noob smoker in socal

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by boot4lyfe, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. boot4lyfe

    boot4lyfe Fire Starter

    Hey guys. Im a new smoker. Been wanting to get into smoking for a while and finally got a smoker. A charbroil Jr offset. Lol super noob I know :p. Got it last weekend, read a ton of threads on here, tried smoking a pig shoulder last week, wasn't bad, but definitely overdone. Lol. I think my smoker temp Guage is higher than it says, or I have a pos digital thermometer that wasn't accurately telling me the internal temp of the pig. . I know, I'll get the maverick on amazon soon enough. I'm 23, lower enlisted in the Marines with a just turned 13 month baby. Unfortunately it's not about me anymore. I was reluctant to even get this smoker. Lol. But literally right now I'm smoking some Johnsonville brats. I'm thinking I went too big doing a pig roast for my first smoke. Should've start small with these brats first. But I have them on at what my not so accurate Guage reads, 250. But I'm monitoring it and I'll check in an hour if it's too hot and they split. If I end up screwing them up real bad, I'm sure I can just fix it on the grill. Lol
  2. [​IMG]   Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a pretty nice day in East Texas, and the best site on the web. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

  3. fdannyw

    fdannyw Smoke Blower

    Welcome to the forum a lot of great people here to help with any questions you might have

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