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Hello from NC

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Hey guys,

I've been cooking on a gas grill for years. After trying to do jerk chicken legs on the gas grill with a foil packet of wood chips, I decided it was time to get a proper smoker or at least a decent charcoal grill.

So after a couple weeks of checking craigslist, I just picked up a used Char Griller with the side firebox. It needs some cleanup and rust removal, a little paint, and a good seasoning, but after that, I'm hoping I'll have a good basic setup to learn with.

I've already gotten some good advice on here about how to clean it up and I can tell that I'll get plenty more help once I'm ready to start cooking.

I'm just outside Charlotte, NC, in Union County. Moved here from Oregon a few years ago.
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First off welcome Mill 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. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
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Glad you joined us here at the SMF. Lots of great people here.
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Welcome to the SMF, We are glad to have you onboard
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Welcome 4023, this is the place you can learn a lot and share as well.
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Welcome to the SMF forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
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