First smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by wdg, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. wdg

    wdg Newbie

    Hello, I bought my first smoker several weeks ago (ECB), wife got two hens & I fired up the smoker & dried them bird out. [​IMG] we were still able to eat them. Had trouble with ash smothering fire down. (Time to do mod's) I signed up for this forum 4/12/09 and today is the first time I am able to post. Looking forward to reading asking questions. I live just outside Atlanta, Ga. been married for 32 yrs. I'm a mechanic for major truck line. So here we go, ready set smoke.

  2. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome WDG. Glad to have you. Looking forward to seeing some good Q.
  3. slanted88

    slanted88 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Nice to have you here!
  4. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF
  5. ol' smokey

    ol' smokey Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard Bill. I guess ya found the Charcoal Smoker Forum section for your mods. Don't let one bird get ya down, their not the same as pork or beef. Keep plugging away.
  6. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    Welcome aboard. Lot's of Brinkman vertical users here. We'll confuse the heck out of ya.

    Which model is it?
  7. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi Bill, welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
  8. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  9. garyt

    garyt Smoking Fanatic

    Don't give up, after a couple of bad experiments with a ucb I took a 15 year break until I found an offset and tried again, now I am hooked. Back then I didnt know of anywhere to get advice like you can here.
  10. Welcome to the board!!!!! Great people and resources here.[​IMG]
  11. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Bill welcome to SMF glad you joined us. The good thing about smoking is we can usually eat our not so great smokes and most of the time they taste pretty dang good [​IMG]
  12. Welcome Bill! Hens are older and tougher than fryers and roasters so they need to cook longer to get tender and this dries then out. Happy smoking and have a good time.[​IMG]
  13. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Check out the chicken section and brine your yardbirds next time. Good luck and happy smoking.
  14. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hello Bill and welcome to the SMF family! Glad you found us. Hang in there and keep browsing the threads. Before ya know it you'll be turnin' out food that will make it all worthwhile.
  15. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Everything will be ok... Just relax and have fun doing it... That's what it is all about.
  16. donnylove

    donnylove Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Welcome and enjoy the ride! [​IMG]
  17. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard Bill....nice ta have ya here!

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