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quick butt

Figured 2 hrs lb...took 1 1/2. Serving at six....what to do? Thanks
Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 

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  • The butt is at 195* right now?



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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,651
    205...pulling it now.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • FTC will keep it till 6, dont worry about it. Just wrap the hell out of it in good foil and keep it in a nice warm cooler.



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  • I have gone 6 hours with ftc and no problem, i'm sure you can go a little more.



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity, and are able to turn both to their advantage."

  • What temp were you cooking at? Must have been about 275 dome im guessing.



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity, and are able to turn both to their advantage."

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,579
    To add to what @michigan_jason said, fill the cooler with hot water for 10 minutes first to heat up the insulation, empty, then add the foil-wrapped butt. Stuff towels around the pork(all sides, top and bottom) to eliminate air pockets that will conduct heat faster. I did this with brisket and is was too hot to touch 5 hours later. What time is chow? Perhaps move it up a bit.
  • He said 6pm, so he has 8 hours, but he will be fine.



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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,579
    Oops! I though it said "serving 6" as in 6 people. My dumb mistake.
  • Never thought about the warm water thing prior to putting the butt in, I guess I just always let the heat from the butt warm the cooler.



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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,579
    Reading is fundamental


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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,651
    Thanks for the quick response...I'll ftc till around 2..then check it. Michigan, you're right about the temp. Did an overnight so I bumped it up. At 3am it was still at 240...7am out hit 270. First overnight that I didn't have to get up and she looks awesome. Thanks again guys.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Lol



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity, and are able to turn both to their advantage."

  • I don't have a stoker, so I do mine during the day. FTC longest has been maybe 2 hours. Good to know they will hold longer if needed. The real lesson I learned was to remember how I foiled, makes it so easy to unwrap if you recall where the folds are.
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,651
    @Skiddymarker...the plan was pull the roast at noon and then put 2 racks of bb on, pull at 5 and then shower...help the wife inside. In a perfect world....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,374
    henapple just my two-cents: I would not hold it that long in cooler (from 8am to 6pm).  But that is just me......
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • henapple said:
    @Skiddymarker...the plan was pull the roast at noon and then put 2 racks of bb on, pull at 5 and then shower...help the wife inside. In a perfect world....
    Perfect plan. 
    Good old Murphy's Law always seems to apply. The last time I tried an overnight cook, the egg was 265 stable with the butt on at 8:00PM, at 10:00 I went to bed. The Maverick on duty, within 2 hours the high alarm, 315, went off. I adjusted just a touch, at 2:00AM the high went off again. I got up adjusted, had a beer and watched it stay rock steady until 5:30AM, I dozed off and "beep, beep, beep" off it goes again. That did it. I vowed to never do an overnight again unless I used a stoker. I keep telling SWMBO that rather than buy a stoker, WE should invest in another egg so we can prepare two meals at once, I think she is weakening.   
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,651
    @Mickey...gonna ftc till 2. If it's cooling I'm gonna put it in the oven on warm till 4 and then turn the oven off. Wish me luck.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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