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Another Friday night Butt

doubledouble Posts: 1,214
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Doing another 18lb butt tonight planning to get it on around 9pm ready for the 2yr olds bday party tomorrow. I found out today that the Costco butcher likes to keep the bone in pork shoulders in the back as they sell them by the case to restaurants.... So if you don't see one out just ask. Anyone else doing an overnighter tonight?
Lynnwood WA

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  • robnybbqrobnybbq Posts: 1,903
    I would love to but afraid to.  Dont trust keeping the temps stable enough plus getting over having a fire burning all night long with no one watching.  I need to get over this one day.

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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,422
    Yes, I am diubg an overnighter with pork butt. 8lb boneless. First cook with my Auber pitt controller.
  • bigguy136bigguy136 Posts: 1,160
    Doing three 9 lb-ers tonight.

    Big Lake, Minnesota

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  • mm8552mm8552 Posts: 12
    I am doing my first over night butt tonight.  It will be the first time I have used my Maverick.  I hope I can figure it out!
  • I'm not doing an over-nighter but I just put a turbo butt on about an hour ago. 
    Sarasota, FL via Boynton Beach, FL, via Sarasota, FL, via Charleston, SC, via The Outer Banks, via God's Country (East TN on Ft. Loudon Lake)
  • Oh I want to see if my Costco has any bone in! Congrats on entering the 2, they don't have to be terrible, just usually are! ;)
  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,389
    doing 3 small butts tonight 
    Large Big Green Egg , XL Big Green Egg . BBQ Guru, Weber Kettle, Weber Q grill for road trips.
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Also received my replacement firebox from My dealer so interested to see if that has any difference on temps... I was paranoid about my first overnight so I ended up sleeping on the couch closest to it...
    Lynnwood WA
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 2,308
    Just got back from the butcher.  I ordered a whole pork shoulder yesterday.  I will make sausages with the picnic half and pulled pork with the butt (it will be my first).  I am debating between cooking it tonight or tomorrow.  The butt weighs more than 11lbs (my scale gives me an error) bone-in.  Advices are welcome!!!



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  • Phoenix824Phoenix824 Posts: 243
    Got an 8 lbs butt on right now for lunch tomorrow
    Steve Van Wert, Ohio XL BGE
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Paqman chuck it on and get cooking!
    Lynnwood WA
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 2,308
    Paqman chuck it on and get cooking!
    @double


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  • newegg13newegg13 Posts: 231
    Oh I want to see if my Costco has any bone in! Congrats on entering the 2, they don't have to be terrible, just usually are! ;)
    Mine turned terrible at 3. We are still trying to convince her that she's not smarter than us.
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  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Thanks the 4yr Old is more terrible hehe
    Lynnwood WA
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Nice paqman
    Lynnwood WA
  • Outlaw77Outlaw77 Posts: 71
    Good job paqman! I've got 3 butts on the egg and 1 in the bed :( .......dang copilot ( or bourbon) :D
  • OMG EggsOMG Eggs Posts: 118
    edited August 2012
    8lb'er for me... Going on around 1!
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos uh oh.....
    Lynnwood WA
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    So here is a theory I seem to have my vents open a lot more tonight grate is sat at 212. I am thinking that my cracked fire box last week was allowing a lot more airflow meaning I had my vents more closed... Coffee tequila ramblings maybe...
    Lynnwood WA
  • kennykkennyk Posts: 6
    Did my first overnight with 2 butts and used my pitmaster iq110 for the first time. It did an amazing job. Temp was stable at 8pm at 250 and was still there 9hrs later.
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