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thanks for the friendly invitation to join the forum folks.  i'm new to this, but since my hubby and i retired last week, i've been smokin' nonstop.  i got a smokintex 1400 for my birthday, then the cart and cold smoke tray.  my first try smoking cheese was more successful than i even dreamed!  i'll try some bacon soon.  tomorrow it's pork steaks.  thanks jeff for the article about how to smoke them.  i'm going to try the mix of pecan and cherry woods.  4 hours at 225 degrees outta do it.  how much wood does it take to smoke for the 2 hours... at first, i used way tooo much i think.  don't want to over do it. 

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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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Welcome to SMF - I too have a SmokinTex 1400 and would love to help you if you need any 

So glad to have another SmokinTex user 

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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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I'm usually pleased to see another California smoker joining the forum but now I have someone from my hometown, Springfield Missouri. 


You've found the right place to be to feed your new addiction.





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the e-course sounds good. i'll have a little more time in a couple of weeks, and will do it then.  i appreciate the suggestion and the offers to help...from both of you. thanks!  :)   

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Welcome to SMF Carol!

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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, Carol!


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

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welcome1.gif from germany

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Welcome! I'm just about an hour and a half east of you! 

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Welcome aboard!


Good luck and good smoking.

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