Originally Posted by Plowboy
I have an FEC-500. I've cooked on Southern Prides as well on multiple occasions. In a commerical setting, the FEC-300,500,750 is the only choice for me. This summer we cooked 500+ lbs of pork butt and got a 64% yield. It is a fact that a pellet pit has a better average yield than gas or wood/charcoal.
Very intriguing Todd... "it is a fact"... Why is the yield higher in a pellet pit? I'm not doubting you, just curious about the reason. That's a pretty big savings in a commercial environment.
Did you trim any fat cap off these butts?
JR Enterprises 23-60 stick burner (on catering trailer)
Primo XL Oval, Traeger BBQ200, Traeger LilTex
Memphis Pro, Yoder YS-640 comp cart
FEC-100 x 2
Southern Pride XLR-1400, SP-700, SPK-500
WSM x 4, UDS, Weber 22" OTG
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