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Pork Butts For Dad's Wake

Just put 2 pork butts on the egg for my Dad's wake tomorrow. It's been a rough week ,I sure hope these turn out using a different set up than usual. in the past I have used my platesetter, today I am using a spider with a stone so I can put the A/R on later with some ribs. If anybody has some do's but especially don'ts lat me know.
Ova B.
Fulton MO
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  • MikeP624MikeP624 Posts: 292

    That setup should work great.  That is the setup i have used when doing multiple butts.  Try to center your butts over the smaller stone on the spider.   Also i had to have my vents open a little bit more than i did with the placesetter.  I think the stone that close to the coals affects the air flow.

    Sorry to hear about your dad.

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,447
    Sorry to hear about your father. I hope the butts turn out... I am sure they will. I will let others help with setup, just wanted to send my condolences.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • @calracefan -- So sorry to hear about your dad.

    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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  • erbloveerblove Posts: 86
    Prayers to you and your family
    Columbia, SC ~ LBGE, ThermaPen
    I love to eat...sue me!
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  • @calracefan - I'm sorry to hear about your Dad.  Mine passed away recently from Alzheimers.  I'll pray for you & your family.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • RACRAC Posts: 1,492
    edited January 2013
    Sorry to here about your dad.. My condolences.

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Sorry about the loss of your dad.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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  • BudgeezerBudgeezer Posts: 523
    Sorry for your loss.
    Edina, MN

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,468
    Sorry about your Father. Like what you are doing.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    My condolences, Sorry to hear about your dad.
    Hope the Butts come out for you
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352

    My condolences as well. Sad time.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Max232Max232 Posts: 76
    My condolences. sorry to hear of your loss.

    Stereo egging w/ xl and med eggs! BBQ guru

     http://www.facebook.com/BeerGutsAndPorkButtsBbq

     

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  • EggRacerEggRacer Posts: 400
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I lost my dad this last July and it's still difficult to deal with. May you have peace.
    XLBGE & LBGE
    North Richland Hills, TX
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,141
    @calracefan - condolences, sorry to hear you've lost your Dad. 

    Hold close to those you love. I'm sure the cook will work out just fine. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • I'm sorry for your loss.  My thoughts, and prayers are with you and your family.
    Brighton, IL (North East of St. Louis, MO)
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  • @calracefan - condolences, sorry to hear you've lost your Dad. 

    Hold close to those you love. I'm sure the cook will work out just fine. 
    Skiddymarker, you were correct the pulled pork was awesome !
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,446
    @calracefan - condolences, sorry to hear you've lost your Dad. 

    Hold close to those you love. I'm sure the cook will work out just fine. 
    Skiddymarker, you were correct the pulled pork was awesome !
    +1 I would love to have that as a final gathering for me someday.  Good choice.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    Sorry to hear about your Dad. Thoughts and prayers for you and the family.
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    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • +1 I would love to have that as a final gathering for me someday.  Good choice.
    Doc,
    They're going to bury you raised grid at 400.  10 minutes bottom down, 10 minutes top down, and about 15 minutes bottom down.  Then, we're all going out to KFC for some chicken legs.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 3,641
    Sorry about your dad. I hope the butts turn out great!
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    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,446
    edited January 2013
    On edit.  I appreciate the humor VI, but maybe this is not the right place.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • BrowninggoldBrowninggold Posts: 453
    edited January 2013
    +1 I would love to have that as a final gathering for me someday.  Good choice.
    They're going to bury you raised grid at 400.  10 minutes bottom down, 10 minutes top down, and about 15 minutes bottom down.  Then, we're all going out to KFC for some chicken legs.
    Who's going to put the rub on though not I......
    ~X(
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  • Calracefan - please accept my best wishes, thoughts, and prayers for you and your family. It's always tough to do, but remember the good times your and your family hadmwith your Father. We'll remember you and yours tomorrow during my cook. Again, all the best to you and your family.
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  • toothpicktoothpick Posts: 154
    What a great thing to do for the wake. So sorry for your loss.
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  • BullibeBullibe Posts: 132
    Sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, my thoughts and prayers will be for comfort for you and your family.
    Redneck Riviera, Gulf Shores, Alabama
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  • Condolences to you and your family
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • TN_EggerTN_Egger Posts: 166

    Been there, done that.  After my dad's funeral we walked out on the golf course behind his house to play a couple holes (drinks in hand).  Stepped up to the tee on a par 3 and knocked it in the hole.  Gotta believe he was watching.

    Condolences.

    Monteagle, TN

    one large and one small

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  • DMurfDMurf Posts: 481
    What a fine way to remember and celebrate the life of your father. My heartfelt condolences are with you and your family.
    David
    BBQ since 2010 - Oh my, what I was missing.
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