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Old 10-30-2006, 06:51 PM   #1
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I would forget that deal. Them things is a pain. Like to burned down the house a few years back using one of the goofy things. Talk em into smoked fresh picnics. Much mo betta than Turkey in any configuration which might be envisioned. Just my dos centavos of course.


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Old 10-30-2006, 07:09 PM   #2
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I would forget that deal. Them things is a pain. Like to burned down the house a few years back using one of the goofy things. Talk em into smoked fresh picnics. Much mo betta than Turkey in any configuration which might be envisioned. Just my dos centavos of course.


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#1) I'm not an idiot, I live in Kansas not Texas we don't use propane indoors

#2) Again, I don't live in Texas, so we don't eat 'smoked picnics' on Thanksgiving

#3) When November rolls around, my family is tired of 'smoked picnics', since they've been eating them all summer

#4) I wasn't looking for someone to talk me out of a turkey fryer, I was looking for someone who had one or knew someone who used one and wanted to know which ONE to get.

#5) If you eat 'smoked picnics' at your house bigwheel for Thanksgiving that's great. I hope all your guests enjoy it

Thanks Puff for the info, that's all I was lookin for. Just a once a year thing to fry a turkey.

I don't want to come off as an a$$hole, because I usually just sit back and keep my mouth shut, but thanks anyway for the suggestion bigwheel.
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:26 PM   #3
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Well since you obviously a hard headed Kansas farmboy who aint gonna listen to reason...go buy the cheapest turkey gizmo they got at Academy Sports. They usually get down to 25 bucks or so. Go to Sams and buy the Creamy Heavy Duty frying oil from them. The peanut oil is utter nonsense invented for the purpose of parting dumb yups from their Platinum Visor Cards. Fry till your grease gets dirty then have your mama in law dig a hole and bury the used grease in the backyard. Thats how I always done it. Hope this helps. If you just got eat them nasty critters..they much mo betta smoked than fried. Actually they betta slow grilled over mesquite coals. Dont even get me started on that subject or speaking of Rotesseses. They expecting you at Academy.

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Thanks for the input. I was looking into a larger size like 32qt. The bayou classic seems to be the most popular when searched on line.

And bigwheel, if I could actually understand what you are saying, I might take it into consideration. Also, I'm not a 'farmboy', I actually live in kansas CITY not kansas farmland. Also, what you people do down in texas is your business, I'm just glad Oklahoma is there to separate my state from yours.
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Old 10-31-2006, 12:06 PM   #5
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A couple of years ago(?), at an outdoor party, the "used" oil was dumped into a 55 gallon burn barrel. Burn barrel had a fire in it. Flames went 30ft into the air!

Town later passed an ordinance making it illegal to do that kind of thing.
Must of been a Texan that dumped the oil.

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Old 10-31-2006, 07:50 PM   #6
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Ahhh...a city slicker huh? This could be even mo worser than I thought. Now as you know everthing is bigga and betta in Texas. Thats whut cuz a little jealousy sometimes. My turkey frying pot is 16 gallons and you can do 4 turkeys at once if old Albert was correctumondo about his theory of the heat remaining constant..hot air rising etc. If this deal be true you could fry ever turkey in Turkey purty quick. Anyway I mail you the plans on how to make one for only five bucks. Let me know. Now this do not count having to buy the empty beer keg. That add about 9 bucks so you in like Flynn with the largest turkey frying pot in the urband areas of Kansas. Let me know whut you decide. Thanks.

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Thanks for the input. I was looking into a larger size like 32qt. The bayou classic seems to be the most popular when searched on line.

And bigwheel, if I could actually understand what you are saying, I might take it into consideration. Also, I'm not a 'farmboy', I actually live in kansas CITY not kansas farmland. Also, what you people do down in texas is your business, I'm just glad Oklahoma is there to separate my state from yours.
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[quote="bigwheel"]Ahhh...a city slicker huh? This could be even mo worser than I thought. Now as you know everthing is bigga and betta in Texas. Thats whut cuz a little jealousy sometimes. My turkey frying pot is 16 gallons and you can do 4 turkeys at once if old Albert was correctumondo about his theory of the heat remaining constant..hot air rising etc. If this deal be true you could fry ever turkey in Turkey purty quick. Anyway I mail you the plans on how to make one for only five bucks. Let me know. Now this do not count having to buy the empty beer keg. That add about 9 bucks so you in like Flynn with the largest turkey frying pot in the urband areas of Kansas. Let me know whut you decide. Thanks.

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Any chance you care to repeat that in English??
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He said that his turkey pot is made out of a beer keg and is 64 qts. Sounds like he'll sell you "plans" to make one for $5.

I got a copy of the plans from a friend. It's a "Post it" note that says, "Cut top off of beer keg".
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Dang your a purty smart feller to figger out the beer keg needs the top cut off. Best deal on that is to hang around the beer joint and wait for a drunk welder to come in who owns one of them plasma arc cutting gizmos.

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He said that his turkey pot is made out of a beer keg and is 64 qts. Sounds like he'll sell you "plans" to make one for $5.

I got a copy of the plans from a friend. It's a "Post it" note that says, "Cut top off of beer keg".
Thanks Finney! Nice to talk to someone that doesn't sound like they have marbles in their mouth!

Bigwheel, that's a big profit margin on your part if the plans are so simple they could be written on a "post it" note. You trying to rip people off or are the prices of the "Post it" notes in Texas as over inflated as the Texans ego's?
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