slamkeys wrote:Now that does look like a Ferrari. Who built it?
I had this conversation with some friends, one who is a Porsche guy, and told him I wouldn't call it my Porsche, more like my Hemi. Then, a couple of neighbors came out while I seasoned it yesterday and one called it a Cadillac, which I again corrected, more like a Buick. A really nice Buick. I think I'm going to stick with that one. A Buick. Ha.
I say this because I've seen what AJ's Custom Cookers can do, and while this rig is nice it's a fair piece from top of the line. If things go well this this cooker, maybe one day I'll buy the cooker of my daydreams. Until then, this thing should more than handle anything I can throw at it.
If you're anywhere Fort Worth and considering a new cooker, you ought to consider letting AJ's build it to your specs. He does quality work at a fair price with a reasonable turnaround time. If you can dream it, AJ can build it. He also gets bonus points from guys like me that change the specs left and right (we increased the size of the smokebox, added the charcoal grill, went back and forth on color and rigged a "rustic" logo sign I had to mount on the trailer, making for a really unique feature.) He's website isn't up to date, check him out on facebook. Lots of nice builds.
After an 8 hour burn to season it, I'm impressed with how it cooks. Can not wait to fill it up but I figure it'll hold 16 briskets without too much trouble and I don't have that kind of money laying around anymore. Going to see if the neighbors want to join my first cook. No doubt there will be plenty who join me.