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  • Thanks.  I was actually thinking of the Lodge seasoned cast iron not the enameled.  I have an old lodge seasoned skillet but my previous stove top was glass and I was told not to use cast iron on a glass stovetop. So that skillet has been in the clo…
  • Chris, let me know what you think of PassionFish.  I am in the northern Virginia area as well and my wife and I have heard good things about it. Jon
  • After destroying a brisket I took the plunge and invested in both the thermapen and the TW8060.  Love them both. I never had the maverick but was worried after reading some reviews by people who burned them out so I invested in the 8060. Would be ha…
  • Went with the wicked good.  Picked up 5 bags yesterday and smoking my first 6 pound chuck roast today.  Got the egg at 250 and shooting for early dinner. 
  • Thanks.  to take advantage of the coupon at ace though i would need to buy 5bags of wicked good so it is a commitment to use that brand for a while. 
  • I just picked up a thermapen that is awesome.  It is the special edition one with the flames which is known to be the fastest one they make. I also got a thermocouple 8060 as well. I really like them both, but they are not cheap. The two combined …
  • Update - thank you Google and the naked whiz.  Had a panic attack earlier tonight when i got stuck at 165. Then I learned about plateaus.  Feel better now (just really hungry).  Still in a plateau, but my heart is hovering around 250 so i guess i …
  • just learned a very important lesson. I need to calibrate my dome thermometer. Wow.
  • it's a flat. Got the egg started and the brisket just came out of the fridge
  • Tomorrow will be my first cook with the 8060. Will let you know how it goes.
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