G,day guys

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by kiwi, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. Hi, names Tony and live just north of Auckland, New Zealand. Fascinating forum you guys have here.
    The extent of my smoking is mostly fish but where we live (we manage a dairy farm) there is an abundance of Fallow Deer, so the venison is plentiful.

    I have a small stainless steel fish smoker, use Manuka (Tea tree) sawdust and sit the smoker over a gas ring or light a small fire under it.
    A friend has given me an ex airforce artillary shell container. Its made of 1/4 inch thick aluminium and is roughly 2 foot 6 inches high by 16 inches wide. At the moment it is completely air tight but i will be drilling 6 holes in the lid so i can put in hooks to hold the meat/fish while it smokes.It will be a very hot smoke so I guess there will be a bit of "trial and error" until I get it right.

    Anyways, I,m 51, married with kids and like to think I have a good sense of humour.
    Love my sport, Rugby, Rugby League, Fishing etc .

    Glad to meet you all.
  2. smokeys my pet

    smokeys my pet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome Kiwi to smf. Be sure to check out the 5-day ecourse and I hope you enjoy as I do.
  3. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF, don't forget to show us some pics of your smoker [​IMG]
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Welcome Tony-
    glad to have you aboard!
  5. yea, I signed up to that when I joined up. Its great.
  6. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Kiwi, I am new here myself. You have come to a great place.
  7. homebrew & bbq

    homebrew & bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF, Kiwi! This is a great place to learn or to share smoking experiences. The folks here are friendly and always ready to answer questions. So make yourself at home, we're glad to have you with us.
  8. pescadero

    pescadero Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome. Looks like you are off to a good start. We love pictures so take a few of your "One-of-a kind" smoker. We would love to get a look at it.

    I know you will enjoy your time here.

  9. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hia Kiwi, Welcome to SMF! There'a another Aussie round here, Urban Griller. He was explaining that no one really BBQ'a/smokes much at all down there- it's mostly grilling over gas.

    I call BBQ the one worthwhile American contribution to the culinary arts, and it appears to be true from all the other world viewpoints one sees on the Net.

    Enjoy it here, there's many a pitmaster ready, willing and able to help!
  10. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF! Glad you found us! Enjoy the forum!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!


  11. Wecome to the clubhouse!
  12. gramason

    gramason Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard the SMF, pleanty of info here.
  13. monty

    monty Master of the Pit Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    G'day to you, Tony!

    Welcome! Happy you found us!

    I agree with the others that we are fascinated by your smoking equipment.

    A dear friend of mine lives in Auckland and has been in NZ for almost ten years so I have learned a lot of your locale. She spent most of her first years on the South Island in Dunedin and will soon be headed here.

    So, smoke on and enjoy your time here with the SMF Family!

  14. rip

    rip Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the site, You'll like it here.
  15. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad to have you as a member and friend on the SMF.Don't be shy with any questions, we're always willing to help a friend.
  16. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF! [​IMG]
  17. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF from up over !!!
  18. stacks

    stacks Smoke Blower

    Welcome to SMF! You'll find the information exchange here FANTASTIC[​IMG]
  19. navionjim

    navionjim Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Hay Mate,
    Spent most of my youth in Britain. Live in Texas now and wish I lived where you do. Lovely country, glad to meet ya.
  20. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Tony![​IMG]

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