Spit roaster

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Well i have all the cooking bases covered now my twin burner zeigler and brown for camping my webber kettel for home my fire drum i made which is very versatile for different ways to bbq and smoking i can hang meat and cook it too in there and today i brought a spit a extendable one its not the bees knees of spits but for 310 bucks its very good 1380 at it longest 780mm at its shortst which is great for big spits are hard to put somwhere this can hang in shed or stay set up as its small 30kg motor can cook small pigs.. lambs ... gyros... and several chooks or only one
I have a mild steel base for it at its smallest but have to get one made for its extended length it will ladt for years with mild steel base as putting coles on galvanised steel not the best
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Well im up and running with a bit of pork just started cooking see how it turns out never done this realy so its a real test my meat is if you have your hand over coles 8 secs im told this is a good hight
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Ok the results are in half way 20170723_172321.jpg 20170723_171030.jpg
The Finnished product
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Nice and juicy meat crackel was ok still a bit soft in places mite pour hot water on it first next time who has good tips for good crackel ????? On a spit ......
As it cooks fat running all over it as it spins i carnt help but think this dosnt happen in oven or a kettle ...... but for first real time spit roasting not a bad effort 4 stars out of 5
Meat had smokey falvour too which was nice
 

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Nice work. I always pour a couple of litres of boiling water over the scored skin before cooking then dry it off. It really opens it up. Rub a good amount of salt and oil into the skin.
 
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Nice work. I always pour a couple of litres of boiling water over the scored skin before cooking then dry it off. It really opens it up. Rub a good amount of salt and oil into the skin.
Havent tryed the hot water yet but will give it a go
 

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About half hr before i took it off well left it on just started cutting meat off it
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Not bad at all 2nd timer carnt wait for 3rd the lamb was so good next time will get all lamb not much meat left out of 4 kgs enough for one more meal
 

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About half hr before i took it off well left it on just started cutting meat off it
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Not bad at all 2nd timer carnt wait for 3rd the lamb was so good next time will get all lamb not much meat left out of 4 kgs enough for one more meal
I had canned soup .... but I avoided the punch in the face, so its a good night. I starting to think me opening my mouth has some direct bearing on whether I get the punch
 
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More cooking today put it on at 245 ready by 6 mmmmm very nice but i think smallar chooks are better to eat so next time 2 small ones
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so are you putting this up to torment us or letting us know what you have organised when we are all invited for dinner! Maybe a small chook each! :hungry:
 

Bluey

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so are you putting this up to torment us or letting us know what you have organised when we are all invited for dinner! Maybe a small chook each! :hungry:
No im hopefully inspireing others into other ways of cooking that arnt allready doing it i used charcole last cook no heat beads get on board i have no room for everyone to come over my yards taken up by a caravan
 

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No im hopefully inspireing others into other ways of cooking that arnt allready doing it i used charcole last cook no heat beads get on board i have no room for everyone to come over my yards taken up by a caravan
I could sit in that shiney gleaming caravan? (I'll take off my shoes)
 
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No im hopefully inspireing others into other ways of cooking that arnt allready doing it i used charcole last cook no heat beads get on board i have no room for everyone to come over my yards taken up by a caravan

So you want to make it a sleep over now as well? :sleeping: Dinner then a sleep in your van!
 
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