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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
1:25 am just put a 8.5# butt on the ECB.. rubbed with jeffs rub with some ground lemon peel, smells awesome.. the temp here is 38 with a very light wind.. the smoke will be hickory to start and apple for the remainder.

I got it started early for ,plateau anticipation, this way it will be ready when the wife comes home from work at 3 pm if it's done early i will put it into the cooler wrappped in an old quilt so should be a good smoke...also got a couple of fatties to go on at dawn, man my stomachs gurgling now, anyways heres the butt ready to put on
post #2 of 14
Nice looking butt.
post #3 of 14
Enjoy the day! Looking forward to more q-view.

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #4 of 14
Good luck linescum, I know you'll do a great job! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif Keep us posted!
post #5 of 14
I'm just drooling. I have to look up that rub.PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #6 of 14
I'm rootin' for ya Linescum ... it just might be ready for you on time ... fingers crossed! icon_smile.gif
post #7 of 14
Lookin' Good ......PDT_Armataz_01_29.gif
post #8 of 14
Looks good, can't wait to see the finished product.
post #9 of 14
Nothin better than a purty butt wink.gif
post #10 of 14
Thread Starter 

this butt was made for eatin'

well guys and gals just took it out of the ECB took 11.5 hrs and it's resting on the table wrapped in a towel.. took it to 200 degrees and it's falling apart in the pan..sorry i didn't get any pics before i wrapped it in foil but the grandson was up and howlin mad fer a bottle, i think the smell of that butt made him hungry, and since i was doin an alnighter i was elected feeder changer burper and all those good things..

so bring on the view
post #11 of 14
It always amazes me at the different times you get when doing a butt. I did a 8 1/2 lb butt while back in my R2D2 and it took only seven hours. A 5 lb one in my GOSM took 9 hours. Of course it was probably 85º outside and no snow. wink.gif
post #12 of 14
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temps here hovered at 36-37 degrees plus i got about a 2-3 hour nap and when i woke up my grate temp was only 150 and the butt was 147 so i had to get things fired back up,, oh well it was my first true all nighter, between the butt on the ECB and the grandsons butt and stomach i was busy..

did get a nice suprise though today the daughter went to wally world and asked if i needed anything and i jokingly said a brisket and lo and behold she brought home a 11# full packer,YIPPEE. now i have not done a good brisket yet but i feel this one will go the distance because it's going on the smoker when i get home from work on wed. and cook all night then in the morning i can throw on the turkey and pork loins too man can't wait for thanxgiving
post #13 of 14
That looks great linescum!PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #14 of 14
Linescum that's some nice looking bark on that butt, also nice an juicey.
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