Hello from Mid-Michigan

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by wz56km, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. wz56km

    wz56km Newbie

    Hello from Grand Blanc Michigan.

    I just got my first smoker, a Great Outdoors Smokey Mountain wide body (after reading posts on here). I read all the debates about electric vs propane vs charcol but I decided that since I've never used a smoker in my life that propane would probaby be a bit easier to learn on.

    Every fathers day I have both sets of parents over for a nice cook out and last year I tried to make some ribs on the grill using some crazy recipe and basically they came out horrid. This year I was determined to avenge myself so I got a smoker and even though it was its maiden voyage I still managed to create magic in that thing. I did 9 pounds of ribs with a crazy Carolina style sauce and a beer can chicken just to fill the rest of the space in the smoker, then my wife finished it off with two fantastic salads and a cake that tasted like a York Peppermint Patty. Now I need to start to refine my style so I can get as good as some of you guys on here. I still have a long LONG way to go and a lot to learn but with a great resource like this one I know I'll have help along the way.


  2. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum.
  3. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF's and glad ya found us! If you have any questions, dont hesitate to ask.
  4. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF, WZ. (Plymouth here) You have come to the right place to get better. Enjoy and we like q-view.

    The free 5 day course is a good place to start as well as Jeff's rub recipe (a few $). You of course may know of these already.
  5. crockadale

    crockadale Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome aboard and enjoy that new cooker.
  6. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Howdee and welcome from Lake Orion!
  7. justsmoke2

    justsmoke2 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the forums you will enjoy it.
  8. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Russ!
  9. Welcome to the forum Russ from just down I-75. Sounds like you had a great first smoke[​IMG] My smoking skills have improved greatly since joining this forum and I'm sure your's will too.

    Glad to have ya here.
  10. erain

    erain Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    welcome to SMF, share some smokes!!!!
  11. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey Russ. Keep the good smokews going. Welcome.
  12. seboke

    seboke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Russ! A great first smoke just leads to more great smokes. You'll be amazed at how quickly your smokin skills develop as you use the tried and true methods of the very talented members you'll find in this forum!
  13. white cloud

    white cloud Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome russ from the thumb area. Glad to have you.
  14. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF! Glad you are here!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!


  15. dingle

    dingle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Glad you found us Russ!! Keep up the good wwork. he Que just keeps getting better
  16. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum from Windsor Ont. Its a great forum with great people always willing to help.

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