Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

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

There are 4 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Getting a new RecTec

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

    #16
    OK, this Saga is starting to warm up. UPS Freight just called and said about 1.5 hrs till they get here. Should go from warm to hot shortly!!

    Comment


      #17
      Awesome, and I feel you on the color, and the handles, looks like it came from the sidelines of a Texas Longhorns game. I understand their choices but aren't they from Georgia? Should at least offer red.
      I can't say much, most people give me crap about cooking in a trash barrel (PBC) and look, it has cute little horseshoes!!

      Comment


        #18
        John, you're killing me. You know UG Grads can't spell. The prove it every time they write dawg!!

        Comment


          #19
          Well guess what showed up in front of the house a couple hours ago? Yep, the UPS Freight Dude.
          Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5863-M.jpg
Views:	93
Size:	121.8 KB
ID:	14864
          He said he had two pallets for mw weighing 740 lbs.
          Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5864-M.jpg
Views:	115
Size:	86.6 KB
ID:	14865
          So I had him put them on the driveway and would take it from there.
          Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5865-M.jpg
Views:	123
Size:	116.4 KB
ID:	14866

          Comment


            #20
            So looking at the two boxes I thought I would get the grill moved first.
            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5866-M.jpg
Views:	113
Size:	87.3 KB
ID:	14871
            Grill seemed to be packed very well.
            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5867-M.jpg
Views:	126
Size:	86.0 KB
ID:	14872
            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5868-M.jpg
Views:	114
Size:	94.0 KB
ID:	14873
            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5869-M.jpg
Views:	104
Size:	86.6 KB
ID:	14874
            Attached Files

            Comment


              #21
              Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5870-M.jpg
Views:	118
Size:	71.5 KB
ID:	14878

              So, I filled up the loader and took the parts around back to take up the stairs
              Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5871-M.jpg
Views:	130
Size:	109.6 KB
ID:	14879

              Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5872-M.jpg
Views:	103
Size:	108.9 KB
ID:	14880

              The stairs got longer each trip. This has got to be one of the hottest days this summer.
              Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5873-M.jpg
Views:	151
Size:	118.2 KB
ID:	14881

              Comment


                #22
                Now to get the body of the grill back there.
                My neighbors are great and will come and help when I ask but, I don't want to wear that out. That is why I am doing as much as I can myself. Good neighbors are hard to come by in this day and age.
                Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5874-M.jpg
Views:	114
Size:	113.4 KB
ID:	14885
                I had to be careful with the straps that I didn't bend anything or scratch it.
                Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5876-M.jpg
Views:	119
Size:	99.0 KB
ID:	14886

                I will probably disassemble the box more to lighten it up to take up the stairs

                Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5877-M.jpg
Views:	113
Size:	109.0 KB
ID:	14887

                Comment


                • Marauderer
                  Marauderer commented
                  Editing a comment
                  I know what you mean Mark. She was suppose to get her friends with the young legs to help get her stuff up there. Today was hot until the rain started and has cooled off considerably.

                • mgaretz
                  mgaretz commented
                  Editing a comment
                  That would have been nice, except we were just moving her in and she hadn't made any friends yet.

                • Marauderer
                  Marauderer commented
                  Editing a comment
                  I figured that. My Daughter is and apartment complex manager for a University and I get to here about it frequently.

                #23
                AWESOME!

                Comment


                  #24

                  Starting to get interesting!

                  Comment


                    #25
                    And then the rain thunder and lightening came and I had 480# of pellets sitting in front of the front barn.
                    Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5879-M.jpg
Views:	105
Size:	98.8 KB
ID:	14904
                    I didn't know my senior body could move that fast to get it stored.And I ngot the main box covered
                    Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5880-M.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	126.6 KB
ID:	14907

                    Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5881-M.jpg
Views:	107
Size:	107.5 KB
ID:	14905
                    And I had all the hardware up on the deck. TOWMBO came out and brought that into the kitchen for now.
                    Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5882-M.jpg
Views:	130
Size:	89.1 KB
ID:	14906

                    I am working on an article of how to make your own sweet pickle relish that I hope to get most of it posted today also. It is easy and it taste fabulous!!

                    Comment


                      #26
                      I'm worn out just by reading the thread!!
                      480 lbs, how many cooking sessions can that produce?

                      Comment


                      • David Parrish
                        David Parrish commented
                        Editing a comment
                        That's about 20 days of low and slow cooking, so I think he's set for a while.

                      #27
                      I remember a thread on storing pellets, I don't remember "outside on the pavement in the rain" being one of the methods discussed

                      Comment


                        #28
                        Great shot John!! I can't either but it is still raining so I did the correct thing.

                        Comment


                          #29
                          I like the pic looking up the stairs. #daunting.

                          Congrats on the new toy! I remember waiting for my Yoder to come, when I finally heard those airbrakes "PVVVRSSSHHH" I was up & outside in a flash. It was raining then too but I barely noticed.

                          Comment


                            #30
                            Second day with rain!! Any other time it would be a drought.

                            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5912-M.jpg
Views:	121
Size:	105.3 KB
ID:	15220

                            Drat, Darn it!! The cover is not a custom fit but it is excellent quality and will work for a long time is my assessment.

                            I did get some done today in between appointments.

                            I removed the red cover, heavy and attached the straps around the drum and two of us hauled it up those stairs to the deck.
                            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5877-M.jpg
Views:	117
Size:	109.0 KB
ID:	15221

                            The directions said to turn it over upside down to assemble the lags and bottom rack.. For me I did it right side up. I got Towmbo to help me install the legs. I lifted the unit and she slid the legs in the slots.
                            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5896-M.jpg
Views:	97
Size:	106.8 KB
ID:	15223
                            I installed the bolts just a bit more than finger tight.
                            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5893-M.jpg
Views:	101
Size:	111.4 KB
ID:	15224
                            I installed the lower rack upside down so there is a lip all the way around and my stuff/junk won't fall off when I move it. I then tightened all the lower bolts that hold the rack on and the went back and tightened the leg retaining bolts and the lower section is done.
                            Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF5897-M.jpg
Views:	106
Size:	143.3 KB
ID:	15225

                            Attached Files

                            Comment

                            Announcement

                            Collapse
                            No announcement yet.
                            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":""}
                            Yes
                            Rubs Promo

                            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 To Help Keep Us Alive

                            A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs



                            Surely you know somebody who loves outdoor cooking who deserves a gift for the holidays, birthday, anniversary, or just for being wonderful. There he is, right in the mirror! Here are our selections of best ideas, all Platinum or Gold Medalists, listed by price.

                            Click here to see our list of Gold Medal Gifts

                             

                            Comprehensive Temperature Magnet With 80+ Important Temps

                            Amazingribs.com temperature magnet
                            Winner of the National BBQ Association’s product of the year award. This 8.5″ x 11″ magnet contains more that 80 benchmark temperatures for meats (both USDA recommended temps as well as the temps chefs recommend), fats and oils, sugars, sous vide, eggs, collagens, wood combustion, breads, and more. Although it is not certified as all-weather, we have tested it outdoors in Chicago weather and it has not delaminated in three years, but there is minor fading.

                            Click here to order.


                            Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

                            Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

                            The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. We gave Spark a Platinum Medal for pushing the envelope of product capability while maintaining high standards of design and workmanship.

                            Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review


                            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 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


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


                            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 ourácomplete review


                            Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane 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


                            Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet’s Dual Tube Burners

                            3 burner gas grill

                            The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King’s proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

                            Click here to read ourácompleteáreview