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    Hey Everyone!

    I have been a member since March and decided to stop lurking and finally say hello, and there is no better place to start then in the Introduce Yourself section. I have been BBQ (improperly) since my early teens, and now in my late 20s I have decided to start to learn to do it proper. So far this forum has been a huge help.

    I have an old hand me down Weber 22" I have dubbed Ol' Reliable, and I decided to go big and picked up a Lone Star Grillz20" x 36" Offset smoker as my first stick burner back in March. I spent everyday from when I bought it till when it arrived at the tail end of July lurking on the forums and picking up all the tips and tricks I could, as well as reading Meatheads book. I spent a week on it seasoning it and doing dry runs to get a feel of the temp management, then got one cook in (pictured below) before I had to leave town for work for a month. Now I am back home and ready to try some new recipes and styles. Any recommendations?

    Anyways thank you guys for all your interesting conversations and tips and tricks. And finally, hello from Norther California, where we might not be the best at smoking foods, but we sure are the best at smoking our whole state.

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    #2
    Welcome from Maryland. Great smoker you have there. Might you be located in the “Great State of Jefferson?” We seem to have some great members from around there.

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      Unfortunately not. I am just a stones throw away from making it into the Great State of Jefferson, but still technically in Sacramento County.

    #3
    Welcome from south Texas!

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      #4
      Welcome from the Delta. And we are the best, just ask us.

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        #5
        Welcome from Minnesota. CaptainMike where are you ????

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          Lake City mn

        #6
        Welcome to the Pit! Get ready to move beyond just adequate eatin'.

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          #7
          Welcome to the Pit from Dallas!

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            #8
            Greetings from South Africa

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              #9
              Welcome from Virginia!

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                #10
                Welcome to The Pit.

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                  #11
                  Welcome to the Pitmaster Club. Happy to have you here, and great intro! You have two great cookers that can pretty much do anything you could want to do.

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                    #12
                    Welcome from TN. Great first pic!

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                      #13
                      Huntington Beach welcomes you.

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                        #14
                        Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!

                        Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

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                          #15
                          Welcome from NE Florida, where I am jealous as hades of your new smoker. Glad you are here.

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