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Hi, I'm Dave from Rochester Minnesota and I just bought a smoker.  I wanted to try it out and didn't want to invest a lot of money so I bought a Brinkman electric smoker.  I bought an electric so I wouldn't have to spend a lot of time trying to get the right temperature with charcoal or gas.  Don't know if I did the right thing but I did it anyway.  So far I've tried smoking baby back ribs, pork chops, brisket, turkey breast, a pork loin, and a pork roast for pulled pork.  I have liked all of them and plan to try more different types of meat while the weather permits.  I have tried mesquite, apple, and hickory wood so far and would like to try more as I get the chance.  I think my smoker runs a little hot but it doesn't have any control for the temperature so I guess I'll have to live with it. I plan to keep smoking at least once a week or as long as my wife will let me.  She enjoys the flavor of the meat too and especially likes the idea that she doesn't have to cook evrything.  I hope everything keeps working and I have good luck with my cooking. 

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Hi Dave! welcome1.gifto SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 40,000 members and over 800,000 posts so you should be able to find almost anything you want to know. Remember the search bar at the top can be your best friend for finding answers fast!

Would you do us a favor and update your profile to include your location, Thanks!

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Hello Dave and welcome1.gifto SMF - glad to have you here 

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Hello Dave and welcome to SMF! 

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Welcome to the Forum!

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Glad you joined us Dave! welcome1.gif
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I don't get the Smokingmeatforums anymore and I don't know why, does anyone have any ideas or suggestions?

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Hello and welcome to the forum, Great place to learn and share, and a bunch of good people.


Gary S

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Hey Dave

Welcome to the Smoking forum. You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have. Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right. LOL. Don’t forget to post qviews.

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