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4 racks on a large

I am about to finish up 4 racks of baby backs on my large. I think I should have cut them in half or had some other set up. Any thoughts on doing 4 whole slabs?
Born and raised in NOLA. Now live in East TN.

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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,220

    If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.    Julia Child


    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,707
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    Nice, Phil ! =D>
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,220
    There's another pic in that same thread. I don't recall ever seeing it, but thought I'd point it out. Half a dozen or so, curled up on what appears to be a Weber...


    If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.    Julia Child


    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • CAT SellerCAT Seller Posts: 205
    What temp are cooking them at? Looks a little hot to me.
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,948

    Yeah, I might be concerned about temp.

    They may wind up a bit too barky.

    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • grege345grege345 Posts: 3,512
    I bought 5 racks two weeks ago and I cut them all in half. Bad move! When they get cut in half they don't fit in the rib rack right at all. I think your set up is fine. My future is going to have a swing rack. That'll do the trick I think
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    Again, nice phil.  4 to 6 is just right for the large.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,221
    Greg... Talking to Eggcelsior
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  • JSobotkinJSobotkin Posts: 30
    I did 5 racks of baby back ribs yesterday on XLg. I used two tiers, so there were three layers of ribs laying flat.

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  • StreetgliderStreetglider Posts: 104
    Look awesome to me but the again I'm an "outside meat" kinda guy.

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  • PhiliciousPhilicious Posts: 319
    Thanks for the comments. I haven't been too successful with ribs but these came out pretty good. I was distracted and my temp was all over the place. My next go round will be better as I have learned from this trial. I still need to figure out how to fit four or more racks.
    Born and raised in NOLA. Now live in East TN.
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,043
    6 racks done on the XL.
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  • kolbdriverkolbdriver Posts: 400
    6 racks on the large with the AR
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,851
    edited June 2013
    I have done 8 on the LBGE before I had 6 baby backs in the rib rack then criss crossed 2 over the top of the ribs on the rack. I will wrap the ends of the ones that hang over the platesetter with foil for the first hour so they don't cook too fast from being direct.
                                                                        
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