hello from dsm IA

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by goodsmokesam, May 10, 2014.

  1. goodsmokesam

    goodsmokesam Newbie

    I'm fairly new to smoking, actually been doing it with an electric smoker for a couple years now. I'm a sheetmetal worker and recently made a reverse flow smoker. Time to get serious! My homebuild is 36" long, 22" round, firebox is 18x16x16. I have to say, its a whole new ball game! I have been using charcoal and wood chunks for the initial seasoning and having problems getting my temp up over 140 (any tips would be greatly appreciated). I would really like to master smoking and enjoy the whole process and work it takes to produce great bbq. Thanks for taking the time to read this and any advise is very welcome!
     
  2. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey

    Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.

    Gary
     
  3. Hello and welcome, Post some pictures of your smoker, FB, door, inside FB Cook chamber , stack etc.  That way we can better understand and help.

    Gary S
     

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