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New Guy from NM - just sayin Hey!!!

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Hey guys!!

 

New guy here from Albuquerque doin the newbie thing and introducing myself.  Been Grilling (propane) for about 28 years and Smoking for a little over 2 now.

 

My current system is a CoS Brinkmann Smokin' Pit that I received for Father's Day about 4--5 years ago but didn't start using for Smoking until about 2 years ago. Figured I didn't have the "time" to smoke meat.  Man, lots of lost years and great food with that train of thought.  I understand the restrictions and drawbacks of this design and will be making almost all of the known mods for this type of grill here soon. 

 

I got Jeff's book Smoking Meat for Christmas this year, and I know I spent a couple hours a day the week following reading that book.  Really ramped up my desire to jump to the next level.  I even ended up smoking a Turkey for the first time the Saturday after in 22 degree weather LOL.  THAT forced me to see the design flaws in the horizontal offset and will remedy as I said above.

 

Anyway, here are some pix of my past work...always have a crowd show up when they hear "I'm smoking this weekend"  ha ha

 

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When I'm not out grilling, I'm hanging with the family (wife and 2 older teen age boys), Wrenching on my 65 Corvair Corsa Convertible, or playing my trumpet (38 years).

 

That's probably more that you wanted to know, but there it is. 

 

Thanks for having me!

 

Russ


Edited by silverhorn43 - 2/13/15 at 10:01am
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texas.gif  Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

 

Gary

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pleased to meetcha.

we have fun here/

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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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