i just took bacon out of brine it had been in for 14 days,i dryed them off put bcp a.little bit of garlic [email protected] onion powder on them.they are hanging in smoker to dry for a couple of hrs.or till completely dry.i can not keep heat below 120 deg. so will let sun and amazing smoker be my heat scource for12-14 hrs. this sound about right to you folks?? i used pops brine and i believe he went from brine to smoker to dry like im doing. thanks, charles t.