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Hi, I am a new member and I live in Wichita, Kansas

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by dm4ks, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. dm4ks

    dm4ks Newbie

    I am a 37 year old , legally blind man, attending classes at Wichita, State University and I am unemployed while drawing Social Security Disability that does not want to live off the State for the rest of his life. My Family is struggling financially and I need to change that as quickly as possible.

    My dad has a custom barrel shaped horizontal smoker, that is used for grilling and I want to turn it into a fully functional smoker. I love the outdoors, I love to eat high quality smoked meat, I love socializing and meeting new people; I need to learn how to smoke meats, become knowledgable as well proficient in everything about smoking quality meat, safe food handling, building all types of smokers, and the use of all the tools of the trade. I plan to turn this into a full time business.

    So, let me go ahead and thank you in advance for your warm welcome, and I hope me being here is worthy enough for everyone's while.
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good morning and WELCOME!!! All the best in your new business.
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome Glad you joined us. Stick around here and do some surfing, reading and ask some questions and you will be putting out awesome BBQ in no time at all.
  4. coacher72

    coacher72 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome, You've come to the right place. There is no question that can't be answered here. I learned that in this last year since I became a member. A lot of fine people willing to help.

    Good luck

    P.S. I live in Pratt
  5. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Welcome to SMF. I wish you the best in your new business. I think you are at the right place to get it up & running.
  6. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member


  7. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF !

    If you can't find out how to smoke & cook it here, it probably can't be done.

  8. richoso1

    richoso1 Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. There is a large knowledge base here, so take advantage of all the great threads and posts. It's all good my friend.
  9. 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
  10. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Welcome to SMF.. good luck with the business[​IMG]
  11. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

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

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    It's great that you are tackling some of life's greatest challenges with a full head of steam.  I wish you the greatest success.  If I can be of any help with what limited knowledge I have don't bother to ask.   Glad you found us.