Always a new challenge

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by suefourmet, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. suefourmet

    suefourmet Newbie

    Hi everyone.  I usually don't do the "introduction route" on a new forum, but I'm pretty sure I'm going to have lots of questions so I decided to legitimize myself[​IMG]

    I am a single,70 years ancient woman who is addicted to forever trying new challenges and I recently purchased and assembled a Masterbilt 2 door -30 gal. smoker. After reading lots of forums and investigating potential problems, I converted my propane hookup to a natural gas hookup, with larger orifice, etc.  Then, after a trial run to season the smoker, I decided I needed to attach a needle valve.  (That part was the most challenging- kept finding wrong adapters and and the  right adapters that leaked.  So..

    Finally I'm ready to try my first BBQ.  I'm expecting to have some failed results, because that seems to be the only way I figure things out.  I'm sure some of you will be hearing from me as I muddle through, but I have to say I am eager to give it a try.  Thanks for reading my long story.

    That's my story and I'm sticking to it![​IMG]  
  2. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF!  Glad you legitimized yourself!  Congrats on the MES, looking forward to your smokes.

  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hi Sue!

    [​IMG]    to SMF! ​

    Glad to have you with us!

  4. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from SC, Sue. It's really good to have you here on this great site. Good luck with your new smoker. It's always good to have someone here who is younger than me. By the way, I hope that avatar is not a selfie. LOL
  5. hardcookin

    hardcookin Master of the Pit

    Sue Welcome SMF! Looking at all these great cooks is going to give you an appetite.
    Mature women not ancient. :smile:
  6. Hi Sue!  [​IMG]   I'm PitBulMom, (aka Rachelle)

    I'm a couple of years younger and glad to have you on board! This is a great place with LOTS of Guys AND Gals who are always happy to help in any way they can! Got a question, somebody on here has an answer!

    Even us gals have a little group! [​IMG]

    Jump in and have fun! (and make a bunch of really awesome friends!)

    Sending LOTS of PutBulLOVE for many sucessful adventures with your new Hobby! (and LOTS of yummy food!)[​IMG]
  7. smokeymose

    smokeymose Master of the Pit

    Hi, Sue! You went over my head changing from LP to NG and installing the needle valve! I just went from gas to wood when the challenges hit LOL.
    At 63 myself, you're not "ancient", just kind of a big sister 😊
    Great to have you with us!

    (Don't be surprised to be hearing from 70yr old single guys ;-)
  8. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from another hot day here in East Texas, and the best site on the web. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.


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