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  • Mr. Bones
    Birthday Hat Master
    • Sep 2016
    • 7871
    • Kansas Territory
    • Grills / Smokers
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      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 Scaleโ€‹
      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

    #16
    Super Nice cooker, story, an' Pics!
    I'm delighted fer ya', an' cain't hardly wait to see more pics/hear more tales!
    Congrats! PBCDad

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    • Mudkat
      Club Member
      • Feb 2017
      • 2112
      • At a river near me, MD
      • Weber Smokey Mountain 14.5"
        Weber 22" Kettel
        Weber Smokey Joe (2)
        One Grill 45" Rotisserie
        Lodge 5 qt. Dutch Oven
        Lodge 10.5" Double Loop Skillet
        Cast Iron 9" Skillet
        Cast Iron 12" Skillet
        Weber 22 Grill Grates
        Home Built 55 Gallon Ugly Drum Smoker - "MUDS"

      #17
      Looking at the pics I can see it was worth the effort on the patio and making the smoker whole! Great read and a happy ending!

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      • JCBBQ
        Club Member
        • Jan 2016
        • 1033
        • Jersey City, NJ
        • Primo Oval XL Ceramic Cooker
          Pit Barrel Cooker
          2x Mavrick 732
          Therma Pen Orange
          Favorite Bourbon Blanton's
          SF Giants

          MCS wish list - Lone Star Grillz off set

        #18
        So jealous right now Fantastic rig. Congrats!!!!

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        • Pirate Scott
          Club Member
          • Mar 2017
          • 1340
          • Clay, New York
          • - Plain old Charbroil Charcoal Grill
            - 26" Weber Kettle
            - Jack Daniels No7, Four Roses

          #19
          Great Story, nice Work, Awesome Smoker & Ribs.

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          • Spinaker
            Moderator
            • Nov 2014
            • 9951
            • Land of Tonka
            • John "J R"
              Instagram: JRBowlsby
              Smokin' Hound Que
              Minnesota/ United States of America

              ********************************************
              Assistants
              Dexter (Beagle mix)
              Kinnick (American Foxhound)
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              Grills/Smokers/Fryers
              Big Green Egg (Large) X2
              Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

              Broil King Keg
              Karubeque C-60
              Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
              Lodge L410 Hibachi
              Pit Barrel Cooker
              Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
              R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

              Weber Spirit Gasser
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              Thermometers
              FireBoard (Base Package)
              Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
              Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
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              Accessories
              BBQ Dragon
              Big Green Egg Plate Setter
              Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
              Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

              Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
              Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

              Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
              Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
              Eggspander Kit X2
              Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

              Finex Cat Iron Line
              FireBoard Drive
              Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
              Grill Grates
              Joule Water Circulator
              KBQ Fire Grate

              Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
              Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
              Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
              Large Vortex
              Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
              Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
              Smithey No. 12
              Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
              Stargazer No.10, 12
              Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
              Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
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              Fuel
              FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
              Kingsford Blue and White
              Rockwood Lump Charcoal
              Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
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              Cutlery
              Buck 119 Special
              Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
              Global
              Shun
              Wusthof
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              Next Major Purchase
              Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

            #20
            Congrats on your new Pit!! That is a bummer about the scratches though. Claims is always a real treat.

            It looks like you have a great set up. Those Jambo pits sure are nice. Nice write up and thanks for taking us along.

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            • Huskee
              Pit Boss/Manager
              • May 2014
              • 13888
              • 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.

              #21
              Awesome! And I'm more than honored to have had a small share in your first cook, sort of!

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              • PaulstheRibList
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 1597
                • Lake Charles, LA
                • Started Low-N-Slow BBQ in 2012. Obviously, it's taken hold (in chronological order:
                  1.) A pair of Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5's
                  2.) #LilTex, a 22" Expensive Offset Smoker (looks like a Yoder Witicha)
                  3.) #WhoDat1, a HUGE Gravity Fed Insulated Cabinet Smoker (cooking chamber 3'x2'x6')
                  4.) A Full Size Commercial Dryer/converted to Vertical Smoker.
                  5.) Jambo Backyard stickburner (my FAVORITE Pit so far)
                  6.) GrillMeister, a huge 24"x48" Adjustable, Charcoal Grill from Pitmaker.com
                  7.) 22" Weber Kettle with Slow-N-Sear
                  8.) Vault insulated reverse-flow cabinet smoker from Pitmaker
                  9.) BarbecueFiretruck...under development
                  10.) 26 foot BBQ Vending Trailer equipped with HUGE Myron Mixon 72xc smoker is HERE, Oct 2016!
                  11.) Opened www.PaulsRibShackBarbecue.com Food Trailer officially in March 2017
                  12.) Austin Smoke Works 500 Gallon Propane Tank Offset Smoker, named "Lucille" as travel pit for PaulsRibShack, Oct 2018.
                  12.) Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place!

