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Thread Starter 
Hi all,

I'm located in NorthEastern Ohio and just picked up a Chargriller Pro this past weekend. I've been pretty hooked on bbq'n and lightly smoking for awhile, but this is the first time I've had a grill where it SHOULD be possible. In the past, I used a 22" weber and indirectly cooked with a water pan in the bottom, but that doesn't really constitute smoking.

I signed up for the eCourse on smoking and hope to learn a thing or two. I looked around this site over the past few days and it seems like a great resource.
post #2 of 16
Welcome to SMF Rob! This is a great place to learn -- lots of folks with a bunch of experience and knowledge who are generous with what they know.

Good to see another Ohio member -- there are quite a few of us here!

I'm in Akron -- what part of NE Ohio are you from?

Best wishes and happy smokin!
post #3 of 16
Thread Starter 
Thanks. We just moved to Kent at the beginning of the year. I have a birthday coming up for my son here in a couple weeks and I'm hoping to give my new grill a little workout.

I saw that quite a few people talk up the Wicked Baked Beans, so I'm going to give those a try too.

Do you know if anyone on here enters any of the BBQ competitions in the area? I'm a long way off from there and don't really have the equipment to do it now, but it's something I would like to get into in the future.
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Welcome to smf, as a fellow newbie, I'm glad you signed up for the 5 day course, some helpful tips in there. Looking forward to your first smoke and qview
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Welcome to SMF!
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DevinRob, Welcome to smf. There's a lot of knowledgeable ppl here so pull up a your smoker/grill and have at it.
I'm from Uhrichsville, Oh. That's bout 75mi south of ya; down toward New Phila way.
post #7 of 16
Another hi from Ohio...just south of Wooster here.
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Welcome to the SMF, We are glad to have you onboard
post #9 of 16
Welcome and enjoy the forum
post #10 of 16
Man! SO many nuts in one state!(Buckeyes that is) Welcome and enjoy the show! Keep thinking Party this summer!
post #11 of 16
First off welcome Devin 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 #12 of 16
Don't be getting carried away now....icon_mrgreen.gif

Welcome to SMF Devin. Please enjoy your stay & partake of the smoking experience with us all. & if it becomes an addiction, smoke two fatties & post it to us in the morning. biggrin.gif
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Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
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You know Caveman, I really like you....but ya gotta stop rubbing it into us Buckeye fans!

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Welcome to the SMF forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
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