Paul, do you figure on the average that will get you about 3/4 inch clearance on each end when the brisket is put in the clamshell? I quess that would mean maybe anticipating around a 2 inch overall shrinkage, if I am thinking correctly. I realize that can vary, so just a general observation.
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NB Bandera with mods
Weber 22 .5" x 2, 26.75" x 1
UDS x 3
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