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EggoholicEggoholic Posts: 90
edited 4:00AM in EggHead Forum
Doing 26lb turkey for Family at Thanksgiving, smoking it at 265 or 270ish, how long will it take?


  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,347
    may be a little rubbery at that temp, consider cranking the temp up to 350 & cook it till it's 160 degrees
  • thanks
  • any eta of time
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    12-15 minutes per pound,but cook to temp,not time ;)
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,347
    doug is correct, which is quite remarkable all things considered :laugh:
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 8,931
    You need to cook to temp not time, but you also need to have a ballpark for time - especially for Thanksgiving dinner. I have yet to do a turkey on the egg, but when I do, I will certainly check out MadMax's method. Seems very popular around here! He says his 21 lb bird took 6.5-7 hours at 325. Check it out...

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