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post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
What's up, figured I'd introduce my n00b self here after lurking for a week. Got a Brinkmann vertical for Christmas, seasoning it right now. Noticed the temps are stalling around 170 or so, but I bought the basket ($4.19 on clearance at Lowes btw) to replace the current charcoal basket with no air holes. Hope to get my first pork butt on their this weekend.
post #2 of 19
Welcome to the SMF,We are glad to have you onboard
post #3 of 19
Welcome bigdood - glad to have you with us on SMF. Congratulations on the new smoker. You are hooked now!!
post #4 of 19
Welcome to SMF , get ready to dive into Qview and take the FREE 5 Day eCourse ! The welcome wagon will be around soon . I mostly use an electric ECB . Congrats on finding this special place and tons of cooking info the RIGHT way .
post #5 of 19
I just thought about another way for you to get smoke - look for the posts on the minion method and set up the smoke portion that way - have not tried it but it might work just for the smoke not the heat
post #6 of 19
Welcome fellow Portlander! Oregon? Just be aware that if it is windy your temps will stall out like that, unless you can get a wind block set up. Cold you can work around, but wind is a killer. Hope to see some good Qview! Grats on your present and welcome to the forums!
post #7 of 19
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
post #8 of 19
Salutations Bigdood from Arizona. PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif
post #9 of 19
Howdy & welcome!!
post #10 of 19
First off welcome Bigdood 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 #11 of 19
Welcome to the SMF forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
post #12 of 19

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 #13 of 19
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 #14 of 19
Welcome from over in Hillsboro... I'm assuming you mean PDX, OR
post #15 of 19
Thread Starter 
Yup, that's the Portland Gunner. Thanks for the welcome everyone else!
post #16 of 19
Welcome to another new guy from the Northwest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
post #17 of 19
Welcome. It is great to have another from the PDX area. I am between Beaverton and Hillsboro. This is a great place with a lot of good info. Look forward to the qview.
post #18 of 19
welcome, i'm just a little bit south in springfield.
post #19 of 19
Welcome to the SMF. Enjoy your stay!
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