hi, i am new to smoking meat forums, i am from bowling green ohio. I am a maintenance tech in a plastics factory. Bought an 18 in. wsm last year and i try to smoke whenever i get the time to. have smoked meat loaf, easter ham, 15 lb. turkey, whole chickens, brats, pork butt, ribs, jerky, boneless skinless chicken breast, chicken leg quarters, cheese burger rolls. recently bought a weber one touch gold. smoking meatloaf, jerky, and brats this weekend. tried brisket once and didn't care for it all that much. watch a lot of bbq pit boys and think they are pretty cool. watch pitmasters and like that, bought myron mixon's smoke book and think his recipees are ok. look forwart to interacting with members as i do a lot of research already on smoking meat forums. sure sucks that meat has gone up in price!!!!! will be talking at ya'll real soon.