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New Bay Area Guy Here

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Hi all
Lurked here for a bit. I have a old New Braunfels vertical smoker that I nearly gave up on because it didn't have a thermostat and seemed like a pain to work. Good buddy of mine has a BGE and has been making ridiculous Q the last year so I gave up. Recently I drank a bunch o beer and watched a marathon of BBQ Pitmasters. Said "to he'll with it, lets try it again"

Installed a thermometer and read abunch on this site. Made 2 slabs of St Louis ribs last weekend that were the best I had ever made thanks to some of your tips. My buddy with the egg was floored. Smoked the spare ribs at 250 for 2.5hrs, wrapped for 2 with a combo of Mixon's rub and Johnny Trig's wrap. Loved it so much I took today off and am trying another round.

Thanks for sharing the knowledge and the wealth of info on here. I'm hooked and can't wait to spend the summer smoking.

Jeremy aka "Hippie"

PS My Friday afternoon...

Edited by Smokin Hippie - 6/14/13 at 5:37pm
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57.gif and welcome1.gif , Hippie. Glad to have you join in the Family. We hope you find it your home for everything BBQ. biggrin.gif


Please add your location to your Profile so we can know how to answer your querries.


Also, send some Q-view of your Smoker and the Munchies you create on it... drool.gif.


Have fun  , see Ya around the Smoke and as always . . .

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Welcome to the forums, Jeremy!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastimes...grilling, smoking, and curing great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask any time you need help and you'll get plenty!


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


Jeff offers a free 5 day E-Course.  It's packed with great information to matter what your experience level might be!


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.


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



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