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  1. fivetricks liked chilerelleno's post in the thread Elephant bombs.

    Looks really good, the sliced pic is great. Nice cook. Never heard the name Elephant Bomb before, cool.

    Sep 16, 2019 at 7:53 PM
  2. fivetricks replied to the thread Cinder Block Smoker.

    Well, figure 1.00 per block. There's 75-80 blocks, including cap blocks. 5.00 for mortar, sheet of plywood we'll call 25.00, 20ft of...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 7:30 AM
  3. fivetricks replied to the thread Cinder Block Smoker.

    Thank ya sir. I feel like I took someone's advice on doing those things :-D Use to just run the inlet wide open and have tons of energy...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 5:22 AM
  4. fivetricks liked siege's post in the thread Cinder Block Smoker.

    A split is a chunk of firewood. Usually 18 " long or so, depending on your fire box, and " split " twice, into a triangular...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 5:19 AM
  5. fivetricks liked chopsaw's post in the thread Asking for a friend.

    Maybe she can ask the ex to buy her a weber , and give the guy his Yoder back .

    Sep 16, 2019 at 5:15 AM
  6. fivetricks liked Holly2015's post in the thread Hush puppies, gizzards, livers, hearts and beer oh my!.

    This evening I was hungry for hush puppies. As I was making up the batter I saw a few habanero's on the counter so why not throw one...

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  7. fivetricks attached a file to the thread Cinder Block Smoker.

    So I made a few modifications to mine and it really changed the efficiency of the pit so I'll post a pic where you can see the changes....

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  8. fivetricks liked Miss Piggy's post in the thread Hi to Everyone from southern IL.

    Thought I'd better introduce myself after reading some of the awesome threads on this forum. My husband and I live in southern IL where...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 3:17 PM
  9. fivetricks replied to the thread A labor day weekend smorgasbord (Heavy Q-Vue).

    Well thank you for the compliment :-) As far as the wood goes: In terms of volume I'm running 50-60% wood in my basket these days....

    Sep 14, 2019 at 8:17 AM
  10. fivetricks liked Weaverspitbbq's post in the thread Wood for smoking.

    Old water heater pits made them ..when you grow up poor ..you make do ..nothing fancy just Good clean livin n bbq ..big trailer Pit in...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 5:47 AM
  11. fivetricks liked bmudd14474's post in the thread Essential Tools Need vs Want. Long Read..

    Over the years I have seen it asked over and over again about what are the necessary tools for smoking and grilling. I have thought a...

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  12. fivetricks replied to the thread Knife sharpener.

    I'll be watching. I've been looking for a good electric knife sharpener :-)

    Sep 14, 2019 at 3:54 AM
  13. fivetricks liked Carvendive's post in the thread Birthday party time!.

    3 - 8# pork shoulders pulled to 12.5#. [ATTACH]

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  14. fivetricks replied to the thread Charcoal / Lump Coal Recommendations.

    +1 for royal oak. Even their house brands are good and Soo much cheaper per lb. This isn't as big of a deal I guess if you don't use a...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 7:33 PM
  15. fivetricks liked 5GRILLZNTN's post in the thread Charcoal / Lump Coal Recommendations.

    I use RO because it's cheaper, and seems to as good (if not better) than Kingsford. I get my flavor from adding smoke wood.

    Sep 12, 2019 at 7:31 PM