Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mikeythai, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. mikeythai

    mikeythai Smoke Blower

    Just a friendly hello and introduction.

    My name's Mike and I'm a 30something merchant marine who works in the USA and lives in Thailand. About a year ago I got real interested in barbequing so I started my research online, just checking around.

    I built a little 10 gallon homebuilt smoker but only used it twice, partly because it was too much work to make just one or two racks of ribs. I also burned myself a little as a result of poor design.

    Now I have a muuuuch larger brick propane smoker. I'll put the details in the propane cooker thread later. Anyways I now have 6 cooks under my belt and it's getting a little better every time. Hopefully I'll get good enough to make smoked ale someday.[​IMG]
  2. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF Mike! Glad you got your smoker equipment squared away and are on your way to the addiction of smoking!
  3. mikeythai

    mikeythai Smoke Blower

    well on my way, Mr.Mac. Quite an addiction. MMMMmmmm fatties! I spend more money on thermometers... I'm sure you can relate.

    Thanks for the welcome.[​IMG]
  4. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Thermometers, rib racks, turkey cannons, you name it! [​IMG]
  5. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad to see you've joined the SMF. the right place with the right stuff. It's all good my friend.
  6. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard.
  7. williamzanzinger

    williamzanzinger Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Oh man, you found the right place. My bbq hgot 500% better since I found this place.welcome so much to read, do the 5 day free coarse.
  8. acemakr

    acemakr Smoking Fanatic

    Mikey, welcome to the forum.
  9. mama's smoke

    mama's smoke Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome from the Heart of Texas. You're going to love the information you get here, as well as the people you'll meet.

    Sharing pics. is required.......well, at least it's expected. [​IMG]
  10. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    Welcome to SMF! Great place to hang and learn.
  11. Welcome and enjoy
  12. chef jeff tx

    chef jeff tx Smoking Fanatic

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  13. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF Mike, We are glad to have you onboard
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    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member


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  15. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum... can't wait to hear about some new ideas for rubs and what not utilizing Thai flavors..... (hint, hint!) [​IMG]
  16. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

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  17. denver dave

    denver dave Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard. Nice thing about the forum, you can join in from anywhere in the world. Have fun with your new toy. There is some seriously good smoke waiting to be made.[​IMG]
  18. bigolboysbbq

    bigolboysbbq Fire Starter

    Welcome to the site man.
  19. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks here and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview. [​IMG]
  20. mikeythai

    mikeythai Smoke Blower

    Wow, I'm overwhelmed. This has to be the friendliest forum I've ever seen. Meateater, Big Ol Boy, Denver Dave, Etcher1, J-I Rodriguez, Beer B Que, Treegje, Chef Jeff Texas, Remarkosmoc, Smokeitifyagotit, Richoso1, Bassman, Labongio, Acemakr, Willianzangzinger, and Mr. Mac thanks for the welcome!

    JiRodriguez, the Thais don't do much slow cooking, and their BBQ chicken is very tame, just a little fresh garlic stuffed inside( a little dry, too, don't think they brine much. The Thai style for most things is real low impact, easygoing. So you can imagine their reaction when I built a giant propane smoker![​IMG]

    Giving credit where credit is due, I believe central Thailand is where the chicken was originally domesticated.

    I'll do a thread maybe tonight or in the next few days. I'm a real rookie when it comes to BBQ, but I've built a pretty interesting smoker.

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