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Thread Starter 
I've already posted a few threads and am just now posting in the roll call, but better late than never, eh?

I grew up in south TX but now live in NC (with 3 other states in between) and have been smoking/grilling for as long as I can recall. Growing up we did all sorts of stuff in our ECB (electric) and I've been running one myself pretty happily for 10 years now. But I've recently been feeling the limitations of the non-controllable electric; especially when running it with an extension cord and on the same plug that has the beer fridge and all the GFCI's in the house...icon_rolleyes.gif So I came across SMF when trying to see what's changed in the 10 years since I got my ECB. I ended up following my old man's lead and getting a King Kooker 38" direct from the company in Louisiana. I used to live there too and have a special place in my heart (and stomach) for cajun country. It should arrive in the next week! PDT_Armataz_01_12.gif Probably break that sucka in with a Fattie primarily composed of NC-derived pork products!

I'm enjoying SMF, the techniques, recipes, etc. Glad I stumbled across it by thinking, "there's gotta be a smoked meat forum out there..."
post #2 of 15
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
post #3 of 15
Welcome ECOdork - glad to have you with us - be sure to put up some qview with the new smoker
post #4 of 15
Welcome and best of luck with the new smoker.
post #5 of 15
Welcome to SMF , be sure to take the 5 Day eCourse and the rest of the welcoming crew will be long shortly
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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

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...

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.

For Step By Step Instructions On Posting Qview Check Out This Tutorial
post #7 of 15
Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks here and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview. icon_smile.gif
post #8 of 15
Howdy & welcome!!
post #9 of 15
Welome to the SMF and congrats on the new smoker.
post #10 of 15
Welcome to SMF, glad to have you as a member. We love qview, be sure to share, and best of wishes with the new smoker.

post #11 of 15
Welcome to the SMF and I hope you enjoy your new smoker.
post #12 of 15
Thread Starter 
Wow, thanks for the hearty welcomes! biggrin.gif ...and for the provided directions on posting images. I did it "the usual" way and didn't like how the pics displayed.

Yep, looking forward to learning and sharing!
post #13 of 15
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 #14 of 15
Welcome to the SMF, and I'm glad to read that yuo're finding a lot of great information jere.
post #15 of 15
Welcome to the SMF forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
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