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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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Next Chapter please. Ready For 2021..

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  • HouseHomey
    Club Member
    • May 2016
    • 5559
    • 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
      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
      A 9 year old princess foster child
      Patience and old patio furniture
      "Baby Girl" The cat

      Erik S.

    Next Chapter please. Ready For 2021..

    So in the last 60 days I have lost my little brother, my marriage and my job.

    Can we please get on with it. I have learned it can always be worse and I am truly blessed to not have other peoples problems but......... Uncle, Uncle, Uncle!!

    So I moved out of the house and into a 1
    bedroom unit but am still in HB. Life has been a whirlwind. I’m starting to adjust but jeepers creepers man.

    I am ready for 2021 and whatever that may bring. Maybe job back would be a good start considering a new lease and all. I haven’t really been active but I’ve been creeping.

    Y’all can cook!! Mad skills here in the pit!!

    im thinking I need a burger but the Blackstone is in my garage. We shall see.

    Here’s the new set up. For now.

    Thank you for listening.
    peace Yo’s

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  • CaptainMike
    Club Member
    • Nov 2015
    • 2683
    • The Great State of Jefferson
    • 24X40 Lone Star Grillz offset smoker
      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)
      Thermoworks Smoke and Thermapen.

    Damn Erik, my heart aches for you brother. I understand the brave face, but tough times are tough times no matter how you slice it. Go easy with yourself, you know it will all work out, you just have to let 'er buck for 8 seconds. I'm sure this is the last thing you want to hear at a time like this, but I wish you peace over the holiday season. Remember what it's about.


    • smokin fool
      Club Member
      • Apr 2019
      • 2246
      • Mississauga, Ont

      Wow, that is piling on.
      don't think I could say anything that could help or sooth your life situation right now.
      Agree on getting this year over with, I've had enough too.


      • FireMan
        Charter Member
        • Jul 2015
        • 8245
        • Bottom of Winnebago

        Wow, those are some flat chickens! Yup, it’s tough. Just keep ‘er movin.


        • HouseHomey
          HouseHomey commented
          Editing a comment
          Even the chickenses got ran over. Ha!!

        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
          Editing a comment
          6'4-6'5, safely northa 200#...

          How hard could ya/would ya compress/snap a yardbird's beastbone, esp given th sitchiatchon?

          Reckon I already know my answer: It'd be pulled yardbird, afore th fire was even lit...

        • HouseHomey
          HouseHomey commented
          Editing a comment
          Safely north.... ehh... yep!! Ha!!
      • Skip
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 3703
        • 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

        Hang in there HouseHomey ! Let the smoke roll awhile and then let the air clear. Things will turn around - they always do. I wish you the best.


        • tbob4
          Charter Member
          • Nov 2014
          • 2511
          • Chico, CA
          • BBQ's
            California Custom Smokers Intensive Cooking Unit
            California Custom Smokers Meat Locker
            Santa Maria Grill
            Vision Grill

            Sierra Nevada IPA


          Wow. Wow. I am very sorry. I think I speak for the whole community when I say if there is anything you need - just reach out. I am glad you already did by posting this.


          • RonB
            Club Member
            • Apr 2016
            • 13532
            • Near Richmond VA
            • Weber Performer Deluxe
              Pizza insert
              Smokenator 1000
              Cookshack Smokette Elite
              2 Thermapens
              lots of probes.

            Wow - tough times. I hope next year treats you much better...
            Last edited by RonB; December 17, 2020, 09:51 AM.


            • HawkerXP
              Club Member
              • Jul 2016
              • 6318
              • Virginia
              • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                Slo n Sear
                Cold beer

              Crap. Sorry to hear about your troubles this past year. Like a lot of us, I mean world wide, are hoping for a better new year. It will happen. Now those chickens, I see they are proper ladies with their knee's together and all. Beware that pink elephant.


              • HouseHomey
                HouseHomey commented
                Editing a comment
                That pink Oliphant though! EdF will get that term. I’m not a beer guy but Belgium Ale and sours... well, what can I say?
            • Andrrr
              Club Member
              • May 2019
              • 432
              • Wisconsin
              • WSCG
                Weber Kettle 22”
                Weber Smokey Joe
                Blackstone 36”

              That's rough, man. I wish you well and brighter days ahead


              • LA Pork Butt
                Charter Member
                • Dec 2014
                • 5643
                • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

                Well, they say things come in threes. If that’s so, you have had your three downers. Now it is time have the first of your upper.


                • EdF
                  EdF commented
                  Editing a comment
                  Thanks, Gents!

                  tbob4 - I'm not that worried: it's just too absurd.

                • MBMorgan
                  MBMorgan commented
                  Editing a comment
                  EdF - There just isn’t a button to press for an appropriate response to to your post. You certainly have my heartfelt sympathy for the hand you’ve been dealt ... and the most positive thing I can offer at the moment is a hearty ++1000000000!! for the sheer absurdity of that ridiculous lawsuit you mention ...

                  Hang tough, my friend ...

                • Steve R.
                  Steve R. commented
                  Editing a comment
                  EdF, I don't actually "Like" anything in your comment except that last part. Love your attitude!
              • ComfortablyNumb
                Club Member
                • May 2017
                • 3499
                • Northeast Washington
                • KBQ C-60
                  Thermoworks Smoke
                  Thermoworks Thermopop
                  Thermoworks Dot

                Hey Paisano, sounds like you need a lemonade recipe....


                • HouseHomey
                  HouseHomey commented
                  Editing a comment
                  And a crap load of sugar. Thanks for getting me brother.
              • Richard Chrz
                Club Member
                • Mar 2019
                • 1387
                • La Crosse, Wi

                Sorry to hear all that is on your mind right now, and the whirlwind of every changing emotions. Drop me a line, I’m here to listen. We can talk about cooking, I know I would appreciate your wisdom.
                Last edited by Richard Chrz; December 16, 2020, 09:51 PM.


                • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
                  Club Member
                  • Jun 2018
                  • 817
                  • Eastern NC
                  • 2018 MAK 2 Star
                    Charbroil Big Easy SRG

                  That's a harsh bunch of stuff all in a short time, hang in there man.


                  • ofelles
                    Club Member
                    • Jun 2018
                    • 2592
                    • Brentwood CA

                    I'm so sorry to hear that your life is not going well right now. So much lose! Hang in there things will get different and hopefully better. As said above let us know if we can help! If it gets that bad I'll let you use my cookers.
                    Last edited by ofelles; December 16, 2020, 10:16 PM.


                    • Steve R.
                      Club Member
                      • Jul 2016
                      • 2502
                      • Elizabethtown, KY
                      • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

                      I saw the thread title and got on here to tell you 2021 could be worse, but damn. I've got nothing to say to that except hang in there, and that doesn't seem adequate. Just know that your Pit brothers and sisters are here for you. You, too, EdF.


                      • Mr. Bones
                        Mr. Bones commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Amen, on both accounts...



                    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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