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Hello from NW Illinois

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Hello all,

 

glad to have found this forum, clearly well maintained with great contributors.

 

I live in Freeport IL and only occasionally smoke using a low cost Brinkman that I got around 1990.  It's not much, but, I have had good results.  the water pan burned out, so, I line it with heavy foil before a smoke.  Oh, and a snowplow smashed it up against my hangar when I had it out at the airport.  I got it back pretty much round again and still smoking !

 

I was leaning towards a masterbilt electric, but, I dont know, my inclination in life is why buy when you can build and that applies to a lot of things in my life.   So, I think I am going to read up on here and see what I can learn and who knows, maybe create my own smoker.  have to see how that goes  !

 

I probably wont post much, except for dumb questions for a while.  :)

 

cheers,

                j

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Welcome aboard, Johnny!  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.

 

Red

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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!

Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

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!

There are no dumb questions around here, we all can learn something!!!
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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!

 

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Kat

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