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Chachi
11-10-2005, 12:54 AM
I wasn't sure about how to do this cattle call (not sure if I am doing it right now). I've posted twice- I lurked here and some other sites and finally decided to say hi. I heard about all you guys in Newsday. I built a smoker this summer- originally a barrel smoker with a wood box then I later married it to a propane grill after watching a bbq show on food network and seeing an $8000 smoker use gas heat with an automatic feeding pellet hopper. I figured, hell, I could do that for a couple hundred bucks. I'll post a pic sometime. I don't know it that qualifies as a true smoker because it is cheating a little bit. I read about you all talking about a certain kind of smoker you all have but haven't searched every forum yet to really know what you are talking about. Well thanks for having me so far.

-John Chachare
Holbrook, Long Island

BBQchef33
11-10-2005, 01:25 AM
Wecome John.. That was us in newday(my mugg on the front). if your in holbrook, your only a few minutes away from here.. known as Brethren Mecca...

We got all kinds of cookers here... no matter what ya cook on, if it smokes and makes heat, we can use it. Put up a picture and describe the pit a little more(maybe in your signature line) so when u ask or answer questions, we know what kind of pit your talking about. (is it an offset? vertical? water? etc...

anyway.. welcome to our mayhem.. start reading.. ya got some catching up to do. :wink:

icemn62
11-10-2005, 01:29 AM
welcome to the group brother John. Grab a cold one and jump right in. And yeah we have all kinds of smokers so posts pics, and don't be shy, join the fun.

Aeynghus
11-10-2005, 03:38 AM
Greetings John!

Neil
11-10-2005, 03:40 AM
Welcome aboard John, enjoy what you learn and share what you know, it's what we do.

MrSmoker
11-10-2005, 04:01 AM
Welcome to the Family Brother Chachi.

qman
11-10-2005, 05:27 AM
Welcome brother Chachi, Enjoy the ride.

And, John, some of us "cheat" a little at least some of the time with gas.

Trout_man22
11-10-2005, 05:51 AM
Welcome, even if you didn't have a smoker we'd welcome you.

scottyd
11-10-2005, 05:57 AM
Welcome new brother

CharlieBeasley
11-10-2005, 06:13 AM
John Welcome I am looking foreword to see the pics of the smoker. I am new as well and am still in limbo as to which direction I plan to go for a smoker. I currently only have a gas grill from Sam's and love it but am in the market for a smoker so many choices, types, methods, and heat sources. Great to have you this is a great bunch to hang with and learn from. So again Welcome:biggrin:

Arlin_MacRae
11-10-2005, 06:18 AM
Welcome, my new brother John!

Ron_L
11-10-2005, 06:27 AM
Welcome to the Brethren, John! I'd love to see pictures of your home-made cooker!

parrothead
11-10-2005, 06:42 AM
Welcome!

chad
11-10-2005, 06:45 AM
Welcome to the neighborhood.

kickassbbq
11-10-2005, 06:54 AM
Welcome. Come on in and have some fun. Post those pics. I love it when a guy builds his own smoker.
Party like there is no tomorrow. There may not be.
Ed

VitaminQ
11-10-2005, 07:27 AM
Welcome, bro!

ggeilman
11-10-2005, 08:16 AM
Welcome to the group brother John!

The_Kapn
11-10-2005, 08:51 AM
Welcome to our little part of the WWW.

We are family here--type of smoker (or none) does not matter :grin:

TIM

BrooklynQ
11-10-2005, 09:35 AM
Welcome to a fellow New Yorker. Please post the pics of the smoker. It sounds really interesting.

Smoker
11-10-2005, 11:02 AM
Welcome John,


Steve

BBQ_MAFIA
11-10-2005, 11:59 AM
Welcome to the group.

rbinms33
11-10-2005, 02:56 PM
Welcome aboard, John!

slat
11-10-2005, 07:27 PM
Welcome Brother. Glad to have you aboard. Visit often and have fun.

rookiedad
11-10-2005, 07:52 PM
so that was smoke i smelled the last time i was in holbrook! welcome!
phil

Sawdustguy
11-10-2005, 10:44 PM
Welcome John, good to see another Long Islander come aboard. Alot of great guys and gals here and always something new to learn.

Mel
11-11-2005, 12:45 AM
John---Welcome to the group.

rbsnwngs
11-11-2005, 08:56 AM
welcom aboard John

MoKanMeathead
11-11-2005, 09:09 AM
Welcome aboard brother.

frognot
11-16-2005, 05:42 AM
Howdy, John! Glad to have ya here!