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8lb. butt for game day

post #1 of 19
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Rubbed n ready for tomorrow. Game on!!! PDT_Armataz_01_06.gif



post #2 of 19
Look good. Don't forget the finished Qview.
post #3 of 19
Good lookin hunk o pork
post #4 of 19
Yep, she's a beaut! Good luck on your smoke.
post #5 of 19
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Mornin y'all, got everything on the smoker with clear skies and a slight breeze cool.gif . Two 2lb fatties filled with biscuits, eggs n cheese. Should be ready bout the time the rest of the house gets up. The butt should be done round 3 this afternoon. If yer smokin' today, I hope its a good'n biggrin.gif.

post #6 of 19
8 hrs to do a 8lb butt?...good luck with that...you better hope for Over time!
post #7 of 19
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Naw. It turns out my 8lb butt only weighed in a little over 5. That's whole nuther argument that I won't get into.
post #8 of 19
What game are you watching on today?
post #9 of 19
Thread Starter 
Pitt/Houston then Dallas/Cleveland. The only two day games televised in my areaicon_rolleyes.gif , and of course the night game.
post #10 of 19
Looks good so far...
post #11 of 19
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Last pic before the foil. Didn't think I'd ever get over that temp plateau.

post #12 of 19
I usually average 7 1/2 + as of late with 8 lb butts. Once you get your 165º foil and raise temp from 250 to 280º. Got one friend that goes to 300º. They come out just fine. PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif
post #13 of 19
Don't tell me you didn't snap a fatty-view before ya ate it now did ya?

Butts lookin good, don't forget to rest that butt for an hr or 2 to take it over the top on flavor and texture.
post #14 of 19
Looking great.
post #15 of 19
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The fattie pics got posted in the Fattie forum. Wouldn't dare take a bite with out postin pics. The butt came out fantastic. Let it set in the cooler for just over an hour. Bone pulled out with no force n it shredded perfectly PDT_Armataz_01_36.gif .







Complete with the finishing sauce.
post #16 of 19
very nice, butt and fatty. Points for sure!biggrin.gif
post #17 of 19
Very well done!!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #18 of 19
Butts are pretty forgiving. Nice bark PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #19 of 19
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the complements.

Dan - thank you for the points.

I 'member when I useta think it was kinda silly that people would post pix of their food when I was just lurkin round. But I can see now how this can be an obsession.
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