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Hello from Dover, DE

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I'm not actually even a rookie yet... I'm still shopping for a smoker. I had my first experience watching my nephew do an amazing 12 hour smoke of pork shoulder over Thanksgiving and I want to be able to make that kind of magic myself! He got amazing results with a webber smoker which he likes for it's portability and low cost. I'm leaning toward a primo XL. Obviously mine won't be traveling, and I like the high temp cooking options a ceramic cooker gives me. Any thoughts?
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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   Glad to have you with us!


Would you update your profile info to include your location. Thanks!

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Just about any smoker that burns wood or charcoal can achieve high temperatures.  They look like nice grills  that can be used for smoking.   We normally go for Low and Slow but it is nice to have the option of hot and fast


Welcome to the forum,  looking forward to your Qview

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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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Hello Bob - Welcome to SMF - good luck with your smoker quest and let us know what you decide

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Hey Bob, Welcome to SMF. 


If your looking at the Primo XL, check out the Big Green Egg. That is the pinnacle of ceramic cookers (IMO) and its around the price range of the Primo. If you have an Ace Hardware close to you, check them out. I think they are about 100 more for the XL Egg. Get a smoker and post some q-view!



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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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Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome! Started the 5 day course, and I'm scouring the web for information/opinions. Hopefully I'll be putting together my setup in the next few weeks!
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Howdy, and Welcome Aboard!

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