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  • stokester
    Club Member
    • Aug 2018
    • 12
    • Yorktown, VA

    Greetings from Yorktown VA

    I thought that after a number of years on the free part of the site and a few months as a member I should introduce myself.

    This site and Meathead's book brought my then-limited smoking and grilling skills to a new level. I had purchased a BGE from a friend who did not find that it met his needs. I used it for pulled pork, vertical chicken and searing steaks for a number of years with good success but after an introduction to this site, learning the science behind the cook, my food has improved significantly.

    I now use a SnS on my Weber using a Maverick thermometer and Thermapen with great success.

    Thanks to all who post their techniques and recipes.

    Nick
  • Mr. Bones
    Charter Member
    • Sep 2016
    • 10422
    • 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

    #2
    Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
    Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

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    • tiewunon
      Club Member
      • May 2020
      • 522
      • Virginia Beach, Va

      #3
      Welcome aboard neighbor.

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      • Whiskeyman53
        Club Member
        • May 2020
        • 486
        • Massachusetts
        • Smokers/Grills:
          Camp Chef Smokepro DLX pellet grill
          Weber Kettle
          Dyna-Glo vertical offset smoker

          Favorite whiskey:
          Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon
          Angels Envy Bourbon
          Whistle Pig Rye


          Everyday sipper:
          Jim Beam Black and Wild Turkey Rye 101

          Favorite beer:
          Coffee Porter or Stouts

          Pabst Blue Ribbon and Narragansett for grilling and lawn mowing.

        #4
        Welcome from Massachusetts. Since joining the club I now smoke/grill with a more science of the meat and grill approach. Combine Meathead and his crews wisdom with the clubs experience, knowledge and recipes and you have the perfect combination for fantastic meals.

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        • Texas Larry
          Club Member
          • May 2017
          • 1858
          • 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

          #5
          Howdy from south Texas!

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          • Donw
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 3639

            #6
            Welcome from Maryland

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            • RonB
              Club Member
              • Apr 2016
              • 13841
              • Near Richmond VA
              • Weber Performer Deluxe
                SNS
                Pizza insert
                Rotisserie
                Smokenator 1000
                Cookshack Smokette Elite
                2 Thermapens
                Chefalarm
                Dot
                lots of probes.
                CyberQ

              #7
              Welcome to the posting side of The Pit Nick.

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              • bbqLuv
                Club Member
                • Jan 2020
                • 1865
                • Milwaukie, OR

                #8
                Hi back at you from the West Coast, Oregon.

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                • ofelles
                  Club Member
                  • Jun 2018
                  • 2749
                  • Brentwood CA
                  • LSG large insulated cabinet
                    Yoder YS640
                    David Klose 20x42 Grill Chef Grill
                    Weber Jumbo Joe
                    FireBoard controller and PitBull fan
                    Thermapen Mk4

                  #9
                  Welcome from the California Delta.

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                  • MBMorgan
                    Club Member
                    • Sep 2015
                    • 6636
                    • 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

                    #10
                    Welcome from Colorado, Nick ...

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                    • holehogg
                      Club Member
                      • Nov 2017
                      • 2607
                      • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

                      #11
                      Greetings from South Africa

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                      • LA Pork Butt
                        Charter Member
                        • Dec 2014
                        • 5780
                        • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                        #12
                        Welcome to the Pit from Dallas!

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                        • DavidNorcross
                          Club Member
                          • Nov 2017
                          • 2448
                          • Virginia
                          • SNS Kamado
                            Weber Summit S-670
                            Camp Chef FTG 600
                            Camp Chef Escape

                            Old Hickory Knives
                            More Cast Iron than I care to admit

                          #13
                          Welcome from Lynchburg VA

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                          • Soonerpop
                            Club Member
                            • Jan 2020
                            • 571
                            • 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?)

                            #14
                            Welcome from north Texas. Enjoy.

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                            • Skip
                              Founding Member
                              • Jul 2014
                              • 3833
                              • Blue Earth, Minnesota
                              • LSG Adjustable Grill/Smoker, MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Gasser, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

                              #15
                              Welcome from Minnesota. Have you done pizza on your BGE?

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                              • stokester
                                stokester commented
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                                Never tried pizza. I had the small size BGE and now prefer the Weber with Slow 'N' Sear for cooking.

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