Hello from Iowa

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by cbsuperduty, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. Hello all. I am a noob from SW Iowa (about 20 miles South of Omaha, NE for those that may have just watch the College World Series). Married with 4 adopted (young) kids. We love BBQ (specifically Oklahoma Joe's) and the inlaw is always smoking up some good stuff so I thought I would try my hand. The wife and kids bought me a Masterbuilt XL (no mods for now) for fathers day and I just got it put together. I think I will try to do the initial burn tonight and maybe some smoking this weekend. Lots of good reads on this forum and now hopefully I can put some of that knowledge to use. 

    Happy Trails!

  2. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forums, Chris!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastimes...grilling, smoking, and curing great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask any time you need help and you'll get plenty!

  3. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Chris! Welcome.  Glad to see you already have experienced  the wealth of knowledge that this forum can be. I suggest the free 5 day e course if you have the time!


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  4. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Chris! :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 900,000 posts describing it!

    The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

    We have an Articles section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!

    Here is a link to Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, that Brian spoke of, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
  5. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! Happy July 4th! [​IMG]

    If you didn't read the Terms of Service notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums. Rule #11......"Off Site Links are not allowed here at SMF" is something new. There are other simple guidelines for all of us to remember as we interact here.

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!


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