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Offline stevergs

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first butt
« on: October 13, 2010, 08:34:01 PM »
i have a 6 and 4 lb butt im smoking on friday for sunday afternoon. im using mr brown rub.any other suggestions . about 220 degrees and how much time. i have 1 digital probe. thanks for any help.

Offline DTAggie

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Re: first butt
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2010, 08:40:48 PM »
Welcome Steve.  Butts are funny.  I have done a 8 lb in 12 hrs and an 8 lb in 19 hrs.  Leave yourself plenty of time. You can always FTC for several hours if they get ready early.  I would start about 5:00 PM staurday at the latest if doing both at the same time.  220* cabinet temp is good. Take the IT to 195* and FTC.   

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Re: first butt
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2010, 08:42:45 PM »
about 4 hrs of smoke, maybe use 225 to 230 for cabinet temp.

rotate them piggies after the smoke.

Take pictures! ;D

Offline stevergs

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Re: first butt
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2010, 04:29:11 AM »
thanks for the info,gs

Offline watchdog56

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Re: first butt
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2010, 07:24:06 AM »
IMO you must FTC- It makes it much better. Good luck.

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Re: first butt
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2010, 05:12:25 AM »
i put the 2 butts in at 4:30 pm at 225 with 4 hrs smoke. checked at 5:30 am and they were t 190. left them about 1 hr longer to 195. removed and ftc for about 2 hrs. the smell was great and the meat fell apart. everyone really enjoyed it. thanks to the forum for the help.

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Re: first butt
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2010, 05:24:06 AM »
Hmmmm - no pictures? Are you sure this really happened?

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Re: first butt
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2010, 12:56:39 PM »
took pics but do not know how to put them on.

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Re: first butt
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2010, 01:24:53 PM »
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