First Butt on the new smoker w/Qview!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by savismoker, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. Going to do some N.C. Chopped BBQ for the Super Bowl. Cooking close to an Eight lb roast tomorrow.

    Made some basic rub to cure overnight. 

    This is my first time cooking boneless butts. Since the wind is crazy here in the DC Area, I froze the smallest butt for a later smoke. 
     Will have more pics to share tomorrow.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2015
  2. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    SS, starting out well,keep us posted !
  3. Wow it's cold out! Even with temperature outside, had a hard time keeping temps down.

    Used two chimneys of Kingsford Comp, Apple & Hickory Chunks

    Finally settled around 250, damper barely open.

    See later with progress pics
  4. bigd3077

    bigd3077 Meat Mopper

    I can almost smell the smokey goodness!!
  5. After 2 hours

    Surprisingly, temps are pretty even using only water pan as baffle

    See ya a Lil later for more!
  6. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    SS that looks good, at that temp you may not have a big stall .
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  7. Actually wouldn't mind the stall.....Kingsford Comp. burns so hot..waiting for coals to die down. Plus it's hella windy out.
  8. Three hour mark...

    Temperatures finally locking in lower range..ready for a long smoke filled day!

    Added a few chunks of Apple and about 5 nice chunks of lump...ready to cruise.
  9. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Your making me hungry
  10. johnnyreb

    johnnyreb Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    thats lookin good!!
  11. Fourth hour...splashed with Apple juice

     Rotated and flipped fast cap up...

    Oak log on to use wood once I get things going.
  12. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    SS every time you open that door you are adding to the finished time, now leave the door closed I want to see the money shot [​IMG]
  13. I know...but it was open for spritzing.....temp recovers in less than five minutes....just bark building!
  14. Finally finished...what I thought was the stall was a misplaced probe.

    I added a few shots along the way...

    Took it off at 196°, wrapped and will chop after making vinegar sauce!

    Should be a hit tomorrow!!

    Total cooktime was 9 & 1/2 hours.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2015
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  15. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    SS congrats on your first butt


  16. Thanks...everyone remembers their first butt! Lol..I think I'll keep her..the smoker that is! Lol
  17. A few bonus shots of the smoke best ever...

    And the finished product...drum roll please.......

  18. Nice !!!  looks great


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