From Northeast Nebraska.My name is Butch and like others,I have been lurking for awhile.I much appreciate the information you all are sharing. I am new to smoking,all tho I have dabbled some.I did a pork loin last weekend that came out well.(patting my own back) I have a Brinkman pill that was gave to me last year.After cruising around SMF,I find out I don't have a water pan with my smoker.Oh well..I do the best I can with what I have..I am thinking new smoker in the near future.I am thinking maybe some jerk pork for this weekend. I also am a archery hunter,hence my Username "ripstik." Yes I do smoke quite a bit of venison. I am retired and married to Satan's daughter for 47 years. I have three grown sons with families.I also am a veteran of the USN. Well that should get us off and running and thank you for having me.I look forward to some sweet smelling smoke.