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Hey guys, my name is Paul, I am 28 and live in Staten Island, NY. I am new to smoking meat. Last year a friend of mine caught my ear and told me how he smokes all this meat, so i gave it a shot. I went out and purchased the cheapest smoker I could find. It was the Brinkman Smoke and Grill. I made 2 10 LB pork butts. Even though they came out delicious, I had too hard of a time keeping the temps low and consistent as I went through a whole bag of charcoal. Needless to say i was discouraged and that was the one and only time I used that smoker. That was last year. This year i said to myself I was gonna give it another shot. After doing much research I went out and purchased a Weber Smokey Mountain 18". I am very much looking forward to getting this smoker going. This past weekend I seasoned it, and in the upcoming weekends I will be smoking some meat. Anyway, I look forward to using this forum often for some ideas. :sausage:   

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Paul Welcome to SMF I just picked up a WSM 18.5 going to put a gasket on my door tomorrow

Check the WSM group

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Welcome from SC, Paul. It's good to have you on this great site. I know you will enjoy your WSM. I had one for several years and it produced some really good product.

Good luck and good smokin', Joe grilling_smilie.gif
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Welcome to SMF, Paul!


Glad to have you with us!


Can't beat a WSM!



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texas.gif  Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from a partly cloudy but nice day here 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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