Well i had a great time with my first smoke this weekend. I got a little worried a few times during the process, but stuck it out and everything turned out great. (though i did obliterate a couple hotdogs that i forgot about)
It was about a 7.5lb butt. I rubbed it the night before and this is what it looked like in the morning.
Unfortunately the pictures I took between here and about two hours in didn't come out very well.
So about two hours into the smoke (i think)
Finally I got a picture with some smoke in it!
I guess it must have been getting dark because at this point the pictures got really bad, so the next one is after the rest!
I couldn't have been happier. Well gremlins did run off with some of my bark...
Anyway it pulled apart extremely easily. I did it by hand.
pictures of the pulled yummyness.
It was delicious, used a finishing sauce and ate tons.
Thanks to everyone here on SMF my first smoke was a great success.