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  • some people have been cooking brisket for 18-20 hours Exactly,  I keep hearing Aaron Franklin say that he cooks his briskets for 18 hours.  That is why I am so confused that when I cook mine for 10 hours they come out dry.
  • What a coward. Sure, there was no way he could expect the flood of orders he received, but instead of having the courtesy to call his customers and notify them, he keeps the money, shuts his phone/computer off and hides.<?xml:namespace prefix = o…
  • Yes I did, Thanks Stike!  The I was thnking the mustard might be blocking some of the smoke(adic) penetration.  I also let the brisket sit out for about an hour thinking that letting it get to room temp would be beneficial(sort of like a room temp s…
  • It's the BBQ Pitmasters show that has me all worked up over the smoke ring.  I am not sure if it is something they judge on but it is something that definitely gets critiqued.
  • Sure you CAN, but why not just cook it in the oven?? Unless you want smokey flavored lasanga...
    in lasangna Comment by ShaneF May 2012
  • I use the same wood as Salt Lick, County Line, Blacks BBQ, etc...... Oak
  • There is a very simple way to cook cow tounge barbacoa style and I guarantee that they and even you will love it. All you do is wrap in heavy duty aluminum foil and smoke it at 250 degrees for 8 hours. Then pull it off the grill and peel the thick…
  • You have the dome open while waiting for your egg to come to temp.....arent you?  Cause I bet I could light my charcoal on the side walk and get higher temps than 200-250.
  • Thanks everyone, great answers, and extremely quick responses!  Less airflow and a tighter seal definitely seem like good answers to me.
  • I never use mine for high temp cooks, just because I'm not as concerned about the temp accuracy as I am with the low and slows.  For steaks and pizzas I just want it "HOT."  But still, if a piece if a 10 cent piece of aluminum foil protects the wire…
  • I do not have any alternative suggestions to offer, but I think that is part of the problem, and a reason why these sell.  There are a lot of people like you, who think they have a quality product even though theirs doesn't work.  Others say "mine w…
  • Mavericks are JUNK!  I have no idea why people on here recommend them.  Sure you get an occasional unit that works, but after only 4 cooks, all which were under 300 degrees my probe stopped working.  When you look at the probe problems, combined wit…
  • Mine hasn't touched water, except possibly steam from the apple juice drip pan.  I called maverick and they told me that I need to send them the damaged probe and if it is covered under warranty they will send me a new one.  I am pretty dissapointed…
  • I always thought Pork Shoulders and Pork Butts were the same thing?  Or are you actually talking about "Butt end" meaning the ham?
  • Irish never posted pictures of his cooking on the egg.  I would love to see how it fits.
  • Ya.  We have a huge hog problem here in central texas.  Anytime it rains and the grass finally gets the water it needs, the hogs come in and tear up the pastures.  I have been trying to trap them in a 30 foot wide heart shaped trap with little luck.…
    in Wild Hog Comment by ShaneF April 2012
  • I built my table out of treated wood, and used Red Oak for the top.  This is the second table I have built and couldnt be happier.  Everyone on here says that cedar lasts longer than treated, but they forget to mention that Cedar is 10x more expensi…
  • Ribeye roast looks fantastic! Wings look really good as well.
  • From what I can tell...the new woo PS woo doesn't have the bottom ring that holds the ceramic stone or drip pan. I assume that the stones will fit on the new bottom braces without having to buy the plate setter, but it is called the "PS Woo" so who …
  • I'm not really into the adjustable rig. I know everyone raves about it, so perhaps it's because I have never seen one in person. Also it looks like those combos aren't even available on CGS, for now at least. I just love the simplicity of the Woo…
  • Does look like bird turd at first
  • Thanks Tom! I like the handles. Any update on the ETA of the oval stones? Shane
  • Ya cort, I think you are right. My egg is only 1 month old as well.
  • Called BGE customer service yesterday and they are sending a Nomex gasket my way.  Everyone recommends Super 77 adhesive with the Nomex, but Permatex (ultra copper) when applying the Rutland gasket.  I am thinking of applying the Nomex gasket with t…
  • I like your set up.  Is that the spider with a small grate on top (that could also flip down closer to the coals?)  It looks like it would be easier to get to your 1st level food than it would be if you had the adjustable rig.
  • Thanks Taylor.  I should have looked first!
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