Newbie Smoking wannabe

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by soulsaved4u2, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. soulsaved4u2

    soulsaved4u2 Newbie

    My name is in southcentral Indiana in a pretty little locale close to Nashville, Indiana. I've been a gas griller much of my life, but now have an interest in smoking and improving quality of my food. I'm in the beginning stages of selecting a smoker. Leaning toward a WSM, but the Green Egg/Grill dome people are trying to pry cash out of my hands. Any advice would be much appreciated in this very beginning step.

  2. Welcome, Mike! You are definitely about to improve the quality of your food whichever way you go. My brother used to swear by his Big Green Egg.  I went with a WSM because 1) I'm cheap, and 2) It has an outstanding reputation. Having owned the WSM for a number of years, I can vouch for the latter. You will definitely make great Q on the WSM. That said, the BGE can also be used as a high heat grill where the WSM can't. If you already have a gas grill (like me), then this probably won't matter for you.  Get the WSM. You won't regret it.
  3. soulsaved4u2

    soulsaved4u2 Newbie

    Thank you specificimpulse!! It helps to have some confirmation.
  4. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey Mike

    Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.

  5. Hello and welcome from East Texas, good information, Most important thing is what best works for you. I to have a grill and a couple of smokers

    Gary S

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