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The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 16,383
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
Did a brisket last night with 50/50 dizzy pig redeye and cow lick. I used the partyQ Mickey let me borrow and I reall enjoyed it. I did it at 200'for 2 hours to try to get a better smoke ring (didn't work). Then I bumped it up to 300 and let it ride all night. These things really work. It dialed in the temps and held rock solid all night. Almost felt like cheating :)

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  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,390
    looks really great Cen-Tex . red eye is awesome too . i have the bbq guru its great for holding temps even used it for holding rock steady when my wife wanted to do a cheese cake she insisted had to be at the exact temp 
    Large Big Green Egg , XL Big Green Egg . BBQ Guru, Weber Kettle, Weber Q grill for road trips.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,226
    Sounds like a good mix - I like both of the DP rubs.   Another nice thing about the stokers, they really hold a stable temp when it's windy out.  Did a couple of butts through a hurricane and it held steady.  I'm certain I would've been fighting the temps as the wind keeps changing directions.
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 14,286
    @Cen-Tex-sounds like you are thinking about permanently going over to the "dark side".  Doesn't really matter how you get to the finish-line as long as you enjoy the ride!  BTW-looks great.  What time does the bourbon train depart the station??
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,226
    That train left at half time for my brother (huge Horns fan).  He just texted me "(female dog) ass Mack Brown needs to be fired" 
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  • lwrehmlwrehm Posts: 276
    Mmmmmmm......Shiner Bock!
  • That train left at half time for my brother (huge Horns fan).  He just texted me "(female dog) ass Mack Brown needs to be fired" 

    Unwatchable. Horrible. I turned it off and went shopping with the wife........At Sam's.........for a girl party she is catering. That's how bad it was.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • lousubcap said:

    @Cen-Tex-sounds like you are thinking about permanently going over to the "dark side".  Doesn't really matter how you get to the finish-line as long as you enjoy the ride!  BTW-looks great.  What time does the bourbon train depart the station??

    It was cool cap. Made a 75 degree temp adjustment with the push of a button. Went to be pd right after and some up and it was pegged where inset it.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 5,001
    Great, now I'm going to have to get one. I just left harbor freight with one of their HD heat guns(I melted my cheapy one).
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,960
    Love shiner...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Great, now I'm going to have to get one. I just left harbor freight with one of their HD heat guns(I melted my cheapy one).

    I'll you this one to play with of Don Toyota says its ok. It does not have an XL adapter though. If the draft door is larger on an XL, you might have to find an adapter somewhere. Highly recommend playing with one to see if you like it. I'm sold.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • * I'll send you this one.....damn iPhone.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 5,001
    I saw his in his office one time. It looked pretty simple, unlike some of the other options.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 14,286
    And the "dark side" population just keeps on growing :)>-
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.
  • I saw his in his office one time. It looked pretty simple, unlike some of the other options.

    Took 1 minute to get it up and going. I've never used one before. Super simple.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,040
    Looks great! So those are the thick slices of point you were telling me about...Brisket slicing level 2. Sandwich looks legit!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • DuganboyDuganboy Posts: 1,118
    lousubcap said:
    And the "dark side" population just keeps on growing :)>-
    @lousubcap just because you actually know rocket science, doesn't mean you cant give in to this little comfort of life :)>-
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,743
    I haven't had a shiner bock is years but you are certainly right about that.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • I haven't had a shiner bock is years but you are certainly right about that.

    It was so good that I had A couple more.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • cazzy said:

    Looks great! So those are the thick slices of point you were telling me about...Brisket slicing level 2.

    Sandwich looks legit!

    Yep. That's the way we roll. A little thicker. It was
    Pretty good. Not my best ever but still Pretty good.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,743
    I haven't had a shiner bock is years but you are certainly right about that.
    It was so good that I had A couple more.
    What was the black stuff you had in the other pics?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • lousubcap said:

    @Cen-Tex-sounds like you are thinking about permanently going over to the "dark side".  Doesn't really matter how you get to the finish-line as long as you enjoy the ride!  BTW-looks great.  What time does the bourbon train depart the station??

    It was cool cap. Made a 75 degree temp adjustment with the push of a button. Went to be pd right after and some up and it was pegged where inset it.
    I really need to proof these before posting :)

    I think you get the point though?
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 14,286
    Point (both ways) taken-and when I get too old I too shall move to the dark side.  I'm sure it beats the alternative :)>- At least that's what I've been told!
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.
  • lakewadelakewade Posts: 382
    That sammich looks awesome. The game....should have gone shopping for a girl party instead.  Dallas was fun, but that was painful.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,226
    I don't think the oven's with the 1 to 10 scale knobs are very popular anymore.  They all have thermostats now.  Nothin' wrong with convenience.
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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