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2" is a nice thick slab.
One week will not be enough. One week per inch is a decent guideline. I would rather cure for two weeks, equilize, and soak to desalinate, then risk undercuring. As long as you followed the MTQ recommended ratios, you cannot overcure. Oversalt, yes.
Going by palpation to determine whether a belly is cured/equilized, is a poor indicator. Each belly differs in muscle and fat distribution.
Ruhlman is a starting point. His recipe tends to be on the salty side, 3.5% from recalling calculations, but there are a great group of folks that I have learned so much more from here.
None taken. Have under dry cured a 1.5" belly at 12 days.
The week per inch common guideline takes into account all sides being cured simultaneously.
Why take the risk, if letting it sit in the fridge an extra week is harmless?