Smokin Okie reporting in

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokinokie, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. smokinokie

    smokinokie Newbie

    Met a few of the SMF gang at the Stillwater Contest and they invited me to drop by.

    I'm not new to Smokin' been doing it in some fashion since the 1960's when we bought brisket for 10 cents a pound, cooked it at 180 (although we didn't have a thermometer).

    I've gone through a number of the smokers out there, but currently own 3 FEC 100's. I'm the non-paid moderator of the Cookshack Forum, got drafted into that position because I love to talk Q. I was previously a member of the National BBQ Association Board of Directors and taught competition classes at the national convention.

    I'll be dropping by mainly for the Competition threads, that's pretty much my free time for the next few months. trying to get in some practice before a $50,000 contest in AR next month. Did okay in Stillwater last week, 12th overall (with a BAD brisket score) so hope to do better this weekend at Enid.

    I'm also a Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel, so drop and gimme 20 pushups

    If you have any comp questions, let me know. I'm also a certified Table Captain and Judge

    Russ
    (the Original Smokin' Okie)
     
  2. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for joining the ranks here at the SMF. You'll get plenty of feedback from other members who like to compete.
     
  3. Welcome aboard Russ, glad to have ya!!!
     
  4. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum, and I'll give ya 20 if you join me :{)
    Sonds like the 5 day ecourse is prolly a little basic for you... grin.

    Enjoy and realize there's many other areas of expertise here beyond meat.
     
  5. k5yac

    k5yac Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Russ, glad you joined us. I'm sure your experience will be a welcome addition to the discussion here.

    [Hands in diamond formation, feet elevated on desk]
    one, two, three... one
    one, two, three... two
    one, two, three... three
    one, two, three...

    Anyone else?

    Airborne Infantry... everything we did was some sort of PT. [​IMG]
     
  6. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum.

    SRA USAF
    71 ACS '93-'96
     
  7. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice to meet you, sir. Welcome!
     
  8. brianj517

    brianj517 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to our little corner of the 'net, Colonel. (Insert snappy salute here). Former USAF SSgt, here. [​IMG]
     
  9. Welcome to SMF. Can't wait to hear some of your experiences from behind the table. Sorry, can't do push ups any more. Bad knee.
    Did my share in the USN. 94-2000. Petty Officer Second Class. Medical discharge.
     
  10. glued2it

    glued2it Master of the Pit

    Hey russ, Glad to see ya joined us.

    All in all it was great weekend and I had a great time.
    It was a pleasure to meet you and stuart!
     
  11. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    SmokinOkie
    Glad you joined us, welcome to SMF and good luck to you this weekend !!!
     
  12. vlap

    vlap Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the site!

    Another airborne infantry man here!
     
  13. navionjim

    navionjim Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome, but I'm confused, your not the same Smokin Okie of the infamous seared brisket method I love so well? Uh Sir that is???
    NavionJim
     
  14. navionjim

    navionjim Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Allrite then, was my bad, SmokyOkie and now Smokin Okie. Can't imagine why I found that confusing.Welcome anyway Sir, I'm in Texas I should have figured as much commin from all y'all in Oklahoma.
    NavionJim
     
  15. fireguy

    fireguy Smoking Fanatic

    welcome, lots of super helpful folks here.
     
  16. ba_loko

    ba_loko Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Hiya, Russ. Glad you stopped by. It was a treat to meet you last weekend. I hope to see you at another event.

    Are you sure it's alright for us to borrow that FEC? [​IMG]
     
  17. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard..........Great to have you here and hear about your smoking experiences........
     

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