Don't stop now! Hell, I probably ruined 6 or 8 of my first dozen and still screw one up every once in a while, but man when you nail one its worth all the frustration. And, like my boys say a little tough or dry is a bunch better than none or the chit you get in most chain joints!
26.75 Weber OTG & SJ/WSM Mini
Home built trailer mounted 24"x72" hybrid/reverse flow stick burner, 18"x44" grill w/CI grates, upright SS gas oven/smoker, iGrill & a bunch of other cooking toys.
Home built 48" fire pit with a 30"x30" Santa Maria style grill.