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Boston Butt on Mini

ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,840
Does anyone have this cook under their belt? I think R2 does, but can't remember. I am going to the beach for a few weeks and am planning to take my mini egg. I would like to cook some pulled pork while there but uncertain how big of a shoulder I can fit. Will the lump hold up of have to be refilled? Obviously will cook her turbo method in honor if @Mickey himself.... Thanks for pictures in advance...
Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,449
    Way to go. Bet 4 or so lbs.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,840
    @Mickey, yeah, I was thinking 5lbs, but probably less. I have never seen one that small though. We will see. Have you done one? 
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,449
    No. But seen on both forums. Get a big one and cut in half. Get butcher to do it.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,449
    Just put in "butt on mini" on old forum and lots of hits
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,840
    Mickey said:
    Just put in "butt on mini" on old forum and lots of hits


    Never been on old forum... you guys are all the friends I need. Joking... I will check it out. Thanks.

     

    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,840
    R2Egg2Q , what you got for me? I think I recall you posting a thread about this.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,490
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,375
    edited May 2013
    I've done 5+. As long as you don't mind if the dome touches it a bit. 5.5 I think it was. No refill needed if you go up to fire ring with decent chunks.
    Seattle, WA
  • LitLit Posts: 6,569
    I did a 6.5 pounder that I posted here recently with the plate setter. Biggest I ever went with the woo is 4.5 pounds. Lump went 7 hours with a little to spare on the 6.5 pounder.
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,656
    Chubbs said:
    R2Egg2Q , what you got for me? I think I recall you posting a thread about this.

    Sorry for the slow reply. I didn't receive a notification for some reason. A perfectly shaped 5 lb butt was the most I've fit on a Mini with a Woo (in the post scottborasjr linked). SkinnyV & Lit came to mind as also doing Mini butt cooks but I see they've chimed in.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,770
    I have done 3# butt on mini.  Turbo no problem.  Woo and pizza stone set up.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,840
    Thanks all for chiming in. Can't wait to do this. I love packing the mini!
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 9,364
    Do folks put a drip tray underneath? any problems with the drippings burning?

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,656
    There wasn't room under my 5 lb butt for a real drip pan so I just formed a tiny "pan" out of foil. There was some drippings burnt but I don't remember detecting any off taste.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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