Did my first butts today with Q view

Discussion in 'Pork' started by schaydu, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Evening folks, after moths of preparation and looking for the right recipe i finally decided to tackle some butts. Needless to say this forum was very beneificial as i pulled bits of information from everywhere.

    Anyhow i rubbed them down with mustard and then injected them with cider vinegar and brown sugar mix. Put on a generous coating of my rub and wrapped them over night. I injected them again before they went on the smoker. I smoked them using pecan between 225-250. It took right at 9 hrs for them both to get 195. They were wrapped in foil at 165. After i pulled them off the smoker they i let them rest for an hour. I pulled them and used a finishing sauce. They were awesome and i was thrilled at the results!! If you want specifics just ask.

    Last edited: Mar 31, 2012
  2. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great post and pictorial!  Love your Kustum Rub Kan!  Now that's a Whole Lotta Love!  Thank you for the post; bet the sammies were good!
  3. Schaydu,

    I have the same thermometer as you.  I noticed that you have the wires wrapped in foil.  Any particular reason?
  4. Thanks Pops. That can works great! I couldnt find anything with big enough holes in it so i figured i would just make one haha

    Bubba, i read somewhere on here that wrapping the wire will help protect the wire from damage. It was just one of those easy preventative type things that i figured i would do. I dont know how well it works, but hey what can it hurt? haha
  5. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    That's some good lookin pork.

    The foil wrap does protect the wires a bit. Also be sure and do not crimp them when closing the lid on the smoker.
  6. roadkill cafe

    roadkill cafe Smoking Fanatic

    Good looking Q. Making me hungry!!!
  7. Those butts look Fantastic...Excellent Bark!!! Thanks for Sharing..[​IMG]
  8. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  9. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Mmmmmm. They are looking fine from here , nice color and everything looks yummy[​IMG]

    Have fun and....
  10. big sexy

    big sexy Smoke Blower

    Nice bark on the butts
  11. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks like you got it figured out. They look great!

  12. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Add me to this list too - congrats 
  13. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Great job on the PP Thumbs Up
  14. Thanks for the compliments everyone! cant wait to do it again
  15. Nice looking butts there! [​IMG]
  16. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]  looks great thanks for posting it up!
  17. That's some great looking bark and I'll bet the PP was awesome!
  18. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    looks good from here

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