Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tj3775, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. tj3775

    tj3775 Newbie

    I love to cook and usally can make whatever I want. I got this huge Brinkman pit smoker with an offset firebox. Used it a couple or 3 times with dismal results. I think its been 5 yrs since I tried it again and like before, the results were the same. grr

    But I found you guys and will give it a second or third time. I intend to get it to work.

    I work for a large construction co in eastern tenn as a network engineer. We own a bunch of Arby's restraunts, some golf courses, a bowling alley or two and some coal/timber mines in kentucky. I bought myself a bass boat and have started to do some more fishing (used to go all the time when I was younger). Anything else, feel free to ask.

    Thanks for providing a nice forum
  2. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey TJ - glad to have you with us at SMF. To get the necessary basics for smoking meats I suggest signing up for the free, 5-day eCourse that's offered by the creator of this site. Between the stuff he provides you with in the eCourse, and the information on the site, your Brinkmann will be up and smoking in no time.

    Welcome! [​IMG]
  3. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Keep at it, you'll figure it out with practice.

    Also, don't go too fast. Start slow with some easier cuts of meat such as chicken, sausage, etc. and work your way up to the more complicated meats (pork butts, ribs, brisket, etc.).
  4. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF! Enjoy the forums!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!


  5. gooose53

    gooose53 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF!!
  6. kratzx4

    kratzx4 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF you have found the right place to be for any questions you may have.
  7. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome TJ.
  8. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum. Looking forward to seeing the pics of your smokes.
  9. tybo6

    tybo6 Smoke Blower

    I myself yrs ago tried smokin and became discouraged,...came across a new braunfels w/offset fire box bout a month ago and thought what the hell......found this site and the crew here,..........nothin but success a question just ask. you will gain knowledge beyond what u ever expected

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