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Checking in from Colorado

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First smoker for me. It's a Brinkmann Vertical Gas Smoker, purchased used after a bit of research and decision I wanted to try a two door propane unit first.


I just jumped in and tried my first use of the unit and made a few ABTs. I did get a picture of a couple that my daughter asked me to save for her, but the others went pretty fast. Just a basic cream cheese filled, bacon wrapped, jalapeno with a bit of Mrs, Dash Mesquite added on top. My applewood chips went quick, I should have soaked them first, but was antsy to get started. The chips smoked off pretty quick. I need some chunks of wood I think.o


I also need to get a gasket kit to seal the doors. Too much smoke leaks out, along with quite a bit of heat I'm sure.


Anyway, howdy from Colorado. Looking forward to wings next followed by a whole chicken this weekend.


Thanks for all the info I've found here so far.



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Welcome aboard, JR!  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.  Just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.

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