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Your Backyard Cremator Looking For Work 30 Years Ago On The Red Neck Riviera LA‼️

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

    Your Backyard Cremator Looking For Work 30 Years Ago On The Red Neck Riviera LA‼️

    Painting By "WANZA CHUNN"‼️ ATMORE AL, ‼️❓‼️
    Wife Of "PRESTON CHUNN"(Diceased 6 Yrs)‼️❓‼️

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  • EdF
    EdF
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 3229
    • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
    • Uuni Pro (new kid in town)
      Karubeque C-60
      Large BGE since 2002 + plate setter + pizza stone + upper grid + stainless paella pan for drippings (the best!)
      TEC Cherokee FR since 2014 (portable infrared grill - does a mighty sear)
      Polyscience Sous Vide Pro since 2012 (wasn't much else available in those days)
      Thermapen
      Thermapen Air
      ThermaQ (or its predecessor)
      Thermoworks Hi temp IR
      BBQ Dragon & Chimney of Insanity
      Various other stuff

    #2
    You mean like the Gulf Coast?

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    • LA Pork Butt
      Charter Member
      • Dec 2014
      • 5517
      • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

      #3
      Danjohnston949 you ate back!

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      • RonB
        Club Member
        • Apr 2016
        • 13101
        • Near Richmond VA
        • Weber Performer Deluxe
          SNS
          Pizza insert
          Rotisserie
          Smokenator 1000
          Cookshack Smokette Elite
          2 Thermapens
          Chefalarm
          Dot
          lots of probes.
          CyberQ

        #4
        Glad to see you posting again.

        Comment

        • CaptainMike
          Club Member
          • Nov 2015
          • 2536
          • The Great State of Jefferson
          • Weber Summit Charcoal Grill w/SnS and DnG (Spartacus)
            Old school big'ol Traeger w/Pro controller (Big Tex)
            2 W22's w/SnS, DnG (1 black, 1 copper) (Minions 1 and 2)
            20+ y/o many times rebuilt Weber Genesis w/GrillGrates (Gas Passer)
            20 x 30 Santa Maria grill (Maria, duh)
            Bradley cabinet smoker (Pepper Gomez)
            36" Blackstone griddle (The Black Beauty)
            Fireboard
            Thermoworks Smoke and Thermapen.

          #5
          Hi Dan!!!!

          Comment

          • Spinaker
            Moderator
            • Nov 2014
            • 10756
            • Land of Tonka
            • John "J R"
              Instagram: JRBowlsby
              Smokin' Hound Que
              Minnesota/ United States of America

              ********************************************
              Assistants
              Dexter (Beagle mix)
              Kinnick (American Foxhound)
              ************************

              Grills/Smokers/Fryers
              Big Green Egg (Large) X3
              Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

              Karubeque C-60
              Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
              Lodge L410 Hibachi
              Pit Barrel Cooker
              Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
              R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

              Weber Spirit Gasser
              ******************.
              Thermometers
              FireBoard (Base Package)
              Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
              Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
              **************

              Accessories
              Big Green Egg Plate Setter
              Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
              Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

              Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
              Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

              Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
              Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
              Eggspander Kit X2
              Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

              Finex Cat Iron Line
              FireBoard Drive
              Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
              Grill Grates
              Joule Water Circulator
              KBQ Fire Grate

              Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
              Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
              Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
              Large Vortex
              Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
              Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
              Smithey No. 12
              Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
              Stargazer No.10, 12
              Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
              Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
              ********************************
              Fuel
              FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
              Kingsford Blue and White
              Rockwood Lump Charcoal
              Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
              **************************

              Cutlery
              Buck 119 Special
              Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

              Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
              Global
              Shun
              Wusthof
              *******
              Next Major Purchase
              Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

            #6
            Great to hear from you Dan!

            Comment

            • Mr. Bones
              Birthday Hat Master
              • Sep 2016
              • 9725
              • 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

                Accessories:
                *********************************************
                2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
                BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
                Warming shelf
                MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
                Backyard Grill marinade injector
                Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
                Bear Paws
                Meat Rakes
                BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



                Cookware:
                Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
                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

              #7
              Cool painting, Cuz!

              Comment

              • gcdmd
                Charter Member
                • Sep 2014
                • 1069
                • The Republic of Texas

                #8
                Welcome back, Dan. How are you feeling?

                Comment

                • Nate
                  Banned Former Member
                  • Apr 2015
                  • 3808
                  • Quarantined

                  #9
                  Welcome back old friend! Glad to see you posting again.

