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Hammerhead
05-24-2005, 08:09 AM
I signed up a few weeks ago, but I've finally made it back to begin checking things out.

So far I have only slow cooked on my #7 Kamado. You can see a picture of it in action in my avatar. The cobalt blue tile looks awesome in person. I'm 5'7" and the top of the Kamado is just about eye level (giving you a perspective on big it is).

I use a coal basket, a cross bracket to hold a cooking pot or usually a water pan, a 22" grill at the normal level, and a top level 18" grill. It holds heat extremely well. I can hold 225F with a couple of hand fulls of lump charcoal for at least 12-hours without touching anything. A few more hand fulls can get me through 24-hours with no problems.

My most frequent meats cooked in order are, pork butts, sausage, ribs, brisket, pork loins, leg of lamb, and ham.

Bill-Chicago
05-24-2005, 08:28 AM
Welcome Hammer

We got a couple of Bayou Brothers here.

Glad you found us

jt
05-24-2005, 08:52 AM
Welcome Hammerhead. Looks like an awesome smoker.

Kevin
05-24-2005, 09:03 AM
Welcome Hammerhead, Jump on in and enjoy the fray.
Went to New Orleans once for a trade show. The food we experienced changed my life. Who'da thunk, a farm boy from MN smokin brisket and eatin mud bugs.

icemn62
05-24-2005, 09:29 AM
Welcome to the party.

spicewine
05-24-2005, 09:42 AM
From a former Coonass to another---Welcome Brother

BrooklynQ
05-24-2005, 09:47 AM
Welcome

Trout_man22
05-24-2005, 09:48 AM
Welcome

Jorge
05-24-2005, 11:36 AM
Good to have you!

nucleargeek
05-24-2005, 03:44 PM
Welcome Hammerhead....nice cooker you got there.

frognot
05-24-2005, 04:03 PM
Welcome aboard, Hammerhead. Yeah, that a mighty fine-lookin' smoker ya got there.

nmayeux
05-24-2005, 05:10 PM
From a former Coonass to another---Welcome Brother
What he said!! Welcome.
Noah

Solidkick
05-24-2005, 05:18 PM
Welcome my new brother........

Bill-Chicago
05-24-2005, 10:08 PM
From a former Coonass to another---Welcome Brother
What he said!! Welcome.
Noah

Okay
Yankee alert

What the hell you guys talking about?

Coonass?

Does that have something to do with sucking heads of mud bugs

BBQchef33
05-24-2005, 10:29 PM
a Kamado!!! Wow. I forgot all about those cookers. Cooked on one many years ago. Friend of mine has a Kamodo K9, custom tiled in green and orange ceramic with Miami "canes" on the front. Those cookers are works of art, and holds heat like none i've seen(dont comapre them to the green egg either, aint no ugly steel legs on a kamado.). When they are closed, they blend in with the landscape like a piece of garden art. Most of us here have black steel cookers.... you got the beauty.. we got the beasts. Amazing cooker. Wish ya didnt remind of them :) Got no room for anymore.

anyway... Welcome to our humble abode. Sit back grab a beer and enjoy!!

Neil
05-25-2005, 04:12 AM
Welcome aboard Hammerhead, enjoy what you learn and share what you know, it's what we do.

parrothead
05-25-2005, 10:29 AM
Welcome!

The_Kapn
05-25-2005, 10:53 AM
A Kamado--WOW :lol:
I think you complete our collection of folks with every major genre and brand of cooker out there :lol: :lol:
Welcome to our little looney part of the world!

TIM

Bigdog
05-25-2005, 03:27 PM
Welcome bro. Your cooker sounds awesome.

spicewine
05-25-2005, 05:46 PM
Does that have something to do with sucking heads of mud bugs


Coonass = Cajun and it has everything to do with sucking the head and pinching the tail