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Hello Everybody! My name is Max and I live Menlo Park,Ca. I have been grilling on my standard webber now for many years but recently received an early x-mas present from my wife consisting of a brand new Brinkman Trailmaster Vertical Smoker. I have it assembled including RTV on all of the joints and purchased a digital thermometer with probe for more accurate temps. I have cured it as per recommendations on this site and have 2 successful smokes under my belt. The first consisted of (4)-3Lb tri-tips which came out excellent. I was a little nervous being my first time smoke with quite a pit of precious beef on the line, but I ran between 200*-210* for about 4-1/2 hrs. The meat came out great. The second run was a single rack of baby back ribs that came out pretty tasty. I have been using a mix of cherry wood and hickory along with my kingsford charcoal and have been very happy with the flavor but I can't wait to try other types of wood as well. My next investment will be a gasket/latch kit and probably a digital stoker down the road. As I said, I am new to the game so any advice or tips are appreciated. Happy smoking everyone!

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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
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Happy smoken.

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texas.gif  Good morning and welcome to the forum, from another cloudy and cool day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.  



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Welcome from Louisiana. You will find a wealth of knowledge here from members who are happy to share it. Don't hesitate to ask questions and take advantage of the search bar.
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