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July 13th, 2015, 6:11 am
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* Cheyenne ** Cheyenne *
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Hi my name is Rick and i am 58 years old and have been doing my smoking and grilling on a Weber Kettle for years and now i wanna take that leap into a Pellet Smoker thanks to Malcolm Reed, whos videos i watch on youtube and he is the one responsible for selling me on either the YS 480 or YS640 I haven't made up my mind as of yet but am leaning towards the 640 since it's only $200 more and will probably be happier with this model. I haven't ordered it yet but plan to soon as i can afford it.

Pitmaster_Rick
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July 13th, 2015, 7:53 am
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* Wichita ** Wichita *
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Hello and welcome!!
I would go for the YS640 for only $200 more, it will be worth it!!

July 13th, 2015, 9:58 am
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Welcome aboard!

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July 13th, 2015, 12:08 pm
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* Durnago ** Durnago *
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  • Location: Sitting Near a Yoder Smoker, Smelling Sweet Blue

Welcome to the forum, and thanks for joining the group!

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July 13th, 2015, 6:37 pm
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* Cheyenne ** Cheyenne *
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thanks for all the warm welcomes and i have decided on the 640 which i plan on ordering this week with the optional full upper rack,cover and at least 30 bags o pellets......just wonderin if theres a shelf life to the bags of pellets yoder sells?

Pitmaster_Rick
Proud owner of a YS640
July 14th, 2015, 10:37 am
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* Kingman ** Kingman *
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Welcome. The YS640 is a cooking machine! Enjoy!

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July 14th, 2015, 11:03 am
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* Durnago ** Durnago *
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Pitmaster_Rick wrote:thanks for all the warm welcomes and i have decided on the 640 which i plan on ordering this week with the optional full upper rack,cover and at least 30 bags o pellets......just wonderin if theres a shelf life to the bags of pellets yoder sells?

Keep the pellets dry and off of the ground and they should last for quite a while. Moisture will do the most damage to a pellet...besides fire. ;)

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July 14th, 2015, 12:06 pm
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* Cheyenne ** Cheyenne *
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Thanks Kirby, I plan to buy half a pallet which i think is about 30 #20 bags and gonna keep them in my house away from moisture but wasnt sure how long they would stay usable if not used right away?

Pitmaster_Rick
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July 14th, 2015, 1:53 pm
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The most important thing is to not store pellets directly on the floor (especially concrete), and also not touching any outside wall.

Yoder_Herb
July 14th, 2015, 2:33 pm
* Wichita ** Wichita *
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Welcome from the PNW.

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July 14th, 2015, 3:51 pm
* Kingman ** Kingman *
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welcome...

~All that is gold does not glitter ~ Not all those that wander are lost~
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July 16th, 2015, 6:05 am
* Cheyenne ** Cheyenne *
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Thanks Herb. Good to know

Pitmaster_Rick
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July 22nd, 2015, 5:24 pm
* Abilene ** Abilene *
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  • Location: Carthage, MO

Welcome to the group!

July 24th, 2015, 5:28 am
* Cheyenne ** Cheyenne *
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Thanks

Pitmaster_Rick
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