Originally Posted by Big slick
Why do people want to hang their meat on hooks? What's the added benefits? I would be worried that as the meat got more and more tender that it would fall of the hooks and either crash into the coals or into my water pan/grease catcher. Some times my brisket/pork butts are so tender I can barely get them of the grate in one piece. I couldn't imagine hanging them on hooks. The only thing I could justify is sausage.
They claim it won't. But it's bound to happen at some point right? I'll just keep using my uds. It ain't broke, so I'm not gonna try to fix it!
But if I was going to hang meat on hooks, I'd install a grate under the meat. That way there'd be a safety net.