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Lurked around long enough - Glad to become a member!

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 

Hi All,


Just a quick intro on myself.


I am an Australian born and bred who loves all things cooking. I've been hooked on my pizza oven years ago until I spoke to a friend talking about his trip to America and his adventure with smoked meats. I'm not gonna lie, it sounded awesome!


3 weeks later and I had built my first smoker out of a 50L beer keg (which we had the task of emptying first!). It must have been dumb luck but what I made sits on 225 with ease (hot smoke with charcoal and wood). I will put a pic in to show my baby.





I have tackled the nomal ribs, pulled pork, chicken and sausages but still mustering the courage give brisket a shot.




Have been lurking on these boards for a long time leaning heavily on others advice and taking inspiration from their creations.


Basically I have joined as sadly I have outgrown my baby smoker and wanted to jump on the reverse flow band wagon as just like the rest I am swept up in the concept and reviews and will definitely need some help with my build (which hopefully is not too forward of me). 


Thanks for taking the time and I look forward to chatting with everyone.



post #2 of 10
Welcome Bazza! Nice little smoker you have there! Don't be afraid to ask questions, there's a wealth if knowledge here as you've already found out! Good luck with your reverse flow project!
post #3 of 10

texas.gif  Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a cloudy and warm East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information                   on just about  everything





post #4 of 10

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...

Very nice smoker.
Happy smoken.

post #5 of 10
Hi Bazza, welcome to the Forum. You will get all the help you need on here!

Smokin Monkey
post #6 of 10
Hi Bazza, welcome to the Forum. It's not being to forward to ask for help!! Hell I think the members that frequent the Smoker Build section would be quite put off if you didn't!! LOL By the way that is some fine looking meat comming out of that keg you built!!
post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the welcome everyone!


Yeah the amount of information I've learnt so far is invaluable. Definitely a great community you've got here!


Look forward to chatting with everyone  57.gif

post #8 of 10
Welcome to the best BBQ forum on the net.

Great little smoker you built.

If you build a bigger one , please don't get rid of it.

I use my mini - wsm as a everyday cooker.
post #9 of 10
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the compliments. Hit it right on the head tho as it is a little smoker (hence the hunger for a reverse flow). 


But I would never part with it anyway as I've developed a "questionable"attachment to it.......


It just brings so much pleasure to our lives :icon_biggrin:



post #10 of 10
Hey Bazza

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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