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Newbie in Houston

post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
Just wanted to introduce myself (and Hubby) --

We're still very new to smoking meat but jumping in with both feet! We played with a friend's electric Masterbuilt last week and loved the results SO MUCH that we decided to get our own smoker.

But we're such die-hard DIY'ers that we're ending up building one instead! (I already posted about how to add a thermostat...)

I'll post a picture of our 'new baby' in a few days -- She'll be ready for a test run any minute!
post #2 of 11
Welcome to SMF. I think you'll like it here!
post #3 of 11
Welcome to the site.
Good luck on your smoker, hope you guys have lots of fun and smoke lots of goodness, and plenty of Qview.
post #4 of 11

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...

How to post Qview to Forum:

post #5 of 11
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
post #6 of 11
Welcome to the party glad you joined alot of good info and people here
post #7 of 11
Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard.
post #8 of 11
Welcome to sMF.....can't wait for the pictures of the new Custom built electric smoker
post #9 of 11
First off welcome to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are abunch of good folks here that would just love to help you out with just about anything to do with smoking. We really like to have newbies here because they can bring in a new propective to how things are done. There's nothing like a new set of eyes to give and new way to make things that little differant to make things alittle better. So I hope you know about the Qview here.
Here's a link to photobucket it's free and easy to download pictures. Then if your really new to smoking Look up the E-course.
It's also free and it will give you the basics of smoking. So after all of that you just need to go grab something to smoke and if you have any question just post them here and we will answer it quickly so you don't have any mishaps with your smoke.
Welcome To Your New Addiction
post #10 of 11

Greetings to the both of you, and Welcome to the 'community'.

Enjoy your stay at
Settle in and have fun.
Any questions, plenty of experts... and make yourself at home.

I created a 32x32 Desktop icon for SMF members if they want it. Just download it, UNzip it to anywhere (but remember where)... then if you have a current icon you are using just right-click/ 'properties'/change icon/ and go look for where you unzipped it and click it. Then name the icon what ever you want... obviously I named mine Smoking Meat Forums
If you don't have a desktop icon you can easily create one using this icon if you want.
It is transparent so your background should just show threw!!
post #11 of 11
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the words of welcome! We're smoking again today and keeping our fingers crossed --

If all goes well, this post will include a picture of our DIY Smoker, version 1.00 --
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