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Hi from upstate NY

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I have had a Meco 5000 bullet type smoker (looks like an ECB Clone) for 20+ years. Never used it much due to lack of heat. This summer I decided to really try to get some good food out of it. Did some tasty stuff, but knew it could be better. Googled around and found this forum. Man alive! What a great place! So I'm doing mods and having fun. (I love to putter)

I just made a $2 chimney starter yesterday, don't know if it will work well enough, but it kept me entertained for the afternoon:icon_biggrin: Took pictures of the build, so if it isn't totally worthless, I'll post them later. 


Bout it for now, just wanted to say hi to everyone and thanks for such a good resource. 




P.S. How did I get to be 55 years old and never heard of a Fattie before????

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Hello and welcome to the forum, Great place to learn and share and a bunch of good people.


Gary S

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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...
Happy smoken.

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Welcome to the Smoking forum. You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have. Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right. LOL. Don’t forget to post qviews.

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