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Old 03-07-2011, 01:39 PM   #1
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Backwoods Shakedown Cruise

no instruction manual with this thing, so I just fired her up and let
her rip....might be the best way to go anyway..kinda like throwing away
the wsm manual.

First lesson learned...do not fill the water pan and then try to put it
in the cooker.

The wagon sure brings it up to a comfortable level.

It's a new Tel Tru therm, so just in case, I'm also using a Maverick to
compare, but I'm not sure it's in the chamber.
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Old 03-07-2011, 01:44 PM   #2
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Looks like yo have it loaded inside and out, lookin' good.
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:10 PM   #3
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You didn't put anything in that Bushmills other than ice, did you?
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:38 PM   #4
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splash of Coke. It's a school night for Pete's sake.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:05 PM   #5
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Well that looks like a real good plan on the water pan. The ones I have seen previously had a fixed pan with a vertical pipe running up the middle that had a flapper on the end. Those kind always seemed sorta silly to me. Glad yours dont have that feature. Watch out for the coke. Its real unhealthy.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:24 PM   #6
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oversmoked the sausage by a lot and the chicken by a little, but still will have
dinner. It was interesting. Held temps very well. next time, I'll work on
changing the temps more.

btw, savory grits on the side...will make a great breakfast tomorrow too.
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Taters would have put this meal over the top too.
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Looks pretty good. What kind of sauce on the chicken?
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:55 PM   #9
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Rev. Marvin, baby. That's how I roll.

When I eat potatos, I put Swampsauce on em.
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Coke in the juice?????????????????? That's just not right!
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