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Thread Starter 
Hey folks. I've already posted in another section, but thought I'd introduce myself. My name is Richard and am new to the art of smoking. Been dying to try it for sometime. Received a Smoke Hollow 30 electric smoker as an early Christmas present. However, the wifey won't let me use it until Christmas. It's just sitting beside the Christmas tree staring at me day after day. Kind of cruel aint it? I've been reading extensively on the forum, and it sure seems you guys are quite good at this. I know I'll be picking some folks brains in the days to come, and I'll try to keep everyone updated on my progress. I'm really enjoying the forum and I'm counting down the minutes until I can get started.
post #2 of 16

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.

How to post Qview to Forum:

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

For Step By Step Instructions On Posting Qview Check Out This Tutorial
post #3 of 16
Hi Richard. That is really cruel and unusual punishment.

I think you will like it here. Great folks with a ton of knowledge.

post #4 of 16
Welcome from another newbie!
post #5 of 16
Welcome to SMF, Richard. Glad you joined us.
post #6 of 16
Sounds like you got a great present and we are gonna get some great pics from you- Welcome to the SMF - glad to have you here
post #7 of 16
First off welcome Richard 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 #8 of 16
Welcome to the forum! There is a ton of great information here to help perfect anything you wish to cook low amd slow! icon_smile.gif
post #9 of 16
Welcome to the SMF,We are glad to have you onboard
post #10 of 16
Hello Richard, Welcome to the SMF. Enjoy your stay.
post #11 of 16
Welcome to the fourums Richard, It's the day after Christmas.......whats on the smoker? icon_mrgreen.gif
Looking forward to your first Q-view!
post #12 of 16
From one Arkansas Richard to another welcome to the board. And WPS
post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the hospitality everyone. Smokers out back right now curing. First up will be a pork loin for my family in south AR tomorrow. This is my first smoke, so I'll crank up the Q-view and post the good with the bad.
post #14 of 16
From one Rich to another, welcome to the SMF. It's all good my friend.
post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 
So, the pork loin I'll be smoking is 5lb. I will be smoking at 225-250 using hickory. I have a rub I'll be applying then wrapping in bacon. I want to pull it around 155 deg. and wrap it in foil. Is it a decent estimation that it will be done in around 3-4hrs? I'm having to travel with this when it is done, so I'm trying to get a time table established.
post #16 of 16
Welcome to the forum, glad to see another one from Arkansas.PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
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