My name is scott I live in the KC area I've been smoking for about 3 years, the first year I fumbled around with packets of chips indirect style on the gas grill. I occasionally got something that was edible. 2 years ago I bought my first offset, a Brinkmann Smoke King Deluxe, followed shortly by a Brinkmann Cimarron Deluxe. I'm certainly not a novice, but have a ways to go before I would be bold enough to call myself a pro. I truly enjoy the peace and solitude of tending a fire, but brisket is my favorite Q and I also value a good nights sleep so last summer I purchased a FE-100 Fast Eddy by Cookshack pellet cooker. I enjoy indoor as well as outdoor cooking of all types. I've been a professional woodworker (cabinet and furniture maker) for 15 years. I'm an Air Force vet from the 80's and enjoy camping, fishing, music and my OL's 3 grandson's (13yrs, 19 months and 7 months).