Here is my next smoke

Discussion in 'Pork' started by aussiemick, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper



    and now with rub on
  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks good gonna be a good day when you fire that smoker up and get to chill awhile. Oh Happy Birthday was it yesterday or today?
  3. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    when you smoking them bad boys?
  4. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    Thanks for birthda wishes, my b'day was friday. Gonna fire the smoker up about 7-8 or round that time tomorrow morning. Good day to be off a its supposed to be about 82 degrees tomorrow.
  5. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Mick - those look fantastic!! Worth taking a day off work to smoke those babies. Please keep up the q-vue so we can salivate along with you.
  6. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    My days off are monday and tuesday so be nice and quiet. Kick back and enjoy the smoke. I will have my laptop out there and digital camera with me. Got 2 meat thermometers for my birthday so i am ready to go.
  7. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Those are gonna be good Mick! Have a good smoke buddy!
  8. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    happy belated buddy-enjoy the smoke and q view
  9. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    I will be posting pics all throughout the day. total weight of the 3 butts is about 20lbs.
  10. teeotee

    teeotee Smoking Fanatic

    Them butts look good Mick. Good luck with the smoke. That's definitely the way to spend a Monday. [​IMG]
  11. navacco

    navacco Fire Starter

    Those look NICE!! If they taste half as good as they look you'll have yourself an awsome meal.
  12. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Well let me start by saying, "Happy Birthday" sorry bro, didn't know. Now of to the smoke....
    Nice looking butt you got there and the meat looks great too. LOL
    Have fun with the smoke and will be waiting for the progress.
  13. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    Well the butts are in the smoker and everythig seems to be going along good. I dont have a heat problem now. Nice sight with smoke coming out of the big black box.

    Temp on 2 of the butts is 50 degrees.

    Now i am working on getting the heat thing tweeked by messing with the thingamajigs on the side.

    Hope everyone is enjoying their Monday..I know I am

  14. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    another of the smoke

    Here are the butts. i could've prob got the therms in better or a diff place.
  15. gt2003

    gt2003 Meat Mopper

    Looks like you got a full day ahead of you. How did you get you smoker temp up? Were you able to find lump charcoal? Good luck today and happy belated birthday!
  16. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    It's looking good Mick, keep it going low and slow and you won't be disappointed. When you get to the plateau (if there is one) keep it steady. Nice tbs you got going.

  17. gt2003

    gt2003 Meat Mopper

    I just looked at the pics again and see you found the lump charcoal. congrats!

    Anyway, is that the only change you made to get the temp up? Just wondering. Good luck, you'll do great!
  18. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

    yeh i found the lump charcoal in claremore and I have a new heat basket made from expanded metal ad i am happy with it.

    Right no the internal on 2 of the butts is 130/115 and been in for about 2-2.5 hours
  19. aussiemick

    aussiemick Meat Mopper

  20. Looking real good Mick,

    I am not anywhere close to being an expert as some of the other guys (and gals) on here but I would suggest in the future putting one of the temp probes in the bottom butt. You are closer to the heat source/water bowl so your internal temp could be much different.

    But again....that is just my opinion. And it is probably worth $.01 in Aussie dollars.

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