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    • DerHusker

      The Challenges are Back!   05/08/2017

      Join in on the fun and take this month's "Crack Pot Challenge"     We encourage everyone to challenge yourself to have fun and learn by participating in these "Challenges".    We encourage everyone to challenge yourself to have fun and learn by participating in these "Challenges".   

AbovePar

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About AbovePar

  • Birthday 08/02/1957

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    Male
  • Location:
    Conover, NC
  • Interests
    golf, volleyball, computers
  • Grill
    Akorn
  1. Somehow my member topic says "Looking for Charcoal" and I'm not sure what I did to create this and I can't find where to edit it. Help says its on the My Settings page but I can't find where to edit it. Thanks in advance for any help!
  2. Just a quick intro: I saw my first Akorn at Lowes a little over two years ago I believe and started researching if I should take the plunge. I quickly found this forum and John's Man Cave Meals videos, which gave me all the encouragement I needed. I cut my smoking teeth by using a red electric Brinkman which I used for probably 10 years. I love the upgrade to the Akorn and wish to thank all the contributors to this forum where I have been lurking since I found it. I just purchased a new Akorn for my 26 year old son for a house warming gift as he just bought his first house a month ago. I'm looking forward to passing my little knowledge on but have already told him to start out by browsing around here.
  3. I have actually done 4, on three different occassions. I normally buy my butts from Sams in 2-packs. It seems total weight was around 30 pounds. I even crowd them on the bottom rack. Granted, it's probably not the best idea, but to be honest I haven't noticed any issues. I usually put my thermometer in the smallest butt and double wrap it in foil when it's 190 degrees and let it rest in a cooler and then temp the bigger ones making sure they get to 190 before removing the same way. It probobly takes a little mote attention to the grill during the cook. I just ordered a TTT and am looking forward to seeing how it works. Maybe I'll get some decent sleep next time.☺