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gtr
10-20-2010, 11:56 PM
Been lurking the past few months & decided to step up. Lots of great info here and I really appreciate the amount and quality of knowledge that is available on this site. I never post on forums, but the bbq brethren seems to be a little different from other sites so here I am.

I'm a born & bred Tennesseean living in Culver City, CA (been lost in California for a couple decades now) & doing my best to make this town smell like hickory (& occasionally oak). Been smoking pulled pork, St. Louis cut spares, chicken & homemade sausage. Recently overcame my southeastern pork-centric upbringing and started on brisket (inspired by a past life in Austin, TX) & been loving it too. My son asked me what superpower I wanted & I told him it would be the ability to eat without consequence.

Anyway...Hi y'all - glad to be here...thanks!...gtr

Midnight Smoke
10-21-2010, 12:05 AM
Hello and Welcome!

frognot
10-21-2010, 12:41 AM
Welcome aboard gtr!

Bigmista
10-21-2010, 01:53 AM
Welocme! Glad to have another brother in SoCal!

bluetang
10-21-2010, 08:03 AM
Welcome , come on in, take your shoes off and sit a spell.

Garyclaw
10-21-2010, 10:26 AM
Welcome gtr! This is a great place.

LGHT
10-21-2010, 10:42 AM
Welcome to the forum. I know what you mean about CA. I live in OC and the first weekend I moved into my new condo I fired up the smoker to feed the moving troops and sure enough one of the neighbors called the fire dept because she thought a tree was burning. The local fire dept knew before they even got out of the truck that the wood was mesquite and apple, not pine tree. They made sure I had my fire extinguisher close by and I gave them a few tips on how to cook pork butt. Who would have known, but they have a WSM at the fire house and often smoke rips and chicken!!

Westexbbq
10-21-2010, 10:58 AM
Welcome to the camp,
gtr.
Enjoy.

Big George's BBQ
10-21-2010, 11:41 AM
Welcome

WeekendsAreMine
10-21-2010, 01:02 PM
I am new also but am already finding this is a great place to sit a spell...Welcome!

Rookie'48
10-21-2010, 03:45 PM
Welcome to our crazy little club house!

gtr
10-21-2010, 10:32 PM
Hey Big Mista - the whole reason I found this site was because you mentioned it in an interview you did. You spoke so highly of the folks here I had to check it out. I look forward to checking out your grub when time & geography allow.

& LGHT - I got a visit from the fire dept. at my old house - best part was I was running an errand and my lovely wife was taking a nap. I may have been alone in seeing the humor of it that day. I took the reporting neighbor some slow smoked ham - all ended well.

dannypat21
10-22-2010, 10:07 PM
Welcome from the Inland Empire!

Neil
10-23-2010, 04:17 AM
Welcome aboard gtr, enjoy what you learn and share what you know, it's what we do here.

che22879
10-23-2010, 10:59 AM
welcome!