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Brining then drying in refrigerator?

I'm planning to brine a big turkey (24 lbs or so) for between 24-36 hours and then let it sit in the fridge for about 10 hours to dry the skin.  Am I negating the effects of the brine by doing that?  My gut tells me no (and I think I've done it with chicken) but I'm not sure - purpose of drying is to make the skin a little crispier when smoked (I'm sort of iffy on whether that actually works but...)


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