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Old 08-30-2005, 08:01 AM   #11
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And for the folks that say "the only reason the naysayers are against the Guru is because they haven't tried using one" is a crock of crap!
If you're refering to me, that's not what I said, but that's for another forum. [/quote:3pnz0npa]

You didn't????? See below, my good man! I guess if someone was wearing a helmet, licking the windows on a short bus they could interpret it differently. But it looks pretty clear to me what you said/meant. Either way, I'm just funnin' ya'll. Like I said, ya'll use the Guru, I don't! I foil, some don't! :winkie:

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Well, that ought to get a couple of 'em goin' ! I agree with you!! I fought the battle waaaay back when the Guru 1st came out ~ Wasn't even on the market yet. A couple of people (5 or 6) got 1 to try and report. This all started over on TVWB, btw. I was the lone supporter against a MUCH larger crowd than here.

Well, that was then. I don't fight those fights any more ~ Not worth it. I did my part and I thoroughly enjoy my Guru's, as you do yours. You'll find (and probably already have) that the vast majority of the naysayers have never tried the unit out. Remindes me of "Traditional BBQ"!!
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I don't know how you can say that my statement is the same as yours ~ It's not! Maybe you should remove your helmet ~ It's obviously too tight.
 
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I don't know how you can say that my statement is the same as yours ~ It's not! Maybe you should remove your helmet ~ It's obviously too tight.
Guess so, end of discussion.
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Old 08-30-2005, 11:22 AM   #14
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Guru's SUCK! I got the chance to play with one. I didn't care for it. More trouble than there worth. I know some of you guy's use them and think there great. No question they are a diffrent way to cook. You have to learn how to use them. How about learning how to use your pit first? Then play around with big buck gadgets. I didn't care for the thing, But I only used it twice. With time and adjustments to my regular pit time I'm sure It could be handy. But why try to change something you already know how to do right in the first place.
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See what I mean, Crusing ??

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If you had really used a Guru a couple of times, you would know that Guru's DON'T suck, they BLOW !!! [-X
 
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Guru's SUCK! I got the chance to play with one. I didn't care for it. More trouble than there worth. I know some of you guy's use them and think there great. No question they are a diffrent way to cook. You have to learn how to use them. How about learning how to use your pit first? Then play around with big buck gadgets. I didn't care for the thing, But I only used it twice. With time and adjustments to my regular pit time I'm sure It could be handy. But why try to change something you already know how to do right in the first place.
LOL, you guys crack me up.
Seeing as you all asked, here's my opinion lol: When I toss on a picnic or brisket, I can go away, go to work for a 12 hour shift, do whatever, and know that the temps are right were I want them. There is zero doubt in my mind that they are going to stray off more than a few degrees. Some will say they can do that without a Guru. Good for you. I didn't have much luck with overnighters when the temps were 40 during the day, and 15 at night (or lower) without adjusting the vents. I have no doubt that the Guru, no matter what the temps do, will keep her chugging away where I want it.
I foil ribs most of the time also. I inject my Picnics, I do Picnics over Boston butts, Spares over B/Backs, and pineapple juice over apple on the ribs.

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Do you use a pop up timer and brine??? 8-[ Just kidding!
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Whatever it takes Big Guy lol. I do brine the popcorn after popped with way to much butter, does that count?
Just tossed some ribs on. Mmmmm, ribsssss, Guru.
After that's done, Mmmmm, Picnic, and Guru for an overnighter for Thursday lol.
I gotta serious question. What will happen if the power goes out while cooking with the Guru? All the vents are closed and the fire will die, then what?
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Then a trip to KFC is in order
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How often does your power go out during a cook? 1 in 100? 500? Good odds in my opinion. If you're awake or wake up during the night, you can use the other 2 lower vents to continue the cook, if they're not taped shut like mine are, or, like in Bryan's case, he uses a 12 volt rechargeable power supply like this for his cooks.

Anything else before you place your order???
 
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How often does your power go out during a cook? 1 in 100? 500? Good odds in my opinion. If you're awake or wake up during the night, you can use the other 2 lower vents to continue the cook, if they're not taped shut like mine are, or, like in Bryan's case, he uses a 12 volt rechargeable power supply like this for his cooks.

Anything else before you place your order???
LOL! Well it's an honest question regardless of the odds. As a matter of fact I've cooked alot in the middle of thunderstorms when the power is prone to going out. My point is, (I'm not bashing), without a Guru you don't have to worry about that. Bryans battery pack could malfunction as well. But I guess if you have 4 remote thermometers w/alarms in the cooker like your picture, then it will sound like a bank being robbed if the temps drop!
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