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Noob checking in!

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Having seen several other new members instructed to check in at roll call, I thought I'd better start here. Just got a smoker (the ups gal just left!) so this weekend will be my first smoke. A friend got me interested in BBQ by constantly smoking something or other and making me eat it. After the first taste it wasn't hard to get me to try his latest effort. I got tired of waiting begging for food so I bought a smoker. I'm starting with an electric masterbuilt in hopes that the temp control will be a little easier for a novice. I've been lurking around the forums for a while to get ready and have already learned a great deal. Looking forward to being part of the community!
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welcome1.gif to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 45,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 900,000 posts describing it!

The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
post #3 of 7
Welcome to the forum sbatty. Happy smoking with your new MES.
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Glad you joined us sbatty! welcome1.gif and congrats on the new MES!
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Welcome aboard, sbatty! Glad you joined us. You've found a great place to learn and share ideas. Lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another. Congrats on that new MES, and just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.

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Thanks for the welcome everyone. Had a softball game so I haven't even had time to put the smoker together yet. Did read the manual  and it looks easy to assemble and pretty straight-forward to operate. My son will be home from college in a couple weeks and I'm planning on smoking up some ribs and maybe some pulled pork. I'm headed to the other forums to find some recipes for rubs and sauces. Wish me luck.

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welcome1.gif to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!


If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!



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