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I love this site already! I've only had a smoker since March and love smoking and love the tips and advice from here. My wife got me a Chargriller Duo with the SFB for my birthday and I love it. I have added a charcoal basket and a dryer tube but thats all I've done as far as mods go. So far I've smoked a turkey, a couple venison roasts, some fatties (which I had never even heard of until this site) and a brisket. Everything has turned out great luckily.

 

I am looking at maybe getting a portable smoker for camping trips if anyone has any suggestions.

 

Thanks!

post #2 of 14

Welcome and you might do a search on Mini-smokers.

post #3 of 14

Welcome..

This site has tons of info.

I would suggest you spend some time reading all the different forums and the WIKIs.

Then use the handy dandy search tool for specific interests!!

Take the awesome free E-Course!!!

Have a great day!!!

 

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post #4 of 14

Welcome to the forum

Glad you're here

post #5 of 14

Welcome to SMF, you certainly came to the right place.

post #6 of 14

Welcome to SMF, glad you found us!

post #7 of 14

welcome1.gif   Glad to have you with us!

post #8 of 14

Welcome to SMF,

 I use a small grill with some wood chunks when camping and it works great.

Happy smoking biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by mdmonheim View Post

I love this site already! I've only had a smoker since March and love smoking and love the tips and advice from here. My wife got me a Chargriller Duo with the SFB for my birthday and I love it. I have added a charcoal basket and a dryer tube but thats all I've done as far as mods go. So far I've smoked a turkey, a couple venison roasts, some fatties (which I had never even heard of until this site) and a brisket. Everything has turned out great luckily.

 

I am looking at maybe getting a portable smoker for camping trips if anyone has any suggestions.

 

Thanks!



Their is a beer keg smoker on here thats not to big.Wal-mart .com has a small camping smoker online.

 

post #10 of 14

Welcome to the forum! welcome1.gif

 

Not sure how small you need for your camping smoker, but there are a lot of the vertical charcoal smokers that are fairly compact. If you got the $$ the 18.5" Weber Smokey Mountain is really nice, but it is one of the bigger ones. You could also look at the Brinkman round vertical smokers, they require a little modification, but have served lots of people well for a very low price.

post #11 of 14

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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.
 

Many of our members have years of experience in smoking meat.  They are more than happy helping Newbies learn the art.
 

We have members who cure there own Bacon, Hams, Jerky, Snack Sticks, Make Their own Sausage, etc. if you want to learn,
this is the place. 
 

Don't be afraid to ask questions of them and follow their advice. You won't be sorry, you will be making great Q in no time at all...

Just remember, when curing your own meats follow the instructions included with the cure to the letter, this is not something to experiment with.  


Never use more cure no mater if it is Tender Quick or Cure #1 or Cure #2 than the manufacturer says to use, this can be very dangerous.
 

Tender Quick and Cure#1 or Cure #2 are not interchangeable, neither Cure #1 interchangeable with Cure #2 or vise versa
 

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Tips For New Members.

  1. Go into your profile and Under Location put where you are.
  2. City & State or Area & State will do. This will help members when answering your questions.
  3. Go to ROLL CALL thread and tell us a little about Yourself (A Name We Can Call You) and Experience & Equipment.
  4. Do Not Post  your other questions and smokes in the Roll Call Forum.
  5. Post your questions and smokes in the Proper Forum, Beef, Pork, Sausage, Electric Smoker, Charcoal Smoker etc.
  6. Use the Wiki Section, many of our members have posted great tutorials and instructional threads so take advantage of them.
  7. When you can't find an answer ask plenty of questions, we have some highly experienced members willing to help you.
  8. When posting about your smokes be sure to post plenty of Qview (Pictures) Our Moto, "No Pics, Didn't Happen".
  9. Get a good Probe Thermometer, Don't Depend on the Built in Thermometer in your Smoker (They are notorious for being off).
  10. A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732
  11. Remember, We Always Cook by Temperature and NOT BY TIME...
  12. Don't Take Chances, Always Follow USDA Safety Guidelines When Handling Meat.
  13. If you are wanting to get into curing meat, there are many members here more than happy to help and give good advice.

  14. If you are unsure of a procedure ASK, don't ASSUME, It will make your Smoking experience much more pleasant...

post #12 of 14

 

Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
 
post #13 of 14

Welcome

post #14 of 14

Welcome to SMF  I am glad you joint us

You are in the right place the folks here are help full and knowledgeable

Don’t forget the Qview     

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