How long??

Discussion in 'Fatties' started by tpicki, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. tpicki

    tpicki Fire Starter

    Simple question??? How long should I plan for a 1 to 2 pound fattie? Does the 1 1/2 hour per lb rule apply? Sooner? I'm smoking at 225 to 250. THANKS!!
     
  2. wutang

    wutang Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    It will depend a little on fillings and how thick it is after you roll it but most of my fatties get done in 2-2 1/2 hours. Some of my bigger ones have taken 3 hours.
     
  3. herkysprings

    herkysprings Smoking Fanatic

    165 degrees in the middle. Time is not important only smoke is important!

    But yeah, 2-3 hours or so, roughly.
     
  4. tpicki

    tpicki Fire Starter

    Thanks for the input. i agree that temp and smoke is the important thing....but if you're inviting people for "brunch" you don't want to miscalculate by a couple of hours!![​IMG]
     
  5. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Then start early and cooler it.
     
  6. tpicki

    tpicki Fire Starter

    Good call amigo![​IMG]
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You smoke by temp not time (very important) So just start your smoke earily and wrap it in foil then towels and put in a small cooler. Remember to fill the cooler with towels and it will stay hot for 3-4 hours I know we do it all the time. Happy smoking.
     
  8. dasmoker

    dasmoker Smoke Blower

    I dont smoke my fatties by temp because the pork area is usually too thin and I fear my probe will be probing more filling then pork. But, I smoke them for 3 hours, and I have not yet had a fattied under done. I have used as much as 2 lbs of pork for a fattie, and my temps range from 240 - 270, and 3 hours has always done it. I know my temps are a bit higher than most suggest, but that is the range my smoker wants to run at to get steady temps.
     

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