New to smoking

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by rick32040, Jun 8, 2013.

  1. Hello. New to smoking but experienced in eating. Just starting out and was researching what smoker to purchase as a beginner and found this site. Forums helped out a lot. I purchased a Brinkman Trailmaster this past Christmas and been learning ever since. Live in North Florida so plenty of time all year tp keep practicing.
  2. Welcome Rick. I'm glade you found us. Post some Qview next time you do a smoke. We would all like to see how your rig does.

    Happy smoken.

  3. Just joined the forum a few minutes ago and look forward to sharing information.  I've purchased a Masterbuilt 40" electric smoker and am getting ready to try it out for the first time and smoke a tri tip. I found a good rub/recipe online at jennsprintablerecipes I live just outside of Annapolis, MD and hope to use the smoker year round.

    I do have a question about the smoker.  Even though I bought a cover for it, is it advisable to store the smoker in my garage when I'm not using it?  I'm a bit leery about moisture damage to the controls if I keep it outside.  Any advice would be appreciated.


  4. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forums, Rick! 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!

  5. I store my MES inside my shop. Roll it ti the door when i am ready to use.

    Happy smoken.

  6. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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

    Jeff offers a free 5 day E-Course.  It's packed with great information to matter what your experience level might be!

    If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums.

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

  7. Thanks for the welcome. Look forward to more practice tomorrow. Ribs and a butt.
  8. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Rick! :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 900,000 posts describing it!

    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!

    We have an Articles section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!

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