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How many butts can you fit on a Large?

War_Eagle_2244War_Eagle_2244 Posts: 85
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
I'm hoping for 6.  Is that possible?


  • EggerinLAEggerinLA Posts: 186
    With adj rig, I did 6 without touching each other last weekend. I had room for 2-3 more.
  • How is the adjustable rig different from the BGE 3 tier rack?  That's what I will have to use.  I will use the base rack and 1 above it.  Hoping to get 3 on each level.
  • This is what I'm hoping to fit 6 on...image

  • EggerinLAEggerinLA Posts: 186
    You can fit 6 on that. No problem.
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,910
    edited October 2012
    Here is two 8 pound butts on my large to give you a sort of scale. I think three on each level would work just fine. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • I hope so. Thanks for the input!!!
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,435
    I've done 3 ten pounders on one level. If you can get 3 more on top you are good to go
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • xraypat23xraypat23 Posts: 421
    depends. bone in, bone out? I've got the adjustable rig and i've fit 5 on, but it was a squeeze. With boneless 5-6lb'ers you might get 6. But i like bone in 8lb'ers. 4 is my norm. it sucks because the dome thermo almost always is dug into one when i pack it out.
  • MemphisBBQMemphisBBQ Posts: 92
    edited October 2012
    I have done 8 5 pounders, bone in, without a rig. I just stacked them so they had room to breathe. Turned out just as good as any other butt I have done. Only difference was the dome thermometer turned into a meat thermometer. Maverick kept me on track.
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