Newbie from Michigan

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokinphil, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. smokinphil

    smokinphil Newbie

    Hi all. I have been lurking here for a couple of months and have really learned a lot from reading your posts and have got lots of great ideas. I am from sotheastern Michigan and consider myself an excellent griller. I just bought a Weber Summit 650 this spring and have been experimenting with smoking on it. So far I have smoked BB, spare ribs, butts, ABTs, and chicken. I realize now I either need to make some mods to the Weber or buy a real smoker due to lots of leaks. I love this forum and look forward to chatting with all of you.
     
  2. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome.I started out with pigs over cinder block outdoor cookers.Dont work to well on a turrkey.Join in.....
     
  3. smokinphil

    smokinphil Newbie

    Thanks Alex!
     
  4. jarhead1963

    jarhead1963 Fire Starter

    Welcome to SMF
     
  5. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello, and glad you're part of the SMF.
     
  6. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you decided to join us.
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    First off welcome to Smf phil. You already know how great this place and the people are from lurking in the dark. So we are glad you decided to step out tinto the light and show yourself. Have you learned the art of the Qview yet as you know it's very important around here it will let us know what your smoking with and what your smoking. Plus we just like looking at smokes of any kind after all "we are all kids here and you have the candy" So get to smokin and Qviewin.
     
  8. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome Phil, 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 eCourse

    Everyone here enjoys seeing the Qview so be sure to post plenty of pics... Large ones that us old people with bad eyes can see.

    When you uploading to Photobucket I always use the Large IMG setting, 640 x 480 it is a nice size...
     
  9. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Phil. You will love having a real smoker, thats not to say you cannot turn out some awesome Q on a BBQ . But it is easier and more convenient to have a dedicated smoker.

    Good luck on what ever you choose. Remember we love qview.
     
  10. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    welcome to my addiction. You might be able to seal up the leaks or if your like me it's allways nice to have new toys.
     

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