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Turbo Butt Questions

I have a couple of questions for the masters of Turbo Butt technology. Is this accomplished best with an indirect method and a drip pan on the place setter, or would it be better have it raised and use indirect heat with a drip pan. Last but not least what is the maximum amount of pork butt one has done successfully on a Large?

Thanks in advance for all advice.

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  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,048
    I do all my turbo butts indirect with my PS legs up, grill on top. I foil my PS, but will also use a shallow pan underneath (on the PS) to catch the grease. I have stacked 3 butts successfully in my large, but 4 is doable if smaller. Just be sure to remove that spring clip from the dome thermometer so you can pull out the thermometer when you close your dome and then re-insert the thermometer. That way you keep from impaling the butt(s).
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • ToxarchToxarch Posts: 1,672
    edited August 2017
    Indirect unless you want a super crispy bark. I can easily fit 4 with 2 level grid. You could go more with the right setup.
    Aledo, Texas
    Large BGE
    KJ Jr.

    Exodus 12:9 KJV
    Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.

  • Thank you I kept seeing all these raised rigs on their eggs and wasn't sure. my last one turned out looking like one of those meteorites we all see. I am shooting for that not so crusty look on the next one. will have to try a few more when the price drops below $3.49 a pound.

  • BikerBobBikerBob Posts: 226
    ThrasherIII Publix has them for $1.99 and I think the sale lasts until next week.
    The ones I saw were small.
    Cooking on the coast
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 2,296

    Thank you I kept seeing all these raised rigs on their eggs and wasn't sure. my last one turned out looking like one of those meteorites we all see. I am shooting for that not so crusty look on the next one. will have to try a few more when the price drops below $3.49 a pound.

    For a less crusty burnt look, make sure the rub you are using has no sugar.  
    LBGE - 36Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
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