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post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
I just got a ECB from Pro Bass a month ago. Have smoked ribs twice & tenderloing once. Really glad to find this site. It is tough to find tips on smiking on the web.
post #2 of 15
Welcome to the forum.
post #3 of 15
Welcome to the SMF. I think you'll find plenty of tips and more on this site. Enjoy.
post #4 of 15
Glad you found us, Troy.....this a bountiful resource for anything and everything related to smoking.....lots of nice folks to hand out advice when needed, also!

If you haven't already, check out Jeff's Free 5-Day eCourse
and look into buying his rub and bbq sauce help support the site.

As a fellow ecb user, I and others are around to help you with any questions you may have.

again, WELCOME!!
post #5 of 15
Welcome to SMF! Glad you found us!

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #6 of 15
Welcome fellow Denverite. Great group of folks here and any questions you have can certainly be answered here.

post #7 of 15
Hey Troy,

Welcome to SMF! You have definitely got a great starter model for a smoker. The best thing that I have made on my ECB besides ribs or pork butt and that I had never even heard of before the SMF is a smoked meatloaf. Good luck with your future smokes and hope to see some qview pics.
post #8 of 15
Welcome to the site Troy! No need to look any further for info. Its all right here. Stick around and spend some time with us.
post #9 of 15
Thread Starter 
In the 5 day E-class, Jeff talks about sriiling holes into the lid of the ECB. Do you know where to drill on the lid?
post #10 of 15
Hey Smoking Troy! Were in Denver too! Theres a pretty good mod page at for the ECB.

In the mean time go buy a WSM Weber smokey mountain. They work so good you will pee youself!
post #11 of 15
Welcome to the world of smoke..If you need an answer on anything concerning smokin meat you'll find it herecool.gif
post #12 of 15
I used a 3/8" drill bit and drilled a circle pattern of holes in my lid....maybe 3" diameter pattern. Then covered it with a piece of flashing for use as a damper, secured it with a small machine screw and nut.

I didn't really think much about where to drill the holes in the lid....just put them far enough away from the handle that you won't be likely to get burned when opening the lid to sneak a peek. My lid vent holes stay uncovered 99% of the time....usually only closed to choke out the coals after a smoke is finished.

Hope this helps!
post #13 of 15
Greetings Troy,
You will never have to go anywhere else, you have found mecca.
Try Jeff's 5 day e-course it is very informative!
Happy Smokes!
post #14 of 15
Welcome to SMF. This is THE place to be.
post #15 of 15
Tips on smoking are nothing more than opinions... You know what they say about opinions....

No really.
Im a newbie at this site and have gained some great knowledge from these people.
Its a good place to be.biggrin.gif
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