Welcome to the forum, Tuck....whereabouts in this great state are ya from? Northern Iowa here...WAAAYYY Northern!
Quite a few other Iowegians wander around here on the SMF, also.....so, you should feel right at home...
BTW, if you haven't stumbled across the thread yet....we're having another Iowa Gathering the weekend of June 19 in Rockford, IA....if you'd like to come for a day, or for the whole weekend, we'd be glad to have you...check out the thread here... http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...=iowa+gatherin
Enjoy learning this fine craft, and hope to see you at the gathering!