Howdy from St. Louis

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by goo, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. goo

    goo Newbie

    Hi all,

    I'm Jeff, and I live in Ballwin, MO (right outside of St. Louis). I've been reading this forum for a few years, but today I made my first post (after having to repair my MES). Figured I'd better do the proper thing and hit Roll Call.

    I started out years ago with a Brinkman water smoker. Then I got a Bandera (which I LOVE), and two years ago decided to try the electric route (when I couldn't devote a whole day to tending the fire). Got a Cajun Injector Electric Smokehouse on sale from Cabela's, and have been happy with it. (Until today's electrical failure and repair work.)

    There's something to be said for a real fire: the technology is proven, and it doesn't break :)

    I still have some tinkering to do on my smoker, I see. Not enough smoke to suit me just yet. That darned element needs to be just right and I'm not quite there yet. Bet the pulled pork will still eat fine, though.

    Here's to thin blue smoke!
  2. smokeguy

    smokeguy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad you've decided to start posted Goo. Lot's more fun that way!

    About the fire- I tried to grill out last night. Put the charcoal in the chimney, put the paper in the bottom, went in to get matches and dang if it wasn't raining. [​IMG] Happens just like washing a car I swear!
  3. fired up

    fired up Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard Jeff! Glad you finally decided to join us.
  4. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey Jeff. Glad you finally quit lurking and decided to join us. Now that you're a full fledged member, we'll be paitently waiting for your qview!
  5. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF, Jeff. Glad you finally decided to join us.
  6. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Jeff glad you decided to join in. Have fun and happy smoking
  7. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Glad you chimed in Jeff! Welcome!
  8. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Greetings and Welcome to the board, Jeff.

    Enjoy your stay at

    I'm 20 Miles from you in Shrewsbury!!!

    I visit the boys at "Smoke n' Fire Shop" right by you quite a bit!! They know their stuff!!!
  9. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome jeff did your repair work out you will like it here lots of good people and we like qview
  10. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    glad you finally decided to come out of the closet and let yourself be seen. Now we want to see what you have learned in the shadows. Cann't wait for the Q
  11. tasunkawitko

    tasunkawitko Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    welcome, jeff!
  12. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    Welcome aboard.
  13. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Glad to have you here Jeff.
  14. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Jeff! [​IMG]
  15. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Guest

    Welcome to SMF.

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