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This and That

First, @caliking‌ asked for an update on the ash basket: I still like it mainly because I hate messing with the ash. That said, I've been using it without the stock fire grate, which causes the egg to burn A LOT more lump. Now that all the RO is all gone I'll probably stick the stock grate back in. We'll see how that goes because the basket doesn't quite fit well with it in. image

Second, the reason I've finally gave up on RO: this is plastic. I know, I've burnt up enough cars in my life to know that this is melted plastic. I've found multiple pieces in every bag of RO this summer. Done. And don't care how cheap RO gets. image

Third, @anzyegg‌ and I went in on this order from Firecraft. Arrived in a few days time, but-- I believe Ace Ventura delivered it. Box had more tape and holes in it than cardboard. Have yet to open a bag so... image

Fourth, I had to do chops tonight too. If cazzy was the crowned winner, consider these a lap or two down. But they tasted great and were quick on a busy night. Still loving the dizzy pig bayouish and raising the steaks. image

Oh and a pic of my flowers peeing. image
Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 

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  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 6,802
    Nice looking grub and pictures of this and that @Jeremiah‌. I have wondered how the kick ash basket works out. I hate putting on gloves and hand scooping lump.
    Thanks,

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  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 14,503
    Had the same sort of "Cracker Jack" BS surprises in like 8 seperate bags of Cowboy. It's totally uncool! Excellent chops boss! Great pics :-)
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
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  • Nice chops, I thought that basket was stainless, why is it rusty
    NW IA
  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 3,702

    Nice chops, I thought that basket was stainless, why is it rusty

    Nope. Plain steel. Well see how long it lasts.
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 5,007
    Never ever found anything but some stones in RO and have gone though quite a lot.  Now, Cowboy, I suppose my worst was some insulation.  As to the basket, I cannot tell you how many cool accesories I no longer use.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • BotchBotch Posts: 4,402
    Jeremiah, I'll have to disagree with you that the Ash Bashket causes you to burn more lump.  The mass burn rate is dependent on the smallest "diameter hose in the chain"; it might be the bottom vent, it might be the top vent.  
    Don't know if the stock fire grate has more open area than the bottom vent wide open, but I'm betting it does, so it'll have to be the top or bottom that determines the final lump "burn rate".  
     
    Your chop, and the whole meal, look fantastic!!  
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  • Philly35Philly35 Posts: 674
    I will finally be getting my hands on some Rockwood this Saturday. I can't wait to try it out. But to be honest, I really have no problem with Royal Smoke. I've had great luck with it, other than the smoke. And I always get real big pieces in every bag. Oh, and nice chops!
    NW IOWA
  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 3,702
    You're probably right @Botch‌ as I'm basing my thoughts on 3 whopping cooks. Can't really try again either 'cuz the RO is all gone. :-??
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,808
    Miah, great looking chops bruh!  I would crush that plate in a heartbeat.

    Also, great pics man!!!  You stepping your game up...I LIKE IT!!   :)
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • SGHSGH Posts: 21,336
    Brother you chops look par excellent. The only thing that I can see wrong with them is they are not on a plate in arms reach of me!! Short of that perfect. Love the flowers too.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

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  • LitLit Posts: 5,847
    I have easily burnt through 1500 plus pounds of RO in the last couple years and some rocks but never anything like that. Not sure how people get suck crappy bags over and over.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,208
    Thanks for the update. Great chops! Love the peeing flowers too :) you're gonna love that Rockwood.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 3,702
    Thanks for the comments fellas. Really can't wait to try the new coal!
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 3,702
    This is our fedex guy:
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
  • jhl192jhl192 Posts: 998
    Upper echelon post! Informational, great pictures, tells a story, super cook!
    XL BGE; Medium BGE; L BGE 
  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 3,702
    jhl192 said:

    Upper echelon post! Informational, great pictures, tells a story, super cook!

    Thanks man! :-bd
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
  • tulocaytulocay Posts: 1,737
    Great looking chops.
    LBGE, Marietta, GA
  • anzyegganzyegg Posts: 1,104
    Wonderful chops and it was great to meet you today. Thanks for letting partake in the Rockwood and Ozark deal. I can't wait to start using some of it.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 21,336
    @anzyegg‌
    Now you need to come and meet me. I'm feeling neglected brother! ;)

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
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  • anzyegganzyegg Posts: 1,104
    It would be awesome to get together with you my good friend. I've always wanted to get down in your are and also NO. I have to get some time when my band is off and it's a bit quiter at work. If you get down around Aiken you will have to stop by. Of course I'll need to stock up on food and lump just to feed you(ha)....
  • SGHSGH Posts: 21,336
    @anzyegg‌
    It would be my pleasure brother.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
    Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit
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