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post #1 of 13
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Hey fellas!  Been lurking around here for a week or so and I'm amazed at the amount of info in here from everyone!  


I've dabbled in smoking for a few years but started to get a strong interest in it last year.  At that time, I signed my son & I up to be BBQ judges at the Kansas City American Royal, and the interest really got strong from there.  It was a blast to be involved with the judging...good, good eats to be had there!  Being Kansas City native, I'll be a regular at the event! 


For my birthday in May of this year, my 3 boys pitched in with their Grandma and bought me an upright propane smoke made by Master Forge.  It's a pretty good unit right out of the box and I've put a lot of meat through it with nothing being bad.  Since I was getting totally hooked into smoking, I was getting an itch for something bigger.  Well next door to me is a little old widowed lady who's 26 year old grandson lives with her.  Well I was out on my deck and we got to talking about cutting grass (she's about 70 and her P.O.S. grandson doesn't help her) and so on when she says she has a smoker on her deck that hadn't been used in 5 years since her husband died.  I asked her if she didn't use it, would she consider selling it to me.  She stated she didn't have a clue what it was worth.  Well, all said and done...she asked if I would weedeat her place until she bought another weedeater and she would just give it to me instead of watching it rust to death.  So now I'm the owner of a Brinkman Smoke N Pit Professional!  I brought her one of the first Pork Butts I smoked in it and she said it was fabulous!  



Pics of the 2 smokers with a "treat"!  lol


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post #2 of 13

Welcome to SMF glad you decided to join us. Have fun and happy smoking

post #3 of 13

Looks great!! Happy you're part of the SMF Family!

post #4 of 13

welcome! are you still in KC? it's always good to see another Mizzoura native on the site!

post #5 of 13

Welcome aboard!  SMF is a great place with a lot of great folks!  

post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by duck killer 1 View Post

welcome! are you still in KC? it's always good to see another Mizzoura native on the site!

Yep...just north of KC in Platte City.  


Thanks for the welcome fellas!  BTW...that meat on smoker is called a "Pork Ham Outside".  I work for a freezer/cooler/dry storage facility and we had a few extra cases left over.  They are from Berkshire - SixPoint.  Not exactly sure what the heck is a pork ham outside but after taking a look at them at work I thought...those can be smoked!  They are about 4-5lbs each and have been smoking at an average temp of 220 for about 7 hours now with an internal temp as of right now at 179 and trying to get to 190.

post #7 of 13

Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. 

post #8 of 13

Welcome to SMF there Scuba. You'll really like it here for there are alot of really good folks help that would just love to help you out with just about anything to do with smoking meat. So your food looks good and thanks for the Qview. So don't forget the camera when you go to the Royal.

post #9 of 13

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice introduction, and welcome to the SMF. Looks like you're on your way to smokeville USA. It's all good my friend.

post #10 of 13

Welcome to the site Scuba, there is several of us in or near the KC area. In case you don't see the thread, duckkiller is working on a gathering for those of us that are close enough to make a trip down around southern missouri.


Glad to have ya around and we always enjoy pics.

post #11 of 13

Welcome Scuba. Lots of great infor and great people here. 2 of my loves are scuba diving and smoking meat.

post #12 of 13

Welcome Friend, Glad to have you

post #13 of 13

Welcome to SMF!! Lots of good folks and information here...

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