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Unread 07-01-2009, 10:02 AM   #1
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Default Contests and Pellet Smoker-- Banned?

I have been looking at buying either a FEC or Treager pellet smoker and want to enter into some contests next year. Some one told me that the KCBS has banned these type of smokers from competition. Is this true?
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Unread 07-01-2009, 10:03 AM   #2
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It is not. Whoever told you that has no clue.
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NO there are a lot of them in use. I think last weekend in Pacific there was 8 or 9 being used (including mine).
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alot of teams use FEC's in comps, and walk

their is a team that does very well called Pellet Envy

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They are legal, but some consider them "cheating." (Well, at least someone did until he got one himself.)
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They should be banned (until I get one)
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On the other hand, you've already got everything you need to compete successfully!
Oh wait, I know, that violates the Law of New Toys...
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Thanks guys! The person who told me does have a clue about BBQ but I thought he got very bad info.
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I hope not I just packed the trailer for lake placid and had no room for the spice!!!
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Maybe, just maybe it is true... let's just pretend that it is and now all of you that use them and keep whippin' my tail at cooks can just quit coming. The GC at Snowbird used a couple of FE's, maybe he didn't really win???
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I thought they should be banned - 2 pellet cookers latter. . .
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Thanks guys! The person who told me does have a clue about BBQ but I thought he got very bad info.
I think your freind may have been quoting this, directly from Cookshack's website. Thing is you have to read the whole thing!

Not sure which ones are outlawed, but I see logs of FEC100's out there!

Cookshack's Electric Smokers Are So Good They Are Banned from Competition Cooking!

Cookshack electric smokers are illegal according to the major sanctioning bodies

They don't want us! Cookshack wood/electric smokers' reliability and consistency of results has made them illegal at barbecue cook-offs. (Cookshack's "legal" line of competition smokers, Fast Eddy's by Cookshack, continues to bring teams to the winners' circle.) Just think - you can serve barbecue so good it's illegal! MORE HERE http://www.cookshack.com/Default.aspx?shortcut=news
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but I see logs of FEC100's out there!
Your Freudian Slip is showing, Dann
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yuk! yuk! Thanks for correcting me Ron
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