Nice meeting you Emillio, Its a great place to learn and its full of info, pictures and people who love talking about smoke only a little less that smoking itself.
If and when you start asking questions remember to let people know you have an Old Smokey. I am assuming it looks a lot like this?
This is I believe the predecessor to your smoker. Remember you have a analog smoker vice a digital. Analogs are great smokers, a lot of fun, and make some great end product. They just play by different rules.
Digital smokers maintain a specific temperature whereas an analog maintains an average. Digital maintains 220 degrees, analog may come on at 200 and off at 240 to achieve their medium setting.
Most electrics have no vents, until here just lately, your Old Smokey probably has none. Again its not bad, its just a different set up which can confuse those who normally use fire burners and those with electrics which have been modified to mimic a fire burner w/ vents. You can always customize your unit to include these things also. I never did, but I had fire burners to do the big stuff on too.
I like the above so well that I completely wore out 3 of them. In this age of digital controls and digital thermometers, and exact times and expecting everything to work as you expect, analogs are more about the old ways of throw it in and wait without worry. You know that with experience it will be good, and you hope you factor in the variables to be one of the best you've ever smoked.
Seriously its a load of fun. makes some good food