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Picking up Diamond Plate Smoker

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BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
I've ordered a Series 70. Travis says should be done if 4 weeks or so. If anyone is thinking on ordering a DP, I'd be glad to either have you go with me to pick yours up at the same time and split fuel and/or I'll tow yours back and split cost.
#1 - April 05, 2010, 07:55:58 pm
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

Mike (AZBarbeque)

  • Karma: 23
CONGRATS Phil, you are going to love your new smoker.

Should be one nice looking unit.

Can't wait to see it in action.
#2 - April 05, 2010, 08:11:14 pm
Michael J. Reimann
Realtor - Clients First Realty (Real Job) - www.TheReimannWay.com
Owner/President - AZBarbeque - #1 BBQ Club in Arizona
Owner/Pitmaster - AZBarbeque Catering - www.AZBarbequeCatering.com

If God wanted us to be Vegetarians, why did he make animals out of meat??

force

  • Karma: 1
Way to go PHil.. you will love it..........
#3 - April 05, 2010, 09:08:14 pm
Huge Fan of Mike (AZBarbeque)... He's My Hero..

AzQer

  • Karma: 6
Well heck Phil if you are going to get one I guess going big is the answer. Congrads on your selection.
#4 - April 06, 2010, 06:27:26 am
Mark Smith
Southern Arizona BBQ Club Ambassador
MarkSmith@AZBarbeque.com

smitty250

  • Karma: -2
Congrats Phil - You might want to see if he can meet you half way in El Paso. The drive from here to San Angelo is dreadful!!  :'(
#5 - April 06, 2010, 09:11:58 am
Loot N' Booty BBQ
2014 American Royal Invitational Chicken Champion
2014 American Royal Open Reserve Grand Champion
2012 / 2014 / 2015 AZ BBQ Team of the Year

BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
Thanks you guys!! yah, I'm pretty excited!! ;)
#6 - April 06, 2010, 08:28:36 pm
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

azkitch

  • Karma: 6
Congrats Phil - You might want to see if he can meet you half way in El Paso. The drive from here to San Angelo is dreadful!!  :'(
Don't listen to him. That's some of the most beautiful country in Texas. The most gorgeous flat featureless sandbox you can imagine. Think of the trip from here to Yuma, only longer, with a few more turns. Oh, and not quite as green. Make sure you stop in Fort Stockton. That's where they make the flies for the rest of the world.
#7 - April 06, 2010, 10:20:52 pm
CBJ # 53779
For cooking, lower and slower. For spices, mo' hotter, mo' better. Habaneros rule!

RudedoggAZ

Look out for the white tail deer... They like to play frogger!
#8 - April 06, 2010, 10:27:00 pm

shchef

  • Karma: 0
I Got a fat 50 last month,drove from oregon to San Angelo, 4500 Miles.travis is a great guy,I love it, just learning to use it,Steamer is great.I am learning all thr tricks about this smoker.get a lot of looks.I will say if you can have him put a jack stand with a wheel they are heavy and a wheel jack like a boat has would be awesome.
#9 - April 13, 2010, 08:08:27 pm

force

  • Karma: 1
Hey Phil... when you get the 70.. ask Mike to back it in your side yard...lol
#10 - April 13, 2010, 08:41:13 pm
Huge Fan of Mike (AZBarbeque)... He's My Hero..

BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
Mine is going in the front w/no fence or gate so maybe he can do it!! All I've heard are stories!! I assume all of which are true!!! lol!!
#11 - April 14, 2010, 07:10:46 am
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
Just got off the phone w/Travis. Should be done late this week or early next week!! Am bringing back 2 so that makes a full load! Road trip next week!!!
#12 - May 03, 2010, 09:33:40 am
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
Picked up new smoker last week-end!! It's a beauty!! Fired it up 3 times to season it during the week. Sort of like a cast iron frying pan like so many of you suggested. Sunday had my first cook on it. Not too much... 4 butts, 5 racks of ribs and pan of beans. I will take my chastising as I have no pics to post! Fought the freakin' wind all day which was screwing w/my temps.  :'( :mad: :'(   Worse than a roller coaster.  280 degrees to 200 degrees to 245 degrees to 190 degrees to 300 degrees etc., etc., etc.. Started at 4 am and at 1 pm had meat temps of only 150 degrees. Wrapped in foil, juiced and finished in the convection oven. Was able to finish the ribs on the smoker. Used the tips we learned in Chris Mark's class on both meats. Made a difference!!  Frustration was high, so even though I had the camera in my pocket I wasn't thinking about pictures!!  More practice!! 
#13 - May 24, 2010, 07:44:25 pm
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

upnsmokin

  • Karma: 0
next time your fighting the wind try turning your pit so the wind is blowing on the fire box, you will find that you need to close the air intake a bit so the temps dont rise to much.
i have had the same trouble with our fat 50 and once we tried turning the pit it made all the difference. a wool blanket from a surplus store helps a bunch as well.
enjoy your new toy,
Brett
#14 - May 24, 2010, 07:53:27 pm

BrownBearBBQ

  • Karma: 1
Thanks!!
#15 - May 24, 2010, 08:32:02 pm
Diamond Plate Series 70 Modified
Southern Pride  300
Traeger
KCBS Judge #56038

Brown Bear BBQ Catering and Personal Chef

Providing the Best of "Smokin' Good Times"!!

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