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New to the forum from Illinois

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by heat73, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. heat73

    heat73 Newbie


    I am Jon. I am from Illinois. I began smoking about 12 years ago. In the beginning I was smoking some ham and turkey for Thanksgiving. I then began smoking pork shoulders for pulled pork and also ribs. I was using a wood smoker. I got tired of fighting to keep the temperature up during our cold weather. I bought a 6 rack electric Bradley smoker 2 years ago. It has the electronic controls/timer. I find myself using it much more now and enjoying smoking more. I am wanting to expand into making my own summer sausage and jerky.

    I look forward to learning from everyone and looking at some good recipes.


  2. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum Jon, great place with great people.
  3. gary s

    gary s SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster OTBS Member

    [​IMG]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  ........  



  4. seenred

    seenred Legendary Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome Jon! Glad you joined our group. You'll like it here...it's the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc. Looking forward to your input, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will likely have the answer.

  5. disco

    disco Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome from Canada, Jon.

    I only started smoking last year and I bought a Bradley. It will be good to have an experienced smoker on the Bradley on the forums. I look forward to your posts.

  6. gary s

    gary s SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Be sure and post some pictures.