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New to Smoking and grilling


Joined Jul 4, 2016
Hey guys my name is Alex, I'm from beautiful Southern California & I'm 32 yrs old. This past Memorial Day weekend, I made my first ever smoker/grill purchase, I went with the Char-Broil 1280. So far I've grilled some meat, burgers and dogs & also smoked St.Louis Style ribs. I used charcoal as my main source of heat & also used Kingsford Mesquite wood logs. I went with the "3-2-1" method & smoked for six hours and I'm very pleased to say that for it being my first time smoking meat, they were not bad LOL.  I definitely need more practice. So i just wanted to share a little bit of my grilling experience, I hope to make new friends here, talk to you all soon. 


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Welcome to SMF Alex!  Looking forward to your smokes.



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Welcome to the forum!

Glad to have you with us, Alex!


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