Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 3 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 2 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse

Meat-Up in Memphis 2021

SOLD OUT! Secure your spot on our waitlist now. First-come, first-served!
Click here for details. (https://amazingribs.com/memphis)
See more
See less

Seasoning a 36” Hybrid

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • MTurney
    commented on 's reply
    great thanks so much!

  • MTurney
    commented on 's reply
    ok thanks so much!

  • MTurney
    commented on 's reply
    Great info, really appreciate it! And thanks for the welcome!
    That all makes great sense. The last thing I'd want is to trap moisture under the cover. Thanks again!

  • Attjack
    commented on 's reply
    On closer inspection of your grill, the cheap covers I'm talking about might not be big enough.

  • Ground Chuck
    replied
    I have a Gator, and Ritch, the owner says that the firebox will either need touched up from time to time, or you can apply cooking oil to it once it is hot. I guess eventually the oil bakes on so it maintains its black color. I've heard mixed reviews about Pam on some cookers, but if that is what Lang says, I would trust him. Also, instead of oil, Ritch recommends wiping the outside of the cooking chamber with WD-40 instead of cooking oil to keep it looking new. Which makes it easy to lubricate your hinges and wipe down the pit rather quickly.

    I keep mine in the garage when not in use, but I've seen many sources supporting Huskee's mention of trapped condensation.

    Most importantly, congrats on the new cooker, my friend! Can't wait to see her in action!

    Leave a comment:


  • Attjack
    replied
    Around this time of year, I see cheap grill covers in the Grocery Outlet stores, etc. around here. We're talking $10 maybe $20 I think. They will not last forever but might be a good option until you find a better deal on a better cover.

    Leave a comment:


  • Donw
    replied
    Try Coversandall.. (Covers and All). Bought several custom covers from them and am satisfied with the quality and workmanship. And a lot cheaper than your quote. You would have to measure somethings for them however. Don’t know why Lang doesn’t suggest using some oil on the exterior. Might have to do with the fresh factory paint needing to cure. I know LSG suggests a spray containing a mixture of oil and water on the exterior their products.

    Leave a comment:


  • ofelles
    replied
    No advise on the oil but on the cover
    check out Covers and All: https://www.coversandall.com/?utm_so...ampaign=header
    Got one for my David Klose Grill and it works great and cheaper.
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0292.JPG
Views:	87
Size:	2.91 MB
ID:	804378

    Leave a comment:


  • Huskee
    replied
    Congrats, how fun! And welcome to the Pitmaster Club, happy to have you!

    I wouldn't. It would likely be messy and unnecessary. They're painted and usually are quite robust. My Yoder is outdoors uncovered 100% of the time, and the cooking chamber, door, etc all look relatively like new (except the thermometers are faded). The firebox will likely age much faster and might show surface rust (but don't worry, surface rust while we don't want to see it, is harmless on such thick metal), but that's due to repeated expansion/contraction from the heat. The firebox door hinges will be the most susceptible to aging fast in my opinion.

    Also, I know this is purely personal opinion, but I bought a custom cover from Yoder (not cheap either) and I found when I'd remove the cover that there'd be moisture under it, trapped on the surface of the smoker, so I found my cover to be unnecessary. I began not using the cover since rain and snow will not (and have not) hurt it, and at least this way it dries quicker after the rain instead of condensation getting trapped under the cover. YMMV.

    Leave a comment:


  • MTurney
    started a topic Seasoning a 36” Hybrid

    Seasoning a 36” Hybrid

    I recently purchased a 36” Hybrid and was planning on seasoning the inside of the smoker and grill with Pam (per Lang’s instructions). I was thinking of also coating the entire outside of the unit with oil thinking it would help prevent rust but Lang said they advise against that although they didn’t say why. Anyone have any thoughts on coating the outside with oil?

    Side Note: I got a quote for a cover from grillwraps.com and it was $539 plus shipping 😳

Announcement

Collapse

Meat-Up in Memphis 2021

SOLD OUT! Secure your spot on our waitlist now. First-come, first-served!
Click here for details. (https://amazingribs.com/memphis)
See more
See less
Working...
X
false
0
Guest
500
["pitmaster-my-membership","login","join-pitmaster","lostpw","reset-password","special-offers","help","nojs","meat-ups","gifts","authaau-alpha","ebooklogin-start","alpha","start"]
false
false
{"count":0,"link":"/forum/announcements/","debug":""}
Meat-Up in Memphis

Spotlight

These are not ads or paid placements. These Are Some Of Our Favorite Tools And Toys.

These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

Use our links when you buy things

Many merchants pay us a small referral fee when you click our links and purchase from them. On Amazon it works on everything from grills to diapers, they never tell us what you bought, it has zero impact on the price you pay, but has a major impact on our ability to improve this site! If you like AmazingRibs.com, please save this link and use it every time you go to Amazon

If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

slow n sear
The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

Click here for our article on this breakthrough tool


The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

the good one grill
The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

Click here to read our complete review


Griddle And Deep Fryer In One

Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker
The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all!

Click here to read our detailed review and to order


The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker
The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


The Undisputed Champion!

thermapen
The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. The MK4 includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. Don't accept cheap substitutes.

Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review


Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

Grilla pellet smoker
We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5" x 29.5" footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.

Click here for our review on this unique smoker


Delta by Nuke,
Stylish and Affordable
Gaucho Grill

Weber Genesis Grill
Delta by Nuke burns wood or charcoal and comes with an adjustable height grill grate. This Argentinian grill will get your flame on!

Click here to read our complete review


Genesis II E-335
A Versatile Gasser That Does It All!

Weber Genesis Grill
Webers� Genesis line has long been one of the most popular choices for gas grillers. The new Genesis II E-335 offers solid performance, a sear burner for sizzling heat and an excellent warranty.

Click here to read our complete review


GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

grill grates
GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily rmoved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

Click here for more about what makes these grates so special


Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

PK 360 grill
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 beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

Click here to order directly and get an exclusive AmazingRibs.com deal


Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

kareubequ bbq 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.

Click here for our review of this superb smoker


Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

masterbuilt gas smoker
This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making 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'.

Click here to read our detailed review


Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

maverick PT55 thermometer
A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

Click here to read our complete review


Track Up To Six Temperatures At Once

Grilla pellet smoker
FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

Click here for our review of this unique device


The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

NK-22-Ck Grill
Napoleon's 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.

Click here for more about what makes this grill special


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.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order