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Hello from Big Orange Country

post #1 of 24
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Hello everyone. My name is Scot and I live in Knoxville TN. I have a co-worker who has been smoking for years. He brought me some prime rib he smoked and I was hooked. 2 weeks ago I bought a Masterbuilt electric smoker, for the ease of it, for now. I thought this might help my learning curve. I found this site on a google search and have learned tons of things in 2 weeks. I have a smoker full of country style ribs going right now. I will have lots of goofy questions in the weeks to come so please be patient with me...Thanks and I am looking forward to hearing and learning from all of you...
post #2 of 24
Welcome to the gang here at SMF. You will be putting that MES to work. I hope you will show us some pics of the country style ribs!
post #3 of 24

Welcome Scot

Even tho I am a Dawg fan...I still welcome you to the site. cool.gif

You will learn lots simply by reading. As you have probably seen, if you have a question, there are some pretty smart guys (and gals) on here than can answer just about anything.

BTW...I don't live far from you. Just over the river in the Boyd's Creek area. I can throw a rock and it will land in Knox County.
post #4 of 24
Welcome to the SMF volfan! As you've already found, there is a wealth of information available on this forum....and if you can't find it, someone is more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Lots of kind folks here willing to share their knowledge.

Don't forget.....we love Q-view !!

Welcome again,
post #5 of 24
welcome to the forum. there are no such things as goofy questions. and we have all been in your shoes as far as just starting. good luck with your smoke, take some pics and post them for us to see.
post #6 of 24
Welcome to the site.......You got a great smoker there...........Don't forget to post q-view for us all........
post #7 of 24
Welcome Scott from a Gator fan its a great site with good people I'm learning a bunch as will you
post #8 of 24
welcome, and as the others said dont hesitate to ask questions
post #9 of 24
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O.K. folks, I'm smokin country style ribs...some are not as thick as others. Been in the smoker for about 4 hours. Some are at about 175 and some at about 160...do I take some out or let them all ride ???
post #10 of 24
I'd take out the 175's and place them in a cooler they'll stay warm till there all done
post #11 of 24
Me too!!good luck
post #12 of 24
What they said.

Wrap them in aluminum foil and a towel and put them in a cooler. This will keep them warm and allow the juices to redistribute.

I use a small lunchbox type collapsible cooler.
post #13 of 24
If it was me, I would wrap em in foil tightly, and put em back on the smoker till they hit 190, then rest em in a cooler. Some will get done before the others. Its just pork butt cut into strips!

post #14 of 24
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confused.gif Can someone tell where to find how to post a picture....
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post #16 of 24
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Here is what I got cooking guys...Thanks for the help...
post #17 of 24
No pics....did it really happen??? icon_rolleyes.gif
post #18 of 24
No Qview means it didn't happen biggrin.gif

I was told that yesterday I had to hurry up and take some pics lol
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qview...just can't figure it out....

icon_wink.gif my bad guys on the qview...some crack head can't figure it out...Had to get my 5th grader to help old pops out....

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post #20 of 24
Looks good!!!

Woulda been much better if that orange gnome had spent some quality time in the smoker. biggrin.gif

Go Dawgs!!!!

Can't wait for football season. Should have a kicka$$ team this year for sure.
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