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Offline Gizmo

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Re: First Time Pulled Pork Help
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2008, 08:35:09 pm »
Welcome Studvike84.  Start a few hours earlier than you think you will need and use the FTC (Foil Towel Cooler) holding method to give you several potential hours of breathing room.
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Offline SmokeySmell

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Re: First Time Pulled Pork Help
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2008, 08:19:26 am »
Thanks for all of the information.  Can anybody give me an estimate of what it will take to do a 6.2 lb. boneless pork shoulder.  I know that I have to wait until IT hits about 190, but am not sure on hours/lb.  I'm trying to figure when she needs to go in and then I can figure out when I want it done the next day - and I'll get it done about 2-3 hours so I can FTC it for a while.  Thanks in advance for any help.

Studvike84

I would roughly figure on 2 hours per pound and possibly as much as 3-4 hours a pound.

I did a boneless pork-butt on the 4th of July, it was a 3 pounder so being smart I figured it would take only 6 hours 9 hours tops, both easy times to achieve in a single day so I didn’t put it on the night before, big mistake.

That little 3lb pork-butt took 12 hours total, I took it off after 9 hours and could tell only parts where done, so I pulled enough for dinner then finished cooking the butt the next day.

I should have cooked it all night like I normally do, I could have FTC’d it all day without worry. Now I FTC by wrapping in foil only and putting it back in the smoker with the temp lowered to 150 deg, cause Im lazy like that.

Offline studvike84

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Re: First Time Pulled Pork Help
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2008, 02:44:29 pm »
Thanks again - I appreciate the help.....