Hi from Paarl, South Africa

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Uncle C
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Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby Uncle C » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:00 am

Good day Everyone,

Thank you for letting me register on this awesome forum.

Greetings from a town called Paarl, South Africa.

Thank you to eveyone of the time to post such great information.

Today I sit with a dilema which I need some help with - and seeing as South Africa is not a BBQ area - I am gonna needs lots !!!!

I have build a reverse offset unit from a 210 liter (55 gallon) style drum - with a brick fire box, run it 3 times so far,
1st Try Baby back ribs - result was ok
2nd Try was chicken - result light smoke and slightly over cooked
3rd Try spare ribs

The food come out ok, and I have many many a fire to learn this amazing art, the you all are enjoying so well.

Things to know from my side - our meat is way leaner here and butchers dont know the cuts and joints seem smaller than in the USA and we dont have any manufacturers of BBQs here - the help I need is with some ideas or designs to start with.

I have learnt much but need to learn much more still - I am looking for a off set bbq design that I can fabricate here - something like off set and revers offset smokers.
Any and all help will be appreciated ! even the smallest bit of advice

Regards from South Africa

PS I really would love South Africa to have a great BBQ following
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby OldUsedParts » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:03 am

Welcome and Howdy, Uncle C - - - looking forward to your participation, questions and maybe some of Y'all "local" techniques that use ol Statesiders might want to try :tup: make yourself at home :salut:
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby Boots » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:29 am

Howdy neighbor. Welcome to the forum, Great to have someone from South Africa. Post some pictures and people will have an easier time offering advice.
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby Papa Tom » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:56 am

Welcome aboard Uncle C sounds like you are well on the way with a offset to work with, make yourself at home here.
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby TX1911 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:20 am

Custom 24x48 offset trailer pit
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Vision B Series kamado
Huntington Forge 490 Gas Grill
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby PMK » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:45 am

welcome aboard ... would enjoy seeing photos of your set up
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Re: Hi from Paarl, South Africa

Postby JustinCouch » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:36 pm

Hey buddy. Can you send any pictures of your pit.

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