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Old 01-27-2013, 11:01 AM   #1
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After watching a few of the pitmasters, I've decided to smoke my ribs at a higher temp today (like 260-275). Anyone have any idea how long St. Louis spare ribs should stay on the grill at that temp before they're done?

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Old 01-27-2013, 11:14 AM   #2
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:23 AM   #3
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I'd do a bend test at 3 hours and take it from there. Could go 3.5 to 4.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:33 AM   #4
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I usually do mine at 275-300. 2-1-1. Unfoiled, foiled, unfoiled.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:38 AM   #5
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Start the bend test after you see about 1/2" of pullback from the bone ends.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:46 AM   #6
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I like to do ribs at 275° and check them after 2 1/2 hours.
Good time to glaze them...
When they pass the bend test, they are done.
I seldom foil mine.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:50 AM   #7
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Kick it up to 300* and 3.5 -4 hours done.

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Old 01-27-2013, 01:16 PM   #8
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I'm in the AK camp one they pass the bend test shut down the pit hit 'em with the glaze ( if thats the way you roll) give it 15 min to set.
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