Another Newbie from Michigan

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Jan 19, 2014
Wyoming, Michigan
Hidey ho neighbors, I'm just starting to look seriously into getting into smoking my own. I've made jerky for years using a dehydrator but want to do more. I'm looking at building my own smoker but not sure what materials are best. I've got some osb but I'm a but hesitant to use that. Any advice is greatly appreciated! Thank you all.

Glad you joined us John, :welcome1: from North Dakota!
Check out the smoker builds section, unlimited amount of info in there!
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Thanks for the welcome! Stan, I joined the group and added myself to the map, thanks again. My wife is encouraging me to buy a smoker instead of building one (I about fell down). A friend highly recommended the Camp Chef Smoke Vault, any thoughts on that brand?
Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   
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Welcome to the forums! We are happy that you joined the group. You'll find plenty of information here with over 1 million posts! Make the search bar at the top of the page your new friend.  Or, simply post your question in the area that applies. You'll get plenty of helpful advice. 

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