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The Smoker You Drink the Player You Get?

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Ah, so now that I have a few minutes, I hear all this jabber about smokers on here and say to myself, "Self, maybe I should look into one of these things." I've seen the Weber smokers in the FF ads but seems like I wasn't in a buying mood at the time. More interested perhaps in seeing what kind of doo dads I could put on the Studebaker to attract unsuspecting 80 and 90 year old grandma's who used to actually drive a car like that. Maybe put a box of Depends or some Poligrip in the front seat? ;) Not sure what direction to go and maybe there's already a Smoking 101 thread started for newbies like me so be gentle; it's my first time.  :D

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My opinion would be to get a electric smoker.  Masterbuilt or Bradley smokers would be a good item.  They are easy to operate and digital for easy time and temp settings.  Plus electric smokers are dependable for keeping temps steady.  These smokers are insulated also.  You can get models in  the 30 inch or 40 inch in these brands depending on how much you want to smoke at one time.  Perfect for a family.  good luck.

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2 hours ago, Dotch said:

Ah, so now that I have a few minutes, I hear all this jabber about smokers on here and say to myself, "Self, maybe I should look into one of these things." I've seen the Weber smokers in the FF ads but seems like I wasn't in a buying mood at the time. More interested perhaps in seeing what kind of doo dads I could put on the Studebaker to attract unsuspecting 80 and 90 year old grandma's who used to actually drive a car like that. Maybe put a box of Depends or some Poligrip in the front seat? ;) Not sure what direction to go and maybe there's already a Smoking 101 thread started for newbies like me so be gentle; it's my first time.  :D

I wonder if I could post the mp3 of bobcat talking about granny porn.  Spit coffee out your nose funny, but I don't want to go in penalty box....

So far as smokers go, I have the smoky mountain by weber, but many folks seem to have the dedicated smokers by masterbuilt etc.  I bet one of those tubes with the pellets and a weber kettle or gas grill would do the job.

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Um, you could p.m. me del. I don't think you'd get a time out for that. Ya I only have 3 Webers: a Smokey Joe, my 35 year old original model I keep together with baling wire and spare garage sale parts as well as the Performer I bought as a gift to myself for officially becoming an old fart. Maybe something would work.

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5 hours ago, Dotch said:

Um, you could p.m. me del. I don't think you'd get a time out for that. Ya I only have 3 Webers: a Smokey Joe, my 35 year old original model I keep together with baling wire and spare garage sale parts as well as the Performer I bought as a gift to myself for officially becoming an old fart. Maybe something would work.

check your messages.  let me know if it worked.  sent whole thing while I was at it.

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I have a Masterbuilt smoker that died on me and I found a great deal on a Green Mountain Pellet Grill last week. I haven't smoked much on it yet but it works awesome for a grill. My buddy has a Treager and talked me into a pellet grill. I am looking forward to smoke some ribs and pork butt on it. I plan on tearing the Masterbuilt apart and find the wiring short and fix it because I really liked it too. Doesn't hurt to have two anyway but I would recommend the pellet grill. Its as easy as the electric and holds temp just as good and gets up to temp. faster.

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For making roasts, turkeys, ribs and the like I like my Weber 18" Smokey Mountain. For jerky and sausage I bought a Bluetooth controlled Masterbuilt 40" 6 rack that they make for Cabelas and use an AMNPS for a smoke generator. For cold smoking I built a little WSM out of a Smokey Joe. It works well for smoking peppers from the garden.

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by a cheap Masterbuilt electric.  You just set the thing and can go about your day, sometimes I just add some wood pellets at the beginning and it smokes for long enough where you don't need to do anything until the meat's done.  A smoker and a temp probe can make smoking meat about one of the easiest things to make you could imagine.  

People think you're a cooking genius but there's nothing to it.  All you need is time.

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LL nailed it.... a cheap masterbuilt will make people think you've been smoking meat for 20-30 years. Throw some wood in, tell it what temp and how long you want it to cook.

Then, if you have time check on it if you feel like it. The smoker does all of the work.

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