Originally Posted by ---k---
FYI, if you watch Noah's brisket video, he uses two hooks in a vertical ladder fashion. He puts a hook in lower that then attaches to the upper hook rather than the bar. I'm sure it is there to keep the flat from separating from the point in the middle of your cook. Probably worth doing.
I saw that and decided against it. Noah trims his brisket at the juncture of the flat and point MUCH tighter than I do. I had no problems and the point was HUGE, so I wouldn't be overly concerned.