Texas Newb

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by bigred77, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. Found this place searching for ideas/ways to smoke russet potatoes, poked around a while and decided I may just have to hang out here more often.

    I currently live just southwest of Marble Falls, Texas in the beautiful hill country, 

    built my own smoker on a trailer about 7 years ago after looking at ideas and such for what seemed like my whole life.  It is a horizontal reverse flow, 24" x 5' cooking chamber with a 2' offset fire box.  I'll see if I can stir up some pictures.

    Started smoking meats in college when my roommate turned me on to it with his small cheepo offset style like I am sure most of us have used one like through the years.  It was used when he got it from his dad, and we burned the firebox out of it in a couple of years.

    Currently have a brisket and a couple of beer butt chickens on the smoker cause thats what the wife said she wanted for Valentines Day, so I would say I married well [​IMG]  

    Hope to enjoy this little corner of the interwebs, looks like some great info on here already, I will try to contribute where I can
     
  2. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome man, glad ya joined us ! Be sure & post some pics of that brisky & the birds... We like pics ! There's some great folks on here & they are always willing to share ideas & knowledge !
     
  3. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...
    Happy smoken.
    David
     
  4. will do

    is there a trick/mobile app that makes it easier to post pics from the phone?
     
  5. Lemme try here, a picture of the brisket after allmost 5 hours
     
  6. [​IMG]
     
  7. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Just was gonna respond to tell ya how to post pics, but looks like ya got it ! Nice lookin smoker & Q !
     
  8. Pic of the whole smoker part of the trailer
     
  9. Nice Brisket, Nice Smoker and Nice place to Live

    Gary
     
  10. Texas does rule, doesn't it?

    (said while sitting in the sunshine in my shorts and flip flops in Feb)  

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Same here a bunch of company and everybody outside, sunny and 72 º at my house

    Gary
     
  12. I'm jealous, its only 71 here

    [​IMG]
     
  13. I feel like I should add to my introduction that I am a huge smart ass and cant help it.

    feel like its been shining through in a few posts on this board, so I wanted to make sure and say it out loud 

    :)
     

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