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  • I have competed for 6 years. What are your questions
  • Pop up to Decatur, AL and try it where it first started. Big Bob Gibsons. From there you could head west and take the Natchez Trace down to Tupelo. Win/Win
  • DMW said: @Crimsongator - I could say I wasn't jealous, but I'd be lying. Nice rig. It took me about 3 years of having the thought of that set up in my mind to finally make it a reality. The trailer used to hold a Stumps Platinum 6 (and …
  • I do have the XL and an offset. My experience has been good traveling with the XL on the trailer. I strap the dome down so the egg can't move while being pulled. So far I've had good luck. This pic is during the refurb of the trailer. You can see th…
  • SGH said: You can put it on frozen. No harm no foul. After it thaws on the BGE, season the crap out of it. All cooking it frozen will do is add time to the overall cook time. Nothing more. The only thing I might add is that after 2 days,…
  • Zippylip said: Crimsongator said: We (the family) will be there cooking this weekend. We will be the group baking the awesome banana bread all day Saturday. We should be with the North Georgia group. Come introduce yourself, looking fo…
  • We (the family) will be there cooking this weekend. We will be the group baking the awesome banana bread all day Saturday. We should be with the North Georgia group. Come introduce yourself, looking forward to meeting new folks and tolerating the re…
  • For a large egg, lock the springs in place with the white tabs or zip ties. Loosen all 8 nuts that hold the assembly. Next, loosen the bands and reset the dome and base how you want them. Align the bands appropriately and tighten those first. Last t…
  • I saw a tv infomercial today claiming the traeger was the best thing since sliced bread....sadly i don't think it was their intent for it to be an April Fools joke
  • Brisket_Fanatic said: I'm a KCBS judge and I can tell you fall off the bone ribs will not score well.  Judges are taught that a single bite mark is good and the bone should dry almost immediately.  I can only speak to trends and I don't …
  • If you want, you can pm me your number and we can talk offline. I have competed before and have really enjoyed it.
  • Some use parkay, butter, honey, brown sugar, apple juice and/or any favorite hot sauce (it is all over the board). I typically allow for 5 hours for SL ribs to get finished at 275* and that includes about an hour of foil time. The trend recently wit…
  • OK. You will definitely want to garnish. You can search youtube for videos on parsley or lettuce boxes. As for the product, sweeter is better for KCBS. Like Johnny said, Blues Hog is popular. A mixture of 50/50 regular and red might be good for a f…
  • Tell me more about the contest and that will let me know what type of advice to give you. is it a local, fun event with celebrity judges or some sanctioned contest that requires turn in boxes?
  • Nah, I have been the Gator all along.
  • Carolina Q said: Good to hear from you, Gene. Hope you are doing well! We are doing well. In the middle of a move from Alabama to Florida. Until we get our house sold, we don't have a ton with us, but I do have my Mini-Max  :-)
  • If you think about it, it is no different than having it ride around in a car (except that a vehicle suspension is a bit smoother). I think the cracking concern would come if I didn't strap it and allowed the egg, more particularly the lid to bounce.
  • None. During the last refurbish, we did add some foam padding to the cross bars for it to sit on. I do keep it strapped down when driving. I am careful to slow when crossing rail tracks and easy on it when pulling it. Without it bouncing, the traile…
  • Right now it is about 500 miles away and I can't take good pictures. Here are some I have, including one where it was recently stripped down and repainted
  • blasting said: Since you've wished for an XL, could you upgrade and relocate the Large to the condo? I like this idea if there is room for the large at the condo.
  • Dies betrifft nur Eggers in der Schweiz                           
  • Friday evening is typically more relaxed to walk around. There is a parade of teams through the square. Most of the activities at the distillery, shops and around downtown will take place Saturday. In the morning the teams will focused on cooking an…
  • No, but I definitely wouldn't use matchlight or any with lighter fluid. Competition Kingsford should do well in a pinch for direct cooks.
  • You think those are expensive, try to snag a Seafoam green Yeti
  • If you can swing it, consider another XL and the mini max. With the XL, you will minimize extra accessories and the mini max will be a great portable egg.
  • bcsnave said: THANKS GUYS,,,kind of what I thought....not really worth the trip other that to say "I've been there" You should really go, especially for the cooking school. Get on the email and go check out a few classes. If I lived that…
  • Ok. Brisket does tend to dry out if cut and left to sit a little. Did you foil at all or let it cook all the way on the egg what temp did you you pull it?
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