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Old 08-31-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default brisket 8 hours in a cooler???

hi guys, i have nice 7 day extreme colemans and have rested a brisket for 6 hours, still too hot to handle, but how about 8? any thoughts?

basically i want to HnF it tonight and let it rest until morning.
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Old 08-31-2010, 05:49 PM   #2
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Dude those things keep stuff cold, or hot, for days!! Maybe after 6 hours crack it open.
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Old 08-31-2010, 07:32 PM   #3
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Old 08-31-2010, 07:34 PM   #4
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As long as you pack it with towels, blankets or something else to take up all the air space you should be fine.

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Old 08-31-2010, 09:34 PM   #5
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I've kept them 8 hours foiled and wrapped in towels and they were still very hot.
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:10 PM   #6
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You will be good! I wrap my briskets shoulders and butts with foil and a moving blanket and throw in that type chest and it will Hold very nicely.
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:50 PM   #7
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My buddy Chadwick (pirates,pigs and poultry) coolered a brisket for 8 hrs at Morgan Hill this year and took First place, beating Harry Soo (slap yo daddy). Go for it!

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