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Hey all. I have only tried smoking once so far, got kinda frustrated, but had fun. I'm on here looking for tips and ideas, so please feel free to share some knowledge. I'm using a Brinkmans smoke 'n grill, very basic but was told it's also very simple. Look forward to practicing to become a good smoker.
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Welcome to the forum. Just hang around here for a while and in no time you'll have plenty of advice and pick up a TON of knowledge and technique. Good to have you here!
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Welcome to the forums!
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Welcome, everything you need is here. Just search around.
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First of all do not trust the theomonter you have on your smoker buy a digital themonter and check it out with the boliling water test if it test at 212 degrees your fine if not i adjust the temp. example test at 206 degrees add 6 degress to it so this tell me its at 212 degrees.
Use dry wood only I soak mine but thats up to you and depends on what you are smoking go by temp. not time
hope this helps you out.
be sure to sign up for Jeff's course and you will learn a lot and keep refering back to it.
I started out with this one and had great results.
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jusr hang around lots of good ideas here to start with the 5 day e course is a good place to start. just ask if ya got any specific ?'s.
we like qview lors of pics of your smoker & what comes out of it.
post #7 of 15
Welcome. There are a number of brinkman users here. If you want to ask questions, head over to the charcoal smoker forum and ask away. In the meantime, read this:

post #8 of 15
Welcome to the forum. All the information you need is right here. All you have to do is ask.
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post #10 of 15
Welcome to SMF. Take advantage of the wealth of great info available here both in the threads as well as the members who love to share their knowledge. You'll be smoking great food in no time. biggrin.gif
post #11 of 15
Welcome to the SMF my friend. It doesn't matter what smoker you use, practice does take you to perfection, so keep on smoking.
post #12 of 15
Welcome to the board!!!!!! I'm a newbie also. I would recommend taking the "5 day how to smoke meat" coarse available here on the forum.icon_cool.gif
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Welcome aboard..........................
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Congrats Kibbz! You have found a wonderful place to learn and to share your knowledge and pics. PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif
post #15 of 15
Hello Kibbz, and welcome to the forums. Glad you found us. You'll find lots of people here using brinkmans or similar rigs, so there will be lots of advice for the askin'
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