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Hello. Our names are Mike & Linda

My sweet heart bought me a small smoker a couple of years ago for our anniversary. This past Christmas, we bought a Brinkman XL propane smoker. We are smoking baby backs as I type. My smoking skills are very poor at best. Hope you guys can help. It seems that temperature control is my biggest problem. We live in Dacula, Ga Love the site.

post #2 of 10
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 don’t hesitate to start threads and ask also!

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!
post #3 of 10

Welcome Mike and Linda. If you put: Needle Valves For Gassers in the search bar above you will find a good solution the the temperature regulating problem. I installed one on my Smoke Hollow and it works like a charm.

 

GeneK

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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 TulsaJeff. 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

post #5 of 10

Welcome ! As you browse around the Forum think you will find the information and "secrets" of some of the best smoking chefs (amateur and professional),lots of great recipes, and just good ol plain folks who you feel like you have known all your life. Everyone likes to see the pictures and the play by play !   If you are looking for advice or criticism, just ask....everyone here is here to enjoy their passion for smoking and cooking and making new friends.

 

Hoiy_Toit

post #6 of 10

Mike and Linda: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.

Happy smoken.

David

post #7 of 10

texas.gifHello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   

 

Gary

post #8 of 10
Welcome Mike and Linda! Georgia's got some great Q! Good luck and hope to see more from you soon.
post #9 of 10

Welcome from Canada, Mike and Linda.

 

I just started smoking last year and didn't have much success. Then I found this forum. When I want to try something, I look it up on the search bar and get a ton of ideas and lots of information. If I have any questions, the members of this forum are very helpful. I have even posted pictures and descriptions while I am doing a project and got real time help. 

 

This is a great forum to learn about smoking.

 

Disco

post #10 of 10

Welcome aboard Mike and Linda!  You've found the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly, knowledgeable folks here 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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