I like big butts

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bamafan15, Apr 24, 2015.

  1. bamafan15

    bamafan15 Fire Starter

    Been a while since I've done my first one and since I have posted. Going after my second butt with a 10 lb er. First one turned out good but there is always room for improvement. I'll be putting it on the mes30 about 3 in the morning.




     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2015
  2. dukeburger

    dukeburger Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice butt! I'll be watching [​IMG]

    Nothing planned for this weekend here, so I'll be doing a lot of watching..
     
  3. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

        I hope the breeze is from the north so I can wake up to the smell of pork button the smoker!

      Mike
     
  4. foamheart

    foamheart Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Weeeee doggies! Thats a pretty butt!
     
  5. bamafan15

    bamafan15 Fire Starter

    I am not an early morning person. 3 am is wayyyyy to early for me but I make exceptions for something good like this. Put it on at about 3:50. Now let the waiting begin. Rubbed it down some more after sitting in fridge rubbed down for 6 hours.


     
  6. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    BF15, I'm in, it looks rubbed to perfection![​IMG]
     
  7. bamafan15

    bamafan15 Fire Starter

    So I have my mes30 a little over a year now. I have never had a thermometer of any sort except one of the forks you can buy at bed bath beyond. I finally broke down and bought an Igrill2 after quite a few months of reading reviews between it and Mavericks along with being tight and not wanting to drop the money. Although my main cooks are small items like chops and wings, I am glad I made this purchase for my second go at a big item like this butt. It appears my smoker is off about 20 degrees. Been fighting with it this morning to get it dialed in to a constant temp range of 225-235 and to do so I had to set smoker temp at 250. Been holding steady in that temp range for an hour now.

     
  8. bamafan15

    bamafan15 Fire Starter

    5 hours in and I'm salivating


     
  9. twoalpha

    twoalpha Smoking Fanatic

    Nice start and good info on the Temp profile. Waiting on the end Q view.[​IMG]
     
  10. bamafan15

    bamafan15 Fire Starter

    16 hours later and we are done. Waiting on the lady to get home from work so I can grub. Doesn't mean I haven't been nibbling in the mean time.



     
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  11. foamheart

    foamheart Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That was really a nice looking butt, and I have to say I think you did it justice!

    Nice bark! The bride is gonna be happy with you!
     
  12. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Fine looking pork, Sir.

    Disco
     
  13. That's some nice looking Pulled Pork,  Great Job  [​IMG]

    Gary
     

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