Getting out the electric smoker for the 1st time. Gave it to him for a Christmas present.... just got brave enough to try it out. Because his brother bought a big brisket for our maiden voyage. Gonna stick with the traditional rub SPOG. Will def be on this forum alot to get great ideas from experienced smokers/grillers. also have an infrared turkey fryer. LOVE IT!!!! When I can talk him into getting it out. We live in South Central Ohio. love smoked meats cant wait to smoke our own. and try some veggies too! Lori and Kirk.