Originally Posted by douglas_p76
i will be using charcoal and wood chunks, i plan on doing the mods but need to try to make what i have work for this weekend. i may try to do the pan mod before i start if i have time, i have the all thread already, i will at minimum find a way to keep the coals off the bottom,how long should i let it marinate with the rub on it? overnite?thanks again for the advice
no use in marinating if you are doing it this weekend. you need 4 or more hours a lb to marinate a thick piece of meat like a butt. But you can rub it tonight and let it set until it is time to pull and smoke.