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Howdy from Canada!

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Thread Starter 
Hey everyone,

Just found this amazing forum yesterday! My name is Mike I'm 23 and have been smoking for the past couple years. Started off with ribs with pretty good success, beer can chickens, armadillo eggs, and pork butt I've done twice did not turn out good eek.gif

Just browsing around picking up a few tips here and there since I'll be cooking for my Dads annual bbq he throws for a few of his work buddies. Was planning on 2 racks of baby back ribs, 3 large fatties, and jerk chicken. I've never done fatties in the smoker before so not too sure if I should risk testing it out or just do it my normal way of grilling it.

I would love to do a pork butt again but afraid I wont be able to get it up to temp like the last 2 times. Cooked both at 225-250 (can't remember as this was few years back) internal temp never got up to pulling temp so guess I'll need to do some more research here!

Oh forgot to add I have 2 smokers, 1 vertical smoker made by charbroil and a horizontal smoker made by either broil king or charbroil. I prefer the horizontal smoker but the one I have is a baby its only about maybe 14-15 inches deep and 36 inches long with a side fire box. I'm saving up for a char griller since I've seen some good prices lately.

Ok all done thanks for reading !biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 15
Welcome to the SMF family.
post #4 of 15
Welcome to the forum Mike! Glad to have you aboard.smile.gif
post #5 of 15
Hey welcome, I just found this place on the weekend lotsa great tips and advice. Good to see a fellow canuck!!!
post #6 of 15
welcome to smf, this site is smokin!!!! cant wait till you share some qview with us!!!
post #7 of 15
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! great to see such an active forum PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #8 of 15
Hey Mike!
May i suggest a butt again?
Here is an link that will guide you to the greatest butt ever!!
don't get discouraged, there is a temp plateau that the butt can hit and stay for hours...remember cook by temp not by time! 200* for pulling...YUMMY
happy smokes
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Welcome to the SMF.
post #10 of 15
Welcome to the SMF, Mike.
post #11 of 15
Welcome to the SMF family Mike. It is a great forum with tons of smokin smart people.
From Windsor Ont. Canada.
May all your smokes be thin and blue.
post #12 of 15
Welcome to SMF Mike , and hello from New Brunswick , Canada , glad you decided to join us , this is a great forum !
post #13 of 15
Welcome to the forum Fist! It wont be long and you'll be turning out some great butts. Listen to all the good folks here and search the forum. I never cooked a butt before finding this site. It is now my favorite hunk a meat to smoke!!
post #14 of 15
Welcome broken fist, cook on what ya got, my dad used to tell me the first 500 are the hardest....lol i didnt like that but with practice you will get better...keep your chin up..
post #15 of 15
Howdy and welcome
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