another newbie

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by don383, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. don383

    don383 Newbie

    Hi - I am Don in KC, MO. Been smoking for about 7 years and just now found SMF. We compete is some smaller local competitions, but mainly just cook for fun and friends.

    I use a Brinkman offset, Weber Bullit and recently acquired Good One Ranger.

    Already found some great stuff on this site and took my first try at Moinks last weekend.

    BTW, Tulsa is part of my sales territory and I am in that area a couple of times each month.

    Look forward to the ongoing adventures in cooking!!!
     
  2. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Glad you're here Don,

    Sounds like you'll fit in nicely here.

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  3. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF - glad to have you here 
     
  4. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF club! Looking forward to your input with all of your experience!
     
  5. smokinal

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

    [​IMG]     Glad to have you with us!
     
  6. ohm

    ohm StickBurners SMF Premier Member

    Always nice to have another smoker fan. Welcome to SMF and we look forward to your q-views!
     
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

     

    Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.


    This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.
     

    Many of our members have years of experience in smoking meat.  They are more than happy helping Newbies learn the art.
     

    We have members who cure there own Bacon, Hams, Jerky, Snack Sticks, Make Their own Sausage, etc. if you want to learn,
    this is the place. 
     

    Don't be afraid to ask questions of them and follow their advice. You won't be sorry, you will be making great Q in no time at all...

    Just remember, when curing your own meats follow the instructions included with the cure to the letter, this is not something to experiment with.  


    Never use more cure no mater if it is Tender Quick or Cure #1 or Cure #2 than the manufacturer says to use, this can be very dangerous.
     


    Tender Quick and Cure#1 or Cure #2 are not interchangeable, neither Cure #1 interchangeable with Cure #2 or vise versa
     


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    Tips For New Members.
    1. Go into your profile and Under Location put where you are.
    2. City & State or Area & State will do. This will help members when answering your questions.
    3. Go to ROLL CALL thread and tell us a little about Yourself (A Name We Can Call You) and Experience & Equipment.
    4. Do Not Post  your other questions and smokes in the Roll Call Forum.
    5. Post your questions and smokes in the Proper Forum, Beef, Pork, Sausage, Electric Smoker, Charcoal Smoker etc.
    6. Use the Wiki Section, many of our members have posted great tutorials and instructional threads so take advantage of them.
    7. When you can't find an answer ask plenty of questions, we have some highly experienced members willing to help you.
    8. When posting about your smokes be sure to post plenty of Qview (Pictures) Our Moto, "No Pics, Didn't Happen".
    9. Get a good Probe Thermometer, Don't Depend on the Built in Thermometer in your Smoker (They are notorious for being off).
    10. A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732
    11. Remember, We Always Cook by Temperature and NOT BY TIME...
    12. Don't Take Chances, Always Follow USDA Safety Guidelines When Handling Meat.

    13. If you are wanting to get into curing meat, there are many members here more than happy to help and give good advice.

    14. If you are unsure of a procedure ASK, don't ASSUME, It will make your Smoking experience much more pleasant...
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2011
  8. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF now go smoke something & show us your QVIEW!
     
  9. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  10. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
     
  11. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF  I am glad you joint us

    You are in the right place the folks here are help full and knowledgeable

    Don’t forget the Qview          
     

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