Hello from Salinas Ca.

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by overhaased, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. overhaased

    overhaased Newbie

    Long time grilling novice here. Went from charcoal and wood Webbers to high end gas with wood chip infusion. Really thought I knew everything there was about grilling. I had very good results and have been thrilling family and guests for decades, But, alas, I was a fraud...I never learned to smoke, and was too embarrassed to ask my friends that did how the heck to pull it off. So I humbly asked a good friend what direction should I go? Should I go electric? How about Pellet feed? How about side box? Yep I was obviously a person that read a lot but did not really have a clue what to do.

    My main fear with using any type of wood or charcoal was that I would lose the finite control of the heat and would torch our meat. Oh the horror..So My friend said to step up and buy the Webber and I have.

    I will now try to learn how to use it to a small percentage of it's vast and various abilities.

    If anyone is looking for me I will be in the backyard reading this forumn
  2. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Overhaased, welcome to SMF!  Sounds like you bought a Weber Smokey Mountain, but hard to tell.  Glad you are here.  With all that grillin' experience you'll find out just how easy hot smoking meat can be.  A smoker is just like a smoky oven.  Buy a digital blower and it IS like setting the oven. 

    Have fun reading. 
  3. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a pretty nice day in East Texas, and the best site on the web. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.


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