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I wanted to take a quick minute to introduce myself. My name is Phil and I live in central Nebraska. I am married with one child and one on the way. Most of my hobbies are involved outdoors (hunting, fishing, go to the lake). I have been smoking food for about 6 years. I started with and still have my Green Mountain Grill. I wanted something a little bigger a few years later to process all of my deer meat (sticks, muscle jerky, sausage, and bacon) but also be able to do larger cooks. I ended getting and 1950’s Hotpoint refrigerator that I converted into a smoker (smoke daddy for smoke source, electric heating element, and digital controller). I consider myself a novice compared to others on here but know more than everyone else in my family so I am an expert to them.

I like my fridge smoker, but it doesn’t produce the finished product that I would like. Don’t get me wrong it tastes good and I get great reviews, but know it can be much better. I will continue to use my fridge for all of my deer meat, but I plan on getting a RF made by a local guy that has made a lot of smokers. I met with him and he looked at one he built about 10 years ago. It looked great but he said we could customize it however we wanted :drool

I will start a new thread regarding the RF build and suggestions you may have!



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



 Man that's some nice looking stuff  good job !!





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Hi and welcome!  I am so impressed with your skills!  Everything looks so good!  

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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...

Nice looking smoke.
Happy smoken.

post #5 of 5

Be looking forward to your RF build,   Meat looks great



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