was amazing add it's an argument I've had with various friends over the years.

    Lockdown in the UK caused me to take up smoking, initially using my dad's very old chargriller outlaw. Smoked a few butts and made a few mods but even then it was wildly inconsistent so I started looking at other options for my smoking habit. I then won a monolith jr Kamado in a raffle, which caused me to retire the chargriller permanently (RIP). The kamado produces great results but it being the junior model means that it only has a 13 inch grill, limiting my cooking options somewhat. Also, they're almost set and forget so I didn't feel like I was doing much.

    Fast forward a month or so and I saw a tremendous deal on 22 inch Fornetto Razzo (a rip off of the proq which itself was a rip off of the wsm). I bought it and was extremely impressed with the build quality and I've been able to turn out some great food whilst being a little more involved than I was with the kamado, despite pretty much mailing the 225 and 325 temps.

    The last meal ribs and spatchcock chicken recipes seem to be family favourites, although I love lamb and have made my own rub for that.

    Sorry for the rambling, thanks for all the great info and hello once again!


    Eh what's this about England's first Capitol?

    Are you an Englishman ?

    Last edited by zzdocxx; September 26, 2020, 09:28 PM.

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    welcome for Portland, OR USA. "Grill Long and Prosper".

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    Welcome from California!

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  • Elton's BBQ
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    Welcome to The Pit!
    Cheers from Norway

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    Hi, y’all! Welcome to you.

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    Welcome to the Pit!

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    Welcome and greetings from Florida.

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    Welcome from Western Massachusetts.

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  • Deano_Smokes
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    Originally posted by NPJ77 View Post
    Well if I've learned nothing else, I've learned Colchester is Britains oldest town. Although I maintain Wales is the centre of the universe!

    Covid was my introduction to smoking too Deano_Smokes , have you given up on celcius too? All the best recipes are in faranheit!
    Yeah, it's really annoying but saves converting all the time, although my thermapen is in Celsius so still have to do some conversion

    Thank you for making me feel welcome, everybody!

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  • fzxdoc
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    I learned something new. Didn't know that Colchester was Britain's first capital. Welcome to the Pit!

    Kathryn

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