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Newbie Smoker


Joined Dec 21, 2013
Hi all, I got my wish this Christmas and Santa brought me a 30" MES. I have smoked some delicious pork chops and chicken thighs so far. I live in California, San Diego County and am excited about using my smoker more and more.


Joined Dec 23, 2013
Welcome dnowhat! I'm a newbie too, just got the MES 40 for Christmas. I'm up near Temecula. I don't have any advice for ya as I'm new to this too, but I signed up for that 5-day course and it helped with my last smoke. Have fun!


Legendary Pitmaster
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Joined Feb 9, 2009
Welcome to the group!  Congrats on that new MES!  You'll find that this is a great place to share ideas on smoking, grilling, etc.  There are plenty of folks here who genuinely enjoy helping one another.  Looking forward to your input, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will surely have the answer.


gary s

SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster
OTBS Member
Joined Jan 6, 2011
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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