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November 14th, 2014, 1:31 am
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
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I can't even sleep!

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November 14th, 2014, 1:38 am
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November 14th, 2014, 8:09 pm
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congrats man!!!
I bet yer buggin... :o

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November 14th, 2014, 11:56 pm
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Well it arrived around noon. It's freaking beautiful. It really is almost a work of art. I can't believe I have one. All went well, cover is on back order, I messed up one of the temp gauges...I know I know...I feel stupid, have to order another one of those...I wasn't paying attention and was using the face of the gauge to turn it to screw it in and it kind of broke. Then I noticed a nut undernieth that I should of used a wrench on. Did it with the other one though. Perfect. The broke one is on and looks normal I just don't know if it will read ok, if it does I'll just let that be that... There is a rod like thing that has a scraper type deal at one end...?? Is that for the coals and wood? Didn't see that in the "comes with list". Oh...and the door on the fire box, the swinging air vent is super loose...the screw is tight though, anybody else have this or is this normal?

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November 15th, 2014, 12:03 am
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Side note...why does it say "Abilene" under my name?

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November 15th, 2014, 6:20 am
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let_the_smoke_roll wrote:Side note...why does it say "Abilene" under my name?

post count...


just a suggest,,,
if you don't have a good thermometer,,,
now's the time...


I enjoy my Maverick 733 with 2 hybrid probes,,,
I can see exactly whats goin on at the food grill/grate level and actual food temp from in the house,,, barn and
down at the beach...

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November 15th, 2014, 9:37 am
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Had to throw the beach in didn't ya? Lol. I became a member of the pitboss forum website and the next day had one of those posted for sale for 49.00. Got one. But still want those to work. Another question, on the firebox air vent, the handle is facing in, and all the pictures it's facing out. Didn't see anywhere in the manual saying to change that. May be a dumb question. Or an obvious one. I guess I'm supposed to turn that around.

Just a southbound pachydork
November 15th, 2014, 11:31 am
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Yes, turn the damper around, it's that way for shipping.

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November 15th, 2014, 6:13 pm
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I did. I still can't believe I have one on my back porch.

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November 15th, 2014, 8:47 pm
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Make sure you season that sucker good, and I recommend getting a propane torch. I use it to clean the grates, fire the grates with the torch, then scrub with grill brush. I got my wichita in the spring, and had a great summer, and learned a lot. Keep the questions coming.

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November 16th, 2014, 5:21 am
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Thanks Paul...I will. How exactly did you season yours? Wash the grates, add oil and do the recommended seasoning or something extra or different? Thanks.

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November 16th, 2014, 4:33 pm
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I soaked a towel in vegetable oil, then wiped the enter yoder, inside, out and grill, then ran the smoker at around 250ish all day with a foil pan full of bacon. Not sure if it's the textbook way, but it worked for me, (and the bacon was like candy)...

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November 21st, 2014, 8:51 pm
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Did the intilial burn in today. Getting ready for a Tuesday Wednesday thanksgiving smoke. Nothing like putting it all on the line huh?

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November 22nd, 2014, 8:17 pm
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let_the_smoke_roll wrote:Did the intilial burn in today. Getting ready for a Tuesday Wednesday thanksgiving smoke. Nothing like putting it all on the line huh?



Once your family and friends hove food from the Wichita, you will be the go to guy for delicious food for every occasion. Post some pictures and show us the goodness!!

November 23rd, 2014, 1:33 am
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I'll will. I'm doing 1 turkey, 4 ribs and 10 Cornish hens.

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January 3rd, 2015, 4:35 pm
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Understand being impatient for delivery, my Loaded Wichita is due for delivery to the dealer in Austin at the end of January.

January 4th, 2015, 5:57 am
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Ok, so where is the pictures from Thanks Giving smoke??? Sitting on the edge of my chair here!

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