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2021 Meat-Up In Memphis Canceled

We've unfortunately had to cancel the 2021 Meat-Up in Memphis. We are rescheduling for tentatively March 18-21, 2022. Click here for more info: https://pitmaster.amazingribs.com/forum/announcements/misc/1014106-meat-up-in-memphis-2021-canceled
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  • DavidNorcross
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2207
    • Virginia
    • SNS Kamado
      Weber Summit S-670
      Camp Chef FTG 600
      Camp Chef Escape

      Old Hickory Knives
      More Cast Iron than I care to admit

    #31
    So sorry to hear of this. Prayers for you.

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    • tRidiot
      Club Member
      • Dec 2015
      • 756
      • NE OK
      • Traeger BBQ124
        Yoder YS480
        Chargriller Duo gas/charcoal side-by side

      #32
      Sorry to hear things are so rough. I know it's got to be wearing on you. I'll mention you in my prayers, my man. Hang in there, hopefully 2021 will be better.

      Comment

      • Huskee
        Administrator
        • May 2014
        • 15574
        • 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.

        #33
        So sorry to hear of this Homey. One fact in this life remains constant at all times- "this too shall pass". Sadly this often applies to the good times, but it's reassuring to me to know that it applies to the bad times as well.

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        • Texas Larry
          Club Member
          • May 2017
          • 1751
          • Wilson County, TX
          • Kamado Joe Big Joe 2
            Weber 22” Premium/SNS
            Weber Jumbo Joe/SNS
            JoeTisserie
            Thermoworks Smoke
            Thermoworks 2K Thermocouple
            Thermapen
            Thermapop
            Thermoworks Dash
            Too many gadgets, accessories, and tools
            Favorite beer: Alaskan Amber

          #34
          Oh, man, what a load. Been trying to think of how to respond...just hang in there and soak in the support offered here. Blessings on all here for a better 2021!

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          • gcdmd
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            +1 on that.

          • Dewesq55
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            +2
        • Uncle Bob
          Club Member
          • Feb 2019
          • 498
          • Salado, Tx
          • Summerset TRL44 gas grill and side sear
            RecTec 590 Stampede
            Weber Performer
            Cajun Grill Preaux
            EcoQue Gen 3 wood fired oven
            Camp Chef Somerset IV 4 burner propane stove
            Camp Chef FTG600
            OT QOMOTOP 23-inch Gas Griddle
            Oklahoma Joe's Bronco
            Oklahoma Joe's Bronco Pro
            Oklahoma Joe's Judge
            Golden's Cast Iron Grill
            Ooni Koda 16

          #35
          Illegitimi non carborundum bud. When you're ready get back after it.

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          • fzxdoc
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 5391
            • My toys:
              Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
              Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks), named Pretty Baby
              Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill, named Hot 'n Fast (used mostly for searing and griddling)
              Weber Kettle Premium 22" named Kettle Kid, eager to horn in with more cooks in the future
              Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range named AfterBurner due to its 30kBTU burners


              Adrenaline BBQ Company Gear:
              SnS, DnG, andLarge Charcoal Basket, for WSCGC
              SnS for 22" Kettle
              Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
              SS Rack for DnG
              Cast Iron Griddle
              Grill Grate for SnS
              Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
              Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
              2 Grill Grate Griddles
              Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

              Fireboard Gear:
              Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
              Additional control unit
              Additional probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
              2 Driver Cables
              Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
              Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
              Thermoworks Gear:
              Thermapen MK5 (pink)
              Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
              Thermoworks MK5 orange
              Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
              Extra Big and Loud Timer
              Timestick Trio
              Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
              Maverick ET 733
              Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

              Grill Pinz
              Vortex (two of them)

              Two Joule Sous Vide devices
              VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer

              Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
              Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

              Charcoal Companion TurboQue
              A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

              BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

              Shun Classic Series:
              8" Chef Knife
              6" Chef's Knife
              Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
              3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

            #36
            I'm so sorry for these rough times for you, HouseHomey . Any one of these three events would be more than enough to deal with, but to have all three--it just shows how unfair life is, especially to good people like you who do not deserve trials like this.

