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Butt weight loss question

ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,700
edited 7:35AM in EggHead Forum
Anyone ever figure out generally how much weight a butt losses during its 20 hour journey? I am planning on cramming as many as I can fit on my large as my food contribution to an upcoming party & need a rough idea of how many pounds of finished meat I can tell the good folks I am bringing (thinking about four to six 8 pounders)
happy in the hut
West Chester Pennsylvania

Comments

  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,974
    Average butt loses 40% of it weight during a cook. The average amount of PP for the sandwich is 4oz.

    You can do the math from here.
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,700
    Wow, that is the number I was looking for but I was hoping it wasn't that much, thanks
    happy in the hut
    West Chester Pennsylvania
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    Don't cook such a fatty cut then :woohoo:
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