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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by diesel, May 14, 2008.

  1. diesel

    diesel Smoking Fanatic

    I have been reading the forums for a while now and decided to join. I like the ideas I have found so far. I have been smoking meat for about 10 years now. I started with one of those little smokers that looks like a small rocket. The fire/charcole at the bottom with a pan of water in the middle. Then got one of the side burners and that thing is/was great. Now, my neighbot and I have gained a home built unit that a buddy didn't use. He just gave us this thing. I will post some picts. Looking forward to chatting w/ everyone and happy smoking. I noticed a limit on the pict size... any ideas on makeing them small enough to post? I will read a little and try again. Ok, I have figured it out. The Ribs picture is the my second smoker and it was great for a couple of years. Then everyone found out how good they were and I upgraded to the next cooker. It has sever chickens on the rack. We have receintly add two smoke stacks to the hood and also another rack. I can get 4 butts and 20 racks of ribs on this guy.
  2. ibsmoking

    ibsmoking Smoke Blower

    welcome to SMF great bunch of folks here. I'am sure someone will come along and help with the pic iss.
  3. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum. It's a great place.
  4. kratzx4

    kratzx4 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF. Lot's of good folk here to answer your questions.
  5. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF! Interesting square unit... bet it cooks 'em up quick!
  6. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum.
  7. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard SMF , glad you joined us !!
  8. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Glad you came in from lurker-land to contribute to this great forum. Welcome.
  9. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Howdy Diesel, Just jump on in and hang on!
  10. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the looking smoker...........
  11. diesel

    diesel Smoking Fanatic

    Wow, This is my first post. 2008.  


    The square unit had a steel plate about 12 inches below the meat.  It allowed the heat to go up and around the meat.  I would cook with charcoal and hardwood/fruit.  We added stacks after I stared reading this forum.  Before that the meat would always be really smokey.  I have built a RF since then and that guy is getting lonely.  Might have to start using it again.
  12. I like the capacity...[​IMG]...I can only smoke two butts at once....I wish I could do six...I need a Lang or Yoder.....[​IMG]
  13. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF . You have come to the right place for smoking info. This site is loaded with great info just use the search bar at top of page to find what you are looking for. If you can't locate the answer just ask folks here are willing to share there knowledge. 

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