15 Hour Smoke

Discussion in 'Beef' started by minx boy, May 15, 2012.

  1. minx boy

    minx boy Fire Starter

    So I am smoking a brisket from about 9 P.M Saturday to about Noon on Sunday. Longest smoke for me so far, and I was wondering, any advice to keep myself from being bored? I have enough cigars and bourbon, but I have a feeling that wont turn out too well if I just enjoy these two things...So along with my cigars and only 3 glasses of Makers Mark (yeah right!) what else to you guys do for fun? Any and all comments welcome!
  2. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Oh, skip stones , or throw them at Cats. Read something , keep running into the house and making noise so someone else will come out and join you (it could happen). But my fave is find some friend and try to Bore them enough they will go get some more Drinks or something...[​IMG]

    No friends , make another fire and put damp wood on it and see if the neighbors call the FD , scratch that... cost too much[​IMG].

    But whatever you do remember to ...
  3. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    I would be sleeping.
  4. minx boy

    minx boy Fire Starter

    Well I dont like leaving my smoker. I'm not that confident yet. :) Hey Stan real quick, is it alright if I use a spritz to spray my brisket every once in a while, or do you recommend I leave it alone?
  5. That's what I'd be doing. Anyway, remember low and slow and PATIENCE! 
  6. jimf

    jimf Meat Mopper

    What kind of smoker do you have?
  7. minx boy

    minx boy Fire Starter

    Its a NB Bandera
  8. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Yeah , if that's what you want to do...I just preffer not to and let it be...[​IMG]. You'll do alright , but send some pics for goodness sake , remember...[​IMG].

    Have fun and...
  9. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    If you really need something to do - chart your temps on both the smoker and the meat 
  10. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  11. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    I like to load my smoker,start it, wait for the TBS, and go to bed

  12. I set a timer for an hour. If I fall asleep I will wake up. Check the fire and set the timer for an hour again. Rinse. Repeat.
  13. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    If I could find a timer that would wake me that far into the 30-pack?

    Good luck and good smoking.
  14. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I usually ether nap, or serf the net/SMF or both
  15. minx boy

    minx boy Fire Starter

    Yeah for my first smoke I watched I think 4 movies lol

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