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Blue Angels in our back yard

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  • smokenoob
    Club Member
    • Dec 2017
    • 1113
    • Gulf Breeze, Florida

    Blue Angels in our back yard




    This was inspired by FireMan I took this last week with my iPhone, edited on iPhone and uploaded on iPhone (no, this is NOT an iPhone commercial, I just don't have a camera anymore )
    The Blues are based here and practice out over the bay every week, a nice touch to a day of fishing and never gets old)
  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 8236
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #2
    I guess they have to practice somewhere. Nothin like your backyard. Very cool!

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    • lonnie mac
      Club Member
      • Jul 2016
      • 1352
      • Bacliff, TX
      • Motovlogging for the freedom of old Hippies...

        https://www.youtube.com/c/LonnieMac

        Home of Brutus Ten!

        http://www.alenuts.com/Alenuts/Alenuts.html

        Pits:

        Weber Performer Deluxe W/ SNS, Craycort CI grates

        WSCGC (Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center W/ SNS Plus, DNG

        Texas Original Pits Offset Smoker

        RecTec 590

        WSM 18" W/ Upside-down door mod

        Camp Chief Flattop, The big one...

        Weber Genesis II S-335

        Texas Fire Pit

        Thermos:

        Maveric's Most all of em...
        FireBoard W/ Fan Control, GURU Fan
        ThermoWorks, most all of em...
        Meater

      #3
      LOVE IT! I was part of the Blue Angles team many years ago. Still looking good!!

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      • gcdmd
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        Thank you for your service.

      • smokenoob
        smokenoob commented
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        lonnie mac I'll bet that was an exciting assignment! What was your area of service?
    • Steve B
      Club Member
      • Jun 2016
      • 3171
      • Rockland county New York
      • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
        Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

        22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

        Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

        1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
        1 maverick et-733 - gray
        1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
        1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
        1 thermoworks thermopop - red

        Pre Miala flavor injector
        taylor digital scale
        TSM meat grinder
        chefs choice food slicer
        cuisinhart food processor
        food saver vacuum sealer
        TSM harvest food dehydrator

      #4
      Holy Ship!!! Is that where you actually live.
      I just felt like I was on vacation. Sooo Sweeeeeet.

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      • smokenoob
        smokenoob commented
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        yes, lived in one of those houses until Hurricane Ivan put 3 boats in the house, moved one island over......

      • Steve B
        Steve B commented
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        smokenoob that is to die for. Love it.
    • smokenoob
      Club Member
      • Dec 2017
      • 1113
      • Gulf Breeze, Florida

      #5
      Click image for larger version  Name:	0C7B3D9B-8C8C-455F-8ACE-82D36DC20330.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	2.13 MB ID:	537552 One of my hobbies is building and flying remote controled aircraft. Guess what one of my favorite is......

      these were built from scratch
      Last edited by smokenoob; July 24, 2018, 08:14 PM. Reason: cant spell

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      • richinlbrg
        richinlbrg commented
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        GREAT work on the build!

        They DO put on one heck of a show!
        Last edited by richinlbrg; July 25, 2018, 04:46 PM.
    • Mr. Bones
      Charter Member
      • Sep 2016
      • 10020
      • 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

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        2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
        BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
        Warming shelf
        MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale‚Äč
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        Bear Paws
        Meat Rakes
        BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



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        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

      #6
      Yeah, I feel fer ya, Brother!
      That's jus gotta suck, bigtime, when yer outside, tryin to enjoy yer weekend, havin th Blue Angels practicin above!

      Have ya tried contactin yer HOA, complainin bout th noise?

      I wanna come cook out, there...

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      • smokenoob
        smokenoob commented
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        Mr. Bones ha! Around here we call that "The sound of freedom"! If someone doesn't like it we give em a free ride to the edge of town. Sunday night cookin is always fun cause the Blue Angels buzz the area when returning home from an away show. A low altitude high speed pass takes the cook up a notch!
    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 13524
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #7
      Great stuff. I took a photo several years ago in NC while shooting bears. It was of a jet flyin' high in the distance. When I got home and was going through the photos, I enlarged the jet and it was one of the Blue Angles...

      Last time I saw them live, they were flying F-4 Phantoms.

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      • Mr. Bones
        Mr. Bones commented
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        Dang, Brother. As much as I intensely, begrudgingly dislike th fact that th FA/18 Series effectively ushered out my much-beloved F-14 Tomcats, ya jus gotta, once, see em fly th 18's!!!
        Ho-Lee Freakin Sheep-Dip! :eek!

        Note: This is a multiple thumbs up from a guy who still insists that Real Aeroplanes have propellers!
        Last edited by Mr. Bones; July 24, 2018, 09:38 PM.

      • smokenoob
        smokenoob commented
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        Mr. Bones Will be interesting to see them transition to the Super Hornet "Rhino", never a dull moment!

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