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rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
edited 1:47PM in EggHead Forum
Well I put my buts on for a low and slow for a 115 pm turm in at 9 pm and some guys just put theirs on at almost midnight and we all have 4 10 pound buts to cook

I feel like I jumped the gun but I know what works if the others went on around 11 pm that will be pushing it no?

I ilk ne up all night loven my first cook comp



  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Good luck!!! ;)I hope you have a good coler to hold them in. ;)
  • FatMikeFatMike Posts: 464
    oops I read that wrong..
  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    I think you did good. Don't pay attention to the others ( i know it's hard not to), because you really dont know what temp they are using. They know their cookers and you know yours. I would have waited no later than 9PM and I would make sure to cook at 250 dome. On a 10 pounder I would say any slip up (cooking at 230 degrees for 4 or 5 hours) and it may push you to 1 if not past 1. I think your fine though. Just my opinion.
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Ok well 10 pound butt at 1.5 per hour @225 is 15 hours

    So say it should be good to go by 1130 or so

    Am I missing something
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    rzrrob: I think you are spot on! I am assuming about a 250* dome?? Don't let others intimidate you. You thought this out before the comp I am sure. Relax, and let the Egg Egg. ;)
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Running a digiq at a 220 grate temp almost a 250 dome temp

    Ether way I got my drink on
  • FatMikeFatMike Posts: 464
    No I first read that wrong and I think Hoss may have too. I would have put them on at the same time as you. You will be fine
  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    *just read where your at 250 dome so you will be fine.
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,247
    Just got up to see the full moon and mars and all I have is light mist and no sky. See you in the early am. Need anything???
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    If it does turn into a TURBO BUTT,You can hold it in a GOOD cooler up to 4 hours with no problems!My point was ALWAYS have a GOOD cooler. ;) Sorry if i was confusing.
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    rzrrob...Do NOT let what others do become an intimidator!! You know what YOU know, they know what THEY know. Do your thing, and stay focused at YOUR task at hand. Ignore the rest. Seriously. ;)
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Would love to place to make you boys pround

    Shou,d I foil mid point ?
  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    The only way I foil a BB is if I'm running out of time and it's not at 190 internal.
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Cook them the way you planned. You'll see folks putting them on at all sorts of times.
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Agreed! You foil, you screw the bark. Relax and let the egg do what it does. Where did you place the guru thermo? Grid?
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    On the meat prob half Inch from the grate
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    rzrrob: You are spot on...keep your confidence! :) You have thought this all through, don't let the others make you second guess yourself! ;)
  • JLOCKHART29JLOCKHART29 Posts: 5,897
    Timing is not my strongest suit on butts however with the size of them and that temp I don't think you'll be in bad shape at all. You look like you got a nice set up and have it all togeather. Just relax and enjoy. TRY and remember this is supposed to be fun!! :laugh:
  • thechief96thechief96 Posts: 1,908
    Go with what you know and good luck. Keep us informed.
    Dave San Jose, CA The Duke of Loney
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