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Old 11-17-2013, 09:14 PM   #16
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Ok sorry. Yes I do have some "stuff" basics really. I have a kingsford grill/smoker. and currently working on a couple UDSs. Getting more involved with true bbq and smoking since finding this site and learning from you guys. That being said,

I like the thermapen and pitmasterIQ.

Buying a chord of good smoking wood is high on the list to, BubbyQue.

aawa, any advice on knife sets?
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:47 PM   #17
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Here's my wishlist!
1.) Spitjack Injector
2.) KME Knife Sharpening System
3.) Couple more Wusthoff kitchen knives to my collection
4.) Thermapen
5.) Big giant freaking roll of butcher paper
6.) Chord of post oak wood
7.) 44 mag shells for my Ruger Redhawk
8.) Bushnell Banner Illuminated Crossfire 4-16x40mm Scope
9.) Arbolito Relincho Fixed Blade knife

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Old 11-18-2013, 12:00 AM   #18
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For knives check amazon for Victorinox or Mercer knives. Both are very good
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Old 11-18-2013, 12:19 AM   #19
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I have the Victornix Fibrox knives. I pieced it together starting with the 8" chef, 6" stiff boning knife, and paring knife.




Those 3 knives will run you about $70. Add in the steel for another $20.


Another good knife set for the money is one that Bludawg linked in a previous thread. It is $120 but you get 7 pieces w/ a carrying case. Then get a chef knife or santoku later and you have a great knife set.

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Old 11-18-2013, 12:25 AM   #20
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Old 11-18-2013, 12:27 AM   #21
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A reliable meat thermometer is a gamechanger. A thermapen is a luxury, which is why its best as a gift! But the thermoworks rt600c ($25 om Amazon) is very good, accurate and reliable. Beats most other thermometers.
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:56 AM   #22
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I love my Thermapens, but like said above, they are luxuries and will eat up much of that $100. I would ask for the Simply Marvelous Rub sample pack in a heartbeat. So,e of the best rubs on the market. I'd also ask for meat gloves and some Bear Claws/Bear Paws. Also, a food saver vacuum system will save ya money in the long run. Whatever you ask for...whatever you get...I pray you have a blessed Christmas.

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Old 11-18-2013, 04:35 AM   #23
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Old 11-18-2013, 07:50 AM   #24
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Certainly a thermapen but since I have one I am asking for this:


Have seen it used a few times and was simply awesome.
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:32 AM   #25
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thermapen !!! My wife just ordered my orange one for her parents as my gift for Christmas.

grill grates would be my second.

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Old 11-18-2013, 11:36 AM   #26
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Here are the BBQ related items on my list...you might get some ideas from here.

- Wrought Iron Fireplace Tool Kit (for my stickburner)
- Fire Wire Stainless Steel Flexible Grilling Skewer
- Simpl​y Marv​elous Rub Pack
- Various Oakridge BBQ rubs
- Bayou Classic Injector
- Mr Bar B Q Forged 3 piece rosewood utensil set
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:45 AM   #27
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A Thermapen or the new 14.5 WSM would be a great Xmas gift. I have 5 Thermapens already so I'm asking for one of the new 14.5 WSM. :)
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:50 AM   #28
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Old 11-18-2013, 12:11 PM   #29
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Perhaps Webster can send a thick book with the definition of "nothing" highlighted.

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Old 11-18-2013, 01:55 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by 16Adams View Post
Perhaps Webster can send a thick book with the definition of "nothing" highlighted.

That's kinda funny!!! I have a http://www.charbroil.com/kingsford-charcoal-grill.html and the basic stuff. chimney, basic grill tools, remote meat probe.
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