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Untraceable 01-21-2013 03:36 PM

Subzero MLK Day Butts in G2 Chubby
 
quick MLK day butt cook with Modified Lily Injection and Yardbird rub. temp were 8 below zero to start

smoker up to temp and ready to go
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the water vapors were freezing on the exhaust!
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morning sun looks beautiful. harsh reality says cold as chit!
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Butts hit 160 and it seemed like a good time to foil and take a break
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no real need for a drip pan I guess
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pulled off the chubby when they hit 200. more than tender!
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cooked at 275 as I didnt feel like dedicating all day to the cook. turned out pretty well. not a competition cook by any means but its my birthday this week and I never bring in any to share at work so here we go. the strip of meat inside the fat cap was unreal. just waiting to cool and pull- then vacuum pack.

Thanks for looking and go backwoods! Seriously it never got higher than -5 today and i was windy the whole time. G2 Chubby just laughed at the weather. Insulated verticals for life IMO

WineMaster 01-21-2013 03:39 PM

Looks awsome. Good work

Teamfour 01-21-2013 03:46 PM

Now that's dedication! Nice cook!

Untraceable 01-21-2013 04:37 PM

money shot

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the juices are almost up to the top in the pan. Finishing in a pan is def a good thing for eatin' grade pulled pork.

Eggspert 01-21-2013 04:48 PM

Yum looks good, I thought for about a second about throwing a pork butt on over night tonight, but that is about as far as I got for the evening brrr . . . it's butt cold here in Minnesota today/tonight! Maybe even too cold to BBQ

Eggspert BBQ

Untraceable 01-21-2013 05:07 PM

I preloaded the chubby on saturday when it was almost 40 knowing today was going to suck bigtime. had a hard time lighting the weber cubes with a match.

Mason Dixon Bowhunta 01-21-2013 05:41 PM

Looks like a perfect day for a bbq! I think that cold windy weather is supposed to show up here in MD tomorrow.

BBQ_Mayor 01-21-2013 05:45 PM

Looks great! You must be getting the practice in for chitty weahter.

Untraceable 01-21-2013 06:28 PM

Not the same without a tent and sustained 35mph wind. Lol. After a team discussion, we will prob bow out of the frostbuster and come back for Lincoln days. Chances of hypothermia greatly reduced while crappy beer greatly increased

Yendor 01-21-2013 06:50 PM

Wow, my hats off to you. That all looks great. I painted all day, my wife was the one taking the dog out. I haven't left the house yet, getting ready to though. I heard it was cold out.

BobM 01-21-2013 06:53 PM

That looks great, good job! :thumb:

Jason TQ 01-21-2013 06:57 PM

Did you notice any difference, even minimal, with charcoal burn rate with the below freezing temps compared to when it was warmer? It has been a really mild winter here. Heck it was mid 60's last weekend :crazy:.

smokinit 01-21-2013 07:40 PM

The Chubster definitely rocks nice job.

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Untraceable 01-21-2013 07:45 PM

I think it def took more energy to get it up to temp but once it was there, I couldn't tell the difference. First run with the new vented firebox. I added 3/4 chimney unlit kb when I foiled for chits n giggles. After the butts, I smoked wings for supper. I even did the butts at 275 and I was more likely to overshoot than under shoot temp w/guru


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