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  • NYC Que
    Former Member
    • Jan 2019
    • 37
    • Bronx, NY

    Workhorse Pits 1975

    After much deliberation, tonight I pulled the trigger and ordered a 1975 from Workhorse Pits. All I really wanted was a basic stick burner of good quality, thick metal, draft at grate level, and no frills. For the price, you just can’t beat it! 2852.00 delivered to my door and it’s almost 3/8” thick! I really liked Mill Scale but it’s over 4K without shipping for a smaller pit. The only difference I can tell is that the Mill Scale is a bit more refined looking, but I’m betting they both cook the same. Franklin’s pit will be close to 4K for a smaller one as well and Moberg’s backyard will be slightly bigger than the 1975, but will be well over 4K when you factor in shipping. I should add that I’m not one to shop based on price, generally I’ll pay whatever to get what I want. That being said, it’s always nice to save a couple of grand. Looking forward to taking possession of my first stick burner!
  • Arsenlael
    Club Member
    • Oct 2015
    • 111
    • Rio Rancho NM

    #2
    Awesome! Congrats.

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    • NYC Que
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      Thanks!
  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 13135
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
      SNS
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      Smokenator 1000
      Cookshack Smokette Elite
      2 Thermapens
      Chefalarm
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    #3
    Congrats!

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    • NYC Que
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      Thank you!
  • Jerod Broussard
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    • Jun 2014
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    • East Texas
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    #4
    Sweet lookin' with or without the powder coat. I'd like to wrap that firebox in insulation and just use that door on the end.

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    • Santamarina
      Club Member
      • Aug 2018
      • 818
      • Wildomar, CA

      #5
      Sweet! I’ve been eyeing that 1975 as well. Looking forward to your first cook and review!

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      • Henrik
        Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
        • Jul 2014
        • 4418
        • Stockholm, Sweden

        #6
        Now that’s a solid pit, congrats! Looking forward to seeing your cooks on it.

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        • ofelles
          Club Member
          • Jun 2018
          • 2278
          • Brentwood CA
          • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
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            Jumbo Joe
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            Thermoworks Signal
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          #7
          Congrats! That looks like a real beast. Can't wait to see it in action.

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          • tbob4
            Charter Member
            • Nov 2014
            • 2505
            • Chico, CA
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            #8
            I’m looking forward to your photos, as well. Good job.

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            • HawkerXP
              Club Member
              • Jul 2016
              • 5953
              • Virginia
              • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                Thermopops
                Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                Slo n Sear
                Cold beer

              #9
              Can't wait to see that thing chugging along! wooooo, wooooooooo!

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              • scottranda
                Charter Member
                • May 2015
                • 1800
                • Charlotte, NC

                #10
                Awesome looking pit!!

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                • NYC Que
                  Former Member
                  • Jan 2019
                  • 37
                  • Bronx, NY

                  #11
                  Had a few questions for Workhorse today. Wound up speaking with JD (the owner) for about 40 minutes. Real nice guy! My pit is shipping on 3/18.

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                    Wooooooo!!!
                • klflowers
                  Club Member
                  • Sep 2015
                  • 3481
                  • Tennessee

                  #12
                  Congrats. Those are some nice looking stick burners.

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