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Greetings from Northern NY

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I live in the great state of NY, not the city!  I have never smoked before but after working in TX and LA have come to admire the finer tastes of smoking.  I am trying to get together the materials for a RF trailer mounted build but have found that propane companies around here do not sell old tanks.  After reading Fourashleys build I am thinking about an old fuel oil tank.  Cant wait to smoke my own meats, love to hear advice and suggestions!!  Happy smoking!!!!!!

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There are several of us from upstate here... Pops and I are from Adams Center. Tyo is up there around Potsdam. Dan is from Rochester. Thats a few....



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welcome1.gif to the addiction.

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Thanks guys,  Craig if you have any leads on tanks can you PM me?

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I live in Fl now....but good luck!!!


Actually it's my last day in Atlanta.



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welcome1.gifEnjoy the forum it is a great place to get info and make new friends.


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First off welcome Ny Smoker to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are alot of really good folks that would just love to help you with anything to do with smoking. Now we like having new folks here to give a new prospective on some of the ways we do things around here. Now if you are really new then I would suggest that you sign up fir the 5-day E-course it free and it will give you the basics on smoking and a few recipes too. Here's a link to it:


then you will have a method to your newly found madness and believe me it will be a madness. Then when you start smoking things you will have to learn how to post the pictures / Qview 

here. So here's a link to a tutorial on how to post your Qview so we can see what your doing.


Now the next thing you have to do is run out and get something to smoke. Then just smoke it and if you have any questions just post  them here and we will answer all your questions that you might have. Oh yea there's no stupid questions we were all there in the beginning and we just really like to help others enjoy the fabulous smoked foods that we do. So again


Welcome to Your New Addiction 


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Welcome to SMF its nice to have ya.. lots to learn here and great people as well.. Have fun and Happy smoking.. good luck on your buildicon14.gif

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Welcome aboard

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Welcome to SMF!

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Welcome Newbie, Your right about the tanks, I looked into it a while back and got the run around when I asked to buy one...But you know they got to scrap them sometime. I'm 20 mile north of Syracuse so i guess we be neighbors!

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welcome1.gif to SMF! You might try some scrapyards. Old air compressor tanks work well too. The tank I used for by trailer build is working great. If ya want one that big I say go for it!yahoo.gif
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Welcome!  Know Carthage well!  Used to be a great photographer there, don't know if he's still alive, Dudley Danielson.  

Enjoy the site, it's a great obsession, lol!... welcome to the family!  Look forward to your first smokes!

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Well, live in Florida now, but was born in Corning. Parents kidnapped me and relocated to warmer climes. Can't say I blame them and I can smoke year round. Welcome aboard and looking forward to some Q-View.


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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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Thanks everyone for the welcomes.  I have been non stop reading threads...so much good information!!  I will be asking lots of questions so thank you in advance for all your support.

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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

Also for those of you new to smoking,  Get a good Probe Thermometer as we smoke by Temperature NOT TIME.

A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732

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