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    Hello from the Pacific Northwest (West Central Oregon)

    I just joined "The Pit & The Smokenator Forum" and can't wait to learn how to do better BBQ.

    Some background: I have owned/used a Smokenator for the past two years minimum (hmmm, got to be longer than that since I've had Thanksgiving Turkey duty for the last three years at least.) I cook on a Weber 22.5 inch OTG and a 22.5 inch OTS. I cook Ribs, Pork shoulder, Turkey, Salmon, Chicken, etc. year round, but I still consider myself a amateur.

    I like a good cigar and a nice glass of Single Malt while I 'tend' the cook. May be the reason I don't mind fiddling with the vents ... I'm there anyway

    As I have time, I'll join in on the conversations. But for now, I'm going to read, read, read as much as I can.

    Thanks,
    Larry T (aka Smoke'n Joe)


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    Welcome to The Pit Larry! We're glad you're here.

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      Welcome Larry.! When I joined the Pit about 3 months ago, I only knew how to turn the knobs on a gas grill and cook burgers and dogs. Now I have about 15-20 cooks with great success (Boston Butts, Turkeys, Chicken whole and spatchcocked, Chicken breasts-skinless, Ribs, Chuck Roasts). I agree that lots of reading is a good way to start - there is a ton of information and great folks willing to help. I especially like to read about other's cooks - what went well and what didn't as it helps me analyze my cooks and make them better. Hope to see more pictures of some great food you cook.

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        Wow Fuzzydaddy that is "........ to the wall" kind of cooking for 3 months

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      Welcome aboard neighbor!

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        #5
        Welcome and thanks for the support.

        Dive in!!!

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          Welcome Larry and thanks for your support.

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            #7
            Welcome, Larry! I got my Smokenator for Father's Day this year and have also had success with it. Like you I also enjoy dabbling in single malt scotch. As a matter of fact, I am sipping a Laphroaig Triple Wood as I am typing this. :-)
            I like your approach. Read early and often. This place is filled with tons of information and a ton of people willing to share and help.

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              Hey Larry WELCOME!

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                Welcome Larry, glad to have you here. Good job on your signature!

                If you haven't already, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains a few how-tos and please-dos.

                Hope to hear & see more from you.

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