Finally got me a MES

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by sccom335, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. I have been admiring all the tasty smoked meats for some time but did not have a smoker. Well I finally found a gently used MES 30 Gen 1 at a yard sale for $10. So I decided it was time to sign up officially and become part of the community. I got some CSRs bagged up in the fridge. Going to smoke them Saturday. Hope they come out tasty.
     
  2. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the site and the addiction!  Nice score on that MES.

    Mike
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

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    to SMF!

    Glad to have you aboard!

    Congrats on the new smoker!

    Al
     
  4. Thanks Guys! Trying my first batch of CSRs today. Hope the rain holds off. I'm in Louisiana in the flood area.
     
  5. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    This rain sucks!  Good luck with your CSRs, I've got two racks of BBs that I want to smoke tomorrow.  

    Mike
     
  6. Here in Louisiana when it floods we all start thinking about food. Here is the first batch of country style ribs I have ever smoked. The MES did a good job. 5lbs and no leftovers to be found. I served then up with a jalapeno & cheese corn muffin, baked beans, potato salad and sweet tea.

     
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  7. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    That is an excellent plate!  No wonder there are no leftovers!  [​IMG]

    Mike
     
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  8. That's a great looking meal!
     
  9. Thanks guys. I sitting here thinking about whats next. I definitely want to learn how to do shoulders/butts and briskets at some point but I better keep experimenting with cheap cuts for awhile.
     
  10. Hey Mike. Who Dat!  I'm on the Northshore near Madisonville,
     
  11. redheelerdog

    redheelerdog Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Nice plate, nice score on the MES, you will have fun with that little ol' smoker!

     
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  12. Thanks Redheeler..  
     
  13. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Hope you're high and dry!  Just saw lots of flooding on the news.  The Southshore hasn't had all that rain.

    Mike
     
  14. Mike,

    We are high and dry but most of the roads around us are flooded. A lot of our friends have had their houses flooded for the second time this year. So sad.

    Scott-
     
  15. Looks Great

    Gary
     

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