Hello from NYC

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by qingonsi, May 5, 2009.

  1. Hey everyone. My name is Vinny and I'm from the forgotten boro of Staten Island, NY. I'm fairly new to the smokin' scene (dabbling in it for about a year), but I'm looking to start doing some serious smokin' soon.

    Right now I'm using my 22.5 Weber Kettle and a 3 Burner Weber Gas Grill to do most of my BBQ/Grilling. I'm looking to build a pit of sorts using some 8x8x16 cememt blocks I have (roughly 4 dozen) so I'll be asking advice on design and additional materials to use.

    I've done a little looking around and already have the feeling that this could become a serious addiction, very quickly.
  2. wutang

    wutang Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

  3. smokingscooby

    smokingscooby Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF. Enjoy, Plenty of people to answer any questions you have. Look forward to your pit build. Don't forget the Qview pics, we all like to drool over our Q.[​IMG]
  4. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome and enjoy the forum. If memory serves me correct, Cowgirl has a post on pit building with block.
  5. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
  6. cruizer

    cruizer Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard NYC. Got to keep us posted with some Qviews. Never would have imagined a smoker in NYC. [​IMG]
  7. gooose53

    gooose53 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF!!
  8. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF.
  9. ol' smokey

    ol' smokey Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard Vinny. There's plenty of good info and help around here.
  10. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello Vinny, and welcome to the SMF. Good luck on the pit project.
  11. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hi Vinny, Welcome to the forum! I do have a cinderblock pit..it works great. I use mine for large cooks or roasting pigs. You might be talking about a permanent grill?
  12. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard Vinny and keep us posted on that pit build!
  13. nysmokes

    nysmokes Fire Starter

    Hey Vinnie - fellow New Yorker here (upstater). I also have dabbled, but want to get serious. Good luck with building your pit!!! Please keep us posted, I have a decent size yard, and have thought about a pit as well. But, having my Weber and Smoker already, my wife might give me a little trouble about building a pit :)

    Good luck

  14. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hey Vinny, glad to meet you. Welcome aboard. You'll like it here, lots of good, friendly,and helpful people.
  15. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    Welcome aboard
  16. mcmelik

    mcmelik Smoke Blower

    It's legal to have a smoker in NYC ??? Just kidding Welcome aboard and I hope you get the smoke rolling

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