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Hello from WA state

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I am from Smokey Point, WA.

My smoker is a plywood home built jobber that is going to take some DEFINITE tweaking to work to my likings. Its a vertical smoker with six 16x20 racks, water pan and propane fired.

So far I have smoked salmon, pepperoni, tri-tip, chicken and squishy jerky (ground from a blaster gun) I am in search of a nice single burner for the bottom that gets a little hotter than what I have now... but not turkey freyer hot.

I'm a definite new guy to smoking... but my family has smoked EVERYTHING for years. So I have knowledge... but little 'hands on' experience. I have read a ton on here and am really going to enjoy sharing my adventures.

Take Care
post #2 of 13
Why, Hello there Mark Smith. Gee, you seem familiar. Bet you even know a guy in Arlington. Darn, I was hoping to keep you in the dark so we'd look more knowledgeable, but I think somebody had to go and spill the beans.
Well, welcome to one heck of a great site. You know, I haven't been over to the build your own smoker forum but I'll just bet they've got some great hints you might want to incorporate into your baby.

You know of course that there's several other NWBombers on this site now. We gotta have a smoking party at Hosscienda!!!! Bomb parties aren't going to be the same anymore.

post #3 of 13
First off welcome Mark 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 #4 of 13
Welcome to the SMF Mark,We are glad to have you onboard
post #5 of 13

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 #6 of 13
Hey Mark, welcome aboard. I'm gonna agree with NWDave......we need a Smokin Party at the Hossienda.PDT_Armataz_01_12.gif
post #7 of 13
Welcome aboard!
post #8 of 13
Welcome to SMF, Mark. Glad you joined us.
post #9 of 13
Welcome to the SMF Mark.
post #10 of 13
Hello Mark. Welcome to the SMF. Enjoy your stay!
post #11 of 13
Welcome, everything you need to know you will find from the pro's here - I have!
post #12 of 13
Yea a smokin party is definately in the works at my place guys!!!!!!!PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #13 of 13
I'm in, that is if you don't have till at least the middle of March.biggrin.gif I'm kinda out of the area right now.icon_smile.gif
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