Yea, I used curing salt. It was the LEM summer sausage pack. it comes with everything u need. Here are the results of my efforts. Everything is vaccu sealed and into the deepfreeze.
HALF DIAMOND RANCH BBQ
Home made 5' reverse flow smoker
Weber Kettle 22 1/2" silver series
Weber Copper Smokey Joe Gold 14.5"
GPS trackable RED super fast thermopen