Taking the Rec Tec grill on its maiden voyage today

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  1. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    I have this 5lb flat brisket. Would have preferred a packer but Publix didn't have any. It's small enough so that if I fuck this up it won't have cost me too much. :c

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  2. Capn Crud

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    Nice grill :what:
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    That's a fantastic looking grill!
     
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    God, that grill is awesome
     
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  6. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    40 lbs of wood pellets in the hopper. these are a blend of hickory, cherry, maple and apple. smells pretty good!

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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    ready to go...

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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    and we're off

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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I see a lot of these grills used with grill mats, any thoughts?
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Is this type of grill the newest fad to get men to spend $1000 on fire?
     
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    I'm jealous
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    It's $1000 for wood and heat right? So $1000 for fire
     
  13. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    here we are after 4 hours...150 degrees

    going to do the Texas Crutch, using this homemade BBQ sauce


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  14. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    The grill was about $1K, plus the wood pellets and some accessories, about $1400 total.

    Not bad.
     
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    max rockatansky I'm just here for the gasoline Gold

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    I just finished reading Franklin's book. I'm ready for another brisket cook now! Let's see some progress pictures!
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    so now we double wrap in foil, add the BBQ sauce for the final cook:

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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    and now just wait it out to 195-200.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    Using these guys expertise (procedure and sauce recipe) to do this since this is my first try on this grill:

    texasbbqrub.com
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    I have grill mats plus a grill grate to give that criss cross look on the steaks.

    the mats are good for small stuff so it doesn't fall thru.
     
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    Nice!