Originally Posted by Roo-B-Q'N
I have had a double bag of 8#'s take one day and then I have had them take 3 days. To be safe, take them out Wednesday, and leave them in the fridge until you are ready to use, if still frozen, use the cold water bath method to bring them the rest of the way.
I'd say about three days too. If they go on the smoker Saturday morning, mine come out of the freezer, usually before I go to bed on Tuesday night. So technically that's 3.5 days.