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  • The Cen-Tex Smoker said: benny said: buy them both!!.  I have a large (over 7 years) and an Xl (almost 2 years). I like them both. the xl for the extra room...and convenience of not having to make the cook fit......but two types of co…
  • coastal, i do  mine along with a regular smoke of ribs, butts,  Ive found that if i throw them on about 2- 2 1/2 before appetizer time Im good, and at those temps ~240 Ive never had a problem.  I also freeze little bags of pulled pork to chop and u…
  • Sam, my grandmother did them like this too expect i just throw them in a paper grocery bag (which are harder to get these days). I cut them in thin strips marinate in olive oil, garlic salt pepper and fresh rosemary. then great on italian steak san…
  • soooohungry! I'll take picture 3,4,5,or 6......nice looking pizza....
  • I flour my hands and roll dough ball in my hands before stretching it out. then lightly flour peeel (depending on how the dough feels sticky or not). and like chuff jiggle the peel to make sure its not stuck ( i've even used a spatula to "unstick it…
  • RO has gone down hill.  I'm finding heavy lumps of unburned/charcoalized and stones.  maybe i got a bad run/lot, i buy 15 20 bags at a time. but the last lot i got was sh@#$$ty
  • no crutch, 210 215....never had a problem.  tried crutch , not for me. but it is whatever works for you. if i do two packers i like to overlap flat tails and rotate to get even bark. (on xl). then I have unifrom thickness of meat across two briskets…
  • buy them both!!.  I have a large (over 7 years) and an Xl (almost 2 years). I like them both. the xl for the extra room...and convenience of not having to make the cook fit......but two types of cooks I specifically like the xl ( and if i could onl…
  • my first two were briskets....they were awesome! no problem using the guru ..except to not overshoot light your egg and let the guru do the rest (don't light lump and try to heat up then add guru. light egg put guru on and let it do it)
  • it is easier to put your chunks in when you light up. however... if you need to lift up your rack/grate drop a few chunks in....i have a tool i made ( a metal rod with a loop on the end) that will fit thru the grate then push around and under plate …
  • id like the wifi...fewer wires wifi interfaces are mature tech so not so many problems. api would be nice so developers or mfg could make a iphone or droid app to remotely monitor /change temps .....convergance of technologies..who would need a pol…
  • i already did but they were vague in response. im trying to decide whether to buy or wait. already have digi...which i like
  • double bag walmart bags go directly into bag under shelf..i also stick the bag in old wastebasket that fits right under it....
  • looks great. raining here...riding out a brisket at its plataeu...been there since noon. ill try and post pictures
  • i just added an xl. today is first time using it , a brisket (packer ) lays flat. i think im gonna love it....make your wife a deal ...get rid of all the webers, and get an xl to replace your xl at an eggfest...and save alot of money
  • thanks ill check this out and the photbucket mobile app.
  • thanks, ill try it
  • thanks! i got it going. it works sweet. this is the first time Ive used my new xl egg. had it sitting in garage waiting for table. but couldnt son and i carried it and the nest out to the deck at midnight. a packer lays flat... The bri…
  • i wouldnt put wheels under it unless you plan to move it often. ive move mine twice in seven years.
  • my table is "benny" on naked whiz site. Im currently making a new table for my xl. I would make the table about a ft longer on the left side, and maybe another foot on the other. i would make the top solid instead of slats. its hard to keep cle…
  • i have the setter in, and temp is 300 . put guru on.will it find the right set temp. or is it a problem if i over shot the set temp before putting guru on
  • whats the startup routine. do you leave it open to get it going then shut it back. or light a few spots and let the digi get it to temp?
  • 10 cfm. 220 deg
  • baby egg scares me. is his name humpty dumpty? cause he looks ready to take a fall from that nest.........
  • What "is" a franken egg...:)
    in maiden voyage Comment by benny June 2011
  • kingsport up and down I81 on business.
  • Choice is fine, I do them three to four times a year. Choice from Sam's club. Anymore I think the term "prime rib" is synonomous with what is really a standing rib roast in terms of the meat. But I do think there is a definite difference in "…
  • i went to a local granite cutter/installer, they let me look through scrap file. I found the two pieces for the top cutting board and under egg. $40 finished on three edges, the back side was beveled or the sharp edge knocked off. basically i foun…
    in Granite cost Comment by benny May 2011
  • the reason briquettes produce more "ash" is that they have a clay like filler/binder to make the briquettes. the end result is the same, as already pointed out, choking the fire, and cleanup. People debate on the gaskets, i've replaced replaced m…
  • rub with olive oil both sides lemon pepper salt mix, garlic (granulated) on top drizzle worchester on top then flip over onto grill drizzle worchester on other side.
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