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XL Maiden Voyage... I'm smelling butts!

 

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NO!!  NOT LIKE THAT!!

I thought about what to do for my first XLcook and it's hard to beat a butt unless you cook two!

Here's some pix:

 

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I started them at 225 and went to bed.  I thought about going turbo in the morning, but I wanted more time cooking with my new toy.  I had to boost the temp the next afternoon so that we could eat at a decent hour.

 

 

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Here's the cooked pre-pulled results.  As soon as I pulled the pork, I was attacked by ravenous animals!  I didn't get any further pix because a feeding frenzy was on and the camera was too close to the pork!

 

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Thanks for looking!

Flint, Michigan

Comments

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,058
    Looks great!! What a great way to break in a new egg. Good job!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,942
    Wow, everything is new! I always enjoy seeing break in cooks. Nice job on the butts!

    FYI, it appears you have that cross bar on your nest in front when it is supposed to be across the back. Not sure it makes a difference structurally but moving it might spare your feet the pain of kicking it (especially since you Bedrock guys go barefoot) :))
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs, Humphrey's Weekender, Superior Smokers SS-Two, MAK 1-Star General, Hasty Bake Gourmet, Santa Maria Grill, UDS (Darth Maul), Thai Charcoal cooker, Webers: 18.5" WSM, 22.5" OTG, 22.5" Kettle Premium, WGA Charcoal, Summit S-620 NG

    Bay Area, CA
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Yabba Dabba, way to break in the new Egg! Nice job Fred
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,958
    Cut those suckers open.  I wanna see the insides !!!!!
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    Just west of Austintatious


  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,821
    Nice butts Fred!  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 7,399
    R2Egg2Q said:
    Wow, everything is new! I always enjoy seeing break in cooks. Nice job on the butts!

    FYI, it appears you have that cross bar on your nest in front when it is supposed to be across the back. Not sure it makes a difference structurally but moving it might spare your feet the pain of kicking it (especially since you Bedrock guys go barefoot) :))
    I bought the nest and handler the same time as the egg.  The nest came with a cross bar and so did the handler.  I installed both (rear & front) for extra stability.  Should I stub my toe, the front one is easy to remove.   
    Flint, Michigan
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817
    Nice one Freddie. The butts look so tiny on there.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,942
    R2Egg2Q said:
    Wow, everything is new! I always enjoy seeing break in cooks. Nice job on the butts!

    FYI, it appears you have that cross bar on your nest in front when it is supposed to be across the back. Not sure it makes a difference structurally but moving it might spare your feet the pain of kicking it (especially since you Bedrock guys go barefoot) :))
    I bought the nest and handler the same time as the egg.  The nest came with a cross bar and so did the handler.  I installed both (rear & front) for extra stability.  Should I stub my toe, the front one is easy to remove.   

    Ah, couldn't see the handler in your pic but that makes sense. I've been thinking about adding a handler to my XL. Looking forward to seeing you break in your new AR too.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs, Humphrey's Weekender, Superior Smokers SS-Two, MAK 1-Star General, Hasty Bake Gourmet, Santa Maria Grill, UDS (Darth Maul), Thai Charcoal cooker, Webers: 18.5" WSM, 22.5" OTG, 22.5" Kettle Premium, WGA Charcoal, Summit S-620 NG

    Bay Area, CA
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,998
    Your butts look awesome! Nice job Freddie boy.

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,852
    ok, how wide is that spatula? looks perfect for the intended job of lifting Giant hunks o'meat
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    Great looking butts there!!! Woot woot love the cook too!


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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 4,394
    Nice Egg, Nice Cook gotta love a new toy.

                                                                        
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