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Newcommers hello from Casa Grande, AZ (So. of PHX 35mi.)

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Pulled the pin on a GMG DBSSR pellet cooker/smoker from Mike West and crew at BBQ Island in Tempe. Good folks and a fair deal.

Have a Primo Oval XL that is more than I can handle after a couple of hand surgeries. Also have a Mini - Big Green Egg that has about 215,000 miles on it. Like my wife, it needs some parts rebuilt and updated, but all in all I'll keep her, and the mini!

Recently graduated to being a Type II diabetic and controlling  my BG with Atkins diet. (Bacon is your friend!, my kind of diet.) Dropped 35 pounds, have become a wanna be "meat-head" in the gym sense, and play pickleball about 16 hours a week, yes even in summer!

Survived 2 wars and 26+ years in the USAF. All my X's live in Texas and even thought its a big state, AZ is close enough for me.

Now if Phil, Dave and Mike from BBQ Island would get down hear and help me get rid of some cold beer, I'll help them put the beast together!

Looking forward to learning a lot about cooking, smoking and in general becoming a better human being and more centered with earth mother..........right.

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Welcome, congrats on your new toy !! I have just the standard GMG DB without remote.... I love my GMG... Never regretted the purchase for a second... Cooks up some great Q !! yahoo.gif

BTW, if your buyin the beers, hell I'm on my way...avatar3972_3.gif We'll get that bad boy cookin in no time ! LOL
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Welcome to the forum, good to have you here. You landed on great sit, loads of information, and plenty of good people.


Gary S

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Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.



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Just reread your post.  I'm assuming that your wife can't read,otherwise if she's like my wife (Miss Linda) I would in all likeleyhood wake up with a very large knife in my back.  But WTH just me saying. LOL


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