Atlanta Newbie...Be Gentle w/ Me!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by beebeque, Jul 7, 2007.

  1. beebeque

    beebeque Fire Starter

    I never thought it would be this hard to become a Smoker!!!

    I've just returned my 4th propane smoker! 1 Defective/3 Damaged by Shipper. Buying via the internet hasn't been fun, but I can't seem to find a decent sized propane smoker at an Atlanta area store. I'm 6 months into my 1st smoker purchase and I still don't have one that works!

    I don't know what my next move is, but I vow not to quit 'til there is smoke in the air!
  2. short one

    short one Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Like I said on the other post DON'T give up hope, and welcome to SMF. We all feel for you, and will have turning out some good Q shortly.
  3. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    A Big SOUTHERNLY (used to live down south) welcome to SMF! Must you have a gasser? If you're settled on one, then by all means get one. But, there are many others on the market. Not giving up is the important thing. You'll find the smoker of your dreams!

    Again, welcome aboard!
  4. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Hope your luck turns around soon, and welcome to SMF.
  5. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hang in there! The end result is worth the hassle. And a hearty welcome to the SMF. I have spent the last 30+ years in Atlanta (Covington area). We still have our house there but also have a place just west of PC, Fl (Seagrove Beach). We spend most of our time at the beach but migrate back and forth from time to time. What area are you from?
    Again, welcome to the SMF. It's cram packed full of great people and an awfully lot of experience. Let us hear from you often.
  6. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello and welcome to the SMF. I've been there and done that with items arriving damaged in shipping. Sooner or later someone will get it right, and you'll be on your way to some memorable smokes.
  7. blackhawk19

    blackhawk19 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from Alabama I hope the next one you get is perfect
  8. blackhawk19

    blackhawk19 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I love that area around Santa Rosa Beach, I stay at Topsail State Park with
    my Motorhome all the time.
  9. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    Welcome to SMF BeebeQue!!! Don't give up, surely someone will get you one sooner or later.
  10. devolutionist

    devolutionist Meat Mopper

    If you're into the propane, I got a BBQ Grillware Vertical Smoker from Lowe's and so far it's been great. For some reason they don't show up on their website. Here's a thread that talks a lot about them though...

    Welcome and feel free to ask any questions that come to mind! Be sure to keep everyone up to date on your experiences too [​IMG]

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