Hello everyone I'm Mike or (RollTide1). Of course I'm from Alabama, to be exact Athens, AL. I just purchased a Masterbuilt 30" electric smoker and also own a Char-Griller barrel style charcoal grill. I've cooked several racks of ribs, burgers, chickens, etc.. on the Char-Griller, and they've turned out pretty good, but thought I would like the temp control and quicker startup that the electric smoker offers. I've looked over this web site for the last several days and found everyone so friendly and willing to help when asked, so I thought this would be a great place to meet new friends and also learn some tricks for cooking great outdoor delicacies. Looking forward to this experience.