I'm really getting excited ! I ordered a new SM045, been tracking the shipment all week online and it's set to be delivered tomorrow. Today I received the wood assortment and spice assortment I ordered so I'll be all set to go. I've been smoking for a long time but this is my first cookshack. I've been reading everything I can on this site to try and get up to speed. Even with all the reading I've been doing I know I'll be asking a number of newbie questions as I learn how to use my cookshack but it's great to know that there's a forum like this where so many experienced smokers are so willing to lend a hand.