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  • DavidNorcross
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 1507
    • Virginia
    • Rec Tec RT-680
      Coleman RoadTrip LXX
      Javelin Pro Duo
      More Cast Iron than I care to admit

    #16
    Welcome from Virginia!

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    • Soonerpop
      Club Member
      • Jan 2020
      • 174
      • 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?)

      #17
      No gas here. Well, that’s not 100% true, but you get my drift.
      Welcome from Plano, America. You’ll have fun here.
      Good luck with the ribs.

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      • Skip
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 3299
        • 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

        #18
        Welcome from Minnesota. Enjoy The Pit.

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        • MBMorgan
          Club Member
          • Sep 2015
          • 6192
          • 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

            > Favorite Beer: Guinness Extra Stout, Fat Tire, Anchor Steam, or Alaskan Amber
            > Favorite Wine: Klinker Brick Old Ghost Zinfandel or Matetic Corralillo Winemaker's Blend
            > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

          #19
          Welcome from Colorado ...

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          • mcook2201
            Club Member
            • Aug 2019
            • 121
            • Mooresville, North Carolina

            #20
            Greetings and welcome from North Carolina

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            • Red Man
              Club Member
              • May 2018
              • 1028
              • Western Washington

              #21
              I regularly use wood chunks in my Genesis. I place chunks on top of the flavorizor bars, bridging the gap between bars.

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              • SirWeezey
                SirWeezey commented
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                Thanks! I’ve been wondering if chunks are an option.
            • SirWeezey
              Club Member
              • Jul 2020
              • 10
              • Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

              #22
              Thanks to everyone for the welcome and advice. AR thanks you too because you all have convinced me to pony up to upgrade from the free trial

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              • rmeugene
                Club Member
                • Oct 2016
                • 55
                • Glberts, IL
                • RecTeq RT-700 Pellet pooper
                  Weber Genesis 1000 LX gasser
                  Smokehouse Little Chief II Electric

                #23
                Welcome also from the NW Burbs...Gilberts, near Elgin. I have a Genesis but I use my little electric smoker for doing ribs. I know...blasphemy!

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                • jharner
                  Club Member
                  • Jan 2016
                  • 1120
                  • Louisiana - North West but a coon ass at heart
                  • Cookers

                    Camp Chef DLX Pellet Grill
                    Weber 22.5 Kettle
                    Brickman Box Smoker

                    Accessories

                    Slow N Sear
                    Tube Smoker
                    Turkey Cannon
                    Rib racks
                    Weber chimney starter

                    Thermometer's

                    Maverick ET 735
                    Tru Temp 3619n
                    Thermapen mk4
                    Thermapop

                    Favorite Drink

                    Free beer
                    Coors Light
                    Windsor ( Canadian blended whiskey )

                  #24
                  Welcome to the Pit. Enjoy the Wikipedia of BBQ. Sorry I do not own a gasser either.

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                  • troymeister
                    Charter Member
                    • Aug 2014
                    • 1383
                    • Forest Park Il
                    • Weber 26

                      Weber Performer 22.5, Weber 18.5, WSM 18.5, Smokey Joe

                      2 Slow N Sears, Charcoal Rotisserie, Kettle Pizza for Weber 22.5, Vortex, Grill Grates

                      Smoke Thermometer, Igrill, Thermapen, Thermapop,Maverick 2 probe
                      I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I put it in my food.

                      One cannot have too many grills.

                    #25
                    Welcome to the Pit...West Sider here...Forest Park

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                    • Dadof3Illinois
                      Club Member
                      • Jul 2017
                      • 859
                      • Southeast Illinois

                      #26
                      Welcome to the pit from Southeast Illinois. My advice is to go ahead and pickup that PBC and feed those boys...😂😂.

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