1st brisket and boston butt on my Old Country Pecos

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hogheadhale, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. Got a 16# brisket and a 7# butt goin this morning. 0630 start time...
     
  2. Looks like a good start.  Keep posting as you go along and we'll keep tabs on your progress.
     
  3. 7 hrs at 200 - 235° cookin temp and the int. Temp is only 145°, on the brisket. Stokin the firebox with coals from stick wood fire. How am I doin this being my 1st brisket...
     
  4. Looks great!
     
  5. hambone1950

    hambone1950 Master of the Pit Group Lead

    It does look good. Do me a favor and Back up a bit next picture so we can see what that smoker looks like. I'm curious about the look of it. :grilling_smilie:
     
  6. hambone1950

    hambone1950 Master of the Pit Group Lead

    Wow! That's a serious looking rig. Very cool. You burn just wood in that or do you use charcoal too?
     
  7. Looks awsome
     
  8. Charcoal is what l been using but this burn was started with Kingsford blue then I kept feeding with oak coals from the fire pit... never smoked this long with this rig before
     
  9. Looking goos so far. Nice looking pit.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  10. What brand is she?? Very nice looking!
     
  11. This is an Old Country smoker I got at Academy Sports this summer
     
  12. Its the Pecos model with a 60 inch cook chamber
     
  13. I have the exact Same smoker and have no problems doin 8-10hr cooks, just have plenty of wood.
     
  14. Wow...that's a serious smoker! Nice looking bbg as well. I built a UDS a couple years back and I'm looking for a new unit, was looking at the weber smoky mountain. Now I'm undecided again...thanks
     
  15. colby sparrow

    colby sparrow Newbie

    I picked mine up last night.  First real smoke in it will be this weekend.  Wish me luck!
     
  16. Nice looking smokers 

    Gary
     
  17. wat1000

    wat1000 Newbie

    Hey HogHeadHale,

    I have a question, I've seen that thermometer on the right in Wamart and was wondering how good those it work for you?  By the way, that meat looks goooooood!
     
  18. jburn244

    jburn244 Fire Starter

    If you can find one with acceptable fit and finish, Old Country's have to be one of the best bang for the buck offset smokers you can get from a big box store. Thicker steal, grate-level exhaust, slide out expanded steel cooking racks, built in baffle, warmer on top of firebox. Really a great rig for the money. Had it about 4 months and enjoying it a lot.
     

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