Hello all - from SoCal

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokensmoke, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. Hi, my name is Evan...I am a smoker. But in truth that used to mean cigarettes, then it meant cigars and now it's cigars and pipes. I also raised some smoked when I first roasted my own coffee beans.

    So yeah, I'm into mischief, but it's all in a relaxed, good-natured manner. [​IMG]

    I have been grilling (25 years) and doing some some smoking (1 year) and friends and family all ooh and aah. And they're right, it's all pretty good. But I can't really say I have a technique or that I REALLY know what I am doing. Most has been over the years trial and error resulting in cooking by feel. So consistency is NOT a word that will find my picture next to it.

    Equipment? 7 year old Kenmore stainless big ol' 6 burner 60K BTU for grilling and a Weber Bullet for smoking.

    Looking forward to "actually" learning something, and contributing when and if I can.
     
  2. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    SmokenSmoke
    Welocome ot SMF !!!
    Any questions, just ask; they should be answered shortly by someone with knowledge. If you have answers, do not be afraid to add your thoughts.....

    Again welcome !!!!
     
  3. gooose53

    gooose53 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Evan!! Your in the right place to learn and share some of your knowledge with us. Show us some q views when you do your next cook.
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello Evan, and welcome to the SMF. You'll find plenty of great tips on smokin', grillin', cookin', and a lot of other great hobbies here on this site. Don't be shy with any questions, we are a happy bunch that is willing to help and share. BTW, I'm just over the hill from you, I live in Southeast Whittier off of Beach.
     
  5. ds7662

    ds7662 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome to the site. If you get a chance check out the free 5 day ecourse. It full of info that can help everyone bring up their game.
    Remember q-view .
     
  6. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Evan! Looking forward to your input and Qviews.[​IMG]
     
  7. smokeys my pet

    smokeys my pet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    SmokenSmoke welcome to smf. Lokkd forward to your q-view and best of luck with all you do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. gramason

    gramason Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF, glad you found us.
     
  9. thanks for all of the warm welcomes!! I look forward to burnin' and learnin'.

    Richoso1 - I can smell your house from here (5 blocks north of Colima and Hacienda) [​IMG]
     
  10. Welcome to SMF. Sounds like you have enough time in to offer some advice. It is all appreciated here, no matter how small of a detail it is.
     
  11. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF! Glad you are here!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!

    Regards,

    Meowey
     
  12. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the site. Lots of great advice here and great people here.

    Kookie
     
  13. Welcome Evan,

    SMF is great place to learn, no matter if your new or an old pitmaster.
     
  14. homebrew & bbq

    homebrew & bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF, Evan! There are lots of folks here who can help you get on the right path for whatever you're smoking... umm, in your smoker, that is. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  15. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. This is THE place to be.
     
  16. again - thank you all for the welcome!!
    Spent the past 1 1/2 days reading, drooling, plotting, planning, learning...and a whole lot of saying to myself "of course"!!

    SO many things that I have done, but only because they made sense to me not because I knew better, are outlined and detailed here and now many things are MUCH clearer. Techniques I had tried in the past that worked but where abandoned because of inconsistent results...in many cases I can now look back years later and, based on your various experiences and tips, see exactly WHY it was inconsistent.

    A whole new world opens up......... [​IMG]

    Make a hole, coming thru!!! [​IMG]
     

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