Originally Posted by El Ropo
Can't comment on the Australian tri tip. But 1.5 lbs is about normal for a nicely trimmed tri tip. Untrimmed, they rarely weigh in at more than 2.75 lbs. Whatever you were buying that weighed 5-6 lbs was not a tri tip, unless there were two whole untrimmed roasts in the package.
I am taking 10 years or so ago.
I have no idea what it was, probably a sirlion tip of some kind
not really the point, just talking about what I bought today