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Old 10-31-2008, 02:12 PM   #1
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Default How many Turkeys will you be smoking this Thanksgiving?

How many Turkeys will you be smoking this Thanksgiving? So far I am at two.

I do not even like Turkey and they make a mess of my style of smoker. Give me a honeybaked ham anyday, but the wife says no. Actually we will do both but I can't get out of the turkey.
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Old 10-31-2008, 02:52 PM   #2
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I'm up to 4 so far... three for customers and one for me....
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:20 PM   #3
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I hate deer meat but i still do one each Thanksgiving
prolly doing 2 turks
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:29 PM   #4
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This will be my first time smoking a whole turkey, so I'll be doing one for practice a week before and one on Thanksgiving.
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Old 10-31-2008, 04:36 PM   #5
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I'll probably do near 20 Turkeys.... I dont have them all paid for yet but last year I did 16. I do it mostly for family so I dont make alot.
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Old 10-31-2008, 05:39 PM   #6
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I'm with for practice and one for feast.
Will likley do both using Thirdeye's breast method. Just can't find any Turks at the store right now???
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Old 10-31-2008, 07:20 PM   #7
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None, zero, too cold to keep my Bandera up to temp.
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Old 10-31-2008, 07:20 PM   #8
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Looking at 12 right now, two of them are for the family...
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Old 10-31-2008, 07:23 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by keend View Post
None, zero, too cold to keep my Bandera up to temp.
??? You need a drum bro!

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Old 10-31-2008, 07:32 PM   #10
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Smoke 1 turkey, fry 1 turkey and smoke 1 ham.
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Old 10-31-2008, 07:41 PM   #11
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Unfortunately...none! My wife wants to do a "traditional" bird this year.
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Old 10-31-2008, 09:06 PM   #12
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Smokin a turkey is traditional in our family. (Cool wife mod)
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:03 PM   #13
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Will be smoking 4 as of right now but who know the neihbors always smell the smoke and want to add their turkey so we will see.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:55 PM   #14
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I'm going to try one on the drum next week for practice, I might have a couple of them sold. I also get (?) to do the usual two 16 to 18 lb bone in hams that the family seems to like.
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Old 11-01-2008, 12:29 AM   #15
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Last year we did about 30; most smoked, some fried and a few roasted.
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