Hey from VA!!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokealilsmoke, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Hi everyone, I'm Devon and I recently purchased a Masterbuilt 30" electric this past weekend. I was born and raised in NE ND and grew up hunting and fishing. The only smoking I have attempted prior to this was back home in an old revamped fridge I converted to a smoker which I used primarily for deer sausage. I have been living in VA now for 4 years and just recently got back to trying some smoking. I tried my first backstrap in the smoker from a couple of deer I snagged with the bow and brought back from Gods Country "North Dakota"!![​IMG]  It turned out surprisingly good but I had some good tips from this great site. I currently have a 3lb venison roast in the smoker so I will post some QVIEW if I'm not to ashamed!!

    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2011
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi Devon, Welcome to SMF! Glad to have you with us!
     
  3. owlcreeksmoker4

    owlcreeksmoker4 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    Welcome aboard! I recommend the free e-course (lots of great info to be had)
     
  4. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    welcome to SMF.

     Please post up the details on smoking a back strap.
     
  5. Well I'm as far from an expert as they come but here is what I did and it turned out pretty good. I pulled the membrane off and trimmed it up to just meat. I didn't want to marinate it for a day because i was excited to use the new smoker so I injected it with worchestier  sauce and wrapped it in bacon and put in the smoker at 275 until the internal temp reached 145 and it turned out great by my standards, considering it was my first one.
     
  6. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Glad you joined the family Devon

    you'll love it here

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  7. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, Devon!

    Can't wait to see some great pics of your game exploits!

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  8. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    welcome to SMF its nice to have ya... Have fun and Happy smoking [​IMG]
     
  9. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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  10. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Family...JJ
     
  11. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    First off welcome to SMF there Devon. You'll really like this place for there are a bunch of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking meat. Then if you have any questions you just post them here or yu can try in chat for a faster answer. If you are really new to all of this I would recommend that you look up and take the e-course. It is free and it will also give you the basics on smoking. So with all that said now go and get something to smoke.

    Welcome To Your New Addiction
     
  12. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Cant wait for the "Q" view

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  13. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Welcome..

    This site has tons of info.

    I suggest you spend some time reading all the different forums and the WIKIs.

    Ask questions and use the handy dandy search tool for specific interests!!

    Take the awesome free E-Course!!!

    Have a great day!!!

    Craig

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/wiki/about-jeffs-5-day-ecourse
     
          Make bacon the easy way!!

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/109368/more-easy-made-bacon-with-q-view#post_666451

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/82034/how-to-post-qview-to-smf
     
  14. ecto1

    ecto1 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF glad you can join us.  We are big on Pics and love to help everyone out.  Remember the only question that is dumb is one not asked.  You will not find a friendlier place to talk Que on the web.

    You are going to fit in just fine..
     

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