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Howdy All-


I'm new to posting on the SMF but I've been reading for a number of years.


I'm located in northern Colorado Springs, at 7300ft elevation, which has been a smoking challenge thus far. 


Started off smoking on a New Braunfels black diamond I picked up from a neighbors garage sale.  Have had some great success on this smoker especially in the summer. 


Dabbled in making sausage over the last 4-5 years with Kitchen Aid grinder and stuffer.  This last round I recently made up 35 lbs of pork and antelope sausage and got frustrated when it came time to stuff.  So, after 5lbs I ran down the street and overpaid for a LEM 5lb vertical stuffer from the Pro fish store.




Attempted  to smoke on the NB when it was 14* outside.  Varied results and temperatures ensued (turned out good though) and lead me to purchase a MES 40" (on order).


I plan on getting the AMPS 12" tube smoker which appears to work better than the maze at altitude.



Good to finally post and happy to be here.



post #2 of 5

Welcome to SMF, Jack!


Glad to have you with us!


If you have been using a KA grinder & stuffer for 5 years. God bless you. 


I have a LEM stuffer too. Steel gears, can't beat that.



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Welcome from SC, Jack. It's good to have you on this great site.
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:welcome1:   To SMF glad to have you on board glad to see you are enjoying sight.

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



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