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Hey everyone. Sunce it appears customary on this site to introduce one's self I am doing so now. My name is Paul, and actually I used this site as a contributor of information when deciding which smoker I would to buy. One thing that 'stuck' thank you, was "Cry once". LOL that connected.

I ended up with a Green Mountain Grills Jim Bowie. The rationale is, it best fits my lifestyle. Summertime brings me to 'up morth' Minnesota on weekends. Between the quality and wifi control it just 'fits': doing chores on a second property doesn't align well with the babysitting that is demanded by a purist's stick smoker.

Why the JB over the smaller Daniel Boone? A friend of mine who has an awesome custom made smoker told me "you never have enough real estate". Good advice as a couple months later I found myself cooking 8 Boston butts for a religious retreat my son was involved with. That was a FUN challenge!!

I have been using my Jim Bowie since last August and have learned much along the way partially diue to information you all have posted here. I truly have found I love smoking meats. That anticipation that comes with cooking and of course the flavors that I get to share with peop is very satisfying.

Thank you all for your passion and contributions on this site. I won't be a frequent comtributor but I will share and learn together as we go. :-)
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Welcome to the site Paul.  The "cry once" advice is pretty sound and I have never been sorry to exercise it,  (With smokers as well as other things.


Sounds like you've been pretty busy over the last year.  If you have any pictures of your smokes we would enjoy seeing them when you get a chance to post them.

post #3 of 7

Hello Paul and welcome to you.

Congratulations on your smoker, sounds like a good one.

Enjoy, and have fun




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Thanks for welconung me. In response to One-eyed Jack, hers's a picture from my first big cook.


post #5 of 7

That's a well stuffed smoker Paul and a pretty site.  Should be enough there to make a bunch of folks happy.

post #6 of 7

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




post #7 of 7

Welcome to SMF!


That's a great looking smoker!



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