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Christmas present - Electric ECB

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So, I finally talked the better half into getting me a smoker. She bought the Electric ECB for me and I'm excited to start smoking with it. I know I need to add a thermometer for it, but I've got a good wired probe thermometer that I'll use the first time I use it.

All I've done so far is season it, but I'm not sure it got hot enough. After 3 hours, it was still not too hot for me to touch/handle the lid. I know I need to do that again.

i'm going to setup a windbreak when I season it (again) and I'm going out tomorrow to get a welding blanket for it. I'm hoping to do either a brisket or some ribs first! I'm going to post my questions on another forum, but I wanted to introduce myself first.

BTW - this is the first time I've ever seen one of these on a forum:
LOL. :-)
post #2 of 7
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
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Welcome to the SMF.
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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.

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 #5 of 7
Welcome to SMF! Glad to hear about your new smoker! I can't wait to see what the new baby pump out for Q!
post #6 of 7
Welcome and best of luck christening the new smoker.
post #7 of 7
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
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