Hanging babyback ribs

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Jan 22, 2017
Central Mass.
I want to smoke some racks of bb ribs for super bowl Sunday (Go Pats!!!) but they don't fit whole in my MES. So I'm thinking of hanging them from bacon hooks. Any thoughts/advice/tricks... thanx in advance.
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I've never seen it done in a MES, but I've seen it in other smokers.

I don't know why it wouldn't work.

Can't you just cut the racks in half & lay them flat on the racks?

How many racks of ribs are you smoking & what size MES do you have?

I don't remember whether the top or the bottom is the hottest in a MES.

But let's just say it's the top.

I would put the thick end of the ribs in the hottest part of the smoker.

So that would mean to the top, with the wider thin end on the bottom.

Good luck!

Not sure where your located at. But Northeast could be looking at a snow storm on SB Sunday. Something to keep an eye on.
I went to Lowe's and bought some S-hooks - over-spec'ed for the need and somewhat pricey, but I'll use them later for flower pot hangers.  I've also ordered these:which are a lot less expensive:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/252094261800?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

Along with some butcher's twine I should be able to hang what I need from the top rack

I was in a hurry - neat, but pricey in comparison - do appear to save tying twine though
.  Let us know how they work - photos too, please.

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