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Hello out there... After checking back from time to time and reading threads I've decided to join this group of Bbq Enthusiasts! I'm the head pitmaster with Smokin' Eatz Bbq  in El Paso, Texas. Still pretty new to the Bbq circuit but I have a heart for this and I love to smoke. I started out with a masterbuilt electric... then realized I wanted "bigger".. got myself an Oklahoma joe longhorn and starting logs and improving my methods and such. Entered my first contest this past October, competing in KCBS backyard category and took first place in ribs, third place in chicken, at the Bliss Brews and Que in El Paso, Tx...Ive been hooked since that day. I love the competition atmosphere! nothing like the smell of pork and beef smoke at 4 in the morning over a cup of coffee. And the camaraderie between contestants is great. Everyone was willing to talk and give advice. I'm here to stay. I've already registered for my first pro competition of the year...The Sams Club national bbq tour... and im already eyeing a few other events this year.

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



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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 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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Congrats on the competition neighbor to the Weeeeeest  



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Thanks everyone...looking forward to expanding my "I" Q on here...going to go pick up a 22in WSM tomorrow... expanding my smoking abilities and need more room now that i'll be competing in my first pro event in march. Definitely cant smoke the whole big 4 in my Oklahoma joe.

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