BUTT,BUTT,BUTT

Discussion in 'Pork' started by heatman, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. heatman

    heatman Fire Starter

    Spending the day smoking 3-8# butts. We always have a fireworks party the Saturday following the 4th at my house for family and friends an\d would rather cook in advance so I can relax while the company is here. Jeff's rub, RO lump charcoal, and hickory chunks. Will also do a turkey breast on Saturday.

    Got a rack of spare's to throw on in a bit for the wife and me for supper!


     
  2. frosty

    frosty Master of the Pit

    Looks like a great plan, good luck with it!!!

    Happy Independence Day!!!  [​IMG]
     
  3. heatman

    heatman Fire Starter

    2 hrs. in and the WSM has only varied about 3 degrees!
     
  4. Happy 4th and and happy smoking. Looks good.
     
  5. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Happy Birthday USA. I am watching the post. Please keep up with the Qview!

    Disco
     
  6. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks good I put four butts in this morn also dropped temp like a mad man hope I make the 140 in 4hrs - good luck on your smoke and thank all of you that has served this great country !!!
     
  7. heatman

    heatman Fire Starter

    About 3.5 hrs. in and i.t. is 135. This is the 1st time I used sand in the water pan instead of water. Seems to hold temp. much better. Took the lid off for pic and stayed temp. stayed pretty much where it was.

    Time to put supper on!


     
  8. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good!!! I haven't used water for ages. Makes a big difference when smoking on cold wet and windy days.
     
  9. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Lookin' good so far...keep that Qview coming!

    Red
     
  10. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I went to sand a year and a half ago and haven't ever thought of using water again.
     
  11. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looking good so far, keep Q-view coming
     
  12. ecto1

    ecto1 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I think i can smell it from here...[​IMG]
     
  13. heatman

    heatman Fire Starter

    Very happy with the final result. Very moist and tender. Kept the temp. around 250 and they took about 10hrs.

     
  14. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice Job!...JJ
     
  15. [​IMG]      Looks great.   WTG Heatman!
     

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