Rub had Hungarian paprika, black pepper, salt, ground coriander, cumin, brown sugar,mustard, garlic, onion, & thyme. I feel better knowing it won't be a catastropy.
I didn't tent the AMNPS. I usually don't. After the burnout I started over fresh, taking care not to overfill. I'm sure it got some smoke but not the way I wanted it. As long as it doesn't taste like licking a telephone pole I'll be happy. I'm just happy this happened on $1.49 / lb butt than the pastrami I am planning to make.
I need to work on my patience more than anything, lol.