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Hi Guys, I just joined SMF. Been doing BBQ for about 10 years now. I just recently did a whole hog for the first time with my son...BigTrain74, it came out great. Anyway who knew a yankee from CT could BBQ.


Love doing chicken, ribs & boston butt on my GOSMS. I also have a 20lb insulated electric smoker from the Sausage Maker I use for jerky. Still working on the Brisket, having a tough time with flavor and dryness. The propane smoker isn't large enough for a full packer so I need to work on something new. I was thinking about a charbroil offset smoker / grill...any opinions?

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welcome1.gif to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 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!

We have an Articles section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!

Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
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welcome1.gif to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 


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. Just a teeny bit of information for some of the rules here at SMF before you get started, off site links are not allowed.



If you need any help roaming around the forums....give me a shout. I will be happy to help out!



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Thanks Kat

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Hi Bubba,


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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Welcome to the forums!  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!  There are plenty of decent offset smokers that are comparable to the charbroil in price and quality...you might want to spend some time browsing the offset smoker thread for some reviews and ideas.



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We just got Bubba his very first iPhone... Now we just gotta show him how to post up his Q-View! 

post #8 of 14

Welcome Bubbas!!!


Any friend (or Father) of Big Train is a friend of mine!! Great Son you got there!!!




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Originally Posted by Bearcarver View Post

Welcome Bubbas!!!


Any friend (or Father) of Big Train is a friend of mine!! Great Son you got there!!!





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Thanks Bear, he has made me proud!

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Thanks...I'm not impulsive so I'll wait till I find what I want

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Hello UncleBubbas BBQ and welcome to the fun.  How could I NOT post on this thread??  Not the standard welcome speech, just glad to have you along for the ride.  Lookin forward to your input and knowledge.  Have fun.  Good luck.  Keep Smokin!


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Welcome , Unclebubbas. Glad to have you here to share the fun...biggrin.gif.


Send Q-view of your Toys and what they can do... drool.gif .


Have fun and . . .

post #14 of 14

Howdee Howdee UncleBubba! These new fangled electronic telephones do everything but wash your car, if you can figure 'em out!


Nice to meet ya!

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