Hey! Smokin' in Livonia

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by buck wheezer, May 19, 2008.

  1. buck wheezer

    buck wheezer Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Got turned on to this site/forum by my buddy "flyin'illini" Glen. Been trying for the past couple of years, but haven't had much opportunity to smoke much of anything. I live vicariously through BBQ episodes on the Food Network, Travel Network, and anywhere else I can find it.

    Equipment: an unnamed charcoal bullet smoker I picked up at a yard sale; a Rival KC Smoker electric smoker I got for Christmas two years ago; a homemade ceramic pot contraption that I "fire" using either the element from a countertop grill (hot) or a hotplate (hot, hotter, hottest).

    Goals: Memphis in May (at least to sample); build my own brick pit or a hog-sized travel rig (gotta learn some masonry and welding first... then I gotta find the giant propane tank to convert... then I gotta recover from the "therapeutic beating" I will likely receive from mi esposa, but I digress).

    Currently gearing up for Memorial Day, which I hope includes a brisket, a Boston butt, and maybe a chicken or two.
  2. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum. You have come to the right place learn. It's filled with a ton of people the are always willing to help.
  3. funh2o

    funh2o Meat Mopper

    Welcome to the smf. Glad to have ya here.

  4. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey Buck, welcome to the SMF. Great place to hang out and you'll get great info on anything you want to smoke or want to build. I want to do Memphis in May some day also.
  5. gooose53

    gooose53 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF!!
  6. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard.................Glad you joined us here...................
  7. Welcome, by now you know this is the happen place for Q. Glad your here!

  8. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hia Buck! Great friend ya got there. Had the pleasure of meeting him and having him help out our team at the Eagle cook a couple weeks back.

    Welcome to SMF, and as ya prolly already know we love to help and sometimes just chew the fat!
  9. bertjo44

    bertjo44 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome. Sounds like you have good aspirations. I too would like to make it to Memphis in May but it is a good haul from SW Virginia, so I may have to try some closer. No, what you mean about the wife. However I just tell mine that she has her hobbies like talking on the phone, buying clothes and scrapbooks. Cooking (especially grillin and smoking) is about the only the I have that resembles a hobby. Good luck on what ever you decided to build.
  10. welcome! I grew up in Livonia [​IMG]
  11. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Hey, Buck Wheezer.... I found it. We will see what you think of some of my smoked goods this weekend.
  12. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Buck. Happy smokes ahead.

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