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  • ecowper
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 3651
    • Maple Valley, WA
    • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
      Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

      Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
      Thermometer = Maverick ET732
      Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
      Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
      Thermapen Classic = Grey
      PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

      Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
      Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
      Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
      Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

      Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


      Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

    Don't Try This At Home Kids

    Hey Obi-Dan this one looks like it goes down in the hall of fame of horrible BBQ decisions.

    http://www.local8now.com/content/new...386521051.html

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- According to Knoxville firefighters, a woman melted her tub after she tried to barbecue a brisket in it. Investigators said water from the tub poured on the neighbors below.
  • DeusDingo
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1158
    • Madison, WI
    • Weber Q320 grill
      Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24 Propane Smoker
      Maverick and thermo Pen thermometers

    #2
    *slow clap

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    • BriggsBBQ
      Former Member
      • Feb 2016
      • 299
      • Dallas

      #3
      They just don't make tubs like they used to LOL.

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      • DWCowles
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 9702
        • Smiths Grove, Ky
        • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

        #4
        She should be qualified as DA of the year

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        • BriggsBBQ
          BriggsBBQ commented
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          Darwin award.

        • vandy
          vandy commented
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          Yeah! Yeah! That's it!!
      • Steve R.
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 2501
        • Elizabethtown, KY
        • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

        #5
        I'm torn between "wtf?" and "so, how did the brisket turn out?"

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        • ecowper
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3651
          • Maple Valley, WA
          • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
            Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

            Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
            Thermometer = Maverick ET732
            Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
            Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
            Thermapen Classic = Grey
            PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

            Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
            Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
            Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
            Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

            Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


            Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

          #6
          I'm thinking we should invite her to join the Pit

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          • MBMorgan
            MBMorgan commented
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            Yeah, but in what membership category? Tub Member?

          • ecowper
            ecowper commented
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            I am dying laughing .... tub member .... hah! whole new membership category.

          • FireMan
            FireMan commented
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            Yeah, and after her intro we can say, welcome to the tub, er, club. Well ma'am, you know what I mean.
        • DWCowles
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 9702
          • Smiths Grove, Ky
          • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

          #7
          Maybe we should take up a collection and get her a kettle and SnS plus a one year membership for the Pit

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          • FireMan
            FireMan commented
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            We can't, she is on the second floor.
        • ecowper
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3651
          • Maple Valley, WA
          • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
            Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

            Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
            Thermometer = Maverick ET732
            Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
            Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
            Thermapen Classic = Grey
            PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

            Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
            Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
            Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
            Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

            Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


            Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

          #8
          You know, that's some serious dedication to brisket

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          • vandy
            Club Member
            • Aug 2015
            • 611
            • Olive Branch, MS

            #9
            I guess she thought this is still the 50's and she had a cast iron tub, HUH!

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            • FireMan
              FireMan commented
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              Thought? Where is the evidence that thinking was involved?
              Something was cast iron though.

            • vandy
              vandy commented
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              You are right about that FireMan, no thinking involved in that decision making process. It is just hard for me to believe that people can be that stupid and you certainly can not fix STUPID!
          • richinlbrg
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 1901
            • 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).

            #10
            Great find, ecowper !

            Just SMH, and thinking of Ron (there's no fixing stupid) White, BUT, yea, ya gotta give her an "A" for dedication. AND she knew to have water for moisture. There IS SOME promise there!

            I'm thinking some of us could figure out how to successfully pull this off. But count me out on this endeavor. Done enough dumb stuff already, and above all, I need to protect/think of my #1 - it's not just me anymore!

            SMH
            Last edited by richinlbrg; July 14, 2016, 04:50 PM.

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            • Breadhead
              Banned Former Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 0

              #11
              Oh my... We know she wasn't a Pit member. Had she been able to read CeramicChef 's recent post on BBQ safety she would have known better and would have had a fire extinguisher handy.😎

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              • Danjohnston949
                Former Member
                • Dec 2014
                • 4418
                • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

                #12
                Maybe the Souix Vee Doo needed adjusting??? 🤔😙😇🤗😉
                Eat. Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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                • Breadhead
                  Breadhead commented
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                  Dan the man... It's Sous Vide.😆 That's a French term. Not American Indian.😉

                • ecowper
                  ecowper commented
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                  Sous Vide? What is this Sous Vide you speak of?
              • CeramicChef
                Former Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 1184
                • OKC, OK

                #13
                We're developing a dumber breed of idiot in America these days. Too many idiots taking a header off the high dive into the shallow end of the gene pool! We're done.

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                • boftx
                  Founding Member
                  • Jul 2014
                  • 924
                  • Las Vegas, NV
                  • CharGriller Pro COS
                    Oklahoma Joe COS
                    Maverick 732 thermometer
                    Red Thermapen
                    Favorite beer: Scotch

                    I know I make damn good BBQ cause my 3 dogs have NEVER said no to it. (OTOH, my 13yr old says no to just about everything, except my ribs.)

                  #14
                  Remember kids, only you can prevent SV!

                  Comment

                  • Thunder77
                    Founding Member
                    • Jul 2014
                    • 2881
                    • Halethorpe, MD
                    • Weber 26.75" Kettle with SnS. Broil King Baron 5 burner. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Primo Oval Junior. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

                    #15
                    Somehow I don't think that fiberglass was quite the smoke flavor she was looking for! 😜

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                    • ecowper
                      ecowper commented
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                      That could not have smelled good

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