Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mdmonheim, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. I love this site already! I've only had a smoker since March and love smoking and love the tips and advice from here. My wife got me a Chargriller Duo with the SFB for my birthday and I love it. I have added a charcoal basket and a dryer tube but thats all I've done as far as mods go. So far I've smoked a turkey, a couple venison roasts, some fatties (which I had never even heard of until this site) and a brisket. Everything has turned out great luckily.

    I am looking at maybe getting a portable smoker for camping trips if anyone has any suggestions.

  2. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome and you might do a search on Mini-smokers.
  3. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  4. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the forum

    Glad you're here
  5. Welcome to SMF, you certainly came to the right place.
  6. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF, glad you found us!
  7. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG]    Glad to have you with us!
  8. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF,

     I use a small grill with some wood chunks when camping and it works great.

    Happy smoking [​IMG]
  9. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

    Their is a beer keg smoker on here thats not to big.Wal-mart .com has a small camping smoker online.
  10. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum! [​IMG]

    Not sure how small you need for your camping smoker, but there are a lot of the vertical charcoal smokers that are fairly compact. If you got the $$ the 18.5" Weber Smokey Mountain is really nice, but it is one of the bigger ones. You could also look at the Brinkman round vertical smokers, they require a little modification, but have served lots of people well for a very low price.
  11. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member


    Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.

    This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

    Many of our members have years of experience in smoking meat.  They are more than happy helping Newbies learn the art.

    We have members who cure there own Bacon, Hams, Jerky, Snack Sticks, Make Their own Sausage, etc. if you want to learn,
    this is the place. 

    Don't be afraid to ask questions of them and follow their advice. You won't be sorry, you will be making great Q in no time at all...

    Just remember, when curing your own meats follow the instructions included with the cure to the letter, this is not something to experiment with.  

    Never use more cure no mater if it is Tender Quick or Cure #1 or Cure #2 than the manufacturer says to use, this can be very dangerous.

    Tender Quick and Cure#1 or Cure #2 are not interchangeable, neither Cure #1 interchangeable with Cure #2 or vise versa

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    Tips For New Members.
    1. Go into your profile and Under Location put where you are.
    2. City & State or Area & State will do. This will help members when answering your questions.
    3. Go to ROLL CALL thread and tell us a little about Yourself (A Name We Can Call You) and Experience & Equipment.
    4. Do Not Post  your other questions and smokes in the Roll Call Forum.
    5. Post your questions and smokes in the Proper Forum, Beef, Pork, Sausage, Electric Smoker, Charcoal Smoker etc.
    6. Use the Wiki Section, many of our members have posted great tutorials and instructional threads so take advantage of them.
    7. When you can't find an answer ask plenty of questions, we have some highly experienced members willing to help you.
    8. When posting about your smokes be sure to post plenty of Qview (Pictures) Our Moto, "No Pics, Didn't Happen".
    9. Get a good Probe Thermometer, Don't Depend on the Built in Thermometer in your Smoker (They are notorious for being off).
    10. A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732
    11. Remember, We Always Cook by Temperature and NOT BY TIME...
    12. Don't Take Chances, Always Follow USDA Safety Guidelines When Handling Meat.

    13. If you are wanting to get into curing meat, there are many members here more than happy to help and give good advice.

    14. If you are unsure of a procedure ASK, don't ASSUME, It will make your Smoking experience much more pleasant...
  12. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
  13. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  14. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF  I am glad you joint us

    You are in the right place the folks here are help full and knowledgeable

    Don’t forget the Qview        

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