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Hello and Pics of my first smoke

shoten2003

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Hello, sorry my first post was a couple of weeks backs. Had just bought a smoker and couldn't get the heat above 150. My name is Derrick and I currently live in Belgium with the Army. I have always loved BBQ, but never had the time to try seriously until now.

Well, took the first smoker back due to the temp problems and got a Char-Broil Silver Smoker. Just finished smoking a 8lb brisket and a couple of chickens at the same time. Used pecan wood chips for the smoke and both taste absolutly delicious. Ate half of a chicken and a couple of slices of the brisket to try as it was my first time. Pics attached.

Thanks to all who tried to help me with the first smoker, but I came to realize that there was design flaws that kept the smoker from obtaining a good temp. I read alot of the posts (too many to count) before trying this today. Thanks to all who helped others as those posts were a significant help to me also.

A pic of the chickens:



Three of the brisket:





 

boykjo

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Nice job on those birds and brisket. Looks like you got your smoker problems behind you now
 

SmokinAl

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Great job with the birds & brisket Derrick! I bet they were tasty.
 

fife

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hello and great job this is a great site. Lots of good information I to am new and am new to smoking. Enjoy
 

callahan4life

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 I think you have whipped the smoker! Those chickens and brisket look fantastic! Great smoke ring! Thanks for sharing and a  BIG THANKS
 
for serving our great country!
 

meateater

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

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