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First over nighter

I am 10 hours into my first over nighter with a 6 lb butt. Internal temp. Is stuck at 171 , waiting for 200. I have had nightmares all night long and have woke up every hour to check my maverick for grill temps. I for see a turbo butt in my future!
Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,360
    Feel free to boost the temp now. Check to see if any part of the butt surface looks dessicated. If so, mop it some, then boost the dome to 300 or so. Should jump up from the plateau pretty quickly.
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Thanks for the info. I jacked the temp. To 300 dome and 250 grate and now my internal temp is at 184. I have only opened my egg one time that was when I took this pic.
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 671
    Looks dandy. Even in a sleep spruced state, it's gonna taste goooooood.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
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  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 671
    Curse you auto correct!!!! Sleep deprived... Crikey!

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Yes. I can't wait!!! I will post some pulled pics.its sitting at 190.
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Almost there!
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    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • 4 degrees makes no difference! pull that thing! looks great...enjoy!
    Brandon, MS
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  • Six pounder -- turbo cooked would have been done to perfection in six hours -- just the "reliability" of the finish time make the turbo cooking  a no brainer !!
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Well got it pulled and its the best pulled pork I've ever had! My wife can't get enough either ! Looks like I am getting lucky tonight!
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    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • Kosko said:
    Well got it pulled and its the best pulled pork I've ever had! My wife can't get enough either ! Looks like I am getting lucky tonight!
    What rub did you use?
    LBGE
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    I used bad Byron's butt rub. I am we'll pleased with it too.
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • I too am sold on Bad Bryons Butt Rub!!
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