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Hello from Dallas, TX

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I was told I should come by and introduce myself.

 

About Me

Hi, I'm Jake from Dallas, TX, and I have been smoking on my OK Joe for about a year now. When I first got my OK Joe I went through and did some basic mods:

 

1. Extended exhaust vent to grill level

2. Purchased a convection/baffle plate

3. Charcoal Basket

4. Gasket around the doors to cook area and fire box

 

I've smoked ribs, pulled pork, and chicken so far. I'm trying to practice enough to where I feel comfortable doing a brisket.

 

I've come to find that I prefer briquettes to lump coal and I prefer pecan wood for most of my smokes.

 

What I Need to Work On

1. I may need to check for leaks in my smoker, since I didn't use any sealant when I put the smoker together.

2. I've attempt the minion method, but I'm pretty sure I screwed it up.

 

I'm always looking for advice/recipes/mods for smoking.

post #2 of 4

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

 

Gary 

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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.
David

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Welcome to the forum from Paul in Benton, AR. You will enjoy it here. Happy Smoking!!

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