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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by cookshack, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. cookshack

    cookshack Newbie

    Hello everyone,

    Just joined the forum today. Looking forward to sharing experiences. 

    I am expecting my new COOKSHACK in on Wednesday.

    I have an offset grill with a side firebox that I use as a wood smoker. I have to feed it every 1/2 hour which is part of the fun.

    The temperature does fluctuate but doesn't effect the quality on beef, chicken and pork.

    My new venture will be smoking salmon.
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2010
  2. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum..Enjoy your stay and make sure you post some pics of that new cool smoker !!![​IMG]
     
  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF glad you decided to join us. Congrats on the new smoker. You'll find lots of good info here and some great recipes as well. Have fun and happy smoking
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad to have you as part of the SMF. Congrats on you new Cookshack, and keep us posted on that first smoke and Q. It's all good my friend.
     
  5. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to a great place!! I can't wait to hear more about your Cookshack, and by all means post pictures, we are a visual bunch!
     
  6. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

    Welcome [​IMG]to the [b][b][b][b][b][b][b][b][b][b]SMF[/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b][/b] forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
     
  7. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
     
  8. sawruff

    sawruff Fire Starter

    welcome this place is the best   good smoking
     
  9. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome for the Midwest![​IMG]
     
  10. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF Family Cookshack. You'll find the folks here helpful and friendly. If you have any questions about your smokers, just give us a shout-out and someone will help you.

    Lots of great recipes here for you to try and experiment with.

    Signup for the free 5day eCourse. Lots of great usefull info to be had in it.

    Enjoy!
     
  11. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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     First off welcome CookShack to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are alot of really good folks that would just love to help you with anything to do with smoking. Now we like having new folks here to give a new prospective on some of the ways we do things around here. Now if you are really new then I would suggest that you sign up fir the 5-day E-course it free and it will give you the basics on smoking and a few recipes too. Here's a link to it:

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/list/127

    then you will have a method to your newly found madness and believe me it will be a madness. Then when you start smoking things you will have to learn how to post the pictures / Qview 

    here. So here's a link to a tutorial on how to post your Qview so we can see what your doing.

     http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/82034/how-to-post-qview-to-smf

    Now the next thing you have to do is run out and get something to smoke. Then just smoke it and if you have any questions just post  them here and we will answer all your questions that you might have. Oh yea there's no stupid questions we were all there in the beginning and we just really like to help others enjoy the fabulous smoked foods that we do. So again

     

    Welcome to Your New Addiction
     
  12. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Howdy Cookshack, have yet to try Salmon
     
  13. cookshack

    cookshack Newbie

    Thanks for the welcome. This feels like a great group of people.

    I could use some advise.  Here's my problem. My first COOKSHACK came in from CABELLAS by an unknown shipper. The driver pointed out the hole in the box and the dent on the side of the smoker. I refused the package.

    Today my second COOKSHACK came in. This was delivered by UPS. I took it home and unboxed it. The front of the door has two dents in the right lower corner about four inches apart and on top of each other. Not sure if it was packaged that way or a loose pallet hit it. Do I call CABELLAS or go straight to the factory? I know there going to offer a discount but after spending $700.00 I think I would hate looking at the dents. How much would you ask off for the damage?

    Thanks.
     
  14. deannc

    deannc Master of the Pit

    Welcome aboard! I'm afraid I'd request another replacement...dents obviously aren't going to affect the performance but like you said, who wants to look at dents?  Especially when you're paying good money!  Tell'em you'll use this one until one can arrive unmolested!
     
  15. cookshack

    cookshack Newbie

    These guys know how to do it right,[​IMG]
     
  16. deannc

    deannc Master of the Pit

    Who needs a box with a setup like that? lol  No scratches, dents or cheap thermometers!  [​IMG]
     
  17. wingman

    wingman Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF!  I'd send it back and ask for a in store credit for the inconvenience you endured.
     

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