Josepe here from Western Md. Been smoking now and then for a few years. Glad I found this site. Seems like a Wealth of good info here,which I'll be glad to Sponge Up.My best smoker was a Char Broil Pro,but sold it a couple years ago because of some health problems. I have a MES 30 now which I've only used once so far while smoking salmon fillets, which turned out good Looking forward to communicating with other smokers and gaining more knowledge.