I buy my buts a couple at a time and freeze them. I usually pull them out of the freezer on wednsday for a saturday morning cook. and I unwrap and rub friday night. Usually it's still a little frozen in the middle when I rub but commpletly thawed by saturday.
They are usually about 7-8 lbs.
Char-griller pro deluxe w/SFB
22.5" weber kettle (rescue)