Hello From Humble Texas

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by txbigred, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. txbigred

    txbigred Meat Mopper

    Hello all,

    I'm more of a sausage maker than a BBQ smoker, but I do some smoking. I grew up in Michigan, but am now a "Damn Yankee" ( one who came to Texas, and didn't go back!!), been her 26 years now. I have a MES that I use for ribs and brisket, started out with the "Cajun smoker" who I think was one of the first bullet smokers, and it worked very well, had many a Thanksgiving Turkey from it. I used to have a Oklahoma Joe's smokers, but I went on a fishing
    trip, and the wife sold it at a garage sale while I was gone....for $40 no less, DOUBLE DOH!![​IMG]

    For doing sausage, I use a Torrey grinder seen below, it doesn't take long to do a box of butts with it!!


    And for smoking the sausage, I use a stainless hot box that I converted for smoking sausage.


    I just did my first pulled pork today, and I will post up pictures in the "Pork" section.

    Nice site by the way, lots of good info.

    Dave
     
  2. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great to have you here Dave. Nice smoker and grinder too. Hope you weren't too upset with your wife.[​IMG]
     
  3. nick

    nick Meat Mopper

    Welcome....and that is some fantastic looking equiptment !
     
  4. cbucher

    cbucher Meat Mopper

    Welcome to SMF
     
  5. tybo6

    tybo6 Smoke Blower

    Welcome to SMF
    Good lookin equipment ya got there.Welcome aboard
     
  6. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Dave welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Thats some fine looking equipment you have there. Have fun and Happy smoking
     
  7. dennisdocb

    dennisdocb Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Dave ...that's serious equipment you have!!!
     
  8. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice equipment Dave.
     
  9. txbigred

    txbigred Meat Mopper

    Yea, it was mentioned a couple times to post in roll call, sooo here I be[​IMG]
     
  10. bertjo44

    bertjo44 Smoking Fanatic

    Weclome Dave, some nice toys you got there.
     
  11. shooterrick

    shooterrick Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard!
     
  12. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Nice hardware for your hobby!
     
  13. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the smf...............Glad to have you here...............
     
  14. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF Bigred. There will be some of us hitting YOU up for sausage help.LOL! Hope you like it here!
     

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