"modom (palindrome guy)" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>D heard my laments about the condition of my old smoker pit -- rust,
> rust, and more rust. The firebox is about to secede from the smoker
> pit union. You can see daylight where once there was steel.
> I got my money's worth out of it, though. D bought it for me for
> Christmas in 1993, and it's been ground zero for countless ribs and
> more than its share of chickens and assorted other proteins. In the
> past 15 years, I've cooked ducks, turkeys, biskets, and a variety of
> roasts in it. It's been used and abused. Now it's just about done.
> They don't make my pit anymore. It's a New Braunfels Black Diamond.
> The New Braunfels smoker company as bought out by somebody and
> eventually closed in 2002. But there's a small steel fabrication
> business over in the county seat that offers homemade smoker pits for
> not too much money. Monday, I'm going to pick one up to replace the
> old Black Diamond.
> Merry Christmas barbecue pit!
> And a merry Christmas weiner dog picture:
> His name is Lefty and he's two years old.
Well I don't care what they said about you. Anyone who can care for Lefty
is OK in my book.