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  • Mr. Bones
    Birthday Hat Master
    • Sep 2016
    • 8727
    • 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:
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      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 Scale
      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

    Good One Open Range - Part II

    Burnout: FIRE n SMOKE!!!!!

    Okay, yall, I might not git alla these posted before beddy-bye time, but I'll git started...

    Rolled her from th driveway to my entry walk, to git out of th direct sunshine, on this very humid, 95° day...
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    Put two Weber chimleys of KBB in her coal grate, spread out evenly...
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    Rounded up some various small chunks of smoker wood, to appease all th Smoker Deities, an welcome th Full Moon, as well!

    Fer starters, I grabbed some Mesquite, Oak, Apple, an a partly burned larger split of Hickory...
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    But th piece that made it most special, an was bein saved fer a Special Occasion, is right by th top vent: A piece of Mulberry, thanks to th kindness, an generosity of Huskee ! Many Thanks, again Brother!
    More wood shots:
    Wood. Found some Weber cherry chunks in th SJS, threw em in th mix...
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    I scattered th smoker woods across th coal bed...
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    Front to Back: Oak, Cherry, Hickory, Mesquite, Mulberry, Apple...
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    I poured th lit coals evenly acrosst th coalbed, finessed a few here an there with some tongs, an put th firebox cookin grate in..
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    Last edited by Mr. Bones; August 27th, 2018, 02:01 PM.
  • Skip
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 3027
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

    #2
    Very nice @Mr.Bones. Have fun with that new cooker.
    ​​

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    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 12141
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #3
      Congrats again, and keep the photos comin'.

      Comment

      • Huskee
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        • May 2014
        • 14679
        • central MI, USA
        • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

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          • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
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          • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
          • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
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        #4
        Before I even read the words i seen that piece of mulberry wood and was going to comment on it. Glad it's serving you well good sir.

        Comment


        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
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          And many gracious thanks to yerself, Good Sir!
      • Georgia rookie 903
        Club Member
        • Sep 2017
        • 143
        • Augusta,Ga.

        #5
        10 thumbs my camouflage brother Mr. Bones looks great may the fire.smoke be with ya

        Comment

        • radshop
          Charter Member
          • Mar 2015
          • 450
          • Orange County CA
          • Lone Star Grillz 20x36 offset
            Weber 26" kettle
            PK Classic
            Weber Genesis gas grill
            Lodge Sportsman Grill
            Weber Smokey Joe Silver
            Smoke Hollow 44 gas smoker
            Cheapo Brinkmann charcoal smoker with DIY propane conversion

          #6
          Mr. Bones living the dream! Thanks for sharing.

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Hey, thanks, man!
            My Pleasure!
        • Dadof3Illinois
          Club Member
          • Jul 2017
          • 691
          • Southeast Illinois

          #7
          Looking good Mr. Bones!! How long did all that fuel last??

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Thanks, brother...please see below, fer detailed answer to yer question.
        • richinlbrg
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 1845
          • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
          • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

          #8
          Looking Great, Mr. Bones ! Please keep them coming!

          First cook the next step?

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Thanks Rich! I'll keep yall up to date
            I may do one more test burn, to learn how to hold it 225° 250° 275°, but that does not preclude th possibility of throwin some food on there!
            Last edited by Mr. Bones; August 27th, 2018, 06:11 PM.

          • richinlbrg
            richinlbrg commented
            Editing a comment
            Ahhhh, just throw a pork butt on. Great to season and so temp forgiving!
        • Mudkat
          Club Member
          • Feb 2017
          • 2132
          • At a river near me, MD
          • Weber Smokey Mountain 14.5"
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            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"

          #9
          Smoke and fire baby! That must have smelled great!

