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post #21 of 38
Great lookin grub Dan!!! Buried by thunderstorms now, else I'd be smokin up some catfish fillets.
post #22 of 38
That is some great looking food PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #23 of 38
Dan... that looks super!!! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #24 of 38
Great looking eats, Dan! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif

Out of curiosity, do you get those markings on the fat-side of the butt by simply scoring them with a knife? I've always smoked my butts fat cap down, but wanna try it your way. biggrin.gif
post #25 of 38
Looks awesome and I know Dad's gonna be eating good this weekend PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #26 of 38

Very Nice

Dan, those look like the most perfect ribs I've ever seen! Can I have one? I kinda over did some BB's last weekend even doing the 2-1-1 method. I am marking those times you used and will give it a try the next time it's rib time.

post #27 of 38
Thread Starter 
2 dogs, I used to worry too much about times and temps on ribs. I am still a beginner for sure, but a few successful smokes will fill your mind with ease and make things more enjoyable, and less.................technical. As it has been said here many times, you just have to learn a "feel" for the times. I do believe that every smoker is different. The times will get it done for ya, but knowing what to look for and how they feel and cook, is an art. I have experienced it once or twice, but the more I cook , seems like the easier it gets. The smoker I have makes it so easy to Q, and makes me look so good. I do alot of work, thats for sure, but I sweat the small stuff alot less than I did 2-3 months ago.

Thats whats great about this site,a little time and homework, learn your rig, and everyone is a potential pit master.
Thanks for the Kudos.
post #28 of 38
good lookin stuff that capt. how long did those butts take ya?
post #29 of 38
Thread Starter 
the butts took about 10 hrs give or take 30 minutes. they went on at 5:30, and came of at 3:45-4:15, rested for 2 hrs and pulled. Hey here is what a platter with 2 butts worth of work looked like! It is probably the BEST I have done to date. Maybe they like each others company in the Lang!icon_smile.gif

Ever try to pull 6 butts in a row, My back is killing me!

post #30 of 38
Two things come to mind......
One...That looks like a mad scientist experiment with all those probes and wires!
And Two... That has to be the prettiest butts I've ever seen!
Awesome looking !
post #31 of 38
Thread Starter 
Them aint probes, their cable locks, folks around here like to steal butts!icon_smile.gif

Thanks for the compliment!
post #32 of 38
MMmmmm...looks excellent!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #33 of 38
Dan, everything looks great. When I have a lot of butts to pull I just pull out the KitchenAid mixers and let them do the work.

Here the link (post #13) and then follow the link in the link and go to post #8.
post #34 of 38

Nice looking Q!

Nice looking Q Dan!!

It looks like you score the butts. Is this just for looks. It looks really awesome! But does it serve another purpose as well?
post #35 of 38
Fine lookin vittles dan, mighty fine feed indeed!
post #36 of 38
as always capt dan, some great lookin qview!!!
post #37 of 38
Great job again. absolutely great job.
post #38 of 38
Thread Starter 
I score the butts to promote better bark, and render the fat away more efficiently! Thanks for the comments. I am up north with Pop on fathers day weekend, using this itty bitty teeny laptop. Tough for big ole clumsy fingers.
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