Hello from New Smoker from Maine

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by gprp, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. gprp

    gprp Newbie

    I'm not sure I have ever even eaten authentic barbecue, just meat
    charred quickly over intense heat with lots of bottled sauce ladled on, but am about to, I hope. The learning curve looks pretty steep from where I stand right now, but I like a challenge and an opportunity to learn some new cooking techniques. MES 30 from Tractor Supply is on its way, the price seemed right for a beginner. Accessories, MAV 732 and AMAZN pellet burner due tomorrow. Reading this forum has given me confidence to move forward. Now if only the polar vortex will hold off so I can get some practice in...
  2. grillmonkey

    grillmonkey Smoking Fanatic

    I would suggest finding someone on the forum using your type of smoker who has a recipe that has ingredients that you know you like. Copy them and you should have instant success. Believe me, it will be a lot better than meat charred over a searing fire with store-bought BBQ sauce.
  3. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...

    As said above fallow someone using your setup. I am using a MES 40 for a lot a lot of

    my smokes. Take a look at the threads I have started. I would name other, But I would

    Leave someone out and I don't want a [​IMG]
    Happy smoken.
  4. hambone1950

    hambone1950 Master of the Pit Group Lead

    Welcome , neighbor! :welcome1:
  5. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful cooling down  East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about everything

  6. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★


    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.


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