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    BBQ Fanatic in Las Vegas, NV

    Hello everybody. My name is Mike and I live in sunny Las Vegas, NV. I have been barbecuing for about 10 years. I started out with my small Weber Go-Anywhere Gas grill in my apartment and upgraded to a Charbroil propane grill and a Weber kettle when I moved into a house. During that time, I graduated from cooking hot dogs and burgers to experimenting with more complex recipes.

    I have only started smoking meats during the past 2 years. Using methods and recipes from this community I was able to smoke ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, and brisket on my Weber kettle grill. I've always wanted to pick up a smoker, but my fiance thought I already had too many grills. Thanks to the delicious recipes on this site and the wealth of knowledge of smoking techniques the food convinced my fiance to get me a smoker.

    As an engineer by education and trade, I love how this community identifies and discusses the science behind grilling and smoking. I joined the Pitmaster Club to support the community, learn more techniques and recipes, and hopefully contribute some of my own. I am looking forward to watching all of the seminars and combing through the forums.

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    Welcome to the Pit Mike

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      Welcome to the Pit - you're gonna love it here Mike....so much to learn here and You can never have too many grills

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        Welcome Aboard Mike... look forward to seeing your cooks

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          Welcome Mike.

          Have you made a decision as to which smoker you are going to acquire?

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            I got a Weber Smokey Mountain 18.5". Already smoked a whole chicken and some Italian sausages. Can't want to do some longer cooks.

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              Welcome! I'm a Big Green Egg guy. They are pricey, but I sleep through the the night when Boston Butts or Briskets one cooking. Did 40# of Boston Butt a couple of months ago for 22.5 hours on one load of charcoal.

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                ​Welcome to The Pit Vypermann! Nice arsenal! Glad to have someone like yourself here. Be sure to watch for the "Slow 'N Sear" smoking & searing accessory for the Weber kettle, it fits your 22" like a glove.

                Great job on your signature.

                Since this is your first post, 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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