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butt has been at 179 for 4 hours?

Vegas SlimVegas Slim Posts: 166
edited 2:56AM in EggHead Forum
i know that the butt will hit a temp stay yhere for a while may even go down a little then rise again my question is doesnt that usually come at a lower temp then 179? thanks for any help

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  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Vegas Slim,
    I`ve had em plateau at anywhere from 160° to 180°...I don`t know what temp your cooking at but I would say its safe at this point (after a 4 hour plateau) to raise your dome temp up to 250°-275° to help push it along..HTH[p]Wess

  • WessB,
    thanks i have been cooking it since 8 pm pacific it is and has been around 240 for the last3-4 hours maybe it has done this because it was preinjected with the water/sodium/??? mixture

  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Vegas Slim,
    If your pressed for time go ahead and kick it up a little...not sure about the preinjected thing..take it up to 195°-205° internal and you should be fine.[p]Wess

  • WessB, thanks for the info it is a guaranteed teder and moist butt that they injected full of water and who knows what else....let US make it tender and moist

  • GandolfGandolf Posts: 880
    Vegas Slim,
    My last one was on Super Bowl Sunday. It stalled at 180 for several hours. I'd say you're doing great. If you need to speed things up a bit, go ahead, but it should be great just the way you are now.

  • Gandolf, it is now 181!!!

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