Hello From O.C. California

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by jnewt26, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. Hi all,

    First time posting here, but I figured that I may as well sign up seeing as whenever I have a question I usually find the answers(s) here anyway.

    I had a bullet smoker awhile ago that I kinda used, but was never able to get the time that I needed to get the hang of it.

    Just got back into smoking about a month ago when I got an offset Chargriller smoking pro.  I have used it twice so far, once for tri tip and a rack of St. Louis, and just today I smoked a chicken and a pork butt.  Hoping to do some smoked sausages, a brisket, and some more chicken for the 4th of July.

    So far, I love the smoker.  I was reading (here) and watching some videos on mods for the smoking pro, and so far I have added two new thermometers down by the base of the lid, and extended the smoke stack down to the grates with some flex pipe.  One concern I do have with the smoker is the amount of heat loss I am getting.  I am going to look in to some mods to seal up the smoker a little because it seems like I am going through a lot of fuel.

    I am excited to share what little I know and learn a lot more from everyone else.

    Thanks,

    John
     
  2. smokinal

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

    Welcome to the forum, John!

    Glad to have you aboard!

    Al
     
  3. gearjammer

    gearjammer Master of the Pit

    Hello and welcome to you John.

    Glad you landed here.

    Remember pictures of your smokes are good things.

    Have fun.

                       Ed
     

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