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Hey guys! I'm not to the forum and smokers in general.

A little about me: my name is Kyle. I live in Iowa and am am electrician by trade. With a huge pain for fishing and the outdoors.

My son got me asmoker for father's day. My smoker is a master built 30" 2 door propane version. Since its my first, I wanted something fairly simple.

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Welcome to the forums, Kyle! 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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Greeting Kymer and well met.


This place is amazing, it has so much stored up knowledge for research plus Smoke Guru's standing around talking smoke all day. They are so good they even help by type of smoker. My biggest suggestion, get a dedicated notebook, cardex, flash drive, or file and keep notes of your smokes. By doing so you'll know what you did last time opposed to this time and how it affected the end product as well as the tweaks you want to attempt in the future.


Get a drink, kick off your shoes, relax a cruise around. check out your smoker, meats, woods, rubs, brines, temps, etc etc etc.... There is no wrong way to smoke, there are some easier ways than others, there are those who like the old ways, there are those who just enjoy eating their mistakes. And once you get your feet wet, you'll be addicted, you'll be looking for reasons to smoke, even making up holidays.


Nice meeting you Kyle and good luck with your smoke.

Edited by Foamheart - 6/15/13 at 8:27pm
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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! Would you mind updating your profile to show the other SMF members where you are located?  Never know ya might meet some new neighbors!


Jeff offers a free 5 day E-Course.  It's packed with great information to use...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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