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douglaslizard
03-02-2010, 01:27 PM
i think its getting better.what say you guys.(first try)
http://i467.photobucket.com/albums/rr32/douglas_lizard/Picture081.jpg
after a couple suggestions
http://i467.photobucket.com/albums/rr32/douglas_lizard/101_0228.jpg

Jacked UP BBQ
03-02-2010, 01:31 PM
I would say huge improvement. Still need cleaner cuts, big mistake people make is not letting the knife do the work, If you need to push hard, it is too dull. I also like bone up.

HandsomeSwede
03-02-2010, 01:46 PM
I would agree with both points made by Jacked Up. Biggest mistakes we made when starting: not using the proper knife and thinking we could get 8 turn-in ribs from one or two racks.

It looks like you are using spares. Do not worry about getting 4 turn-in ribs from one rack and 4 from another, which it appears you did here. Rather, do your "Hollywood" cut and then simply take the best 8 looking ribs. You may need to cook 3-4 racks in comps to get those 8 ribs to turn-in. You are going to sacrifice more with spares than you will with baby backs given the nature of the bones.

The_Kapn
03-03-2010, 04:00 PM
The second pic looks pretty good.

I would flip the front row over though.
I think they would lay better in the box.

Keep up the good work.

TIM

ChiefOsceola
03-04-2010, 02:49 PM
So what is the idea...what do you want to see in a box? I'm guessing you want uniformity in length? I see some people presenting their ribs on their side showing off the smoke ring. What is the preferred method of turn in...because I looked @ the "worst you've ever turned in" thread, and thought they all looked awesome.