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Turbo Ribs: Foil or no Foil

I want to do Turbos for the first time tonight.

General consensus is 325-350 indirect. Cook for 1.5 -2 hours.

Then some foil and some don't.

Some say they are even done at the 2 hour mark. Then some spray and foil and continue to cook.

I know there is no right or wrong way to get the end result. I am just curious as to which gives a better overall better end result.




  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    In 10 years of cooking ribs on eggs I have only foiled once about 5 years back and quit doing it as it was tooo messy for me. I spritz every 20-30 minutes and that keeps them moist and do the sauce the last 10-15 minutes.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,746
    edited August 2013
    No foil. If baby back I go 350 for 100 min and NO PEEK.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,945
    Mickey said:
    No foil. If baby back I go 350 for 100 min and NO PEEK.
    Okey Dokey. Will do.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    I foil and smother with honey... 325.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • HankyorkeHankyorke Posts: 146
    Mickey said:
    No foil. If baby back I go 350 for 100 min and NO PEEK.

    Direct raised or indirect?



  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,945
    Well took the no foil route tonight. These ribs were kinda thick so they took 3 hours. Sauced them the last 45 minutes or so 3 times to let the sauce bake in. It worked out well.
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