I agree with SmokinSlowPoke. Parties aren't a great time to experiment, IMHO. Shoot, if you want the hog experience, get a couple of whole shoulders, a couple of green/fresh hams, and 6 or 8 racks of ribs. If nothing else, the ribs wont be over-cooked...
Hance - Lake Dogs Cooking Team - MiM/MBN/GBA CBJ and comp cook
Lake Sinclair, GA (strategically about an hour from everywhere)