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  • Mosca
    Charter Member
    • Oct 2014
    • 3782
    • PA
    • Large Big Green Egg, Weber Performer Deluxe, Weber Smokey Joe Silver, Maverick 732, DigiQ, and too much other stuff to mention.

    Anyone here from Dan Johnston?

    Danjohnston949 was having a heart procedure done 9/20. It's been a couple weeks, anyone have a report?
  • jgreen
    Charter Member
    • Oct 2014
    • 2742
    • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
    • Cookers:
      Broil King XL
      Broil King Smoke
      Weber Kettle 26
      Grilla Pellet smoker
      Capital 40 natural gas
      Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

      Thermometer:
      Maverick 733
      Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
      Thermo works DOT (or two)
      Fireboard (probably my favourite)
      Thermworks Smoke (or two)

      Accessories:
      SnS (original, plus and XL)
      DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
      Vortex
      Grillgrates
      and, maybe some other toys as well

    #2
    Have not seen a post for a while. Hope he is doing well. Get well soon!,

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    • Craigar
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 1115
      • Papillion, NE
      • * - Weber 26.75" OTG
        * - Weber 22.5" Premium cloaked in Crimson
        * - Slow 'N Sear
        * - Smoke E-Z - 26.75" (The Grain Silo)
        * - Lodge Sportsman Grill
        * - Weber Rapid Fire Chimney Starter
        * - Thermoworks ThermoPop
        * - Thermoworks Dot
        * - iGrill2 - 4 probes
        * - Favorite Beer - the cold one in my hand (craft beers of all flavors; haven't had a blue yummy in over 6 years) my tastes change with the season so it is difficult to name just a couple. However, I will occasionally have a vanilla porter float in the summer (Empyrean Vanilla Porter w/a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream) as I usually drink stouts & porters in the colder months, pale ales & IPAs in the warmer months. I have to add Not Your Father's Root Beer to beers I use for floats.
        * - Booze - I don't really have a favorite, but lean towards single malt Scotch & Irish whiskey
        * - Wines - Reds: mainly the heavy stuff mixed in with the occasional pinot noir ( I have yet to meet a malbec I didn't like); Whites: German & Nebraska (hey, I have to support the home team)
        * - Favorite Spice outlets - Frisco Spices in LaVista, NE (the local butcher supply shop); Volcanic Peppers in Bellevue, NE
        * - Current butchers: Just Good Meats & Fareway Foods

      #3
      Thanks for posting Mosca I have been wondering the same thing.

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      • Attjack
        Club Member
        • Aug 2017
        • 4552
        • Primo XL
          Weber 26"
          Weber 22"
          Weber 22"
          Weber 18"
          Weber Jumbo Joe
          Weber Green Smokey Joe (Thanks, Mr. Bones!)
          Weber Smokey Joe
          Orion Smoker

          DigiQ DX2
          Slow 'N Sear XL
          Arteflame 26.75" Insert

          Blaze BLZ-4-NG 32-Inch 4-Burner Built-In
          - With Rear Infrared Burner
          - With Infrared Sear Burner
          - With Rotisserie
          Empava 2 Burner Gas Cooktop
          Weber Spirit 210
          - With Grillgrates
          ​​​​​​​ - With Rotisserie
          Weber Q2200

          Blackstone Pizza Oven

          Portable propane burners (3)
          Propane turkey Fryer

          Fire pit grill

        #4
        It would be good to hear from him.

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        • 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

          #5
          Yeah I hope he’s ok. Just checked. His last post was 9/17/18.
          Thoughts and prayers are with you Danjohnston949

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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

            #6
            Hope all is well with Mr. Dan!! Would love to hear all is well.

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            • Troutman
              Club Member
              • Aug 2017
              • 7795
              • 1521

              • OUTDOOR COOKERS

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              #7
              OMG heart procedure. I was not aware of that. Yea really, 911 call for Dan the man !!! Hope he's OK, can't loose our backyard cremator !!!

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              • Attjack
                Club Member
                • Aug 2017
                • 4552
                • Primo XL
                  Weber 26"
                  Weber 22"
                  Weber 22"
                  Weber 18"
                  Weber Jumbo Joe
                  Weber Green Smokey Joe (Thanks, Mr. Bones!)
                  Weber Smokey Joe
                  Orion Smoker

                  DigiQ DX2
                  Slow 'N Sear XL
                  Arteflame 26.75" Insert

                  Blaze BLZ-4-NG 32-Inch 4-Burner Built-In
                  - With Rear Infrared Burner
                  - With Infrared Sear Burner
                  - With Rotisserie
                  Empava 2 Burner Gas Cooktop
                  Weber Spirit 210
                  - With Grillgrates
                  ​​​​​​​ - With Rotisserie
                  Weber Q2200

