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i have smoked an  8 lb pork but many times before it takes 12 to 14 hours. i have a big family reunion coming up and i will need to smoke two 8 lb pork buts will the time be the same 12 to 14 hours??  i have never done two before if anyone could help

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post #3 of 8

Welcome to the SMF family!  You should head over to Roll Call and introduce yourself so we can welcome you properly.


Your cook times will not change significantly with 2.  I often smoke 2 butts and a packer brisket all together without any appreciable change in smoke times.  Just do your normal thang!

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thanks i hit the roll call it won't post for some reason.

post #5 of 8

Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. As was said the times will be pretty close to the same doing two as doing one. Most of us use a thermometer to check the temps to know when it's done. No two pieces of meat will cook the same and won't finish at the same time either

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post #7 of 8

Last weekend I smoked 3-9# butts. They all finished smoking at different times. Between the three it was about 1 1/2 hours different. Just check the temps.The last one took about 15 hours at 240 degrees on my UDS

post #8 of 8

I am averaging 80 minutes a pound on my stick burner.your results may differ.


I don't see any harm in Halfing the Butts

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