Hello from Florida

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by gators2000, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Posted this in another forum and was kindly informed I should post this up here.  Thanks!  Sooooo,

    Hey Folks.  My names Eric and I'm obviously brand new to the forum.  I've been getting into Smoking meats the past year or so but have been doing it only on my little Weber charcoal grill.  I've done TONS of grilling, just not much smoking...  I started taking an interest when smoking fish for fish spread.  Over the past couple months I've done some chicken (cut 1/4's) with pretty good success too.  We entertain allot so I just stepped up (a bit) to a Char Griller Smoken Pro with the side fire box for more grill space to be able to feed a crew.  Got a pretty good deal on it and put it together today.  I think it came out pretty nice and plan to cure it and season it tomorrow.  

    I'm going to give it a trial run on Sunday with some Chicken, just to get a feel for it.  Really looking forward to my first smoke on the new smoker!  I definitely have big plans for doing some butts and ribs in the coming weeks.  Going to be a big learning curve I know.  Anyways, just saying hello and thanks for having me. 
  2. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hi Eric and Welcome to SMF. Glad to have you with us. Do us a favor and edit your profile so we know where you are from. Good luck and good smoking  
  3. Hello Eric and Welcome to SMF.

    There is plenty of info on this site and all the guy and gals here are always willing to help.

    I know because they made my smokes a success. 

    Happy Smokin'
  4. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard. Just north of you in Chiefland/Cedar Key area. You'll learn a lot here.
  5. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome to SMF Gators, glad to have ya,alot of good people and tons of great info to be had.
  6. raymo76

    raymo76 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome again! I believe I commented in the other area, either way glad to have you here with us! My names Raymond nice to meet you.
  7. OK - Rookie here obviously.  Can someone give me a run down on all the acronym's on this site?  Also, what is Q-view?  I've been looking for an hour or so now and have seen at least 5 different Acronyms.  What's the deal???  ;) 
  8. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Q-view, is a picture of your BBQ,  SMF= smoking meat forums..  TBS= Thin Blue Smoke..  what others ?..  I think I seen a post somewhere on all the different ones...  use the fancy search feature and see If you can find it
  9. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

  10. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, Eric.

    Good luck and good smoking.
  11. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  12. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    [​IMG]    Glad to have you with us!
  13. scooper

    scooper Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome, and greetings from the other coast of FL!
  14. Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!  Just posted a question in the Pork forum...  Maybe you all can go over there and help me out a little [​IMG]
  15. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

  16. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  17. [​IMG] Great to have ya.
  18. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  19. Hey Eric, are you in Gainesville? Go Gators either way, happy smoking.

  20. Nope, went to school there!  Go Gators!!! I'm in the Tampa Bay area now. 

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