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Hello from eastern Oklahoma

jared101

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Hi, my name is Jared, I live in Poteau,OK, and I want to start smoking meats.  I am brand new.  Also, i am looking for a good smoker and some guidance, so thanks in advance everyone.  

Nice to meet you all...
 

realtorterry

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Welcome aboard!! I don't know how to post links well here so I'm going to direct you to our home page where there is a free e-course. Check it out & ask questions.
 

les3176

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Welcome to smf glad to have ya!!! There's tons of info here on smokers,take some time and do some reading. Then decide on what type of smoker you want.. electric,propane,charcoal and then see what type and what size fits your needs.
 

fourashleys

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:welcome1: to SMF! Glad to see another Okie has joined the ranks. From Muskogee myself, then got transplanted north. Check out the e-course, it's a great place to start. Then ask alot of questions to the fine folks here and you will get alot of good info and tap into alot of experience. Can't wait to see ya get started and some Q-view. welcome to your new addiction!!!:th_wsmsmile0ly:
 

scarbelly

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 Welcome to SMF - Glad to have you here with us. Use the search feature on the smokers and you can also look at the home page under smokers.   Are you a Subway spy??? 
 

raptor700

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 Jared,Glad to have you with us.

there are some great smokers out there.If your new to smokin', I might suggest a MES (Masterbuilt Electric Smoker)

They maintain temps well and would be a great smoker to start with (IMO)

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Happy smokin' my friend
 

tyotrain

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Welcome to SMF its nice to have ya.. Have fun and Happy smoking
 

jared101

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Thanks for all the welcomes and tips, i am going to check out the course, Thanks everyone.
 

SmokinAl

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Welcome aboard Jared!
 

beer-b-q

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Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.
 

This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.
 

For those of you new to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.

Click Here it's "FREE" ... 5 Day eCourseE



Also for those of you new to smoking,  Get a good Probe Thermometer as we smoke by Temperature NOT TIME.



A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732
 

jared101

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Alright folks, just got my Brinkman Vertical Smoker put together, and as soon as it quits raining, we are going to do our cure and get started, i have made a charcoal basket out of expanded metal and am ready to go.  Will keep you all posted on what is going on!
 

cowgirl

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Welcome from another Okie!

Congratulations on the new smoker Jared.
 

meateater

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Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
 

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