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Joined Mar 14, 2013
Hi There

My name's Paul Smith but I'm affectionately known as just Smiff. I'm from a beautiful little township called Fern Tree in Tasmania, Australia and for you guys in the States, Tasmania or Tassie is a small island that hangs south of Australia.

I'm in my 65th year and I'm still selling Ford vehicles to the public and to our state government. A couple of the blokes at work (Tilford Auto Group) shoot and process game into sausages and they smoke some of their produce as well. I thought I'd have a crack at smoking and was lucky enough to come across a reasonably new Chinese dumpling steamer which I have converted into a smoker. It works well but I can't get the heat down low enough without the gas ring continually blowing out.

Can I please have assistance in;

1 how to post photos - I've taken a couple of shots for guys to comment on

2 any suggestions as to how to better regulate the heat

3 whether a gas ring is the right way to go or should I change to an electric element.

I welcome any suggestions and also any questions/comments about where I live, what I do or further information about me.

Regards and thanks in anticipation.



Master of the Pit
Joined Dec 25, 2010
Howdy smiff..welcome to SMF...

Are you using mobile or PC to try to post pictures?


Thread starter
Joined Mar 14, 2013
G'day Mate

I've got my phone with the photos hooked up to my laptop.

gary s

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Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything   ......... 
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