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Old 06-14-2005, 08:06 AM   #6
The_Kapn
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Add my second to Bill's recommendation for the Bull Sheet. Chock full of info.
Chad and I cook with 2 and that is all we want. Would love to have 6 or 8 at 2PM on Sat for cleanup, but we struggle through
I know of at least 2 "championship level" teams who have only one real cook. Sometimes, others "help out" with the labor, but only one real cook controlling the action.
It really is a matter of team and personal dynamics. I personally prefer 2, but that is just my preference. If my partner was someone other than Chad, I might think differently.
The more members, the harder it is to coordinate. But, the less physical labor by each (assuming they all actually help)
I think one issue is where you want to fit on the "atmosphere" scale. The more a competetion is viewed as a "social" event--the larger the party crew
Totally up to you--start small and move up if you need.
TIM
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