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Another Noob Willing to Learn

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Hello everyone,


While my smoking experience isn't vast, I did have an old Masterbuilt propane vertical smoker for a fews years.  After flames burned through the gas line twice, I decided to use charcoal as a heat source for a couple of years instead of the propane flame thrower. Unfortunately, that unit has seen better days and it's now officially retired. 

On Sunday, I ordered a Masterbuilt Electric New Gen 40" without doing a whole lot of research.  Normally, I research stuff like this for weeks, but it makes my wife crazy when I do that.  As a "favor" to her, I just pulled out the debit card and got it over as quickly as possible.  Anyway, the price was good on Amazon; I hope I don't get a lemon.
Earlier today, I spent a little time getting familiar with the forums and I'm pretty sure I can learn a lot from this group.  I was also surprised to see we also have a few home brewers in the crowd.  Brewing/grilling/smoking will definitely take up a good part of my summer.  I hope my wife can handle the yard work. biggrin.gif
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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!


Jeff offers a free 5-day E-Course and its packed full of great information no matter what your experience level might be! http://www.smoking-meat.com/smoking-basics-ecourse


If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums. http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/a/terms-of-service


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



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Welcome to SMF...If your wife does the yard work, I would buy her a new car....She is a great woman.....welcome.gif

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Welcome to the forums, RayZ!  Glad you joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastime...Smokin' and Grillin' great food!  Lots of friendly and knowledge folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.


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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!
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Hi Ray,



welcome1.gif to the SMF, the best BBQ site on the web.  Whatever you need to know about the fine art of BBQ you can find it right here, from recipes to technical knowledge.


One thing you need to know about us is that we like to see pictures of your creations and your gear.  We call it Q-View and its basically the Rules.gif!!!


So, don't just talk about your food, show it!  Otherwise you may get a gentle reminder, like this...


worthless.gif  or this...th_What_NO_QVIEW.gif

Good Luck and Get Smokin'



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Hello and welcome to the forum!

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