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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by violator, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. violator

    violator Smoke Blower

    Sorry.
    I am from a little quiet townChebanse, Il. It's about an hour south of Chicago.
    I have 2 GREAT Sons, Nate 24, and Nick 19.
    We like hunting, fishing, and FOOTBALL. (GO BEARS)
    I recently was given a Grillpro propane smoker. I have had smokers before, but they were all charcoal and being this close to the windy city made it a real pain to use them. I have the smoker going right now, and I still have to put up a wind-break, but at least with the propane it will be easier to hold the heat steady (Thanx Hank Hill).
    Anyway, it's good to have a place that we can share ideas and even just visit.

    Paul
     
  2. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF Paul, We are glad to have you onboard
     
  3. graybeard

    graybeard Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome Paul! I'm sure you'll get some good smokin tips here on SMF if you need them.

    beard
     
  4. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I though it was called the windy city because of all the politicians?????? At least that is what someone told me. But what do I know. hahaha I have the same issue as you do. There are not trees here in ND and I always have to battle the wind. My smoke shack is tucked nicely behind the extension of third stall garage so I only have issues if there is a south wind. For my UDS I just bring it to where ever there isn't any wind which can be a problem some days. Some times I just have to smoke in my garage with the garage doors open. At least it gets me out of the wind.
     
  5. acemakr

    acemakr Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the SMF. I think you fit in just right. Glad to have you here.
     
  6. violator

    violator Smoke Blower

    No garage here, today I just opened up a cooler and stood it on end, so I had the ghetto look to it. Oh well, it worked.
    Not over-joyed with the results.....I ran out of wood chips too soon and I had to take the cabbage out of the smoker before it was DONE. I put it right in the oven, but I'm afraid I took on some burnt wood taste.[​IMG] I hope not, because I smoked 2 cabbages and was going to give one to a co-worker who was wanting to smoke one soon.
     
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  10. boiseque

    boiseque Smoke Blower

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  11. northern greenhorn

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