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  • JohnF
    Former Member
    • May 2015
    • 164
    • NoCal

    Information Cards

    I was in Home Depot today looking for a 30# Propane bottle for the 5th wheel and was told they were in the BBQ section which they were not, But there was a couple there looking at BBQ's so I introduced myself and asked if I could help as I do have some limited knowledge, they were happy that I did and advised they didn't have a clue on what to buy, I mentioned the Kettle was a good option but recommended the visit AmazingRibs.com and explained what the benefits were and how my cooking was improved, they thanked me with a smile on their faces and headed out the door. Possible saved them some money, frustration, and another viewer for the site.

    For times like this, it would be nice to have an information card the size of a business card that we could print out on business card stock, I know I have a pile of it laying around and I know I could just make one, but I don't think it is my place, an official format from Meathead would be nice. Carry On.
  • Meathead
    Administrator
    • May 2014
    • 1436
    • Chicago area
    • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
      Meathead

    #2
    Thank you!!!! What an interesting idea! I would be happy to print some cards the size of biz cards for people who want to hand them out (they have a meat color chart on the back side). We are also giving away 4 x 5 temp charts, not as complete as the one you got, with a promo for the site and the book on the back. We are trying to get them into BBQ stores and BBQ restaurants. Email me your address and I'll have some biz cards made up and send them to you. I'm [email protected]

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    • Danjohnston949
      Danjohnston949 commented
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      Meathead,@JohnF, John must be in Marketing and if it wasn't a One Time Offer Meathead you can put my name
      On a few of those Cards also I would like to purchase some of the 4x5 temp charts! One word of Caution Meathead, I used to have one those Jobs driving arround the Country with a Trunk Load of Caps and Belt Buckles! If you gave the Bas---d a Cap, he wanted a Belt Buckle, and if you added a Buckle to the Pile of Loot, the Cheap SOB'S WOULD WANT YOU TO THROW IN A PAIR OF BOOTS? Now you have been forewarned
      Eat Well and Prosper! From Fargo ND, Dan

    • JohnF
      JohnF commented
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      Sorry, not in Marketing, I am a US Government certified aircraft mechanic, in February it will be 50 Years.
  • Meathead
    Administrator
    • May 2014
    • 1436
    • Chicago area
    • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
      Meathead

    #3
    So I've talked to people and thunk about this for a while and printing and mailing cards to members would be cost prohibitive. So I thought I could supply you with a pdf template that is compatible with Avery business card stock available in all office supply stores and online. I agonized over all kinds of clever things to put on it, and I ended up with something very simple and boring (jpg attached). It would be fun to put some sort of motto on it. Anybody have an ideas?

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    • Danjohnston949
      Danjohnston949 commented
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      Meathead, How about: "Where The Pigs and I Sit In Smoke"
  • Jerod Broussard
    Moderator
    • Jun 2014
    • 9791
    • East Texas
    • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
      Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
      Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
      Weber One Touch Premium Black 26" Kettle (gift)
      Slow 'n Sear XL for 26" Kettle (gift)
      Weber Smokey Joe Gold
      Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
      Vortex
      Maverick ET-732 White
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      2- Auber SYL-1615 fan systems(Awesome!!!!!!!!)
      Thermoworks Thermapen w/ Back light (gift)
      Thermoworks Timestick
      Cambro Model 300MPC110 w/ Winco SS Pans
      B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
      B & B Pellets

    #4
    I like it. I texted someone a link to the PBC page yesterday, but it sure would have been nice to just hand a card because they could not for the life of them remember Amazingribs.

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    • Gooner-que
      Club Member
      • Sep 2015
      • 260
      • Woodlake

      • Smokers / Grills
        • Weber 22" Original Kettle (black) modified for Party-Q
        • Weber 22" Original Kettle (black) unmodified
        • Great Outdoors Smokey Mountain gas cabinet smoker


        Thermometers
        • Maverick ET-732: Black
        • (2) Smoke by ThermoWorks
        • Lavatools PT12 Grey


        Accessories
        • Weber chimney
        • BBQ Dragon
        • Slow 'N Sear
        • Drip 'N Griddle
        • BBQGURU Party-Q


        Beverages
        • Teetotaler


        About me
        Location: Ft Meade, Maryland

        Occupation:
        • USAF

      #5
      Great idea! How about "Learn to smoke not burn" "Keep your BBQ from going up in smoke" "Learn from our mistakes so you don't have to make your own"

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      • MBMorgan
        Club Member
        • Sep 2015
        • 6255
        • Colorado
        • > Weber Genesis EP-330
          > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
          > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
          > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
          > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
          to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
          > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
          > Thermoworks Smoke
          > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
          > Thermoworks Thermapen
          > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
          > Anova sous vide circulator
          > Searzall torch
          > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

        #6
        It's been hiding in plain sight all along: "The Science of Great Barbeque and Grilling" ...

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        • Powersmoke_80
          Powersmoke_80 commented
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          Genius!

        • Meathead
          Meathead commented
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          Doh!

        • Craigar
          Craigar commented
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          There is something to be said about the forest and the trees.

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