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Offline zueth

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2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« on: July 25, 2011, 10:29:58 AM »
Last night did a 6 lb chicken in Bradley and finished in TBE, it turned it great.  I used a beer can holder to keep the chicken upright.

I would like to do two 5lb chickens next time, but not sure how i would fit them in Bradley if I keep them upright.  Would it be alright to lay horizontal with breast up?

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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011, 11:02:21 AM »
I have used my TBE basket in my OBS. You should be able to use a bunkbed basket shelf to do 2 chickens in the TBE basket. The basket will fit in the 4 rack OBS and then just transfer that to the TBE for the finish ;)
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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2011, 01:56:10 PM »
I have used my TBE basket in my OBS. You should be able to use a bunkbed basket shelf to do 2 chickens in the TBE basket. The basket will fit in the 4 rack OBS and then just transfer that to the TBE for the finish ;)


Got ya, so the chickens will lay horizontal in the basket.  Good idea.

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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2011, 09:43:26 AM »
They will work just fine laying flat.  I have done several of them laying I actually prefer the breast down. 

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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011, 10:10:18 AM »
I purchased a dual-beer can chicken rack from Cabela's.  I usually smoke two chickens side by side.  The two beer can rack fits nicely in the Bradley basket.  I usually use 5 - 6 lb chickens as well with no trouble fitting.  (I have a  DBS 6-rack, but the only difference is height).

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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2011, 12:53:04 PM »
zueth...I got me 1 of these racks from Char broil TBE.. if you read the information it says it is for 2 chickens. I have it but have not used it for multiple chickens yet...



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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2011, 07:47:12 AM »
zueth...I got me 1 of these racks from Char broil TBE.. if you read the information it says it is for 2 chickens. I have it but have not used it for multiple chickens yet...



http://www.charbroil.com/Product/2057/EasyOut-Rack-for-The-Big-Easy-Turkey-Fryer.aspx

I actually have that as well and will try it.  The chickens will just have to be horizontal.

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Re: 2 whole chickens in 4 rack digital Bradley
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2011, 09:38:40 AM »
zueth...I got me 1 of these racks from Char broil TBE.. if you read the information it says it is for 2 chickens. I have it but have not used it for multiple chickens yet...



http://www.charbroil.com/Product/2057/EasyOut-Rack-for-The-Big-Easy-Turkey-Fryer.aspx

I actually have that as well and will try it.  The chickens will just have to be horizontal.

Yep they will work horizontal/ Bunkbed in the basket and as mentioned the basket will fit in your Bradley
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