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I think I'm fallin' for Shirley...

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  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 13156
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
      SNS
      Pizza insert
      Rotisserie
      Smokenator 1000
      Cookshack Smokette Elite
      2 Thermapens
      Chefalarm
      Dot
      lots of probes.
      CyberQ

    I think I'm fallin' for Shirley...

    Shirley
  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 7860
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #2
    “We ain’t throwing no crap in there”, them’s some heavy duty fire basket & heavy duty ash can. That and the eyebrow action when referin to the “others” 36’s ‘n 42’s. That’s one fine sales presentation. AND that looks like one hail of a cooker. Sold. Just don’t call me Shirley.
    Very, very cool!

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    • Dan Deter
      Dan Deter commented
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      "2 or 3 coats of paint" LOL. Nice lookin' tho'.
  • au4stree
    Club Member
    • Aug 2018
    • 566
    • Birmingham, AL
    • Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC), PK360(graphite), Jumbo Joe and PBC. Weber kettle @ the hunting camp.

    #3
    That guy talks like every Bammer running around these parts. Geez man, he perpetuates all the stereotypes associated with the South. I can’t help but think of this oldie but goodie.....
    https://youtu.be/oVKtxHTcnho

    Damn fine cooker though....Shirley sure is purty

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    • Bkhuna
      Bkhuna commented
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      Would you rather listen to a women with vocal fry that talks like a Valley Girl or one with a soft, Southern drawl? Personally,
  • Powersmoke_80
    Founding Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 886
    • 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

    #4
    I can see why! I don't get on here as much as I use to but did DWCowles ever get his Shirley?

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    • DWCowles
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      No I did not. They said it was going to be another 12 months so I canceled the order.
  • holehogg
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2488
    • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    #5
    Thats no Sh*t Shirley.

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    • Craigar
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 1115
      • Papillion, NE
      • * - Weber 26.75" OTG
        * - Weber 22.5" Premium cloaked in Crimson
        * - Slow 'N Sear
        * - Smoke E-Z - 26.75" (The Grain Silo)
        * - Lodge Sportsman Grill
        * - Weber Rapid Fire Chimney Starter
        * - Thermoworks ThermoPop
        * - Thermoworks Dot
        * - iGrill2 - 4 probes
        * - Favorite Beer - the cold one in my hand (craft beers of all flavors; haven't had a blue yummy in over 6 years) my tastes change with the season so it is difficult to name just a couple. However, I will occasionally have a vanilla porter float in the summer (Empyrean Vanilla Porter w/a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream) as I usually drink stouts & porters in the colder months, pale ales & IPAs in the warmer months. I have to add Not Your Father's Root Beer to beers I use for floats.
        * - Booze - I don't really have a favorite, but lean towards single malt Scotch & Irish whiskey
        * - Wines - Reds: mainly the heavy stuff mixed in with the occasional pinot noir ( I have yet to meet a malbec I didn't like); Whites: German & Nebraska (hey, I have to support the home team)
        * - Favorite Spice outlets - Frisco Spices in LaVista, NE (the local butcher supply shop); Volcanic Peppers in Bellevue, NE
        * - Current butchers: Just Good Meats & Fareway Foods

      #6
      RonB what is funny is, I was flipping through my YouTube feeds last night and the video you have linked popped up. This might have to go on my long list of wants after the patio gets an overhaul.

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      • RonB
        RonB commented
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        That's how I found it....
    • Donw
      Club Member
      • Jul 2017
      • 3314

      #7
      Thanks for the fun link! Reminds me of just getting out of basic training and I took a fellow recruit home with me since he had no place to go. He was from somewhere around NYC. After the visit he told me how much he liked my family but that he hadn’t understood a thing they said for the entire week. He just nodded a lot whenever anyone talked to him

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      • Beefchop
        Charter Member
        • Oct 2014
        • 449
        • Lafayette, LA
        • XL Big Green Egg, Shirley Fabrication 24"x42" Patio Cooker

        #8
        That new prototype looks cool!

        I have the 24"x42" Cabinet Patio Model from Shirley if anyone has questions. I added the baffle that allows you to draft both directly into the warming cabinet from the firebox and through the warming cabinet via the cooking chamber. Sausage hangers in the warming cabinet with optional probe ports for thermometer wires. It's a beast, and cooks like a dream. Lots of space and the warming cabinet is a game changer. So versatile.

        Paul and Tyler are wonderful people. I think there's a year wait list at this point, and they don't really offer shipping but if you can work around those parameters then I'd highly recommend them.

        Awesome value for money in the custom cooker world.

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        • Craigar
          Craigar commented
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          Beefchop Does the round end opposite of the firebox serve any purpose other than adding length and weight? I couldn't tell from the video or the pictures.

        • Beefchop
          Beefchop commented
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          Craigar That's something you should know - it's reverse flow so that is dead space that allows the air to circulate. There's a solid metal baffle welded under the grates and hot air travels under, to the end, up, and back through the cook chamber towards the firebox. On the 24"x42" model, you get about 21"x32" of cooking space on each grate. There are two grates on the 24x42 model.

        • Craigar
          Craigar commented
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          Beefchop Ok, that makes sense now. I couldn't get my head around it. Especially in the video when he was showing the probe port location. Thank you for the description!
      • dcrumrine
        Club Member
        • Nov 2019
        • 6
        • SC Kansas

        #9
        I wont buy a thing from Shirley Manufacturing. Not the way i was treated and when i told him i was terminal he started making fun of my illness. I told him i was screen shoting all his comments to be able to show people how he really was. He went through and deleted all his comments before i could do it. I should have screenshot them before i told him.

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        • GroceryBoy
          GroceryBoy commented
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          Dcrumrine, I am sorry to hear of your situation. God be with you through your fight! Great customer service is what this community has come to expect. When I read things like this I don’t understand?

        • Beefchop
          Beefchop commented
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          Was it Paul, or Tyler? That really surprises me.

        • dcrumrine
          dcrumrine commented
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          Beefchop It was Paul

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