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Hey, All.


Just wanted to introduce myself.  For starters, I'm happily married to a wonderful lady and I have three great teenage kids.  I'm from Southern Indiana and love grilling and slow slow slow barbeque,   I make my own dry rub and bbq sauce from scratch.  I've been doing my slow smoking in a barrel grill with good success for years, but getting older and tired of babysitting the temperature constantly, so I'm in the process of gathering parts for a horizontal smoker.   I've been searching for information and always seemed to wind up back at this site, so I figured I should join and participate instead of leeching.


I just recently made my own bratwurst recipe (spices, grinding, stuffing, and all that good stuff),


I'm a big fan of any pork product, but prefer making ribs and brisket and enjoying all the wood smoke and beer that go along with it. 


I prefer to use apple wood with a bit of oak and hickory for smoking. I use cherry and maple sometimes also, but not as often.


I also like to use a light spray bottle full of apple juice on my ribs every couple hours.


That's all I got for now.  Thanks for having me and hopefully I'll be able to contribute half as much as I learn. 

post #2 of 15



Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.

This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

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post #3 of 15

Welcome to smf glad to have ya!! Tons of great info here and great members too! good luck.

post #4 of 15

Welcome to smf, you can and will learn alot of info from this site.

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First off welcome to SMF. You'll like this place for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. It sounds like you already know your way around the grill and smoker so jump right in and let's see what you can do. So get smoking and show us some of your great Q.

post #6 of 15

welcome1.gifHope you enjoy it here there are alot of great people and good advise also.


post #7 of 15

Welcome to SMF its nice to have ya.. lots to learn here and great people as well.. Happy smoking welcome1.gif

post #8 of 15


Welcome to SMF and were glad to have you aboard. Join in and share your experiences, have some fun and don’t forget to post our favorite.


The Qveiw


post #9 of 15

Welcome to SMF. Sounds like you have a lot to contribute. Glad to have you aboard.

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post #11 of 15

Welcome to the SMF, and thanks for the introduction. Sounds like you'll be in for more fun, and real soon too. It's all good my friend.

post #12 of 15
Thread Starter 

Thanks to all for the kind words. 


      I've already been enjoying my stay, and am ready for a great Spring with smoke in the air.  Thanks for a great site!   -Hex

post #13 of 15

welcome1.gif to SMF! I'm glad you joined us. yahoo.gif You will find this a great place for increasing your BBQ knowledge grilling_smilie.gif, from a bunch of great people. Have fun and Happy Smoking.  th_wsmsmile0ly.gif

post #14 of 15

Welcome Aboard

post #15 of 15

Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.

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