                  Blackstone Pizza Oven

                  Portable propane burners (3)
                  Propane turkey Fryer

                  Fire pit grill

                #8
                @Danjohnston949


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                • Huskee
                  Administrator
                  • May 2014
                  • 15566
                  • central MI, USA
                  • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

                    Smokers / Grills
                    • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
                    • PBC
                    • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
                    • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
                    • Masterbuilt Gravity 560
                    • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
                    • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (light blue)
                    • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
                    • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
                    • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

                    Thermometers
                    • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
                    • (7) Maverick ET-732s
                    • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
                    • (1) Smoke X4 by ThermoWorks
                    • Thermapen MkII, orange
                    • ThermoPop, yellow
                    • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
                    • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
                    • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
                    • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

                    Accessories
                    • Instant Pot 6qt
                    • Anova Bluetooth SV
                    • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
                    • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
                    • BBQ Dragon
                    • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
                    • Weber grill topper
                    • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
                    • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
                    • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

                    Beverages
                    • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
                    • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
                    • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
                    • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
                    • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
                    • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
                    • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

                    About me
                    Real name: Aaron
                    Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

                    Occupation:
                    • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

                  #9
                  Weird, I looked him up last night and saw the same thing. I'm hoping for the best, a nice long recovery and he'll be back "tomorrow" kinda thing.

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                  • Danjohnston949
                    Danjohnston949 commented
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                    Huskee, Thankks For Checking Up On Poor Widdle Me❓‼️❓ Dan
                    A SPECIAL "PIT CLUB, THANK YOU"‼️❓‼️ To Skip AND
                    TERESA Who Went To The Trouble To Contact Eunice,And Post What Condition My Condition Was In For You‼️❓‼️ Dan
                • Skip
                  Founding Member
                  • Jul 2014
                  • 3701
                  • Blue Earth, Minnesota
                  • LSG Adjustable Grill/Smoker, MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

                  #10
                  I just talked with Dan's Wife, Eunice. She said that after his surgery, he's been in a Nursing Home Rehab Unit. He's doing ok and The PT People have been "cracking the whip on him". I told Eunice that several Pit Members have been wondering about him and sending Dan "All The Best". If I hear any more news I will pass it on to all of you. Once again, The Pit has a wonderful and caring membership!

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                  • tbob4
                    tbob4 commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Thank you very much Skip and Mosca!

                  • DoubleUpOrQuit
                    DoubleUpOrQuit commented
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                    Thanks for letting us know how Danjohnston949 is doing Skip. Hope he's back to form really soon.

                  • Hulagn1971
                    Hulagn1971 commented
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                    Thanks Skip for getting us the update.
                • 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

                  #11
                  Thanx for the info. I will be happy when he returns.

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                  • 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

                    #12
                    Skip thanks soo much for the update.
                    What a relief to hear he’s doing well.
                    Please pass on our well wishes to Eunice so she can pass them on to Dan.
                    Steve B.

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                    • LA Pork Butt
                      Charter Member
                      • Dec 2014
                      • 5642
                      • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                      #13
                      I have wondered aboout Danjohnston949 along with @Breadhadnand CeramicChef. I hope all is well with them. We haven’t heard much from Breadhead since he took a fall on his bicycle.

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                      • Mosca
                        Mosca commented
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                        Breadhead was banned. Idk why, I guess it doesn’t matter.

                      • Huskee
                        Huskee commented
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                        Breadhead chose to outright flaunt our forum rules and challenge Meathead & I both privately & publicly and decided to get himself banned despite urgings to the contrary. Ceramic Chef- not entirely sure, may have just lost interest, but he let his membership expire. I hope all is well with him but I don't know what happened.
                    • binarypaladin
                      Club Member
                      • May 2017
                      • 280
                      • Weber Original Kettle Premium 22 (black)
                        Weber Smokey Mountain 18
                        Weber Jumbo Joe
                        Adrenaline Barbecue Company Slow 'N Sear (original)
                        Adrenaline Barbecue Company Charcoal Basket
                        Adrenaline Barbecue Company Drip 'N Griddle Pan
                        Cajun Bandit Smokey Mountain Upgrade Kit
                        Gateway Drum Smoker Rib Hanger Kit
                        Thermoworks Smoke
                        Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo (red)
                        Flame Boss 300

                      #14
                      Good news about Dan. He was one of the first people to greet me here.

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                      • FireMan
                        Charter Member
                        • Jul 2015
                        • 8236
                        • Bottom of Winnebago

                        #15
                        Well it’s good to know that ol’ Dan will be fine. And if last times episode is any indication he’s probably givin a run around with the staff & there will be ensuing pics.
                        Not to be redundant, but DWCowles is MIA once again. smokenoob fits in there also.

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                        • Steve R.
                          Steve R. commented
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                          DWCowles is all good, just been super busy lately. Just now texted him. He will be back showing us up with his cooks soon enough.

                        • Craigar
                          Craigar commented
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                          Thanks for the update Steve R. !

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