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Old 09-01-2009, 11:29 PM   #1
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Well, I finally did it. Fired up the MOAB. Tried to roll it to the backyard. Got it stuck after only 3 feet. Ended up renting plywood from the HD.

Takes longer than a Bandera to get up to speed, but when you do, she holds temps like a champ. Actually uses less wood too.

Water pan sucks. Only 1 in deep, water is gone after 30 min. Will work on this one.

Space is huge. Did a ham, butt, sausage, fatties, chicken, chuckies, and a whole rack of MOINK balls and has plenty of space.

Evaluation: 9 out of 10. Water pan brought it down a point.

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Old 09-01-2009, 11:32 PM   #2
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Ya, ya, ya. No pics. Bite me.
Well, you said it, not me Pics are just another way to share the love brother!!!
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:37 PM   #3
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you've had that thing all this time and this is the first time you fired her up? wow
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Old 09-02-2009, 01:13 AM   #4
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Dont believe a word ya said. I dont even think the MOAB is in your back yard...

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Old 09-02-2009, 03:30 AM   #5
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Too bad about the waterpan...and camera.
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:31 AM   #6
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a brisket you just cooked

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Old 09-02-2009, 08:23 AM   #7
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Being still new here, I googled "MOAB" got 2 returns. Moab,Utah. and ,"Mother Of All Bombs" also Military Nomenclature "Massive Ordnance Air Bomb". So I'm a Little Confused. Could someone clarify this to me Please.Cause if "BigDog" is trying to Q on a Surplus Bomb, I'm staying as far away from KS as possible .
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:27 AM   #8
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MOAB was a cooker phil made that is THE MOTHER OF ALL BANDERA's. Now that phil parted with it, to phil it means MOTHER OF ALL BICEPS.
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:39 AM   #9
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I'm also a newbie and have read about the MOAB and at least found out what it was in the Acronym list. Would be nice to see pictures since this seems to be a one off smoker. Also, could someone please update the Acronmy list and the Post Titles. Both seem to be out of date.
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Old 09-02-2009, 09:59 AM   #10
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It's about farking time you used that baby!


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Old 09-02-2009, 10:17 AM   #11
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Here are some pics of the mighty MOAB for those inquiring....

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Old 09-02-2009, 11:07 AM   #12
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It's about farking time you used that baby!


Where's the SPAM?
My question as well. Are you out? Need more?
I didn't hijack the thread. I just took it in a completely different direction.

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Old 09-02-2009, 11:19 AM   #13
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Water pan sucks. Only 1 in deep, water is gone after 30 min. Will work on this one.
Using water is so lame, newbie!


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Old 09-02-2009, 11:58 AM   #14
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I rarly used water in the pan.. Run it dry, its so big, that it still performs the same funcion and you can put some water directly in the bottom of the chamber if u want moisture.
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Old 09-02-2009, 02:51 PM   #15
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Somebody send him some SPAM and a box of cake mix...
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