            I will be thinking of you and wishing you well as you work your way through this, day by day, putting one foot in front of the other on the new path that life has carved out for you.

            Kathryn

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            • Donw
              Club Member
              • Jul 2017
              • 3489

              #37
              You have my respect for handling things as well as you are.

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              • HouseHomey
                Club Member
                • May 2016
                • 5558
                • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
                • Equipment
                  Primo Oval xl

                  Slow n Sear (two)
                  Drip n Griddle
                  22" Weber Kettle
                  26" Weber Kettle one touch
                  Blackstone 36” Pro Series
                  Sous vide machine
                  Kitchen Aid
                  Meat grinder
                  sausage stuffer
                  5 Crock Pots
                  Akootrimonts
                  Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
                  cast iron pans,
                  Dutch ovens
                  Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
                  The help and preferences
                  1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
                  KBB
                  FOGO
                  A 9 year old princess foster child
                  Patience and old patio furniture
                  "Baby Girl" The cat

                  Erik S.

                #38
                Wow. Thank you all for your kind words. Was feeling out of sorts about posting pics and cooks n such as they would be different than before. So I gave the update.

                EdF FireMan I got nothing. Much respect to you my friends.

                I sincerely appreciate all of the support. My spirit is uncrushable and my body will heal.

                Now.... who here can make congress do something for the newly unemployed.... again? That would be a huge load off for now.

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                • EdF
                  EdF commented
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                  You've got good spirit and integrity HouseHomey . They will carry you through!
              • Deaf Arty
                Club Member
                • Nov 2016
                • 189
                • Cheyenne, WY
                • Green Mountain Grills Daniel Boone
                  Weber Q-100 gas grill
                  Grill Grates
                  Original Weber 22" kettle (1978 model!)
                  Slow n Sear
                  Drip & Griddle
                  Thermoworks RT600C
                  Fireboard
                  Thermapen MK4

                #39
                Dude, I admire your grit. As many have said, there's nothing we can say to ease the pain. I just hope and pray 2021 works out much better for you. Praying for you, brother.

                Hank

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                • Rob Johnston
                  Club Member
                  • Apr 2018
                  • 539
                  • Pittsburgh, PA

                  #40
                  Hoping for much better soon

                  Comment

                  • zero_credit
                    Club Member
                    • Mar 2020
                    • 559
                    • Near Chicago, IL
                    • Current Pride and Joy:

                      Masterbuilt Gravity 560

                      Joule

                      Old (sold) Loves:

                      PBC
                      Weber 22" Premium

                      Thermometers:

                      Inkbird
                      Thermoworks POP

                      Preferred Charcoal:

                      B&B Charlogs/B&B Lump

                    #41
                    Hoping for better days ahead my friend.

                    Comment

                    • Red Man
                      Club Member
                      • May 2018
                      • 1255
                      • Western Washington

                      #42
                      We’re all here for you homey.

                      Comment

                      • Henrik
                        Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
                        • Jul 2014
                        • 4498
                        • Stockholm, Sweden

                        #43
                        Dang, Erik, that's tough. I don't know what to say, but keep cooking those chickenses, and hopefully things will pick up. Let me know if I can do anything way over here.

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                        • Ahumadora
                          Club Member
                          • Oct 2015
                          • 2172
                          • Warkworth, New Zealand

                          #44
                          Rough times... It's been a year from hell for many folks. End of year I figure many will be celebrating the end of 2020 for good reason. Hang in there chicken man....
                          Last edited by Ahumadora; December 19, 2020, 08:44 AM.

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                          • holehogg
                            Club Member
                            • Nov 2017
                            • 2591
                            • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

                            #45
                            Flip that is painful. I have every faith in your ability to come out on the right side of this raw deal you've been dealt.
                            You always exude a wonderful optimism and I firmly believe this will see you through the unfortunate hiccup you're experiencing. As you are aware you have many people in the pit that would be happy to share the yoke (yoke is the best I could come up with something to relate to a chicken 😊)
                            You will emerge from this unfitting setback a better person.

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