Howdy...from Up North.

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by goodcookiedrift, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. Hey All,

    Nick here from Toronto. Glad to finally find a comprehensive forum on smoking...meat that is...not know.

    Current setup is a 40 gal oil drum that I flipped, cut, welded and modified into a side-box smoker (like the Char Grill). Its working really well right now, granted the learning curve for this thing is pretty wide and long. That said, through tons of trial and error, this setup has helped me find that BBQ zen of TBS. By no means am I a master, but every outing, I get closer at being consistently consistent (if that makes sense). Still got a lot of learning to do though.

    Using good ol' logs and coal for fuel but I've been limited to mainly local woods like maple, oak, applewood and on occasion cherry wood (Hickory, Mesquite, Peach, Almond, etc are pretty much non existent up log form that is). So any friendly Americans that feel like shipping some of their woods here please do PM me.

    Anyhow, glad to meet yall. Look forward to posting.
  2. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hia Nick, welcome to SMF from a Michigander. I am lucky in that my bro-in-law's an Alabaman and goes back there often, brings plenty of hickory up with him.

    Custom rigs are cool... even my ECB has soo many mods it's close to one LOL!

    Enjoy your time here!
  3. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Second welcome from Michigan, and to SMF! Gald ya found us and hope ya enjoy the place. First and foremost......We like pics of rigs, creations, and edible stuff! [​IMG] Dont be shy, and again, welcome!

  4. smokinit

    smokinit Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Welcome and Pull up a log and start smokin.
  5. kratzx4

    kratzx4 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF. You will like it here. Lots of good folks that just live to help you out.
  6. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the site..............Glad to have you here...........
  7. funh2o

    funh2o Meat Mopper

    Welcome to the smf Nick. Lots of good info and nice people on here.

    Happy Smokin

  8. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nick: welcome aboard, glad to have ya! Sounds like a neat rig, you also have access to some of the best woods used for smokin! Maple and applewood are two excellent woods for pork or anything else for that matter and oak is what charcoal is made from so you have the main ingredient there!

    Good luck with future smokes and be sure to share some q-view with us!
  9. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Nick. I am in the Windsor area. This place is great.
    Don't forget a qview pic of your smoker and your eats. I'm sure they are great.
  10. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nick, you have joined the best smokin' group on the net, SMF that is. Sounds like you have the right attitude and motivation, so keep reading and keep smokin'.
  11. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    3rd welcome from Michigan... welcome to SMF
  12. teeotee

    teeotee Smoking Fanatic

    Best i get another welcome from Iowa in here[​IMG] .

    Great people here, great food, lot of laughs too.
  13. bertjo44

    bertjo44 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome from Virginia. How bout some pics of your smoker.
  14. geob

    geob Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum. Glad to see someone else has made their smoker.
    Have plenty of Oak in Mississippi. Have to stop by sometimes.


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