Hello From Northern Virginia

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by ebman74, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. ebman74

    ebman74 Newbie

    I got a Brinkmann Smoke’n Pit for my birth day last May and have smoked 3 shoulders so far. Despite not having a clue what I was doing and fighting a fire for whole days to try and maintain the temperature somehow they turned out fine. I was having a hard time keeping the temperature steady and it was way off from side to side. Well a couple searches on the net and I found you guys! I only joined this site a few days ago, but have already made a baffle, tuning plates, extended the chimney to the grate and made a charcoal basket from expanded metal! I also bought two digital thermometers and have two high quality bi-metals on the way. I also learned about the menion method on here. Well thanks to all the people who posted about these mods I ran a test fire yesterday and was able to maintain perfect temperatures for over six hours with only a ten degree difference from side to side. Using the menion method I only opened the fire box a couple times to add smoke wood. Thank you all! I learned more in a few days of reading on this forum than some people I know that have been smoking for years.Greg
     
  2. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    Hello and welcome, You found the right place [​IMG]
     
  3. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  4. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to  your first qview. [​IMG]
     
  5. tiki guy

    tiki guy Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the boards, I 'm new here to ( and from VA) I have learned a lot here great info , very helpful...and   I have smoked a bunch a nice stuff using info found here
     
  6. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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  7. smokinal

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

    [​IMG]      Glad to have you with us!
     

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