New to the forum. Been lurking for a little while. Signed up and couldn't post on my phone. So finally downloaded tapatalk. I've never liked this app. And don't use it for any of my other forums. But this one won't work on my phone. So I had to. Little about me. I'm a beer brewer and wine maker. Hobby scale. Ride motorcycles, Camp, and anything else I can outside. Including cooking. I'm not new to the smoking scene. I've just been away from it for a while. I guess I got my start from my grandpa. He was an avid smoker. Operated a few BarBQ joints over the years. He cooked most all the dinners. Well the meat parts anyway. And he inlisted me to do the rub before hand. So I got a taste for it early. He passed when I was still in school. And took all his recipes to the grave with him. I started smoking on my own. When I went out on my own. Started with a little brinkman 20+ years ago. Made a killer smoked turkey back then. But I just couldn't get the country cut ribs down. Was my grandpas favorite as mine too. I wore that smoker out. And didn't replace it. Had grills. Just hadn't had a smoker for a long time. Until recently. A friend gifted me a gas vertical smoker. Used but hardly ever used. Well having it got me gung Ho to get back into this fine art. I've since worked out a rub very similar to my grandpas. As I remember it. And now my country cut ribs are kickin but. I built a cold smoke generator and added it to the smoker. I've since smoked some cheese and chilies for my home made chili powder. I make my own chili powder for my homemade Tamalies. I've been looking for a good old refrigerator. That I cold convert into a good sized smoker. Something I had helped grandpa do back in the day. And low and behold I found two today. Blew a tire on the trailer. And a power steering hose on the suburban. Getting them home. But I got them. And can't wait to start in on them. I know one will become the smoker. The other one not sure yet. I'm thinking I will move my keggerator equipment over to it. It would make a cool keggerator for the brew room. As soon as I figure this tapatalk crap. I will post up some pics of my gear.