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  • Big Easy
    Club Member
    • Mar 2017
    • 44

    My YS640S has arrived!

    The smoker was delivered yesterday. I am doing the initial burn right now.
    Here she is. What a beast. And she's a beauty.
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  • Jfrosty27
    Club Member
    • Mar 2020
    • 874
    • Muskego, WI
    • Current cookers:
      Rec Tec RT700 "Bull" pellet cooker
      Smokin-It model 2 electric smoker w/ Maverick 732 temp monitor and cold smoking kit
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      Favorite beer: Anything that's cold!
      Favorite cocktail: Bourbon neat

    #2
    Awesome cooker. Enjoy it! What’s on the menu for the first cook?

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    • ofelles
      Club Member
      • Jun 2018
      • 2086
      • Brentwood CA
      • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
        Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
        LSG Insulated Cabinet
        Jumbo Joe
        VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
        FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
        Thermoworks Signal
        Thermoworks Dot
        Thermopen Mk4

      #3
      Exciting. Let us see the first cook!

      Comment

      • HawkerXP
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 5658
        • Virginia
        • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
          Thermopops
          Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
          Slo n Sear
          Cold beer

        #4
        Very nice!

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        • TJMagneto
          TJMagneto commented
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          Even though it's not a PBJ, uh I mean a PBC.

        • HawkerXP
          HawkerXP commented
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          He'll come around one day. TJMagneto pbc, pbc, ...
      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3128

        #5
        Nice. I think I remember when my 640 looked so good and shiny! You will love it.

        Comment

        • Mr. Bones
          Birthday Hat Master
          • Sep 2016
          • 9440
          • Kansas Territory
          • Grills / Smokers
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            Tableware
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            Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
            Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

          #6
          I'm as giddy as can be, lookin forward to yer first cook.

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          • klflowers
            Club Member
            • Sep 2015
            • 3330
            • Tennessee

            #7
            Good looking cooker

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            • scottranda
              Charter Member
              • May 2015
              • 1748
              • Charlotte, NC

              #8
              Enjoy the food coming off that thing!!

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              • RonB
                Club Member
                • Apr 2016
                • 12847
                • Near Richmond VA
                • Weber Performer Deluxe
                  SNS
                  Pizza insert
                  Rotisserie
                  Smokenator 1000
                  Cookshack Smokette Elite
                  2 Thermapens
                  Chefalarm
                  Dot
                  lots of probes.
                  CyberQ

                #9
                Looks like a keeper for sure.

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                • TJMagneto
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2017
                  • 183
                  • Visalia California

                  #10
                  It's beautiful! How long did it take to assemble and what are you cookin' first? Not askin' much.

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                  • Big Easy
                    Big Easy commented
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                    The dealer assembled and delivered it, and did a run-through of the basics with me. The first cook is in about 8 hours. Pork shoulder (Boston Butt).
                • Big Easy
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2017
                  • 44

                  #11
                  Originally posted by Jfrosty27 View Post
                  Awesome cooker. Enjoy it! What’s on the menu for the first cook?
                  Boston Butt. I mixed up a rub for it today, Going to d0 a 225 degree slow and low with maple pellets, and a 12" smoke tube filled with apple, maple, and corncob pellets (it's a Vermont thing). I will post pics in order to ore everyone.

                  Making BBQ sauce in the morning.
                  Last edited by Big Easy; June 15, 2020, 07:55 AM.

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                  • Mr. Bones
                    Mr. Bones commented
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                    Lookin forward to that, an standin by...
                    Hopin ya have Big Fun!!!

                  • ofelles
                    ofelles commented
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                    ditto above
                • Big Easy
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2017
                  • 44

                  #12
                  Currently, the pit is holding 240 degrees. My tube smoker can be seen on the left side of the bottom rack. Once the bark begins to set up, I'll begin spritzing it with water every 30 minutes or so.
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                  • Mr. Bones
                    Mr. Bones commented
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                    Lookin good, amigo!
                    Have a Great Cook, an enjoy yer Sunday!

                  • Texas Larry
                    Texas Larry commented
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                    My 640 cooks about 20* cooler on the upper rack center. There’s a tech posting on the Yoder forum about this. You’ll love getting to know this thing👍
                • Big Easy
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2017
                  • 44

                  #13
                  2 hours into the cook
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                  • ofelles
                    ofelles commented
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                    I can almost smell the smoke. That is gonna be so good.

                  • Mr. Bones
                    Mr. Bones commented
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                    Lookin Good!

                  • tenphases
                    tenphases commented
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                    that looks like its gonna be so good!
                • Sweaty Paul
                  Founding Member
                  • Aug 2014
                  • 1463
                  • Hays, KS
                  • Green Mountain Grill - Jim Bowie
                    (I've never regretted having too much grate space).

                    Weber Genesis Gas grill
                    Weber Kettle grills x 2

                  #14
                  Looking good. Think you’ll love the rig.

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                  • Big Easy
                    Club Member
                    • Mar 2017
                    • 44

                    #15
                    Wrapped it with a bit of pineapple juice and lime when it hit 165. Pulled it at 202 degrees.
                    I'm impressed. Impressed with the ease of use, the bark, the FireBoard, and most of all, the flavor.
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                    • BFlynn
                      BFlynn commented
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                      Looks terrible! You're going to have to send it to Houston for proper disposal!


                      Great looking cook. Congrats on the cooker. I have cooker envy

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