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Yup, it smelled Guuuuddddd, Brother!
        • ColonialDawg
          Club Member
          • Oct 2017
          • 459
          • Coastal VA

          #10
          Need smellivision. I love the smell of burning wood in the morning. Enjoy your new cooker, Mr. Bones

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            I love it, too, an always will, I reckon!
            Thanks, brother!
        • Mr. Bones
          Birthday Hat Master
          • Sep 2016
          • 8727
          • Kansas Territory
          • Grills / Smokers
            *********************************************

            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 Scale
            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

          #11
          My burn started with all vents opened 6 turns, per mfr's instructions...when temps reached 375°, which didn't take long, I dialed vents down to 2 turns open. This brought temps down to 275° in a short time, so I opened vents back up to 4 turns, an adjusted damper to reach n hold 350°.

          By playin with th vents, an damper last night, was able to run her up from 350° to 400°, an hold. I then dialed down to 375°, then 325°. After that, I dialed her back up to 350°, manufacturer's burn-in recommendation, an went to bed.

          When I went out at 0600 this mornin, th cookin chamber was down to 150°, an there were a scant few glowin coals left, after 9.5 hours, set to run at 350°.

          I'm sure I could easily have gotten 8+ hours holdin that temp, before I had to add fuel, and would have to speculate even longer cook times, dialed down to 225°-250°-275°, especially doin a Minion method fire.

          I took these pics at 0815, fire completely dead.

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          It appears to me that th cooker burned th charcoal very efficiently, as I see no charcoal remnants, despite th big ol honkin size expanded metal that th fire grate is made from. There are a few small charred wood remnants, but everything else appears to be very fine ash.

          I'll do further forensic examination, when I dump out th ash pan...

          I might mention that when I started this burn, an all night long, there were steady, continuous winds from 15-25 mph, with frequent gusts of 35mph, not always th easiest conditions to hold steady temps.

          That didn't seem to bother Th Good One...
          Last edited by Mr. Bones; August 27th, 2018, 08:23 AM.

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          • Nate
            Nate commented
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            Nice review bones

          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
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            Thanks, Nate !
        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 4925
          • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
          • Equipment
            Primo Oval xl

            Slow n Sear (two)
            Drip n Griddle
            22" Weber Kettle
            26" Weber Kettle one touch
            Blackstone 36” Pro Series
            Sous vide machine
            Kitchen Aid
            Meat grinder
            sausage stuffer
            5 Crock Pots
            Akootrimonts
            Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
            cast iron pans,
            Dutch ovens
            Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
            The help and preferences
            1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
            KBB
            FOGO
            A 9 year old princess foster child
            Patience and old patio furniture
            "Baby Girl" The cat

            Erik S.

          #12
          That thing is gorgeous. Mr. Bones moves uptown like George Jefferson. Nice!

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          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
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            LOL HouseHomey !
            I might be more analogous to Fred Sanford, gittin a new truck!
        • Frozen Smoke
          Club Member
          • Nov 2017
          • 1528
          • Northern Mn

          #13
          Nice burn in Mr. Bones ! I suspect we will be seeing a lot more of that beautiful cooker on these pages!

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          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
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            Thanks, brother!
            I suspect that yer right!
            I certainly agree: She's a Beauty!!
        • FireMan
          Charter Member
          • Jul 2015
          • 7343
          • Bottom of Winnebago

          #14
          Mighty fine it is! 👍👍👍

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          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
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            Yerself I am thankin!
            Cook on her, I must!
            There is no try...
        • Mosca
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 3116
          • PA
          • Large Big Green Egg, Weber Performer Deluxe, Weber Smokey Joe Silver, Maverick 732, DigiQ, and too much other stuff to mention.

          #15
          Ridin' this right along side you, Mr. Bones. Loving every word!

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          • Mr. Bones
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            Thanks, Brother!
            Glad yer along, I know ya got me covered!

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        The Undisputed Champion!

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        The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. Don't accept cheap substitutes.  Click here to read our test results and comprehensive review and why it won our Platinum Medal .


        Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

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        Char-Broil's Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you're off to the party! Char-Broil's TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

        Click here to read our detailed review and to order


        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.

        Click here to read our detailed review

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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.

        Click here for more about what makes these grates so special


        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.

        Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

        Click here to order it direct from PK and get a special deal for AmazingRibs.com readers only


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        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.

        Click here for our review of this superb smoker


        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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        Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

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        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.

        Click here to read our detailed review


        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