My new Gator Pit Party Gator!

Discussion in 'Wood Smokers' started by firepit, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. I just picked up my new Party Gator by Gator Pit of Texas! It's a 24X42 with a fixed grill top on the firebox which will be seasoned up like a cast iron skillet, gas assist and tuning plates. Things are about to get smokey around here!
  2. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice, you are gonna love you new toy... Be sure to send Q-view of her Maiden Cook.
  3. webowabo

    webowabo Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    wow... now thats a pit :) cant wait to see it turning out some Q!!!! 
  4. radio

    radio Smoking Fanatic

    Wow!  That's a dandy!  Need some grease dripping from those grates soon!
  5. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice Toy! Best of luck with it...JJ
  6. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    Incredibly nice solid well built cooking machine. I can see that lasting several lifetimes!
  7. glocksrock

    glocksrock Smoking Fanatic

    Very nice, I like it!
  8. Thanks for all of the compliments!!! I can't wait to start it up!!!!
  9. beefmeister

    beefmeister Smoke Blower

    a real beaut.

    Curious, what are those cooking devices in the background ?

    Perhaps you should line everything up for a "group shot".[​IMG]
  10. beefmeister

    beefmeister Smoke Blower

    Firepit, when you get the griddle top seasoned up, fetch some Blackened Redfish Magic. That hot griddle will make some awesome Blackened Tilapia, Red Snapper, etc.

    Then it's on to homemade patty melts !! 

    Brown the patties, griddle the onions and toast the Rye bread all on one surface...[​IMG]
  11. Thank you, I'm seasoning it today. A WSM 22.5, Akorn and a Weber Performer Gold is hiding under wraps back there. A "group shot" sounds like a great idea! :biggrin:
  12. I've never tried BR Magic. Just looked it up and I'm definitely getting some. Thanks for the tips!!!
  13. ecto1

    ecto1 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    They make some great pits how long did you have to wait to get it made?  I have met rich down at Gator and can tell you from what I have seen his pits are second to none.
  14. Thank you, it's a mighty fine pit.The wait time for mine was almost seven months. I think they got behind because of the show they did that ran on Discovery Channel and Destination America. Even though it was a long wait, I'm happy with the build quality.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2013
  15. jarjarchef

    jarjarchef Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrats! Great looking pit!!!
  16. Nice looking pit - can't wait to see the food you cook on it.  Did you also get the new exercise equipment accessory to the pit?  You know it is important to increase the level of exercise in all your family members to compensate for all the great food they will be eating...
  17. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    NICE... jelousy is a sin...[​IMG]   
  18. wjordan52

    wjordan52 Meat Mopper

    Great looking pit! That grill on the firebox is making great use of 'wasted' heat. Can't wait to hear how it cooks.
  19. Thanks! I've got bacon grease on the grill as we speak while the pit is seasoning.
  20. You ain't kidding, lol. After each cook, I plan on pushing that heavy sucker around the patio. That should be a great workout! :biggrin:

    Thanks! I plan on smoking on it next weekend. I can't wait!!!

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