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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by ionthesky, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. ionthesky

    ionthesky Newbie

    Howdy Y'all. Just learned about this forum site. Nice place to ask questions and get advice from some of the pro's that us novices wouldn't know about. Caught the bug two years ago and bought my first cooker last year, a Bayou Classic Ceramic Grill, and never looked back. Never knew "Q" could taste sooo good when you do it yourself.  Anyone else here from the northern KY region?
  2. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★


    Welcome to the forum I'm from the northern region, but unfortunately not Kentucky  LOL

  3. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF, ionthesky! With a username like that I'd figure you for a star-gazer. There's a couple of Astonomy forums that I belonged to where my username was eyeinthesky. Used to do a lot of star-gazing when I was doing an all-nighter. My son moved away and took my telescope with him, plus I'm getting to old to stay up all night.

    There's a number of members here that are Egg users as wells as WSM users, so you'll find yourself in some fine company!

    Enjoy the Smoke!
  4. dougmays

    dougmays Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum! I've never heard of the Bayou Classic but its a nice looking smoker! How do you like it?
  5. seenred

    seenred Legendary Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard!  This is the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly, knowledgeable folks who really enjoy helping one another.  Looking forward to your input here, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will surely have the answer.

  6. ionthesky

    ionthesky Newbie

    Thanks for the warm invite guys.

    Dutch, I'm an air traffic controller, hence the ionthesky s/n. I do like satellite spotting at night during the all-nighters as well. Lived in   Clearfield, UT for ten years via USAF.

    dougmays, I was contemplating a BGE after I read about how the ceramic holds and maintains 

    heat, but the price scared me a bit. Walked into Lowes and saw the Bayou $500 cheaper. Its the same basic principle as the BGE at a cheaper price. Came with stand and shelves and water pan. I haven't been disappointed yet.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2013
  7. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    @ iots-Good ol' Hill Field. I have a handful of relatives that live in the Clearfield/Layton area that work at HFAB.

    From one Vet to another-Thanks for your service, Brother.
  8. gary s

    gary s SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster OTBS Member

    [​IMG]Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   



  9. ionthesky

    ionthesky Newbie

    Thank you for your service as well Dutch. Time to cook!
  10. gary s

    gary s SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Man that Q looks good, making me hungry this morning