New smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by onebdgti, Jul 7, 2013.

  1. Hi I Am Mike and from WV.  I Just built me a smoker from scrap metal from my local fab shop and just fired it up tonight.   Can I say with a few tweeks it should be awesome. 

    Only problem I am having is getting up to cooking temps.   I thing I need to make my dampener bigger.  But I will find out soon enough. 

    Thanks for this awesome site .  Will post up some pics soon enough.
     
  2. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Mike! :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 1,000,000 posts describing it! Yea that’s right over 1,000,000!

    The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

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    Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

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  3. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forums, Mike!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastimes...grilling, smoking, and curing great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask any time you need help and you'll get plenty!

    Red
     

  4. Here is a pic of the smoker I made. Have a few more things to do before I can test it. Cant beat it for a bunch of scrap metal!!!!
     
  5. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG] to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us!

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    Kat
     

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