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General Lee

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Hi all.

I have liked bbq all my life but a couple of years ago I bought an offset & have now developed a bit of an obsession with smoking. 

I have a chargriller offset, it a lot of hard work sometimes & took a lot of trial & error to get right but now get great food on it.

I have just bought a pellet grill but haven't had chance to fire it up yet, hopefully will next weekend. Now I have found this forum I will be searching for any tips & advice.

Lee

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Welcome Lee,

 

There are a few new users recently who are using pellet smokers. Some good discussions. 

 

Phil.

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Once again, welcome to the Forum.

Plenty of folk on here with Offsets and Pellet Smokers.

You have gone from one extreme to the other with you equipment!

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Welcome and Hi again G Lee.....where about in the Midlands are you??

 

Ice.

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Cheers smoking monkey, I thought of getting a better offset but  I got the pellet grill because although I like the offset, i wanted something that I dont have to spend hours continuously tending the fire & also I had a great deal on the pellet.

Hi ice, I'm near stourbridge.

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Hi Lee, welcome to the forum!

I'm also in the West Midlands and got my pellet smoker a couple of weekends ago for the same reason - I didn't want to tend a fire for hours on end! Although now I'm thinking of saving up for a decent offset smoker, just so I've got all the options covered...

 

Looking forward to seeing what you're cooking. :)

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Hi, thanks. How do you find the pellet smoker? Where in the mids are you? is there anywhere for buying pellets local? I have some traeger pellets I got from webs for my pizza oven, they were £17 but if can get cheaper would be cool. 

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17 minutes ago, General Lee said:

Hi, thanks. How do you find the pellet smoker? Where in the mids are you? is there anywhere for buying pellets local? I have some traeger pellets I got from webs for my pizza oven, they were £17 but if can get cheaper would be cool. 

I'm over in Erdington. I buy my pellets from bbqstore.co.uk - they're a tad cheaper than other stores at the moment but I'll send you a discount code that'll give you some money off.

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Welcome Lee!

Lots of useful info and informative users on the forum here :)

I'm South Birmingham, so looks like the Midlands contingent is growing!

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Cheers, it's good to see so many like minded people sharing their experiences & ideas (especially from the mids 😁). 

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54 minutes ago, Distunging said:

I'm South Birmingham, so looks like the Midlands contingent is growing!

Looking good for the W Midlands.....the more the merrier.  :thumb1::yahoo:

Ice.

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