Author Topic: How many Boston Butts will the OBS hold?  (Read 1705 times)

Offline clarkerussell

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How many Boston Butts will the OBS hold?
« on: October 25, 2009, 08:43:22 pm »
Hello all,

I currently have a 24" Smoke Vault and I can easily smoke six 8-9 pound Boston Butts (I put three on a rack).  Can the Bradley handle that much?  Thanks.

Clarke

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Re: How many Boston Butts will the OBS hold?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2009, 04:32:27 am »
W E L C O M E  to the Forum clarkerussell!

I can get one pork butt on a rack. So four or six, depending on which smoker, four or six rack.
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Re: How many Boston Butts will the OBS hold?
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2009, 08:41:28 am »
Of course it depends on shape but 40lbs shouldn't be a problem.
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Re: How many Boston Butts will the OBS hold?
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009, 08:54:25 am »
I have put ~32lbs in several times, and I consider that to be the limit.

Any bigger and they will usually touch, creating a solid column of meat. Not a good thing.

I usually resort to standing them on edge and doing two to a rack, like this:

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