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10lb butt

Woadie
Woadie Posts: 154
About to get this thing started.  

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  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,646
    Nice !.... Don't hesitate to load that up with more fuel next time ..im sure it's enough but I like a little security
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    That’s a good point.  I did build it up more in the center so hopefully it will get me through.  
  • YukonRon
    YukonRon Posts: 16,974
    lkapigian said:
    Nice !.... Don't hesitate to load that up with more fuel next time ..im sure it's enough but I like a little security
    I have had that happen only once. I fill mine to just below the bottom of my plate since then.

    It was an odd cook, where mass and time were way unusually off, should have been a 12 hour cook,  and ended being almost 20 hours.

    Of course there has not been a cook since that spiraled off the grid like that one time, but should it happen, I am good.
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    Rubbed with Dizzy Pig Dizzy Dust.  
  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    YukonRon said:
    lkapigian said:
    Nice !.... Don't hesitate to load that up with more fuel next time ..im sure it's enough but I like a little security
    I have had that happen only once. I fill mine to just below the bottom of my plate since then.

    It was an odd cook, where mass and time were way unusually off, should have been a 12 hour cook,  and ended being almost 20 hours.

    Of course there has not been a cook since that spiraled off the grid like that one time, but should it happen, I am good.
    I guess I can always refuel if I have to.  Hopefully I won’t have to but at least I have the ps woo to make it easier.  One question on adding more lump.  After I add more, would I need to wait for the new lump to burn clean before putting the butt back on?  I’m thinking yes.  
  • SmokeyPitt
    SmokeyPitt Posts: 10,490
    I really don't think you will have to reload. If this happened to me and I ran out I would just wrap it and finish it off in the oven. That being said, if you did add more lump I would probably give it a few minutes to burn clean but assuming you still had a fire burning it will stabilize fairly quickly. I did this recently with my small egg.  I cooked a butt and when I removed it I threw in some additional lump to cook some apps while the butt was in FTC. The fire "recovered" within a few minutes and I was ready to cook. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    I really don't think you will have to reload. If this happened to me and I ran out I would just wrap it and finish it off in the oven. That being said, if you did add more lump I would probably give it a few minutes to burn clean but assuming you still had a fire burning it will stabilize fairly quickly. I did this recently with my small egg.  I cooked a butt and when I removed it I threw in some additional lump to cook some apps while the butt was in FTC. The fire "recovered" within a few minutes and I was ready to cook. 
    Sounds good.  Thanks. 
  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    Pulled at 200 and FTC until everyone gets here tonight.  
  • Looks awesome and I bet it will taste great!
  • nice bark.  I've got a 7 pound butt going at the moment.  Can't wait

    Jeff/Chicago/LBGE/Weber Gas
    "The bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean" - Robert Hunter
  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    Thanks.  It fed five families and everyone went back for seconds, so I’ll take it. 
  • EGGjlmh
    EGGjlmh Posts: 816
    That looks great. In my opinion a good ftc rest makes it even better

    1MBGE 2006, 1LBGE 2010, 1 Mini Max, Fathers Day 2015

  • Woadie
    Woadie Posts: 154
    EGGjlmh said:
    That looks great. In my opinion a good ftc rest makes it even better
    I was impressed.  The bone came right out with no resistance at all.  It was in the cooler for about an hour and a half.  
  • Great looking butt!!!
    Charlotte, NC - Large BGE 2014, Maverick ET 733, Thermopen, Nest, Platesetter, Woo2 and Extender w/Grid, Kick Ash Basket, Pizza Stone, SS Smokeware Cap, Blackstone 36"