                  Fabulous Backlit Thermapens, several Maverick Remote Thermometers (don't use any remotes anymore), Thermoworks Smoke, Other Thermoworks toys, Vacuum sealer, lots and lots of equipment...

                  I'm loving using BBQ to make friends and build connections.
                  I have #theRibList where I keep a list of new and old friends and whenever I'm cooking, I make 1 to 20 extra and share the joy.

                #22
                Dude!!!! Welcome to #ClubJambo! Love your backyard setup. You are going to love your pit. I can't wait to light a fire and put that Jambo to work.

                You sort of lost me on why you won't be using charcoal to light your fire anymore? I'm guessing you don't want an ash mess on the ground by lighting the charcoal chimney on the ground and your pretty bricks? Maybe you can designate a certain area, or build a small fire starting station? If you don't want to use charcoal, you can get a kindling cracker and a propane weed burner, and get your fire from tiny splits in just 60 seconds. Maybe a starter cube and just the small split shavings would work? That assumes you get a Kindling Cracker, which I HIGHLY RECOMMEND for having just the right size log to keep the temps where you want them on your insulated firebox smoker.

                Can't wait for you to post more pics and stories!

                I'll join Henrick #stickburner4life

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                • Powersmoke_80
                  Founding Member
                  • Aug 2014
                  • 878
                  • Bay City, Michigan
                  • Vintage Brinkmann Longhorn Offset Stick burner (newest addition)
                    Weber 22 w/SnS
                    Brinkmann Pellet Grill W/ Ortech TR-100
                    Vermont Castings, gas
                    Masterbuilt smoker, gas
                    Future build, 80 gallon tank hybrid, pellet/stick burner
                    iGrill black, dual probe thermometer
                    Thermapen instant read
                    Polder,Speed Read instant thermometer
                    Favorite Beer, Yeungling Black&Tan

                  #23
                  Congrats, and thanks for sharing your awesome journey and a sweet job on the backyard. Now, are you going to have the mods change your screen name to Jambodad?

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                  • Danjohnston949
                    Former Member
                    • Dec 2014
                    • 4437
                    • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

                    #24
                    PBCDad, ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Congrats on Your Families New Patio, Jambo Smoker and Your Ribsโ€ผ๏ธ
                    ๐Ÿฆƒ ๐Ÿฆƒ HAPPY ๐Ÿฆƒ T-DAY ๐Ÿฆƒ ๐Ÿฆƒ โ€ผ๏ธ
                    Eat Well and Prosperโ—๏ธ From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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                    • Oakgrovebacon
                      Club Member
                      • Apr 2016
                      • 1711
                      • South central Illinois

                      #25
                      Welcome to stickburning! You are in for great Q now. Great story and I applaud your patience for getting it right.

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                      • PBCDad
                        Club Member
                        • Jan 2016
                        • 330
                        • Seattle area
                        • Pit Barrel Cooker - 2015
                          22" Kettle + SnS - 2016
                          Maverick ET-732 - 2016
                          Thermapen - 2016
                          Jambo 24x48 offset smoker (Big Tex) - 2017
                          Camp Chef Denali griddle - 2018

                        #26
                        Special shout-out to Huskee, Spinaker, and PaulstheRibList for helping me with my decision on what smoker to get and how to manage a fire in a stick burner.

                        Paul, when I did the burn-out I lit a chimney of charcoal to get the fire started. When I went to put it in the fire box though, the chimney handle would hit the top of the fire box opening, so I couldn't maneuver it in to lay down a line like I had planned. I ended up trying to jump the lit coals in by stopping the chimney abruptly at the door, which resulted in a large pile right by the door and two loose coals falling out. They landed in wet mulch, but I don't want to take the chance that they travel a little further to the wood fence and cause some mischief. I'm sure I'm missing something (that's why I included it in my story), but I wasn't comfortable handling the chimney in a different way without some heavy duty long gloves. What is your method?

                        For my rib cook on Sunday, I started with some pretty thin pieces and a starter cube and it worked really well. It allowed me to put the fire right where I wanted it, and I kind of like going campfire-style to start everything up, but I'd like to have options. Oh, and Kindling Cracker should arrive this week

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                        • Spinaker
                          Spinaker commented
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                          Glad to help. Honored to be apart such a major life decision. I mean that!
                      • ComfortablyNumb
                        Club Member
                        • May 2017
                        • 2751
                        • Northeast Washington
                        • KBQ C-60
                          PK360
                          Thermoworks Smoke
                          Thermoworks Thermopop
                          Thermoworks Dot

                        #27
                        PBCDad Here is how I start a wood fire in the firebox I use to heat my home. I lay cardboard on the floor. Then put two good sized pieces on top of it, ends facing door, leaving decent space between them. Split kindling and lay on top of the two larger pieces creating a `grate` of kindling over the space. Loosely wad a couple of sheets of newspaper and fill the space between the large pieces and under the grate of kindling. Light the paper and have another section of paper at the ready. Add paper as the lit paper burns out until the fire is going strong. If this interests you and you want a visual I can take pictures next time I start up a fire.

