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Old 09-08-2013, 03:31 AM   #1
Found some matches.
Join Date: 09-05-13
Location: Plainfield, IN
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Hello fellow que-heads. I guess it's time I stop lurking and post something.

The epic UDS thread here has been very helpful through my build, and continues to be as I learn my newborn UDS. I figured I'd join up and see what else I could learn.
My UDS has been finished for about a week and I believe I've fired her up every day except one.

Here she is at her ugliest:

And as she sits now:

First smokes:

I look forward to being a part of this community. I'm not new to bbq, but I'm new to the freedom of doing it my way and look forward learning from others. Up until about a year ago, I managed the kitchen of one of those corporate chain bbq joints most true bbq enthusiasts hate.

It's kinda nice going from twin $20,000 Southern Pride rotisserie smokers to a backyard pit I built myself and putting out better quality food on the first run.

Well, enough ramblings for one late night.
See ya around the forum!
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Old 09-08-2013, 04:36 AM   #2
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Welcome neighbor.
And that's a good lookin UDS congrats on the successful build
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:07 AM   #3
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Looks like you're rocking out some good food already. Those thighs looks good!

Is that one those glow-in-the-dark thermos?
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:26 AM   #4
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Good lookin' smoker and great lookin' food!
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:58 AM   #5
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Old 09-08-2013, 08:02 AM   #6
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Hello. Nice looking pit.
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Old 09-08-2013, 09:44 AM   #7
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Nice drum,
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Old 09-08-2013, 12:36 PM   #8
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Welcome to the Brethren brother! Nice to see another Indiana cook strutin' his stuff!
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Old 09-08-2013, 12:46 PM   #9
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Old 09-08-2013, 01:13 PM   #10
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:09 PM   #11
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Looks awesome!!
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:11 PM   #12
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Welcome to the forum, and thanks for sharing your pictures..
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:34 PM   #13
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Old 09-08-2013, 09:03 PM   #14
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Old 09-08-2013, 09:31 PM   #15
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Nice pit!

Did you actually get to handle those SPs personally or just manage those that did? I've seen a few of those up close. WAY cool.
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