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Just trying to follow protocol.  I am from the St. Louis, MO area and am a newbie to smoking.  I got a Masterbuilt Electric Smoker last christmas, as I have been wanting to try my hand at smoking trout and cheeses.  I have smoked a handful of different meats (pork butt, whole chickens, beef brisket, and hams), but today was my first attempt at cheeses and I went all in with 6lbs of it.  We will see.......


I am an avid fly fisherman and photographer.  My exploits and more about me can be found on my site


I look forward to learning more and sharing my experiences as I learn to use my smoker.


--Matt Tucker

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This site has tons of info.

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

Ask questions and use the handy dandy search tool for specific interests!!

Take the awesome free E-Course!!!

Have a great day!!!

      Make bacon the easy way!!

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welcome1.gif MY wife is from STL.Still go to Maryland heights to see her family.GO CARDINALS 

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welcome1.gifMatt, Tons of great info & great people here.

I also have an Master-built electric smoker, just last year I got one of those

Amaze-n-smokers. Its the best, you can smoke for 12+ hrs.


Enjoy your stay



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Welcome to SMF Matt! Glad to have you with us!

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welcome1.gif Matt.
great place and great people here on SMF .
I'm right across the river from you in a little IL town.
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First off welcome to SMF there Matt. You'll really like this place for there are a bunch of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking meat. Then if you have any questions you just post them here or yu can try in chat for a faster answer. If you are really new to all of this I would recommend that you look up and take the e-course. It is free and it will also give you the basics on smoking. So with all that said now go and get something to smoke.


Welcome To Your New Addiction

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Welcome to SMF glad you can join us.  We are big on Pics and love to help everyone out.  Remember the only question that is dumb is one not asked.  You will not find a friendlier place to talk Que on the web.


You are going to fit in just fine.

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Welcome to the SMF Family...JJ

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Welcome, let us look over your shoulder by sending photos.  We love the photos.  Enjoy, and take advantage of all the resources available.  GOOD LUCK!

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Welcome aboard, Matt!  welcome1.gif  Glad you joined us.

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welcome1.gif to SMF. There is a huge wealth of knowledge here, and folks are eager to help any way they can.

I suggest you take the 5 day e-course on smoking

Even if you are not new to smoking it's a great read.

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