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Pork Butt

1Gunner1Gunner Posts: 14
edited 12:48PM in EggHead Forum
My first attempt at pork butt

Here I am, 12 hrs in.... and it's 185 already!



  • pcipci Posts: 249
    I'm 12 hours in & @ 166. Haven't peeked @ mine yours look great.
  • MudflapMudflap Posts: 69
    same thing happened to me on my first one, then the temp dropped and stayed in that collagen to gelatin zone for three hrs-ish before it started to climb again.
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    Those look really good from here.

    That's a cool set-up... my Eggs have a hot spot back by the hinge, but you could simply rotate the entire cooking grate 90° a couple of times during the cook to insure even doneness.
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • 1Gunner1Gunner Posts: 14
    guess I'll put them in a holding pattern until 6pm.....

    They may not be "competition perfect" so I'll just serve my friends lots of wine and they'll never notice ;)
  • thechief96thechief96 Posts: 1,908
    Looks good so far. Can't wait to see the finished pictures.
    Dave San Jose, CA The Duke of Loney
  • larrydlarryd Posts: 87
    Don't you just love all the space in an XL
  • Uncle PhilUncle Phil Posts: 665
    Looks great!
  • Uncle PhilUncle Phil Posts: 665
    Looks great!
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