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Brisket Separation Photo

BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,397
Not too long ago there was a brisket thread where someone posted a photo of a whole packer and photo shopped in lines to show where to separate the point and the flat.  I have a buddy in Wyoming that is new to egging and is doing his first packer this weekend.  I was hoping to point him toward that photo.  I have tried the search function, but can't seem to find it.  Thanks in advance to whoever may have it.

Mike

I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

Omaha, NE
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  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 623
    This one?


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    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,397
    Not the exact one, but it will do the job.  Thanks rtt!

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,040
    Cen-tex didn't have a line superimposed on his pictures but he had a pretty good explanation in a thread I had a month or so ago.

    http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1149734/well-heres-the-brisket-that-started-stopped-started-stopped-then-started-again#latest
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  • LitLit Posts: 3,272
    There is a vein of fat that separates the 2. Just follow it down with your knife it will slide right between them.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,914
    edited May 2013

    Try thirdeye's site. Playing with fire and smoke

     

    http://playingwithfireandsmoke.blogspot.ca/1996/03/brisket.html

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,649
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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  • B&BKnoxB&BKnox Posts: 225
    once the brisket is cooked and done or very close to done it will be very obvious, at least on the packers I have cooked it was.
    Be Well

    Knoxville TN
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    rtt121 said:

    This one?


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    Is that line in the wrong place?


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  • This one?


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    Is that line in the wrong place?

    If you are talking about the line between A & B on the actual photo, then yes.

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  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 623
    I think that line was for the grain.

    If using that photo to find where to cut the point from the flat it would be the parallel line of white fat (parallel to the superimposed line) that touches the upper left corner of the "B"
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,397
    @R2Egg2Q  Thanks, that's is the exact one I was talking about.

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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