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Newbie from the UK.

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Found this forum whilst looking for smoking recipes, new to smoking but not cooking, excuse me if I ask stupid questions in my quest.


I.m a retired chef of 20 years and live in a small town in West Yorkshire, England




I don't have a smoker as yet but am looking into making one from a propane tank, it will be of an upright design due to lack of space

and will also double up as a barbecue/ pizza oven if everything works out.


Similar to this......


Edited by Georgie Porgie - 5/24/15 at 7:30am
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texas.gif  Good morning and welcome to the forum, from another cloudy and rainy day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.




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Thanks Gary.

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Hi Georgie - Welcome to the forum.


There are a growing number of us here from the UK with all levels of experience. If there is anything you want to know then just ask. No questions are too trivial. The only silly question is the important one one that doesn't get asked. There is quite a bit of UDS experience here in the UK however you can also tap into the vast experience of all of our fellow enthusiasts in the USA. When you get your tank you might want to post up its dimensions as someone her may already have plans that you could base your on.


If you get a change please pop by the UK Smokers group and say Hi. We are currently arranging out second annual meeting in Lincoln at the end of July if you are interested. No competition - no experience necessary - just the desire to share or gain experiences over a few beers and to tuck in to some great BBQ cooked on the day.


I am sure Danny (out tame Texan) will be in contact with you soon and will send you some details.






p.s. Like the beard Thumbs Up

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Hi Wade and thanks for the welcome, I just joined the UK smokers group, will be scouring it for info all evening.


The beard is a little longer just now, I'm growing it for charity, gonna shave it off in July which will be almost a year for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Hi Georgie, welcome to the "Family"

Ask as many questions as you like, you will get all the answers you need.

Good luck with the Charity Work!

Smokin Monkey 🇬🇧
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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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