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The good and the bad...

BigGreenBamaGrillerBigGreenBamaGriller Posts: 547
edited April 2013 in EggHead Forum
Got my first brisket in the egg along with a little pork butt for variety. We're having a Masters themed early dinner: BBQ (of course), pimento cheese dip, deviled eggs, potato salad, pecan pie and Arnold Palmers.

On the negative, I discovered that my fire box has broken. Thankfully it's usable for today, but I'm disappointed.


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Killen, AL (The Shoals)
XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
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  • Sounds like a pretty good Master's Sunday. Enjoy!
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,467
    Most people just put the new firebox in the garage and use that broken one for years, most of the time no big deal. Keep cooking.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,569
    Lots of people have cracked or broken fire boxes. One of mine fell into 5 pieces a few years ago when I tried to take it out to do a thorough cleaning. The previous year, it had been in 2 pieces. A replacement was sent within the week. During that time, I carefully stacked the pieces together, and continued cooking.

    The replacement had a slit cut up the front, evidently to allow the box to expand a bit from heat.
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  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 2,588
    Well at least there's no "ugly" !
    If the world is something you accept rather than interpret, then you're susceptible to the influence of charismatic idiots.

    In Durham, NC, where I'm kicking ass every day, even without a basket.  
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  • Mickey said:
    Most people just put the new firebox in the garage and use that broken one for years, most of the time no big deal. Keep cooking.
    doing that as we speak. Mine's in 2 pieces but it fits together perfectly so I'm using it. have the warranty box and ring in the garage



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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,564
    I thought the thread was about me, Cen-Tex and VI.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 2,588
    henapple said:
    I thought the thread was about me, Cen-Tex and VI.
    Then it definitely would have been titled "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
    If the world is something you accept rather than interpret, then you're susceptible to the influence of charismatic idiots.

    In Durham, NC, where I'm kicking ass every day, even without a basket.  
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  • Thanks @travisstrick the brisket was incredible. I've had it in restaurants a couple of times, but never realized it could be this good. Of course these were eateries in Alabama...
    Killen, AL (The Shoals)
    XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,851
    I'm glad it worked out for you.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Thanks @travisstrick the brisket was incredible. I've had it in restaurants a couple of times, but never realized it could be this good. Of course these were eateries in Alabama...
    Alabama brisket is about as good as Texas pulled pork in a restaurant. No bueno. The only thing I would trust less is Alabama Tex-Mex :)).

    You'll make the best brisket in Alabama when it's all over. Looks great and as you now know, when you do it right, it's special.





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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,564
    Mexican food in the southeast is meat, cheese on a shell... canned refried beans and 2lbs of sour cream.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • henapple said:
    Mexican food in the southeast is meat, cheese on a shell... canned refried beans and 2lbs of sour cream.
    Easy there partner. We actually have a lot of good Mexican food around here. Notice I didn't say Tex-mex. 

    We do have our share of what you are describing also though...
    Killen, AL (The Shoals)
    XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,564
    I'm not saying it's all bad... just not what you get in McAllen TX
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Are you challenging me do a duel good sir???
    Killen, AL (The Shoals)
    XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
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