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Hello from South Florida!

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Thread Starter 
Just finished (95% compete) my first smoker build. A reverse flow from a 120 gal propane tank. Looking forward to using the advice and experience of this great forum! Maybe someday I will be able to give back. But for now, I'm the sponge... Soaking up anything I can!
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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?  Might meet a few neighbors!

 

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!

 

Kat

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Mike:welcome1:

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.

Post some pics in the build section. We'd all like to see your smoker.

Happy smoken.

David

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Hi Mike! 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!

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!

We have our 3rd annual South Florida Gathering coming up in Nov you might be interested in coming up and hanging out with us. Just some good people hanging out at a nice State Park smoking some good Q and having a good time! We're planning on making a bunch of sausage and there will be a friendly competition going on Sat. Here's some more info about it:
http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/138307/2013-south-florida-gathering-3rd-annual-nov-8-10th
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Welcome Mike... as Dave mentioned about the gathering... feel free to come and join us... finish that smoker up and bring it along... post some pictures of that bad boy as a lot of like to drool over builds as much as we do smokes....
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Welcome to the forums, Mike!  This is the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly, knowledgeable folks who really enjoy helping one another.  Looking forward to your input here, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will surely have the answer.

 

Red

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Welcome to SMF Mike!!! Good to see yet another SoFlo on here. I'm up here in Beerfield Beach. Hope you enjoy the site and the great folks here.

 

Steve

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Thanks Steve. Any tips on getting chunks? I found a company on line that ships at no cost to a affiliated store for pick up. Doitbest.com
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Originally Posted by MikeInMiami View Post

Thanks Steve. Any tips on getting chunks? I found a company on line that ships at no cost to a affiliated store for pick up. Doitbest.com

 

 

Sorry but I don't Mike. I rarely use my gasser anymore. Mostly my watt burner. May want to check with some of the folks in the South Florida Gathering thread like dougmays.

 

Steve

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Originally Posted by MikeInMiami View Post

Thanks Steve. Any tips on getting chunks? I found a company on line that ships at no cost to a affiliated store for pick up. Doitbest.com

 

Hey Mike, Sorry i missed this until now. I get my wood chucks at Bass Pro. In the cooking section they usually have large bags of Hickory, Oak, Cherry and Apple. Pretty good price for a big bag. As for uncommercialized chunks, i do not know of any locally that sell wood.

 
As the guys said before, check out our South Florida Gathering, This is the 3rd year and we are hoping to make it the best one yet! Would love to have ya
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texas.gifHello, and Welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of good information and great people.

 

Gary

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