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longhorn1

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~~I had been using this site for a while and after all the great information I decided to join. I already posted a thread about the results from the information I used from this site here is the link: http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/155847/mes-30

I am 37 yrs old and live in Nebraska I own a brinkman grill, which don't get used much now that I have a MES 30 smoker. I first got the taste of smoking when I read how to smoke on your grill, so I tried it. I sealed all the gaps with foil and smoke ribs for 6 hrs. They were great and everyone loved them but it was the biggest pain in the @#$. Every time you needed to check it you had to plug up all the gaps again and maintaining the temp was a workout. After that I decided to never smoke in the grill again so I went out and bought my MES 30. When I smoke stuff I like to invite friends over so they can eat it and give me constructive critsim, and they don't mind being my guini pigs. The only problem I have ran into is that there is never any leftovers for me. I made a ton of bacon wrapped chicken breasts and everyone had two, smoked mac and cheese (large 9 x 13 pan) not a crumb left, I did two large filets of salmon and my mother in law ate it for three days straight. Lately it has been my jerky. the neighbor noticed a chimney coming out of my basement window and asked me if my hot water heater broke or if I put a fire place in the garage, I said no that it was so I could smoke in the garage, and showed him. Now when he see's the chimney blowing smoke he comes running with the beer and then I only have 8 lbs o jerky left when I started with 16 lbs.
 

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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GaryHibbert

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Hey longhorn

Look at the bright side--at least he shows up with beer

Gary
 

bdskelly

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Welcome!

You will find plenty of friendly folks with great advice on this forum. Lt the search bar at the top of the page be your new friend.  There are over 1 million post on this forum.  And that a lot of powerful knowledge right at your finger tips. Or just ask! If you have not checked it out already, Give Jeff's 5 day ecourse a try.  It is free and full of great information to make you an even better smoker.

Again Welcome.

Brian 
 

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