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Old 03-09-2013, 10:58 PM   #1
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Join Date: 01-13-13
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Question Gas cooker...

Is using a gas cooker with a fire box for charcoal and wood frowned upon in the BBQ culture? BBQ competitions? Thanks!
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:51 AM   #2
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once you cook on all wood / charcoal you will not waste your time with gas..for comps some / lots of santioning bodies deemed illegal
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:54 AM   #3
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Gas is illegal for KCBS sanctioned contests - the only heat sources allowed are wood, wood pellets or charcoal.
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