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New guy in SC

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Warm southern greetings,
I want to learn the fine art of smoking meats and other tasty treats. Since moving to SC, I've experienced some truly great BBQ, and want to jump into the fray.
I will be cooking for a family of 4, including two teenaged boys who currently eat anything not nailed down. I also want to smoke for friends n neighbors.
I'm looking at a WSM 18.5 and a quality thermometer for my initial trials. Any advice is welcome. I've read parts 2 n 3 of the 5 day course, but part 1 is missing.
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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!

A good therm is the Maverick ET-732, it is a digital dual probe therm with a remote. One probe is for smoker temp and the other is for meat temp. The remote will monitor temps from up to 100' away and can be programmed with a lot of different alarms. A Great forum sponsor, A-Maze-N Products has them on sale right now with Free shipping!

Send TulsaJeff a PM and explain about the E-course and he will get the missing lesson sent to you!
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Welcome to the forums, Sailor!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastime...grilling and smoking great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable people here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty!


Good luck and have fun!



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


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



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Where in SC are you at?  I'm from the upstate between Greenville and Clemson.  Welcome to SMF!

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Welcome, you couldnt have jumped into a better place. This forum is packed with individuals that have got some great tips that will get you going in the right direction.

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Howdy, there is a treasure trove of info on this site.

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