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  • ihadadog
    Club Member
    • Jun 2019
    • 11
    • Evanston, IL

    My New WSCG

    Hey everyone, new to the Pitmaster club, new Weber Summit Charcoal owner. I found a good spot for it in my cozy backyard. I’ve been cooking on a kettle for years and am ready for longer cooks and more consistent temp control. I took the WSCG for a dry run today and am going to do St. Louis cut ribs + rib tips tomorrow. I'm sure I will be back with plenty of questions after I start working with this guy. Wish me luck!
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  • Donw
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 3031

    #2
    Congratulations. Great purchase and in a nice spot to boot.

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    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 12694
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #3
      Welcome to The Pit. And congrats on the new cooker.

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      • mountainsmoker
        Banned Former Member
        • Jun 2019
        • 1851
        • Bryson City, NC

        #4
        Welcome from the mountains of NC. I always smoke everything on my kettle with some goodies added on it. But that is a beauty, congrats. You will gets lots of help from the gals and guys here that have one. Just ask.

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        • Mr. Bones
          Birthday Hat Master
          • Sep 2016
          • 9273
          • 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

          #5
          Here's wishin ya Good Luck, amigo!

          Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
          Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

          Really nice cooker ya got, lookin forward to seein yer adventures on it.

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          • kenrobin
            Charter Member
            • Jun 2015
            • 354
            • San Francisco Bay Area
            • Cookers
              - 18" Weber Smokey Mountain (2000)
              - Weber Genesis EP-310 (2013-2015)
              - 22.5" Weber Master Touch (2015)
              - Traeger Pro Tailgater (2015)
              - Mak 1 Star General w/ wi-fi (2016)

              Thermostats
              - ThermaQ
              - Thermapen
              - ChefAlarm
              - DOT
              - iGrill2

            #6
            It looks great in your yard! Congrats!

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            • Skip
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 3294
              • Blue Earth, Minnesota
              • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

              #7

              Nice! Welcome to The Pit from Minnesota.

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              • fzxdoc
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 5074
                • My toys:
                  Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                  Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                  Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                  Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                  Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                  Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                  Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
                  Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
                  Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
                  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 Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                  Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
                  Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
                  2 Fireboard 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 Thermapen MK5 (pink)
                  Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
                  Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
                  Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
                  Thermoworks 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 8" Chef's Knife
                  Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
                  Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
                  Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

                #8
                Congrats on that new WSCG--you're going to love cooking on it. Plus it fits so nicely into that part of your yard, like it was meant to be.

                Welcome to the Pit, and enjoy cooking on that new toy of yours.

                Kathryn

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                • ihadadog
                  ihadadog commented
                  Editing a comment
                  Thank you! I've reviewed a lot of posts in this section and found your lighting instructions. Very helpful step-by-step guide! It's settling in nicely in the mid 200s.

                • fzxdoc
                  fzxdoc commented
                  Editing a comment
                  I'm glad you found that post ihadadog . It makes lighting the WSCGC so easy. That cooker is a true favorite of mine, and you'll feel the same way after a cook or two on it. Have a lot of fun with it.

                  Kathryn
              • Texas Larry
                Club Member
                • May 2017
                • 1419
                • 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

                #9
                Welcome from south Texas! Lookin’ good there!

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                • surfdog
                  Club Member
                  • Mar 2016
                  • 1085
                  • Sunny SoCal
                  • Cooking gadgets
                    Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center
                    Weber Summit Platinum D6
                    Blue Rhino Razor
                    Dyna-Glo XL Premium Dual Chamber
                    Camp Chef Somerset IV along with their Artisan Pizza Oven 90
                    Anova WiFi

                    Thermometers
                    Thermapen Mk4 - ThermaQ High Temp Kit - ThermaQ Meathead Kit - ThermaQ WiFi - ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S - ThermoWorks Signals & Billows - ThermoPop -ThermoWorks ProNeedle - ThermoWorks TimeStick Trio x2 - and a Christopher Kimball timer - NO, I do not work for ThermoWorks...I just like their products.

                    Other useful bits...
                    KitchenAid 7-qt Pro Line stand mixer
                    A Black & Decker food processor that I can't seem to murder
                    A couple of immersion blenders, one a "consumer" model & the other a "high end" Italian thing. Yes, the Italian one is a bit better, but only marginally
                    Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus 8-qt + accessories like egg-bite & egg holders
                    All-Clad pots & pans, along with some cast iron...everything from 7" Skookie pans to 8.5qt Dutch ovens
                    Weber GBS griddle, pizza stone, and wok
                    Knives range from Mercer to F. Dick to "You spent how much for one knife? One knife?!" LOL

                  #10
                  Welcome from sunny SoCal.
                  That is a fine choice!
                  Me thinks you’re gonna love using that thing. Several of us around here have them, love them, and use them for darn near everything.

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                  • DavidNorcross
                    Club Member
                    • Nov 2017
                    • 1500
                    • Virginia
                    • Rec Tec RT-680
                      Coleman RoadTrip LXX
                      Javelin Pro Duo
                      More Cast Iron than I care to admit

                    #11
                    Welcome from Virginia! Looks great!

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                    • Razor
                      Club Member
                      • Mar 2018
                      • 262
                      • Pittsburgh

                      #12
                      Welcome. As a Performer owner I’m extremely jealous of your cooker!

                      Comment

                      • Walnut Ray
                        Club Member
                        • May 2020
                        • 1

                        #13
                        Summer is starting in CA. I have been grilling, mostly Gas, for 30+ years. Last summer I decided to go back to Charcoal and try smoking(I still have my Gas). I was able to invest in the Weber Summit. Little was I to know that my 45-year wife,was NOT a smoke fan. Big complaints. How can I bring her along to enjoy the stuff that I prepare?
                        I guess the question goes, how can you limit the smoke flavor (HERESY) such that everything else is enjoyed. I have grilled very successfully Chicken, Beef/Pork (including ribs) and fish. I hope that I can bring her along.
                        I am a fan of THERMOWORKS and endorse their technology, including their BBQ/Smoke controllers.
                        Ray

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                        • surfdog
                          surfdog commented
                          Editing a comment
                          Start with quick cooking items...things that won’t be surrounded by smoke long enough to fully take that on. Even a simple burger. As those are consumed, and enjoyed ;-), you can slowly introduce longer cooking items. And don’t go heavy on the wood...perhaps even use charcoal only for the first few cooks.

                        • ihadadog
                          ihadadog commented
                          Editing a comment
                          I like this approach outlined by surfdog. Shorter smokes, maybe charcoal only at first. Ease into in, and hey, still plenty to enjoy on the gasser, too. I think mine will still be my go-to for whole chicken (love it on the rotisserie), burgers, brats, and some fish.
                      • HouseHomey
                        Club Member
                        • May 2016
                        • 5263
                        • 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.

                        #14
                        Huntington Beach welcomes you.

                        I see you found a good spot for your yard around that cooker.

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                        • RAGBBQ
                          Club Member
                          • Apr 2018
                          • 60
                          • Central Oregon
                          • REC TEC RT-700 Bull
                            Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center
                            ABC Slow N Sear Low Profile
                            ABC Drip N Griddle Pan
                            Weber Q1200
                            Maverick ET-732
                            ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4
                            GrillGrates for REC TEC
                            GrillGrates for Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Center
                            A-Maze-N 12" Tube Smoker for REC TEC

                          #15
                          Love my WSCGC. You won’t regret your purchase!

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