New From H Town

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tomc486, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. tomc486

    tomc486 Newbie

    Hello all.  Just getting in to smoking.  

    Purchased a Masterbuilt 40' electro smoker from Academy Sports & Outdoors...Amazon price $349.00...Academy price $199.  Smoking good deal!

    Just finished a 5 lb bone in pork butt at 225 for 10 hours and found it to be tough and not 'falling off the bone'.  A bit disappointing but could have been my fault and not that of the smoker.

    Dabbled in sweet BBQ sauce, east Carolina vinegar-based sauce and west Carolina mustard-based sauce and all tasted great!

    Look forward to being a part of the group.
  2. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi Tom

    Welcome!  You've got a great unit!  You'll really enjoy cooking on it.  Be sure to join the Masterbuilt group.  There you will find lots of hits, tips and mods for your unit!

  3. dukeburger

    dukeburger Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF.

    Glad to have you on board!
  4. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything. 

  5. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the board! I was telling Linda about the Carolina sauces, you never see those in Ohio.
  6. slimc

    slimc Smoke Blower

    Welcome! One point to keep in mind is always go by internal temp of the meat , not time . I smoke pork butt to an IT of 205 F, then I loosely tent with foil and let it rest for an hour before pulling.

    Good luck!

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