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Greetings all from upstate NY.  I'm about 20 minutes south of Brockville, Ontario- VERY far north. We get about 2 or so months of really nice warm weather.  I'm a music teacher, classically trained trumpet player and active musician.


I have a Chargriller 5050 with SFB that I just got last month.  Have not really used the SFB yet, and this will be my first foray into really doing smoked meats.  I used to use smoker chips on my gas grill, but it's not quite the same.It's been great to get back to charcoal- that's how I was brought up and it's what I used for a long time until life got busy and meals needed to be prepared a bit more quickly.  So, in came the gas.  Since my last charcoal grill, it seems a lot has changed.  It's been a great learning process about the different types of charcoals and the discovery of a chimney starter was a huge revelation for me.



A few other toys I have for the grill: just bought the iGrill2, and have ordered the ambient probe which should be on its way to my front door as I write this!  :)



I'll be doing a few of the mods I've seen on youtube- like the rope gasket- to help prevent smoke leaks.  It does leak smoke quite a bit.


Anyway, looking forward to my first batch of ribs!

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Welcome to the forum!


Glad to have you aboard!



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Hello and welcome to you.

Glad you decided to hang out here with us.

Can't wait to see some really good tunes played on that smoker.




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I'm a fellow musician!! I play drums mainly. But I also play trumpet and a few other instruments as well.
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Welcome. This site is awesome. I'm also a NNYer - half way between Potsdam and Massena.
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texas.gif  Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a  hot and humid 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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