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Devo1

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Oh stop with the end of life crap Bear. Spray some K-Flo Starter Fluid up the old nostrils and restart those Diesel engines. You still got a lot of living to do buddy so get at it.
 

Winterrider

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Sorry for the health issues but only you know what is best. You have been a wealth of knowledge to myself and many others on SMF.
A very nice gesture giving away your pride and joys.
Keep on with the other toys and your posting. It gives us great ideas.
Thank you for your Service, it is greatly appreciated by so many.

By the way, you still owe me for my 360 :emoji_laughing: :emoji_laughing: :emoji_laughing:

Brother sorry to hear that!! Got the word yesterday from the VA have the big C & was suppose to do an open MRA today LOL
Richie
You take care and keep using your new toys
Richie, sorry to hear of the the terrible news. You can kick its butt though. We are all here on your side.
Also many thanks for your Service and Sacrifice.
 

frosty

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Hello Bear,
Long time no hear! Sorry to hear about your issues.

As always, best to you and the family.

Frosty
 

Bearcarver

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So sorry to hear that Bear. Are you still able to do your indoor cooking (and posting) like you often do?
Thank You Brett!!
Yup---I can still use the Sous Vide Supreme & the Ninja Smart Grill.
So I'm not completely shut down, here.

Bear


Dang man its hard to take down the shingle but I too know and understand what you are going through. Not as in such a health bine as you but do have my issues as many of us aged have. Looking for a surgeon to help me now.
Thanks for all your support and help through my time as a SMF member.

Warren
Thank You Warren!!
Much of my problems are from Agent Orange rather than Old Age.
However, The age thing that worries me is That Cow Valve that they put in me 9 years ago is only supposed to work for 8 to 10 years.

Bear
 

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Very sorry to hear this John. That's a very kind gesture.
Thank You Denny!!!
I figure these 3 Smokers didn't cost me anything---
I bought My Son an MES, back in 2010.
Then he bought me the Gen #1 MES 40 for Christmas 2010.
Then in 2013 Masterbuilt gave me the Gen #2 to test it out for them.
Then after testing it & giving my report & suggestions, they gave me my Gen #2.5.

Bear


Very sorry to hear this. Paying the smokers forward is a nice thing to do. I'm sure they will find good homes.
Thank you for all your knowledge and sharing. Will we still be hearing from you here?
Best wishes.
Thank You Hooked!!
I believe My Gen #2.5 found a Great New Home Yesterday, about 2 hours West of here.
I will be posting Great Meals from my Sous Vide & My Ninja, if there's not too much crying. Mrs Bear will be happy about that.

Bear
 

Bearcarver

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I feel like I'm coming in late, but I wanted to add my condolences to your smoker decision. Perhaps you can branch off into baking or non-smoked charcuterie?
Thank You MN !!
This Bear never learned much Baking.

Bear


Bear..YOU ARE TRULY LOVED-- Stand Tall & Proud. Thank you for your service to this country--Now go do some fantastic "inside" cooks. Charlie
Thank You Brother Charlie!!
So far, I got no problem with inside cooks, without a lot of traveling.
Thanks for the Kind words!!

Bear
 

Hamdrew

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Yup---I can still use the Sous Vide Supreme & the Ninja Smart Grill.
So I'm not completely shut down, here.
Can't forget the never-ending search for the perfect sandwich(es)- that's a creative outlet for food if there ever was one.
 

Bearcarver

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Geez Bear, Hang in there... Giving up stuff to add years to your life is a good thing... Most of us have done it... I know I'm giving up falling off of flat bed trailers... I did think twice about getting up there.. Should have thought three times...
I hope your health improves....

Dave
Thank You Dave!!
You're mishap reminds me of when I was a Kid, and we went over to my Great-Grandpop's farm to help bail hay. My Dad sent us over there every year to build our muscles. Old Pop drove the tractor, pulling the bailer & Hay wagon, and we knew if one of us fell off the wagon, He might as well wait until he comes around again, because he never looks back!!

Bear


Very sorry to read this news Bear.

Like many others I have learned a lot from your posts and appreciate you sharing your knowledge.

Thank You Kevin!!
Appreciate that.

Bear
 

Bearcarver

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I'm sorry to hear about your health Bear. I have appreciated all the help you have given me and I have and continue to enjoy reading your posts. Rob
Thank You Rob!!
Appreciate that !

Bear


Can't forget the never-ending search for the perfect sandwich(es)- that's a creative outlet for food if there ever was one.
Thank You Ham!!
I totally agree!!

Bear
 

Bearcarver

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Sorry for the health issues but only you know what is best. You have been a wealth of knowledge to myself and many others on SMF.
A very nice gesture giving away your pride and joys.
Keep on with the other toys and your posting. It gives us great ideas.
Thank you for your Service, it is greatly appreciated by so many.

By the way, you still owe me for my 360 :emoji_laughing: :emoji_laughing: :emoji_laughing:

Thank You Rider!!
I'll give you either an MES 40 Gen #1 or Gen #2.5 Free to make up for that 360.

Bear
 

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Hello Bear,
Long time no hear! Sorry to hear about your issues.

As always, best to you and the family.

Frosty

Thank You Frosty!!!
And Good to see Ya!!

Bear
 

jcam222

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Bear it’s super generous of you to pass these along. I’m super sorry to hear you can’t get out to smoke. I hope you continue to post your indoor cooks on the awesome tools you have. I enjoy your cooks and appreciate you. Your step by steps are things I referred to very often when I first joined here.
 

Bearcarver

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Thank You Jcam & Chopsaw!!
I'm always glad to hear that my "Step by Steps" are being used & enjoyed. I'll be posting My easier stuff as long as I am able.

Meanwhile------
C'mon Everybody, My MES40 Generation #1 and Generation #2.5 are still sitting here waiting for a ride to a new home!!!

Bear
 

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Bear I was close to you on Tuesday evening I came down 476 from rt 80 to Delaware.

Warren
 

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I'm speechless. Just now reading this post... Sad day. But your step-by-steps will remain a legacy and will live on for many-many more years to come! ...and I know you still got some more in ya!
Not only sharing your wisdom but also showing your generosity. My hat is off to you sir.
Someone will surely be by shortly for your other 2 MES units.
 

Bearcarver

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Bear I was close to you on Tuesday evening I came down 476 from rt 80 to Delaware.

Warren

Don't you need an MES 40 ??
You use that Blue Route often??

Bear
 

Meat Man Matt

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Bear, I don't spend near as much time on this site as many others do. But yours is a name I recognize every time I've logged in. You've been a huge help to so many people here; and although I don't really know you, somehow your pay-it-forward attitude and generosity doesn't surprise me one bit.
Classy move.
 

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