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Hello from Perth, Western Australia

post #1 of 5
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Greetings everyone.


I am a virgin smoker residing in Perth, Western Australia. I original hail from London, UK where we didn't do too much BBQ.


Up until now I have only every used a gas grill and when looking to purchase a new grill (ended up purchasing a Webber Q) I discovered the possibilities of BBQ smoking.


Yesterday I brought home my bespoke offset vertical smoker.  I intend on only using mangrove charcoal rather than brickettes or heat beads with fruit and Australian indigenous woods for smokey flavour. 


Now I just have to learn to use the bloody thing.  Looking forward to the tears and cheers as my learning experience progresses.


Thanks for reading.



post #2 of 5

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




post #3 of 5

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.

post #4 of 5

I too work for an England based company and one of my coworkers over there said 'smoking meat' is awfully rare. He built a charcoal smoker and gets cuts of meat from the local butcher, turned into one hell of a smoker. We bounce ideas and recipes off one another.


Learn how your smoker keeps the heat, keep notes, and do adjust your setting, after a few burns, you'll know how to pull some good meat off that smoker.



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Only tried seasoning it last night but had trouble getting up to any real temperature with all vents open.  I'm gonna try again tonight

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