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hello all from the other side of the pond

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hi am peter, i live over at the original Birmingham in the UK. mid fourties and know nothing about bbq and smoking food, all i do know is that i hate my badly chared burnt offerings we blokes seem to do.


so i plan to make a small smoker, trash bin size

or even a 50 gallon barrel combination, but none of your 200 gallon tanker jobbies on wheels, my garden is to small!!


i will mainly do hot smoking but once or twice a year when a certain fish is close by but to preserve them i will cold smoke.


I like the idea of making my own bangers too (sausages)

starting with the basics first and then on towards the more complex ones


I wont be making lots of posts as i will spend most of my time seaching and reading the old ones for a while



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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!!



post #3 of 17

welcome1.gifto SMFPeter - looking forward to seeing your posts

post #4 of 17

wazzapp.gif welcome to the forum


When you say bangers, is that what you call all sausage? or are you speaking of the fresh  breakfast type sausages?

post #5 of 17

Welcome to the SMF Family...There is a lot of info to read, but that doesn't mean you can't ask questions. So don't be a stranger...JJ

post #6 of 17

Welcome to SMF Pete! Glad to have you aboard!


Would you please update your profile to include your location. Thank-you.

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welcome1.gif to SMF!
post #8 of 17

Welcome to the forum Peter!  There are a ton of folks here that know A LOT about smoking and will help you out in a flash!


As for bangers and mash... ah yes, brings back memories...


Grab a pint, pull up a chair and enjoy your new addiction, Bob's you uncle!







post #9 of 17
Welcome! If you can't find answers here, I don't know where you can!
post #10 of 17

Welcome aboard, Pete!


Good luck and good smoking.

post #11 of 17

welcome1.gif to SMF !!! Feel free to ask questions....the only ones we can't answer are the ones not asked....ShoneyBoy

post #12 of 17

Welcome, Peter!


Enjoy, and take advantage of all the resources available here from all over the world. 

Please let us look over your shoulder by sending photos.  We love the photos.  GOOD LUCK!

post #13 of 17

Welcome to the forums......Cheers!

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First off welcome to SMF there Pete. 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

post #16 of 17

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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welcome1.gif to SMF. You have come to the right place for smoking info. This site is loaded with great info just use the search bar at top of page to find what you are looking for. If you can't locate the answer just ask folks here are willing to share there knowledge. I suggest you take  the 5 day e-course on smoking its chuck full of great info.Smoking Basics 5-Day eCourse

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