I am no expert here but my ribs pull away from the bone almost an inch before they are done. I grab the rack in the middle with some tongs and if they almost bend into an inverted horseshoe they are done. Otherwise I take a toothpick and slide it into the meat between the bones in the thickest part. If a tooth pick slides in easy I say they are done.
Never give up as others said. Once in a while I get some tough ribs too.
Click on this link......located at the top of Q-Talk. http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7818
. Go to post #5 and see if this helps.
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KC I miss your advice.
Heavily medicated for your protection.
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