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Hello to all from small town NC

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So glad to find this forum as it looks just like what I am looking for. My name is Big Mile and I am from Mebane NC. I was raised with BBQ,s in the blood I think. My dad would do Pig Pickins all the time. I started out as the wood splitter and the fire stoker as a little boy (couldn't screw that up at a young age). I can still remember sitting by the fire barrel freezing ny butt off it was so cold outside. Finally my Dad started letting me chop, that was the beginning of a class that lasted many years. My dad once you graduated fom his chopping school would give you a brand new 200 dollar cleaver. I didnt know I would be in my 30's before I graduated. The man is picky what can I say. I feel pretty good though as only 3 people have ever graduated as far as I know. Pops is getting up in his years and this year decided he wanted a buffalo chopper just to try out. Well let's just say that I am not getting headaches from all the clevers smacking the table anymore. Oh well I can go on and on but I won't.
I just purchased my first smoker a masterbuilt x 30" propane.
I just want to learn more about smoking
Thanks for being here and I look forward to talking to everyone

Big Mike
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welcome1.gif to SMF
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welcome1.gif Nice to have you. I was going to say what Joe said. If you want to make the trip to Concord we are going to have some awesome food at the gathering.

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Hello and welcome to SMF!

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Hello Big Mile and welcome1.gifto SMF - great story about your upbringing 


Please do us a favor and update your profile with your location 


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Welcome to our family Big Mile....Glad you found us............grilling_smilie.gif

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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. Check out  the 5 day e-course on smoking its chuck full of great info, and may help ya out. Smoking  5-Day e-Course 

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Thanks everyone. I am learning alot just reading through everything. I am going to come to Concord on Saturday the 28th. I signed in on the NC fourm. I also signed up for the 5 Day E-course. If there is anything else I need to look at let me know. Thanks again.

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