                  Comment

                  • jfmorris
                    Club Member
                    • Nov 2017
                    • 3225
                    • Huntsville, Alabama
                    • Jim Morris

                      Cookers
                      • Camp Chef FTG900 Flat Top Grill (2020)
                      • Weber Genesis II E-410 w/ GrillGrates (2019)
                      • Weber Performer Deluxe 22.5" w/ GrillGrates & Slow 'N Sear & Drip ‘N Griddle & Party Q (2007)
                      • Custom Built Offset Smoker (304SS, 22"x34" grate, circa 1985)
                      • King Kooker 94/90TKD 105K/60K dual burner patio stove
                      • Lodge L8D03 5 quart dutch oven
                      • Lodge L10SK3 12" skillet
                      • Anova
                      Thermometers
                      • Thermoworks Smoke w/ Wifi Gateway
                      • Thermoworks Dot
                      • Thermoworks Thermapen Classic
                      • Thermoworks RT600C
                      Beverages
                      • Whatever I brewed and have on tap!

                    #10
                    Danjohnston949 So good to hear from you! We’ve been missing you.

                    Comment

                    • jecucolo
                      Club Member
                      • Nov 2015
                      • 1264
                      • Schertz Texas
                      • Pit Barrel Cooker
                        Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
                        Weber 22" Kettle (Craiglist)
                        Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
                        Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
                        Maverick ET-732
                        Kingsford Original Charcoal
                        Kingsford Competition Charcoal
                        Anova Sous Vide

                      #11
                      So is that a painting of you Mr. Johnston? You moved far from the Gulf Coast! I would love to here that story! Stay well!

                      Comment

                      • Dadof3Illinois
                        Club Member
                        • Jul 2017
                        • 910
                        • Southeast Illinois

                        #12
                        So glad to see you posting again Dan!!

                        Comment

                        • Spinaker
                          Moderator
                          • Nov 2014
                          • 10756
                          • Land of Tonka
                          • John "J R"
                            Instagram: JRBowlsby
                            Smokin' Hound Que
                            Minnesota/ United States of America

                            ********************************************
                            Assistants
                            Dexter (Beagle mix)
                            Kinnick (American Foxhound)
                            ************************

                            Grills/Smokers/Fryers
                            Big Green Egg (Large) X3
                            Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

                            Karubeque C-60
                            Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
                            Lodge L410 Hibachi
                            Pit Barrel Cooker
                            Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
                            R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

                            Weber Spirit Gasser
                            ******************.
                            Thermometers
                            FireBoard (Base Package)
                            Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
                            Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
                            **************

                            Accessories
                            Big Green Egg Plate Setter
                            Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
                            Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

                            Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
                            Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

                            Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
                            Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
                            Eggspander Kit X2
                            Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

                            Finex Cat Iron Line
                            FireBoard Drive
                            Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
                            Grill Grates
                            Joule Water Circulator
                            KBQ Fire Grate

                            Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
                            Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
                            Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
                            Large Vortex
                            Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
                            Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
                            Smithey No. 12
                            Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
                            Stargazer No.10, 12
                            Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
                            Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
                            ********************************
                            Fuel
                            FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
                            Kingsford Blue and White
                            Rockwood Lump Charcoal
                            Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
                            **************************

                            Cutlery
                            Buck 119 Special
                            Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

                            Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
                            Global
                            Shun
                            Wusthof
                            *******
                            Next Major Purchase
                            Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

                          #13
                          Dan! We need the back story here, bud!

                          Comment

                          • RickyBobby
                            Club Member
                            • Jul 2016
                            • 443
                            • Brownsburg, Indiana

                            #14
                            Great to see you posting again, Danjohnston949 !!! I too would love to hear the back story on the artwork!

                            Comment

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

                              #15
                              Boys And Girls Of "THE PIT CLUB"‼️ A Little More Of The Backstory❓ First A Little Geography, Atmore Al Is Located Due North Of Mobile Al‼️ Atmore Is Located +- 10 Miles SE of AL's Holman State Penetentuary❗️ The First Execution In The US WAS SCHEDULED FOR HOLMAN ON OR ABOUT THE TIME WANZA PAINTED THE PICTURE OF ME‼️❓‼️ As My Old Friend "PRESTON CHUNN USED TO RELATE‼️❓‼️ "DAN, I WENT DOWN TO THE RESTUARANT AT LUNCH❗️ THERE SAT "ABC", THERE SAT "NBC", THERE SAT "CBS"❓❗️❓ DAN, I WAS HUNGRY❓ SO I STEPPED INTO THE KITCHEN AND TRIPPED THE CIRCUIT BREAKER❓‼️❓ THOSE NEWSMEN RAN LIKE HELL, THINKING THEY HAD MISSED THE EXECUTION‼️❓‼️ Two Things Your Need To Know, If You Don't Believe This❓ You Didn't Know Preston Chunn‼️❓‼️
                              Your Backyard Cremator While Possibly There❓ Was Totally Innocent❗️ Dan
                              Last edited by Danjohnston949; October 14, 2018, 03:05 PM.

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                                Elton's BBQ commented
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                                Nice story!

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