Pork butts and ribs

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  1. mikehal121

    mikehal121 Active Member

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    2 7lb pork butts going in the smoker. 225 degrees for about 14 hrs. Ribs going on in the morning.

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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Nice looking meat. What kind of smoker? What kind of wood are you using?
     
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    looks like a tasty weekend.
     
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    Hickory. Masterbuilt smoker.

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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    I need to bust out of my apple wood rut.

    That's all I ever use on pork.
     
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    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

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    Where you is, I be coming over tomorrow
     
  7. mikehal121

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    Used apple wood last time. Trying hickory.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Nice setup. I have that same thermometer.
     
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    Can't smoke without thermometer. Shooting for 200-203 degrees. Then wrap it up and place in cooler for an hour or so.
     
  10. Gator

    Gator What?

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  11. Mack

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    :bigthink I usually foil at 190... hmmm
     
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    Gator What?

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    [​IMG] Is this a knock at EC?
     
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    nope, that's usually when I pull and foil my pork.
     
  14. Phil McKrakin

    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie POTY The Bar VIP

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    Shut the fuck up, Gator.
     
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    Blackened Commitment to Excellence

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    I have that same Maverick ET-73 wireless remote, I also have the newer ET-732.. the range on the 732 is so much better
     
  16. mikehal121

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    Electric smoker seems to take the need to have remote temps away. Hold temp within 3 or so degrees in mild temps. Been smokin about a year now and the maverick 73 does the job. Want a charcoal smoker but I'm pretty lazy. Happy so far with electric.
     
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    I still use an analog thermometer.


    old school





    : oy:
     
  18. HaroldJackson

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    I lit the grill, forgot that I was on until I went outside to take a leak and then realized it was Like 500°. Threw some chunks of pork loin that I had sitting in soy sauce red pepper garlic, on there for a little while in the dark. With some corn and then went out five minutes later flipped it all over and then came back after a while later took it off it was delicious.
     
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  19. Gator

    Gator What?

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    [​IMG] No one cares what you think. Nascar? BTW Every site gives Vcash for free
     
  20. HaroldJackson

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    Ha, I didn't see Mack's post about being old-school until I had posted mine.