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post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
Hi to everyone! I have always loved to cook, and took up smoking as a way to do so this summer. A friend of mine came down and showed me how to roll fatty's and how to assemble abt's. I was hooked. Since then, I have smoked tri tip, brisket, short ribs, skirt steak and pork butt. Gotta say, i am a fan of the beef... I am currently using a brinkmann pitmaster deluxe that i have modified with tuning plates and lower exhaust tube. I am also working on two other smokers. I have a endless supply of propane tanks at my disposal of every size imaginable. So my options are limitless. As i progress, i will post some qview of the meat and smokers that i am making/using. Thats all for now from Bronco Nation!~! I have to go add wood to the fire!
post #2 of 10
Welcome to the SMF,We are glad to have you onboard
post #3 of 10
Welcome to the site, what do you have going on the smoker?

Great that you found the site and are feeling the addiction, rare that you find others out there that know what a fattie is so your friend must know his Q. Stick around here and before long you'll be teaching him a few things.
post #4 of 10
Thread Starter 
Im definitely feeding the addiction. I have done 12 fatties this year since july, and countless hoards of abt's. I have gotten out of bed at 130 in the morning to start smoking a pork butt, just so it would be ready by game time. I love this art and plan on continuing as long as possible. I am currently smoking half of a 5lb tenderloin that i wrapped in a bacon weave like a fatty. Winco had tenderloin in the bag on sale for 3.50 a lb. Couldnt pass up the opportunity to try something new. I do love meat, and cant pass up a good brisket or tri tip, but i am curious what else can be done on the smoker with good beef. Im always open to suggestions.
post #5 of 10
Have you done a chuckie yet?
Smoking a chuckie has to rank in some of my all time top favorites.
At least every few months I smoke a chuck roast or bottom round and make Italian beef from it.

Have you tried a brisket?
I recently got into smoking briskets and turning the point into burnt ends and it has become one of my favorite/smoky/melt in your mouth form of Q that I have ever tasted.

Nothing short of ideas and different things to try on the site.
post #6 of 10
Thread Starter 
I haven't tried a chuck yet.. but would love to. I have done a brisket. about a 10 lb'er. Took a long, long, ..i mean it took lots of beer. The burnt ends were superb. Made up a batch of them the day after and threw them back on the smoker. They disappeared quickly.
post #7 of 10
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
post #8 of 10
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 #9 of 10

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:

For Step By Step Instructions On Posting Qview Check Out This Tutorial

post #10 of 10
Welcome aboard!!!!!!!!!!!
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