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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by briney, May 20, 2016.

  1. briney

    briney Newbie

    Hey all, just joined after reading these forums for great advice for a few months. Just bought jeffs rub and sauce recipes and will be smoking ribs in my MES tomorrow :grilling_smilie:

    I'm curious and love to experiment. I love trying new recipes for rubs and sauces, dry/wet brining, cold/hot smoking, making sausage and grilling up tasty meats for entertaining as I'm sure most of us do!

    I will create posts of some of my trials and successes in hopes to give a little back after taking from the forum for a while now.

    Happy smoking friends!
     
  2. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from SC, Briney. It's good to have you here on this great site.
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Welcome to the forum Briney.

    Glad you finally decided to join us.

    Al
     
  4. Welcome Briney...

    Looks like we joined at almost the same time...  Good luck with all the Q'ing you will be doin'.

    Just put a pork butt on at 0700 and time to read some posts here.

    Big Fish
     
  5. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome Briney!! [​IMG]

    Glad you joined us![​IMG]

    Here's some easy stuff to do with that MES of yours:

    Just click on "Bear's Step by Steps".

    Bear
     
  6. briney

    briney Newbie

    Thanks Bear! I'm reading your excellent posts, learning a lot! It looks like I unfortunately have the gen2 MES 40, but it's been treating me well for over a year now. The temps can be all over the place to start, but once it's going steady it seems to hold fairly well.. Maybe I got lucky?
     
  7. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    If you do run into trouble (due to that slanted drip plate), what I've been recommending is to remove the slanted drip plate & small water pan.

    Then put the bottom grill rack in & put a foil pan (9" X 12") in the middle of the rack to soften the direct heat rising.

    Bear
     

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