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post #1 of 16
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seasoned new smoker last night, First smoke this weekend, will look for tips on ribs!

post #2 of 16



You are gonna love this place!

 The first trip to the handy dandy search tool is on me!!!





 Have a great day!!

post #3 of 16

welcome to SMF. Check out the free E-course offered. Ask questions along the way & don't forget the QVIEW!!

post #4 of 16

Good to have ya here. Do a search for the 3-2-1 method in the search bar. I too am new to smoking and I gave this a try and it is very easy to do and very good grub.Good luckwelcome1.gif



post #5 of 16

Yep, First time the 3-2-1 is the best option to insure good ribs. 3-2-1 for spares, 2-2-1 for BB's.

post #6 of 16

Welcome to SMF its nice to have ya.. Have fun and Happy smoking

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Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.

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

For those of you new to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.

Click Here it's "FREE" ... 5 Day eCourseE

post #8 of 16

Welcome to SMF - like the others said use the 3-2-1 or 2-2-1 and you will be fine

post #9 of 16

I'm new as well, ribs are good to start with.  I definitely was helped by the e-course and Jeff's killer recipes.  The key is to have fun and don't panic if things don't always go as planned!

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welcome1.gif to SMF Scuba Steve! 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 #11 of 16

Here is a link to the 3-2-1 method for ribs:




Don't forget to post pictures (Q-View).

post #12 of 16
Thread Starter 

Thanks to all for the tips. 3-2-1 it is.14lbs of ribs in the smoker!


post #13 of 16

Look for my rib primer, it throws 3-2-1 method out the window as you're just starting off. As I have said in prior posts, the 3-2-1 produces ribs how OTHER people like eating them and not necessarily how YOU like eating them. My rib primer provides a rib baseline for EVERYONE to establish and build off of so you can in fact, create the ribs the way YOU like them, which may not happen with one method or another.

post #14 of 16
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Thanks again for the tips, ribs came out great. Big hit with crew and kept getting comments from the neighbors on the great smell from the deck! Going for the Brisket this weekend.

post #15 of 16

Don't forget the Q-view next time. This is what we say around here:



post #16 of 16
Thread Starter 

There they are Smokin Al. forgot to upload pic!first_smoke.jpg

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