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Old 08-28-2011, 08:28 AM   #1
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I hope all you NY folks are braving this weather ok.

Be safe.

No firing up the wsm's today.
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:35 AM   #2
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Alive and fine. Storms starting to end. Rain should stop within an hour or two. Wind will probably last a fe hours past that. Power went out at 5:30AM and after a quick ride around, I'd guess I'll have no power for about a week. Yeah, no WSM today but I'll have the grill gong later!
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:59 AM   #3
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Watching the news and you were the first one I thought of. If you have a very long extension cord I'll be happy to share a little juice. Here's hoping it doesn't take a week to get back up and running. Be safe.
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Old 08-28-2011, 10:00 AM   #4
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Nick, are you serious about no power for a week? Why would you
say that?
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Old 08-28-2011, 10:48 AM   #5
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1/3 of the island has lost power. A quick ride around the area I can see where the line is that fell. Problem is beyond that there are trees and branches hanging on too many electric lines so they won't restore power until the other lines are cleared. No biggie, I refuse to defrost my freezer so there is a chunk of ice in it. That should have no problem staging frozen if left unopened. The refridg is getting emptied quickly so I waste nothing. A cooler with ice will work.
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Old 08-28-2011, 12:50 PM   #6
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Nick, I am sure that your neighbors would love it if you would help clear the downed trees in their yards. Pecan, apple, hickory. It's ok to be choosey.
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:27 PM   #7
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Pretty much pine and tulip trees went down
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Pretty much pine and tulip trees went down
So......you my friend are hooked up with the wood you use!
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:44 PM   #9
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Pretty much pine and tulip trees went down
So......you my friend are hooked up with the wood you use!
Only in my electric smoker, you know, like yours!
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Nick, glad all is well. When Mother Nature wants to get you, you're doomed.
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