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Thread Starter 
hey yall just got a smoker(stick burner) and tryin to read up some info .
I found a basic rib rub online and will be smoking 2 st louis cut slabs tomorrow.
i have never ran a grill or smoker before so in soaking in all the gr8 info on the site..
my buddy said tip #1 is stay on top of the fire !!
any tips for tomorrow ?

thx yall
post #2 of 8
Your friend give good advice. Stick burners need a little keeping you will want clear blue or white smoke most common mistake is to much smoke.
Don't put the meat in till you get a good bed of coal and a constant temp. I know I left a few thing out.
post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
They turned out gr8

the smoker I added 2 real temp gauges
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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 1,000,000 posts describing it! Yea that’s right over 1,000,000!

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!

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!
post #5 of 8
Welcome aboard! Tasty looking rack of ribs! This is a great place to share ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc. There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another. Any time you need anything, just ask...someone here will surely have the answer.

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


We love to see pictures of what you are cooking (or what we call q-views here at SMF).  To "upload the q-views" just follow the directions here and it will be easier. If you are using a cell phone, an IPad or a kindle, go to the main SMF page and click the Mobile button. Will make the uploads a bit faster too.


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 and some guidelines of how to interact within the forums. Off site links are not allowed here at SMF per Jeff. Not that you have done anything wrong....just a little bit of FYI for new members!


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



post #7 of 8

Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions Post it
and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is because their
are so many different ways to make great Q We all have our own taste.

Happy smoken.


post #8 of 8
Thread Starter 
So much gr8 info on here !!
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