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New to Smoking

Postby DrJekyll » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:17 am

Hello from south east of Dallas!

I have always grilled (steak, chicken, burgers, hot dogs, etc.), but have left the BBQ and smoking to the professionals. However, a few weeks ago I stumbled upon a YouTube video showing a guy smoking some ribs low and slow using his Weber Kettle. Since I already had a Weber Kettle, I figured I would buy a cheap digital thermometer and give it a go. Several racks of ribs and pork butts later, I am hooked. I was going to start work on building a dedicated UDS for smoking, but was offered a free 60 gal vertical air compressor tank by my dad. So why not learn to weld while building my first smoker. I will post up the progress of my build in the custom build section.

Hope to learn much from this forum and share what I can!
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Re: New to Smoking

Postby OldUsedParts » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:24 am

Yo Doc, Welcome to the Forum - - - I know you will find this place to your liking - - - - we have the friendliest and most knowledgeable BBQ Gurus in the Country and not just from :texas: So make yourself at home and post lots of pics, ideas, recipes and cooks. :tup: :salut:

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Re: New to Smoking

Postby TX1911 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:11 pm

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Re: New to Smoking

Postby cowboydon » Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:12 pm

Welcome to the forum
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Re: New to Smoking

Postby outlaw » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:00 am

Welcome Sir. Keep us in the loop of how you are doing. Lots of knowledge here (unfortunately not from me tho) and people willing to help.
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