"Hey, now!" from Calgary

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by brewyah, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. Hey, now!

    I'm a rookie smoker from Calgary, Alberta.  I've been smoking meat, including my own sausage and bacon, for a year now.  I got going on my own smoking last year, when I picked up a cheap vertical charcoal water smoker for $20 on kijiji.  I really caught the bug after several successful smoking sessions, and I'm looking to move up from here.

    I'm in the process of trying to plan a brick smokehouse to build in my backyard - part of this planning includes convincing my wife it's a solid plan.  I think I'm starting to win her over, so I'm hoping to start picking people's brains for some of the details of what I'm doing.

    I've looked at quite a few posts on the site over the last couple of days, and I can tell there's a lot of knowledge here.  I'm happy to have found you guys!


  2. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, Jeremy! Glad you joined us. You've found a great place to learn and share ideas. Lots of friendly an knowledgeable folks here who enjoy helping one another. Good luck with that brick smokehouse build (and with convincing the wife), and just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.
  3. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello Neighbour. I just live a couple of hours down the road in Cranbrook, BC. I agree there is a lot of knowledge on this site. I have only been smoking for a few months and would have been lost without this forum.
  4. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Jeremy! :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 45,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 900,000 posts describing it!

    The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

    Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

    You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
  5. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad you joined us Jeremy! :welcome1: from North Dakota!
  6. comosmoker

    comosmoker Smoke Blower

    Welcome, Jeremy!
  7. disturbed1

    disturbed1 Smoking Fanatic

    [​IMG] to the forum
  8. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!   Nice Toys!

    There are some gorgeous Smoke Houses that some of the members have made. Go look at the pictures!  Amazing!

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

  9. Welcome Jeremy,I don't want to put a stick in your spokes,but go check out kijiji Ab.last week a guy posted an old international fridge that is already converted to a smoker that belonged to his grandfather in Calgary & he was asking $1.00 for it,the only reason I'am not interested is because i live 6hrs north east in Neilburg Sk.
  10. Welcome to SMF
  11. Oh, I plan to...I plan to.  ;)

    I've been getting lots of great ideas and advice so far...thanks!
  12. Hahaha...very nice.  Just noticed this now.  Oh, well.  Thanks for the tip!
  13. Hello, and Welcome from Texas. This is a great site with worlds of information.


  14. So I've noticed!  I'm really enjoying browsing through here and benefiting from the experiences and wisdom of others.

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