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Episode 60 - June 22, 2017 "Mr. Bones" Interview

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  • BBQCentralShow
    Greg Rempe
    • Jul 2014
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    Episode 60 - June 22, 2017 "Mr. Bones" Interview

    On this edition of the Pitcast, "Mr. Bones" makes his official debut...we learn about his background, his line up of cookers and much more...dare I say a "hot lick" will be on display as well??!! But first...a look at the week's top headlines in the BBQ and food industry!

  • Jerod Broussard
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    #2
    Just started but I can already hear, "Now the 86th Weber gifted to me......." I hear banjos!!

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    • Craigar
      Craigar commented
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      If they're dueling banjos...run...

    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Nah, jus' Dobro!
      Y'all were lucky, my banjo needs some adjustment an' repairin' that I ain't got to, yet!
  • DWCowles
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    • Jul 2014
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    • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

    #3
    That was a great interview Mr. Bones and Greg

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks, DW, sure appreciate it!
      I have very high regards for yer opinion, Sir DWCowles !
      Last edited by Mr. Bones; June 22nd, 2017, 05:47 PM.
  • Jerod Broussard
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      Weber Smokey Joe Gold
      Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
      Vortex
      Maverick ET-732 White
      Maverick ET-732 Copper
      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
    Enjoyed that fo sho. I haven't had alligator in a few years, and just like chicken give me the white stuff.

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks, Jerod!
      Yup, Loves me some alligator tail!!!!
  • Craigar
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    #5
    Great interview Mr. Bones !!! Greg I am really enjoying these interviews. Please keep them coming! Thanks again!

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks, Amigo!!!
      Cain't wait to hear your interview!

    • Spinaker
      Spinaker commented
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      Love to hear this!

    • Craigar
      Craigar commented
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      Thank you gentlemen DWCowles Mr. Bones Spinaker ! It is under consideration, but I'm not sure what I can bring to the table at this point.
  • FireMan
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    #6
    Cool MB & cool Gregg!

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks Fireman!
      Have ya' noticed I still been postin' plenty o' Road Webers?
      But, they all been in front o' my own dang house!!!

    • FireMan
      FireMan commented
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      Just keep those little buggers warm & welcome!
  • Breadhead
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    • Jul 2014
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    #7
    Good interview Mr. Bones 👍👍👍

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thank ya', kind sir!!!
      I appreciate it!
  • MBMorgan
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      > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

    #8
    Great job Mr. Bones ! Good to finally enjoy an earful of that dulcet voice ... guitar wasn't bad either ...

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks fer them kind words, MB!
      I didn't realize my phone was cuttin' in an' out; about half th' notes what I played wasn't there...
  • troymeister
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      I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I put it in my food.

    #9
    Mr. Bones Awesome interview!! I didn't know you were a fellow Tradesman.

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Thanks much, Troymeister...
      I didn't know I was one o' them there 'Tradesman' thaings, neither!!!
      Always jus' thought I was a Sparky...
      Last edited by Mr. Bones; June 22nd, 2017, 04:27 PM.
  • kmhfive
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    #10
    Great interview! I could do with a fair bit more of Mr. Bones if he be willing to be a regular guest!

    Comment

  • HouseHomey
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    #11
    Yea!!! @Mr. Bones!! Way to play it out!. Something was fading in n out alright that there is good stuff!!!

    Hey, I'm having a party for 900 of my closest friends. Any chance I can borrow a couple dozen cookers?

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Sure can; I jus' haveta be cookin' on half of
      em, fer QA purposes! Sounds like ya' might need a lil' assist, anyhow...
      Re: Fadin in n out: I was unimpaired, if that's what ya' meant. Jus' Worn Slick...Happens...
      #EarnDatPay
      Last edited by Mr. Bones; June 24th, 2017, 07:54 AM.

    • HouseHomey
      HouseHomey commented
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      Mr. Bones Brother. You are golden!
  • tbob4
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    #12
    Great job Mr. Bones and BBQCentralShow! I LOVE jambalaya with smoked meat. It is most often my winter thing but now that you have made me hungry Mr. Bones I am going to have to go start to finish in my Lodge dutch ovens.

    Comment


    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Dutch Oven Jambalaya is fantastique!!!
      My Jambalaya, Gumbo, Chili, all typically cook 3+ days...;
      10-4 on major winter treat; frozen smoker meat to th' rescue!
      #Taste of Summer!
  • lonnie mac
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    #13
    Mr. Bones This is GREAT brotha! Would I have to tune up my banjitar? LOL. Excellent job brother. Beans in chili. You kill me man! (I like it too)

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      #14
      lonnie mac Thanks fer' listenin', Brother! Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Interrogative??? Cable go out? LOL!!!
      I am not acquainted with this "Tuning" thing ya' mentioned....
      I'll google it, get back with a (hopefully) credible answer!!!
      When I get relocated down in TX, Ah'm a ' make ya' some chili!!! Beans in!

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      • lonnie mac
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          Weber Performer Deluxe W/ SNS, Craycort CI grates, SNS
          WSCGC (Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center W/ SNS, DNG
          Texas Original Pits, Offset Smoker
          WSM 18" W/ Upside-down door mod
          Camp Chief Flattop, The big one...
          Weber Genesis II S-335
          Texas Fire Pit

          Latest addition: Stampede 590

          Thermos:

          Maveric's Most all of em...
          FireBoard W/ Fan Control, GURU Fan
          ThermoWorks, most all of em...
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        #15
        Originally posted by Mr. Bones View Post
        lonnie mac Thanks fer' listenin', Brother! Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Interrogative??? Cable go out? LOL!!!
        I am not acquainted with this "Tuning" thing ya' mentioned....
        I'll google it, get back with a (hopefully) credible answer!!!
        When I get relocated down in TX, Ah'm a ' make ya' some chili!!! Beans in!
        Ha Brotha! I had to look it up too. I haven't played in standard tuning in too many years!

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        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
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          Hell yeah Lonnie!! Hope to hear more!

        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
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          Man, that's jus' SWEET, Brotha!!! lonnie mac !!!
          Thanks!!!

        • Mudkat
          Mudkat commented
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          Wow lonnie mac ! Stopped me from what I was doing just hear you play! More! More! More! What key is that harp in?
          Last edited by Mudkat; August 24th, 2017, 07:53 AM.

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      Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

      Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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