Originally Posted by fingerlickin'
Last week I did 2-8lb. butts, a brisket flat and two NAKED fatties, with room to spare. If you cook in pans you can get 2 aluminum half pans in side by side, or 1 full size pan.
I have space envy, 1 butt or 2 racks of ribs is all my medium will hold unless i get creative.
Go with the biggest you can afford. The difference in coal may be pennies per cook, not worth screwing with.