We actually tried the hot and fast this weekend. We cooked 3 7# brisket flats in about 4-5 hours. I was runnin about 280 or so the whole time. In my reverse flow. They came out great and juicy. Although I am guilty of foiling them at 160. I still get paranoid bout em drying out.
HALF DIAMOND RANCH BBQ
Home made 5' reverse flow smoker
Weber Kettle 22 1/2" silver series
Weber Copper Smokey Joe Gold 14.5"
GPS trackable RED super fast thermopen