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                        • PBCDad
                          PBCDad commented
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                          Very clear description, I can picture it now. Thanks, I'll give this a try on Friday when I'm cooking again.
                      • RonB
                        Club Member
                        • Apr 2016
                        • 11025
                        • Near Richmond VA
                        • Weber Performer Deluxe
                          SNS
                          Pizza insert
                          Rotisserie
                          Smokenator 1000
                          Cookshack Smokette Elite
                          2 Thermapens
                          Chefalarm
                          Dot
                          lots of probes.
                          CyberQ

                        #28
                        Congrats on the new cooker, and great write -up.

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                        • TripleB
                          Club Member
                          • May 2017
                          • 371
                          • 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

                          #29
                          PBCDad --

                          Welcome to the club. I had a similar horror story when my Jambo was delivered last year. I was told by the transportation company that my smoker was coming, but that it was damaged. It was delivered during the holiday season last year and the transportation company had hired temps to keep up with the holiday rush. When putting my Jambo on the truck, they dropped it. See pics. The door was jammed in and would not open. It had to be returned. The driver said to me, "to bad, but don't worry. They'll send you another one". I responded that they these smokers are custom ordered and built. They don't just take one off the shelf and resend it. Fortunately for me, Jamie had an order cancelled and he sent that one to me. I got it about a month later.

                          Concerning starting it up, I bought a fire box to put inside the Jambo's insulated fire box. That way I can pull it out, add the charcoal and then push it back in. I use 1.5 chimney of KBB coals, add wood and let the temp raise, when it settles down to about 275 (which takes about an hour), I start my cook.

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                          • Spinaker
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                            "Don't worry, they will send you a new one."

                            Now that is customer service. :/

                          • SJ9125
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                            Late to the story because I just got my backyard 2 weeks ago, I drove up from Houston to pick it up. That's a horrible story and can't believe they dropped that thing. It's a beast I can't imagine whatever the heck they did to drop it. The paint is really soft on these things but it makes me look like a seasoned professional with the results. Glad it worked out for you in the end though.
                        • smokinfatties
                          Club Member
                          • Oct 2015
                          • 523
                          • Upland, CA
                          • Paul Arquette

                            18.5" WSM + stoker
                            KBQ C-60
                            Weber 22" Kettle + S'n'S + GrillGrates
                            BGE XL
                            Yoder YS640

                          #30
                          Jambo Jealousy over here!! Awesome cooker, congrats!

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                          The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

                          NK-22-Ck Grill

                          Their NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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                          G&F Suede Welder's Gloves

                          Heat Resistant Gloves With Extra Long Sleeves Hold The Hot Stuff

                          If you're using oven mitts at the grill, it's time to trade up. Say hello to these suede welder's gloves. They're heat resistant enough to handle hot grill grates, and flexible enough to handle tongs. The extra long sleeves even let you reach deep into the firebox to move hot logs without getting burned. Our Fave.

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                          GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

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                          GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, keep small foods from committing suicide, kill hotspots, are easier to clean, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily removed and moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke to whatever is above. Every gas grill needs them.

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                          kareubequ bbq smoker

                          Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

                          The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.

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                          Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

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                          The First Propane Smoker With A Thermostat Makes This Baby Foolproof

                          Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

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                          Professional Steakhouse Knife Set

                          masterbuilt gas smoker

                          Our founder, Meathead, wanted the same steak knives used by steakhouses such as Peter Luger, Smith & Wollensky, Morton's, Kobe Club, Palm, and many others. So he located the manufacturer and had them stamp our name on some. They boast pointed, temper-ground, serrated, high-carbon stainless-steel, half-tang blades with excellent cutting edge ability. The beefy hardwood handle provides a comfortable grip secured by three hefty rivets. He has machine washed his more than 100 times. They have never rusted and they stay shiny without polishing. Please note that we do not make, sell, or distribute these knives, they just engrave them with our name.

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                          PK 360 grill

                          Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

                          The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado. Beautifully designed and completely portable. Meathead says it is his preferrred grill.

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                          Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

                          fireboard bbq thermometer

                          With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.

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                          Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

                          Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

                          Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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