Long Island, NY - First Time Smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tlcpokertables, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. Hi All,
    My name is Frank. I'm from Long Island, and I've never smoked anything until today. For my 40th B-Day I was given a Perfect Flame vertical(propane) smoker.
    So, today I smoked (2) racks of baby back ribs and (4) meatloafs, and used mesquite (soaked) wood chips. It was definitely a learning experience and had so much fun in the process. During my smoke, I had a few questions that I posted, and got some helpful immediate responses. You guys rule!
    Anyway, everything came out out great, and I'm looking forward to many more great smokes!
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome Frank, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

    Be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse, you can find it here it's "FREE"...5 Day eCourse

    Everyone here enjoys seeing the Qview so be sure to post plenty of pics... Large ones that us old people with bad eyes can see.

    When you uploading to Photobucket I always use the Large IMG setting, 640 x 480 it is a nice size...
  3. Thank you, Paul! Have a great weekend!
  4. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to smf , Frank.Great place with great peeps... Most answers are just a question away..Happy smokes !![​IMG]
  5. Thanks, Mike! .....FYI - Your smoker on the left looks exactly like the smoker I have. Have a great weekend!
  6. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yea Frank. It is the exact smoker u have.... If u have any questions about, feel free to ask. One thing for sure, do NOT trust the built in thermo on it. Buy a good digital therm..
  7. Ya know, Mike...I had a feeling about the thermo not being accurate....Yes, I will definitely look into a oven thermo or something like that.

  8. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF congrats on a good first smoke [​IMG]
  9. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF, Frank. Glad you joined us.
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    First off welcome to SMF Frank. You'll like this place cause there are alot of good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anythign to do wit smoking. I think it would be a good thing to look up the E-course It's free and very informative and it will shoe you the basics. Next you to get the camera
    heres a link to posting pictures (Qview) as we call them. Then the next thing you have to do is go and get somethign to smoke and if you have any questions just post them here and we will answer it rite away,
    Welcome To The Addiction.
  11. mnola917

    mnola917 Smoke Blower

    If you dont mind me asking, what part of long island? I live in East Meadow, its not very often you hear about people on the island using a smoker, the guy two doors down ironically built a smokehouse though. Im jealous.
  12. shooterrick

    shooterrick Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad you found the help you needed at SMF. Nice place and good folk.
  13. Hi there,
    I'm from West Babylon...about 15 minutes from you.
  14. Welcome to SMF!! I’m so happy you decided to join us.



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