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  • Hm, link to said bags? I'm a visual learner. 
  • No sharp spots. The outside bag failed spectate from the inside bag. Did not have time to investigate why inside bag broke. This is a new role. Maybe it's defective. MYbe I am vacuuming too tight. I have had food (potatoes) where I thought the bag f…
  • I think I was just paranoid from my recent turkey cook.  This butt turned out to be one of my better butts.  I may never go low n slow again.  325 for about 5 hours till it reached 160 internal, then I foiled and put in the oven at 300 (I had to run…
  • InfectedDAS said: Everyone alive and breathing?  Everything turned out just fine other than the fact my dads egg kind of sucks and the bird was coated with soot. Took the skin off (sadly) and all was fine. No one got sick, turkey was gre…
  • Different bags of lump. As the butt blackened and cooked it looked more normal. Thinking i am just having fear from recent turkey cook on dads egg(which absolutely was sooty).  I'll do a clean burn when this butt is done to be sure. 
  • This butt has only been on a little less than two hours.  Wonder if i should move to the oven?  or how fast i can get my stick burner up and going....
  • Ugh, disapointing.  like i said, never had this issue (been using hte same lump during my entire 5 years of egging).  guess dinner is going to taste like an ashtray.  damnit.
  • I thought airflow too but it doesnt seem to be an issue.  If i open up the vent, the temp spikes almost imediately.  
  • Hard to see in this picture.  Maybe i am imaginining it today due to the turkey fiasco two days ago. https://imgur.com/j9MdwmF
  • ALso, i definately let the VOC's burn off before putting food on.  ON my dads egg, it was running for 2 hours before I started the food.  This morning i was in more of a rush but it was 45-60 minutes before i put the food on.
  • Well Costco had no more so I'm cooking this turkey. I blame my mom if it gets people sick. She says it's dumb for me to even worry. I opened it and it smelled fine. In dry brine now. 
  • tikigriller said: I want to know who got a turkey for $20!!  Mine from Costco was $75!!!! DAMN!  Mine was $2.99/pound, 12 pounds.  Was about $35.  We'll see in about an hour if they have any more.
  • Photo Egg said: water temp was 59...what was temp of bird near the surface? not sure, I got it into the fridge right away.  I will go out and try to find another one.  Can I wet (or dry) brine a semi frozen turkey?
  • "germ-phobia overpowers logic sometimes" Sadly, this is me.  If I can find another bird ill probably buy it.  I was going to dry brine this.  Maybe now if I buy another bird (which will probably also be frozen), ill wet brine to thaw and brine a…
  • Although I did once use it to monitor a garage sale I was having. Camera on, working in basement. Somone would walk up to look at stuff and I could go outside to greet them.
  • nice, good call. I'll be retiring the baby monitor soon. Was always kind of worthless...till now!
  • So easy my dog can do it (and I don't even have a dog). Soak plank, oil all sides of fish, season with lemon pepper seasoning, egg at 400-450. 20-25 minutes depending on thickness. 135 done.
  • Whoa, 2 year old thread. Alright! stlcharcoal said: Go over and see Ruff in Golden.  Great guy, and hopefully worth the drive to you. http://www.ruffsbbq.com/ 1941 Youngfield St Golden, CO 80401 This is where I go for all m…
  • Something tells me they are in Fruita CO? EDIT; found it, looks like grand junction.  Ill have to stop by next time I am in the area. 
  • Nice, where are they located?  I see their ads on craigslist all the time and have wanted to make a stop.  Are they in western CO?  I cant seem to find the info on their website (lots of words on that site...)
  • I feel ya man. I bought 10 bags the last time it went on sale. My shed is now full of kingsford and royal oak. I use the briquettes for my side burner. LIke I told my buddy, it sucks buying a bag of charcoal for $10 when you know it was on sale…
  • Thanks...but I stocked up (10 bag "max") when they were $7.88 a few weeks ago thanks to a tip on this board. $10 for a bag is still pretty good.
  • bgeaddikt said: Dampener/air vent is rusted shut/immobilized.  Easy to fix.  Spray with some penetrating oil, let sit for a day or two and then hit it with a hammer. Foghorn said: I'm a slob, so I would just clean it out …
  • gmac said: My wife PC stone lasted about 3 cooks before it cracked. My BGE pizza stone has lasted through everything including an unintentional clean burn that wrapped the thermo around to about 300 after doing a full rotation.  I gues…
  • I am not a BGE fanboy generally (yes I own an egg and yes I love it and yes I am on a BGE message board) but I love their stone and if I were in the market again, that is what iw ould buy. My pampered chef stone warped shortly after I got my egg. …
  • Boom. I've been wondering forever if there was ever going to be a royal oak sale again. Walmart used to do big sales but I haven't seen it there forever. Been 2-3 years since I had an RO deal so THANK YOU for the heads up. 10 bags ordered. la…
  • $2.75 in south Denver right now. Meat has gotten cheap the last year or so. Glad to see Costco finally consistently stocking brisket. no longer a need to have 4 in my freezer "just in case."
  • Why do I need or not need the wifi? Thank you!
  • Darby_Crenshaw said: busmania said: my fire always burns straight down and to the back. If all the wood is on top of unlit lump, how is it burning to produce smoke? That's where ou should put the wood. In the middle, up an…
  • @Theophan I am going to try your method next time. The hard part I have visualizing is that my fire always burns straight down and to the back. If all the wood is on top of unlit lump, how is it burning to produce smoke?
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