Originally Posted by Meat Burner
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.
2" would be an extra inch on each side. We don't quite get that much shrinkage as you can see in the pics...maybe 1" total. But as you noted, it varies. And the height of your presentation bed plays a role too.
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