Newbie from Oregon City, OR

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mr45auto, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. mr45auto

    mr45auto Newbie

    Hi guys, I'm a long time bbq fan but relatively new to cooking it. I used to work with a water type smoker but nowadays I enjoy my Traeger 070. For those unfamiliar it's a wood pellet rig with digital thermostat control. I do not compete but have the utmost admiration for those who do.

    A buddy of mine has built a big commercial type smoker that he and his father used to cook for several car and chopper shows. We plan to start working on one this summer so I hope to one day be in business ( small scale ) producing bbq from a wood fired smoker. It may seem lofty ( or just silly )for someone with my limited experience but believe it or not it's one of my life's goals to have a bbq business.

    I want to learn all I can from the guys who know what's going on. My primary meat passions are pulled pork shoulder and pork ribs and of course beef brisket. If I can make excellent examples of all of the above I'll die a happy man.
     
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome auto to the best smoking site there is-theres so many in here that will get you pulling the best pork-smoking the tenderest ribs-and the best brisket you ever had-so don't plan on dieing anytime soon cuz u have alot of help comming your way to at least settle into this dream of yours. Glad u found us.
     
  3. bustedluckbarbq

    bustedluckbarbq Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF!! This place is full of friendly folks to share BBQ tips, tricks, experience, and dont forget QVIEW!
     
  4. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF! You're always in the know here. Some of the most knowledgeble friendliest folks to be found. And good luck on your objective.
     
  5. kratzx4

    kratzx4 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF. Lot's of friendly folks here. Ask any questions that you have, someone will have your answer
     
  6. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum! I believe there are enough knowledgable people here to help you realize your dream [​IMG] . Keith
     
  7. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, glad to have ya! We'll do everything we can to make you "a happy man" but lets try holdin off on the dyeing part for a long time. We all like to become friends here and don't give em up easy ya know!
     
  8. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Mr 45auto.[​IMG]
     
  9. lc in va

    lc in va Meat Mopper

    welcome to smf, sounds like you know more than you think
     
  10. pdigg

    pdigg Smoke Blower

    Welcome to the forum. There is lots of knowledge here and enough reading to keep you entertained for hours.
     
  11. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the site......Glad to have you here........
     

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