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  • The Cen-Tex Smoker said: SurfingEgg321 said: I'm not sure if the CGS people will be there, but I know for a fact they will have their products.  @tjv what say you, Tom?  I made it out two years ago.  Unfortunately, not …
  • Photo Egg said: Make sure you get @tjv to make you a custom Woo...lol on it.......
  • gotta love numbers.....672, 452, 17, 220, 1.73, 82, 5, 24, 22, 29, 4.34, 2.69, 3.93...... do ya'll know why the 2xl is getting updated.........how about kamado joe is coming out with a bigger big joe..... keeping up with the Jones t
    in XXL redesign Comment by tjv April 12
  • GrillSgt said: tjv said: stick with another xl.  for 5 extra inches not worth it, especially when you need to get all new accessories, no swapping between two xl grills.  the 2xl platesetter lists at $299. A 29” diameter grid …
    in XXL redesign Comment by tjv April 11
  • stick with another xl.  for 5 extra inches not worth it, especially when you need to get all new accessories, no swapping between two xl grills.  the 2xl platesetter lists at $299.
    in XXL redesign Comment by tjv April 11
  • oh man, sad to hear this.  LS was always smiling.....willing help and not afraid to give it to you, when needed. Reading through the thread brings back many fond memories of how he brightened the pages around here. He is at peace now, no doubt with …
  • the 21" BGE stone is to big for the fire ring.  If you think you'll get the xl adjustable rig someday, go with the 17.5" stone. 17.5 fits rig and woo.  If not, then you can go with the 19" stone.  the 19" fits the xl woo but not the xl rig. (2) 19" …
    in XL Woo Question Comment by tjv March 21
  • I just put in an order for 7,000 lbs of 304 EPQ wire. I specify the NAS plant so it's USA rough drawn. This order is up about 14% from the order delivered last month. My supplier has been paranoid over this surcharge. He tells me it will go up aga…
  • On pellet grills, we have them in the store. Here is an unscientific poll from talking to folks who have or had them.  The guy/gal who looks at grilling/BBQing as just a means to get food enjoys their simplicity. The guy/gal who enjoys being in the …
  • couple things: light in one spot for large, not three. as many have said, 180 can be difficult to maintain.  one thing to try is to move the heat out as fast as possible......do daisy wide open or off, bottom severely cranked down.  It's may becom…
  • JWBurns said: Seeing them for $999 here in Dallas. With all the extras included in that price.  yo, I'll save you some money......with rig set-up on large. t
  • I've found both Fedex and UPS have pluses and minuses. One thing Eggheads like about Fedex is in most of US, Fedex delivers on Saturday.  Big plus when you're jonesin' to fire up the grill......... t
  • glad to see I am not so much alone on knife meets finger....... I just gotta be sharper than the knife when handling........lol
    in note to self Comment by tjv February 6
  • if you are local to CGS in North Texas, we have 4 bag Rockwood special for less than a buck a pound, sorry in store only........similar 3 bag Fogo special...... t
  • fine print: Save up to $20 on acehardware.com only!Receive $10 off $50 or $20 off $100 on your acehardware.com purchase valid from 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. ET on 2/5/2018.......blah, blah, blah......... t
  • I used one of these for a long time next to my table, kept it in the garage and rolled it out when needed.  drawers are handy, add a work top however you like.  about $150 all in.
  • SmokeOnTheMountain said: Just got an email back from company, sending out a replacement stone and no need to return the chipped one. Sorry for the inconveniences.  Use the current until the new one arrives.  t
  • RRP said: That, my friend, was a second before it was even packaged and not damaged in transit!  Was it priced as such? That, my friend, is not close to correct....... t
  • ah man, the thing I hate the most about that music period...I was to dang young to appreciate it.......got it now though....... t
  • for searing on the xl with cast iron, we recommend using the large cast iron grid with our, ceramic grill store, xl spider or xl woo.  Both spider and woo drop closer to the lump for higher temps.  the 18 CI grid is basically equal to the xl lump gr…
  • HeavyG said: tjv said: that sucks what happened.  these days, all I expect from air travel is pick me up in point A and put me down in point B safely with little hassle.  Airlines have become the bus lines of the sky........ t …
  • unlike foil, you can adjust the paper's breath-ability by how many folds you go. more folds, more like foil....... t
  • @Carolina Q, I'd keep that mini woo, probably one I made, an original.......it will have Sotheby's auction potential one day.......lol 
    in Wok on the Egg Comment by tjv January 29
  • that sucks what happened.  these days, all I expect from air travel is pick me up in point A and put me down in point B safely with little hassle.  Airlines have become the bus lines of the sky........ t
  • @stlcharcoal, man everything is on the web........lol
    in Wok on the Egg Comment by tjv January 29
  • are all the mellow mushrooms really slow on service.  We have one in town and both times we went for dinner, almost asked the waiter for a breakfast menu. t
  • if you want a good steak but not bust the bank, try CraftSteak in the MGM.  They have a hanger and flat iron. You get one, wife gets the other.  Great way to try different cuts that are professionally prepared.  It's not much on atmosphere but the f…
    in OT Vegas Comment by tjv January 26
  • Find out how your guests like their meat.  Cooking it whole is no good if most like it medium plus. Yes, there are folks who eat steak other than rare..........lol. I am not a fan of big steak cuts on any grill.  I'd rather see grilled serving port…
  • saw Springsteen back in early 80s. roommate's girlfriend worked at the local radio station promoting it.  great seats for a fantastic show. David Allen Coe rings a bell. When I first moved to houston, went to Gilley's.  I believe Coe was the perfor…
  • SaltySam said: Whoops.  Hit send too early.   - garlic burns in the hot oil quickly. Burnt garlic is bitter as hell - burnt onions, however taste magical. - look up the book “Breath of a Wok”.  Lots of great ideas, pictures and methods y…
    in Wok on the Egg Comment by tjv January 26
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