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Temp of BB

BakemanBakeman Posts: 113
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
Doing a BB temp is 193, what temp should I pull it??
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  • EGGARIFICEGGARIFIC Posts: 21

    I take mine off @ 193 and wrap for a few hours

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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273

    Is that internal?   Pretty consistent when you check other locations?   I like to pull around 195 internal, then rest it for a while.

     

    Cookin in Texas
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  • BakemanBakeman Posts: 113
    That's internal , how long do you think it can rest for. It was for supper tonight i guess I put it on to soon last night.
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273

    If you want to hold it for a while - double wrap in foil, put in an ice chest with old towels to take up the air space.

    Thinking that would be good for 3 or 4 hours at least.

    Cookin in Texas
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  • BakemanBakeman Posts: 113
    Thanks boatbum I will do that,we will be having an early supper.
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Let us know how it turned out - get the camera out..
    Cookin in Texas
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
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    t fill the airspace with towels.  towels would work as an insulator if you had no cooler because they trap air. but in the cooler, the towels would only draw heat from the butt.  they conduct heat better than the air itself
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Have always heard the towel suggestion - used it alot - But will stike makes a good point... makes sense
    Cookin in Texas
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  • I left a foil-wrapperd-towl-insulated shoulder on my counter for 7 hours on Sunday before pulling and refrigerating. Ate 6 hours after that and all was well.

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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,151
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    t fill the airspace with towels.  towels would work as an insulator if you had no cooler because they trap air. but in the cooler, the towels would only draw heat from the butt.  they conduct heat better than the air itself
    Only if you keep your towels in the freezer.  With this line of thinking, you wouldn't wrap your butts in HDAF, either.

    Preheat your towels and cooler before wrapping as advised.  I use a clothes dryer for a bit on the towels and a space heater, carefully, on the cooler.  Next time, I'm thinking of preheating a brick on the BGE and setting that in the cooler, as well...  You can go for hours and hours...
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  • paulheelspaulheels Posts: 457
    I put mine in the crock pot wrappe in wax paper and filled with diet cherry caffeine free dr pepper. I kid I kid. I usually use towels in a cooler. But I usually don't have to let sit more than a couple hours.
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    @MM

    the only reason the towels work to insulate is that they trap air.  that's what insuation does, unless you have a vacuum.

    if you leave a butt wrapped on your counter, towels are great.  they trap air.  but we know they get warm, too.  they delay cooling, but that heat is making it's way into them.

    if you put your butt in the cooler without them, the air in the cooler may heat up, butitwill tak longer and be less of a heat sink than towels. 

    call me stupid, but warm towels mean the heat came from somewhere.
    i use a small cooler, whose walls are far better unsulators than any towels could be.

    no need even to rest them.  a cooler is good for when you are done early.  but there's no logic to 'resting' a butt.  much different than a roast

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,499
    In my experience, however limited, they are better after a short rest on the counter, no cooler or towels.
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