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  • bacabbq
    Club Member
    • Jan 2021
    • 2
    • Lakewood, CA

    Checking in from SoCal

    Hello All!

    Recently stumbled across your amazing group and knew I had to join. I started to learn the fine art of smoking about 5 years ago on an electric masterbuilt cabinet smoker and was instantly hooked. Been slowly growing my knowledge and bbq fleet ever since.

    Hoping to learn a lot from everyone here and contribute where I can!

    There is very little I enjoy more than drinking whisky and smoking something up on the weekends.

    Current equipment
    Campchef SmokePro LUX36
    Weber Kettle 22"
    Weber Genesis E-315
    Lone Star Grillz 20X42 (Ordered back in December and waiting on Delivery)
  • HawkerXP
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 6097
    • 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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    • SmokeyNate
      Club Member
      • Jan 2020
      • 102
      • The Willamette Valley

      #3
      Welcome! Lots of awesome stuff to learn here!

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      • MBMorgan
        Club Member
        • Sep 2015
        • 6423
        • 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

        #4
        Welcome from Colorado ...

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        • DavidNorcross
          Club Member
          • Nov 2017
          • 2003
          • 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

          #5
          Welcome from Virginia!

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          • ofelles
            Club Member
            • Jun 2018
            • 2423
            • 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

            #6
            Welcome from the California Delta. With that "fleet" you will fit right in.

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            • LA Pork Butt
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 5577
              • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

              #7
              Welcome to the Pit from Dallas, Texas!

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              • Skip
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 3591
                • 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.

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                • Texas Larry
                  Club Member
                  • May 2017
                  • 1665
                  • 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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                  • TripleB
                    Club Member
                    • May 2017
                    • 853
                    • La Crescenta
                    • Jambo Backyard Smoker
                      Weber Smokey Mountain (22" & 18.5")
                      Portable Kitchen 360
                      Portable Kitchen Grill
                      Pit Barrel Cooker
                      Weber "Brownie" Circa 1978 22"
                      Weber Gas Grill, Silver A
                      BBQ Guru ATC
                      Favorite Beer: Peroni
                      Favorite Sports Teams: Rams, Dodgers, Kings, UCLA Bruins

                    #10
                    Welcome from So. Cal. Where you at?

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                    • bacabbq
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                      I'm over in Lakewood
                      Last edited by bacabbq; January 27, 2021, 04:22 PM.
                  • bbqLuv
                    Club Member
                    • Jan 2020
                    • 1237
                    • Milwaukie, OR

                    #11
                    Hello from NW Oregon.
                    The Beaver State where pellet grilling got started.

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                    • Donw
                      Club Member
                      • Jul 2017
                      • 3384

                      #12
                      Welcome from Maryland

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                      • Panhead John
                        Club Member
                        • Aug 2020
                        • 933
                        • Houston, Texas
                        • Weber 22” Master Touch Kettle, added a side shelf
                          Weber 14” Smokey Mountain Smoker
                          SnS For the Kettle
                          Set of Grill Grates
                          Thermo Pro Remote Dual Probe Thermometer
                          Rotisserie For The Kettle
                          J. A. Henckels Knives
                          Work Sharp E-5 Electric Knife Sharpener
                          Char-Broil Instant Read Meat Thermometer

                        #13
                        Howdy from Houston! You’re drinking a beer in your avatar? Check. Already got some awesome cookers? Check. Been smoking for a while? Check. Uhh, yeah, I’d say you’re gonna fit right in with this group.
                        Last edited by Panhead John; January 26, 2021, 04:35 PM.

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                        • bacabbq
                          bacabbq commented
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                          Haha thanks. Drinking more whisky nowadays, have to watch those calories lol

                        • Panhead John
                          Panhead John commented
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                          Yes sir. We got to watch our girlish figures. LOL.
                          Last edited by Panhead John; January 27, 2021, 04:51 PM.
                      • RichieB
                        Club Member
                        • Apr 2018
                        • 1645
                        • Western Mass

                        #14
                        Welcome from Western Massachusetts.

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                        • Derickls
                          Club Member
                          • Dec 2017
                          • 73
                          • Los Angeles, CA
                          • Weber Kettle
                            Weber 2 Burner Gas
                            CampChef DLX
                            Marshmallow roasting sticks for campfires

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                          masterbuilt gas smoker
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                          Grilla pellet smoker
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