Thanks for your response in advance. Doing four almost 7lbs butts for the fight tomorrow night. Eating around 7:30. Here's the question. What time should I start? Thinking around 5am. 7lb butt should take 10-14 hours. The MES 30 has a capacity of 25lbs. Has anyone gone over that? If I do use one, would it take much longer to get to 140 in 4 with that amount of cold meat? I'm going to borrow another MES 30 in case I need both. Both running mailbox mod APS's. Going to sand a foil pan and planned on heating a hour in advance to get the MES nice and warm to handle the cold load at the start.