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Hello All,


I am residing in St. Louis, MO, I have been grilling for many years however just began trying my hand at using a smoker a little over a year ago. Originally wasn't sure how I would like smoking meat or if I would like the way it would turn out so I purchased a cheap Brinkman (Commonly referred to as the el cheapo brinkman). Made some modifications that I found on the internet and it has treated me well. However I am finally ready to move on to a smoker that is a little more reliable that I don't have to watch like a hawk. I was finally able to convince my wife today that it would be great to get an electric smoker. I am going to go purchase this masterbuilt today. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Masterbuilt-30-in-Electric-Smoker-20070612/202904341 We are throwing a baby shower for my sister tomorrow (Sat 05/11/13)and wouldn't ya know the loving wife volunteered me to make pulled pork. I have made it before on my brinkman, however I have to have it ready in the early afternoon. I am figuring that I will need to get started really early and would like to be able to take short naps while cooking (impossible with the brinkman the temperature requires to much monitoring). So I will try and take a few pictures and let you know how it all turns out.


Go Cardinals!!



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Hi Jake! 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!

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Welcome to the forums, Jake! Glad you joined us. You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastime...Smoking and Grilling great food! 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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