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Misplaced kamaaina In Oregon

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Hello my name is Demitri. I live in Salem OR and I work for the government, race my slow car and run my mouth even faster.

For smoking I use primarily an older Traeger BBQ100, so old it's still rocking the wood door. I also have a newer Traeger BBQ75 but I avoide longer cooking in it as it only has the three position controller.

I began smoking on a weber kettle, the hard way with all the charcoal (counted each briquette) on one side with a foil packet full of woodchips on top back in the early 90's. Then about 10 years ago I got my Traeger BBQ100. Been smoking everything I can ever since. I like doing briskets and my specialty is pulled pork.

Every single potluck at work I get hassled to make pulled pork but I only bust out for them a couple times a year. I seem to be the one that is always either grilling or smoking for every family occasion, for my car club or our race team -I am always burning something. I'm no newbie but I am FAR from any sort of master. I hope to learn a bunch here.

post #2 of 18
Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. You'll find lots of good info and some great recipes here. Have fun and happy smoking
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Welcome, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

For Those of you New to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.
Click Here it's "FREE"... 5 Day eCourse

Everyone here enjoys seeing the Qview so be sure to post plenty of pics...

Large ones that us old people with bad eyes can see.

When you uploading to Photobucket I always use the Large IMG setting, 640 x 480 it is a nice size...

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post #4 of 18
Welcome Jrbump,
I just moved to Springfield a few weeks ago and love it up here
in 2 weeks im headed down to cali bay area to pick up my chargriller with mods. I work for NHRA on safety safari and love raving. We should get together sometime and see what we can come up with. There's a guy 15 minutes from me that builda awesome smokers and trailers. You may want to take a look at his bbq stuff. ill find his business card and pm you his info.
post #5 of 18
Welcome to SMF, Demitri. Glad you joined us. Thanks for sharing your qview with us.
post #6 of 18
Welcome to the forum. Looking forward to your input.
post #7 of 18
Welcome Demitri.Great group here...Join In....
post #8 of 18
Thank you for the introduction, and welcome to the SMF. We have many friendly members who are always willing to help others, all you have to do is ask. It's all good my friend.
post #9 of 18
Welcome Demitri, Love your Qview. Great way to intro yourself.

Hope You find some good recipes and tips on here. SMF is the place to learn and to up your game a bit.

post #10 of 18
Welcome Demitri!!!!!biggrin.gif
Ya gotta try a Fattie!!!!!!! Here's a link on how I did my first and there's a lot of variations here too. They are addicting though!!!!!! tongue.gif lol
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Welcome the the SMF
post #12 of 18
Demitri Welcome to SMF. Glad to see another oregonian around here.
post #13 of 18
First off welcome to SMF Demitri. You'll like it here cause there are abunch of good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. I see your not new to this great hobby or in most cases here addiction we have. I'm will be looking forward to your input on smoking cause it's looks and sounds like you have been doing it for quite some time now. So welcome and enjoy this site we are always looking for a new set of eye to look at things.
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Thread Starter 
right on, thanks for the welcome.

I have been reading and reading and reading and about to reach headasplode mass.

Anyway, it's amazing how much one person can not know.
post #15 of 18
Welcome Demitri, Don't worry about the headaches from reading too much information in the forums, it happens to all us newbies.
post #16 of 18
Howdy from Portland, OR biggrin.gif Welcome to the forum, just started doing smoking this summer on a Chargriller offset w/ mods. Good group with lots of great mouthwatering ideas.

I am interested to see how my temps do once we get int our rainy season. I have a covered porch, but who knows... lol.
post #17 of 18
Welcome from a couple of hundred miles south of you here in Medford. Glad to see another Oregonian on here! Lots and lots of great people and knowledge here at SMF!
post #18 of 18
Hey guys it sounds like I am in the middle in Springfield/Eugend maybe we can do something centralized. Im bringing my chargriller pro with mods up in 2 weeks look forward to doing something localy!
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