Hi folks, I am new to smoking but read a lot about it. I have a Bar-B-Chef offset smoker and cannot use it. I have read about all the mods and have done so, but still am having trouble. So, I seek more advice and tips from those willing. My best BBQ has consisted of putting smoke on the meat in a smoker and then moving it into a gas grill where I can control the temps better. I want to stop that and go more traditional. I live in Wildomar, CA but am a transplant from Chicago and am 38 years old. Glad to be here!