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Newbie Smoker in Waltham, MA

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Hey everybody!


I'm new to the forums and wanted to introduce myself. I've been reading these forums for a while, and used reviews on this forum to make my smoker purchase decision - a 16" Classic Backyard smoker. I spent last year doing smokes using my propane grill and just setting one burner on at a low temp and adding a foil packet of wood chips on to that. The results were good, but this year I decided to put on my big boy pants and invest in an offset.


I'm doing my first real smoke today, after seasoning it earlier this week and doing a few runs on it to play with temp control. I had planned on doing things on Friday, but some jerks decided to cause trouble and the whole town ended up on lock down. I've already got the meat on the smoker (two brisket flats) and I am looking forward to a nice day of smoking.


You all seem like a nice friendly group, so I am looking forward to spending plenty of time here. Happy smoking!

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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!
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Welcome to the forums! You've found a great place to learn and share ideas. Lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another. Good luck with that new smoker, and just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.

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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!


If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those little "pesky" rules before plunging into the forums. It's just a reminder of what to do and what is sort of a no-no here.



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