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Old 05-26-2014, 06:08 AM   #1
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Fired up a my newly built pig smoker.. the pig was 98 pounder. 40 pounds of coals, Kingsford comps mixed with hickory chunks. At 275-325 it was done in 5 hrs at 190* meat temp.. First time smoking and still learning the do's and dont...
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Old 05-26-2014, 06:18 AM   #2
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learned not to do next. If butterflied, belly up, racer style belly down on a crate.
Wood chunks needs to be under the coals instead of laying on top. Those chunks fired up and raise the temperature to high and it will be hard to control. It was a pulled pork but the south end was a little dry.. .
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Old 05-26-2014, 07:00 AM   #3
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Nice job!
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Old 05-26-2014, 07:27 AM   #4
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Looks god for a first time out!
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:07 PM   #5
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:38 PM   #6
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What make cooker is that? Looks really good for a whole hog and chicken.
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:54 PM   #7
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Looks Good to me especially for the first time Congrats
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Nice work. Sucks to have to learn on that much meat, but it sounds like it turned out OK.
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:09 PM   #9
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Garage built,,Meadow creek pr60 replica. I think I had $350 on materials to it alone.
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:16 PM   #10
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Why does a Pork Butt take 10 hrs but Whole Hog only 5-6 hrs??
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Why does a Pork Butt take 10 hrs but Whole Hog only 5-6 hrs??
325*.. i do pork butts at 350ish done in 5-6 hours... low and slow no more. Can't tell the difference..
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Wow. Great build. Really well done. Congrats and enjoy!
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