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Hi from Ohio

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by shooter92, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. OK I'm new to smoke'n hope to learn a few things, my wife and kids bought me a MES 30 for Christmas (think they're trying to tell me something) .Any how I'm from northern Oh and I will be retiring next year , figured this would be a good  hobby to keep me out of trouble. I collect old Winchester rifles, ride a Harley and drink beer guess that 'bout covers it. [​IMG]
  2. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome Shooter92 !

    Got a couple of great North Ohio guys here!

    You're gonna love that MES!

    Would my Model "88" be classified as an "old" Winchester?

  3. Hi Bear why yes it would, I have one made in 1957 in .308  killed a couple of deer in Pa. with it [​IMG], and thanks for the welcome.
  4. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

    Model 190 here, older than me. Wabbit Gun. [​IMG]  And welcome by the way. [​IMG]

    Last edited: Dec 11, 2010
  5. Hi Meateater thanks for the welcome,love them old guns
  6. cycletrash

    cycletrash Meat Mopper

    welcome ...I too am a gun nut and ride Harleys
  7. pineywoods

    pineywoods SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Congrats on the new smoker. I like to collect a few guns too but I quit riding bikes awhile back.
  8. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    My "88" is also in .308.

    Took a lot of deer with it (all PA).

    Bought it at an Army/Navy in 1971 for $137.

    It's worth a bit more now--LOL.

    Don't know how to tell what year it was made. Serial # H274208.

  9. tony111

    tony111 Smoke Blower

    Welcome aboard !  You have found the right place to learn the craft. 3 Harley's here and have lost count of the guns. Lots of good people here to help you out if you need it
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    First off Welcome Shooter to SMF. You'll like it here for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. Now there are alot of proven recipes for some amazing things here too. So if you need sign up for the E-Course it's free and it will give you the basics of smoking and some good methods to use also. So the next big thing for you to do is go out and get you something to smoke and if you happen to have any questions just post it here and we will be happy to answer them for you.

    Welcome To Your New Addiction  
  11. Welcome to the forum. This is the best place to learn about your new addiction.

    Don't have any Harley's or guns, but sure do like my beer.
  12. smokingohiobutcher

    smokingohiobutcher Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey there shooter92  Welcome from fellow northcoaster!  Stationed  up here by the "Great Big Volcano" as my kids call it. Live in Oak Harbor.

    Any chance you are near by? I'm not so sure you want to get mixed up with the likes of this bunch???[​IMG]

    And Smoking meat is NOOOO fun at all!  Is it folks?

    Welcome again!

  13. scarbelly

    scarbelly Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Hello and welcome to SMF - we are getting overrun with rabits and squirrels so I need to pick up a rifle I can use without too much noise here
  14. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    How about one of the more powerful pellet guns on the market?


    Wait a minute--Being from CA, it shouldn't be hard to get a bigger weapon with a silencer in L.A. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2010
  15. Hey all thanks for the welcome again. SOB I live just outside of Bellevue, prolly 35 miles east of ya. Bear one of my books show your 88 made in 1972 don't know how accurate it is. Getting a good blast of winter as I type.
  16. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Lever action or bolt action 22cal .shoot shorts. quieter than my beeman pellet rifle.
  17. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member


    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
    Cheryl, I'm sure he wasn't referring to you... [​IMG]
  18. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard friend [​IMG]
  19. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Welcome, your just east of me then.

    Enjoy the forum and the new addiction
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2010
  20. ol' smokey

    ol' smokey Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard Shooter. Grats on the Mes. Keep it out of the snow..