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  • hogdog6
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 568
    • Liberty, Utah

    #16
    Great lookin cook! You'll love that new pit for many years to come.

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    • Mr. Bones
      Birthday Hat Master
      • Sep 2016
      • 9440
      • Kansas Territory
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      #17
      Very nicely done, looks tasty as all git out!

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      • mountainsmoker
        Banned Former Member
        • Jun 2019
        • 1850
        • Bryson City, NC

        #18
        Looks great, really impressed by the amount of smoke at your 2 hour pic. Hope you enjoy that piece of meat.

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        • Alphonse
          Club Member
          • Oct 2019
          • 265
          • LA (Lower Alabama - gulf coast)

          #19
          Congrats on the pit and your first cook!

          The 640 is a great pellet grill and it makes life mighty easy. Yoder really hit a homerun by integrating FireBoard into their control system. It puts this pit in a different league as compared to their competition. Made in the USA on top of all that.

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

            #20
            Looks yummy. Did it seem that the smoke tube helped?

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            • Big Easy
              Big Easy commented
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              I think it did. It about tripled the amount of smoke from the Yoder alone.
          • BBQPhil
            Club Member
            • Sep 2017
            • 221
            • San Diego, CA
            • Yoder480, BGE, WeberGO, WeberGas

            #21
            My 480 cooks about 25 degrees hotter on the bottom right than the set temp and about 20 cooler on the top shelf.

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            • Big Easy
              Big Easy commented
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              The bottom right is definitely the hot spot, and top left the coolest.
          • tenphases
            Club Member
            • Nov 2016
            • 277
            • Jersey City NJ
            • Fast Eddy's Cook Shack PG 1000
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              Akorn Kamado jr

            #22
            looks amazing!!

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            • Spinaker
              Moderator
              • Nov 2014
              • 10681
              • Land of Tonka
              • John "J R"
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                Minnesota/ United States of America

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              #23
              Congrats on the new rig! And the first cook!

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              • swartzster
                Charter Member
                • Aug 2014
                • 140
                • Marysville Washington

                #24
                I ordered one today. Can’t wait until it gets here.

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                • Big Easy
                  Big Easy commented
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                  If my limited experience is any kind of guide, you will be beyond happy.
                  I would seriously consider adding one of these: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

                • Raven Rock
                  Raven Rock commented
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                  Hey Swartz -
                  Has that new Yoder arrived yet? Do tell.....

                • swartzster
                  swartzster commented
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                  Raven....I love it mostly. Well built, cook and smoke quality is good, and the Fireboard is awesome. I’m not sure if it’s just mine, or a Yoder thing, but it doesn’t hold the state temp well at all. On a 220 degree cook it’ll fluctuate 40 degrees. On a 500 degree steak cook it got up over 600. I don’t think that’s right. What’s been your experience?
              • Raven Rock
                Club Member
                • Sep 2020
                • 50
                • Lake Norman, North Carolina

                #25
                I'm late to the party - hoping for some leftovers.
                How did you serve that wonderful hunk of pork - tacos or sandwiches or...

                That looks great. My YS640s arrives in about 3 weeks. I'm lookin forward to learning all about how she works and cooks!

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                • tedsalt
                  Club Member
                  • Aug 2020
                  • 19
                  • Kansas City, MO

                  #26
                  Mine runs pretty stable. Only fluctuations are when I open the lid.
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                  • Mr. Bones
                    Mr. Bones commented
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                    Go KC!
                    Ooorrraaahhh!!!

                  • swartzster
                    swartzster commented
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                    What brand of pellets are you using?

                  • tedsalt
                    tedsalt commented
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                    I'm using Lumberjack pellets

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