New to smf

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by familysmoker, Nov 13, 2015.

  1. familysmoker

    familysmoker Newbie

    Family smoker I do all the smoking for my family all year I live in burleaon Texas I have a brinkman vertical smoker and its great I use wood and it works alot better than charcoal hands down I am smoking a 20 pound turkey on it this year along with a 5pound ham it should turn out excellent I am kinda new to the smoking world and am open to any advice you guys can give looking forward to all your feedback
  2. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome from SC. This is a great site with lots of good folks who are always eager to share their ideas and tips. All you have to do is ask and keep reading. Remember, we always like to see pics of your cooks.

    Good luck and keep on smokin', Joe
  3. familysmoker

    familysmoker Newbie

    If y'all have any advice on how long I should smoke this 20 lb turkey I am off the whole day before Thanksgiving so any feedback would be perfect
  4. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ya brining the bird ? I personally like brining my turkeys ! What's your prep plans ? After brining, I like to pat dry with paper towels & coat with a little peanut oil.... What temp ya smoking it at ? You'll wanna smoke til IT of 165* IT in the breast & 175* IT in the thigh.... I don't smoke to time, just IT & some will take longer than others but if you've got the time as ya say, just enjoy the smoke with a couple cold ones !
  5. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Just like that
  6. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from another beautiful chilly day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything. 


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