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  • CandySueQ
    KCBS President, and Moderator
    • Jul 2014
    • 1523
    • Pellet Fired Jambo, T1000 Woodmaster, FEC100, MAK 2 star, Yoder 640, Backwoods Pellet Chef, 14" & 22" WSM, 22" Weber Kettle, Stoven, Hot Box Grill, Hasty Bake Portable

    Candy Sue, present

    Virtually, that is! I am a barbeque-holic! I keep my cooker count at 15 or under. It was a major event when most of my cookers were pellet devices! My biggest problem is that the cookers just keep getting larger. My justification is that I am in the BBQ pellet business (BBQr's Delight) and it's all R&D. I'm also a competition cook team, also BBQr's Delight, consisting of me, myself and I. I've cooked 150 events over the course of 11 years in 2 sanctioning bodies (KCBS and IBCA) and I've participated on teams at Memphis in May. I am a master certified barbeque judge (though it took me 10 years to get it -- I'd rather cook). I'm on the downhill slide of two terms on the board of KCBS (18 more meetings and I am counting!). From 2011 through 2013, I was president. Right now I serve as secretary.

    Goal for this year is to cook 20 events. I believe I've set my goal too low, since I'm already at 15! Current KCBS team of the year standings (and it'll change next Monday) out of 4,953 teams competing, overall 166, chicken 105, ribs 169, pork 80, brisket 111. Glad to be here!
  • Jon Solberg
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4819

    #2
    Hey there Candy Sue! Looking forward to cheering you on! Welcome!

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    • FLBuckeye
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 565
      • Florida
      • Brand new 26" Weber kettle. Three Weber 22.5"kettles, An 18" Weber kettle.

        Two WSM's, 18.5", one with an extra mid section

        Maverick ET 733 and 732. ThermoWorks RT600C Thermometer & Thermoworks MK4. Two PartyQ's

        Kingsford blue bag
        Royal Oak lump for searing

        Have competed in two BBQ comps and plan on more this year

        Huge fan of The Ohio State University.

      #3
      Welcome! Going to be picking your brain re competitions as I have my first one in November

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      • fzxdoc
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 5016
        • My toys:
          Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
          Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
          Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
          Weber Kettle Premium 22"
          Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
          Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


          Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
          Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
          Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
          Grill Grate for SnS
          Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
          Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
          2 Grill Grate Griddles
          Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

          Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
          Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
          Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
          2 Fireboard Driver Cables
          Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
          Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
          Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
          Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
          Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
          Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
          Thermoworks Timestick Trio
          Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
          Maverick ET 733
          Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

          Grill Pinz
          Vortex (two of them)

          Two Joule Sous Vide devices
          VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
          Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
          Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
          Charcoal Companion TurboQue
          A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

          BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

          Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
          Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
          Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
          Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

        #4
        Welcome, Candy Sue. I can hardly wait to read your signature when you get around to filling it out. Sounds live you've got some great toys. Kathryn

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        • Bill P
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 64
          • Wilmington, Delaware
          • Weber 22.5" Silver (since 2000)
            Large BGE with BBQ Guru thermostatic blower (since 2006)
            Hasty-Bake Legacy (July 2014)
            Also owned COS and Weber Smokey Mountain for short time in early 2000's.
            Thermapen instant thermometer.
            William & Sonoma meat probe.
            Taylor digital with remote display, meat probe but use for pit.

          #5
          Welcome Candy Sue! I have used your pellets for several years and am a happy customer. Cheers! Bill

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          • David Parrish
            Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
            • May 2014
            • 5034
            • Charlotte, NC
              • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
              • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
              • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
              • LOTS of accessories
              • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
              • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
              • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
              • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
              • President/Owner - SnS Grills

            #6
            Welcome to The Pit Candy Sue! I think we're all gonna get schooled now. When you have a moment check out the Welcome and Tips threads here. They'll help you with filling out your signature. Again, welcome!

            And now my brain is tickling itself to death trying to remember the name of the cartoon where the dog always said, "present." Was it UNDERDOG?

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            • Huskee
              Pit Boss
              • May 2014
              • 14899
              • central MI, USA
              • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

                Smokers / Grills
                • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                • PBC
                • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
                • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                Thermometers
                • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
                • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
                • Thermapen MkII, orange
                • ThermoPop, yellow
                • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                Accessories
                • Instant Pot 6qt
                • Anova Bluetooth SV
                • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                • BBQ Dragon
                • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                • Weber grill topper
                • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                Beverages
                • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                About me
                Real name: Aaron
                Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                Occupation:
                • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

              #7
              Greetings Candy. I like your name. My wife's name is Mandy Sue.

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