New Guy!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by jgruber15, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. jgruber15

    jgruber15 Newbie

    I've been reading the site and forums for a few days now, and decided to join!

    Name's Jeff, from So.Cal over by Big Bear.  Recently picked up a Char-Broil smoker, and I'll be looking to give it hell for a long time!
  2. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF Jeff. Glad you decided to join and become an active member rather than a lurker!  Lots of great info and tips to be found here.

    That Char-Broil will do you good service-head on over to the Smoker section and read up on the mods that you can do to make your unit a great smoker.

    Enjoy the Smoke!
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2011
  3. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member


  4. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome aboard friend. Where near Big Bear are you? I grew up in Joshua Tree.  Don't know how far you are into smoking, but if your still kinda new check out the free e-course offered here. It'll get you going in the right direction.
  5. jgruber15

    jgruber15 Newbie

    Thanks guys!

    I'm actually over in Mentone area (hwy 38).
  6. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    welcome to SMF. lots to learn here and have fun..[​IMG]
  7. hmcm

    hmcm Smoke Blower

    Hey there Jeff!

    Welcome to SMF!  You'll find that folks here are always willing to provide some guidance to questions you may have or issues you come up against.  I'm new here as well and have already had a couple successful smokes with the help of the information provided here.  Sign up for the ecourse if you haven't already.  It's a good read!


  8. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Welcome aboard!
  9. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    First off welcome Jeff to SMF.You'll like it here cause there are alot of really good folks that would just love to help you with anything to do with smoking. Now we like having new folks here to give a new prospective on some of the ways we do things around here. Now if you are really new then I would suggest that you sign up fir the 5-day E-course it free and it will give you the basics on smoking and a few recipes too. Here's a link to it:

    then you will have a method to your newly found madness and believe me it will be a madness. Then when you start smoking things you will have to learn how to post the pictures / Qview 

    here. So here's a link to a tutorial on how to post your Qview so we can see what your doing.

    Now the next thing you have to do is run out and get something to smoke. Then just smoke it and if you have any questions just post  them here and we will answer all your questions that you might have. Oh yea there's no stupid questions we were all there in the beginning and we just really like to help others enjoy the fabulous smoked foods that we do. So again

    Welcome to Your New Addiction  

    GO GATORS    
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2011
  10. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    HI Jeff

    Welcome to SMF - glad to see ya joined in the fun. Always good to see another SoCa smoker
  11. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Be careful Jeff, this site is addicting.
  12. 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.

    For those of you new to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.

    Click Here it's "FREE" ... 5 Day eCourseE
  13. 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. [​IMG]
  14. jgruber15

    jgruber15 Newbie

    Finally was able to get my first full day out of the smoker for SuperBowl sunday.  I smoked 3 slabs of Pork Ribs... took 7 hours to do, and they came out great!  I had lots of good reviews on them, so I'm pretty happy about it!
  15. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Way to go J, isn't this great! Nothing like smoking for friends and getting compliments for your hard work!  [​IMG]

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