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Old 11-26-2014, 09:14 PM   #11
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Turkey went in the brine this morning. I just finished rubbing the butts and they are iced down. Got some splits ready to stoke the fire at 4 am.
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Turkey went in the brine this morning. I just finished rubbing the butts and they are iced down. Got some splits ready to stoke the fire at 4 am.

Too many habaņeros last night?
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Old 11-27-2014, 04:17 AM   #13
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Too many habaņeros last night?
Actually they were "How they pain ya"!

All meats are warming up on the kitchen counter and the fire is lit in the chimney.
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Old 11-27-2014, 08:42 AM   #14
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A little more color and I'll wrap it.
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Old 11-27-2014, 11:56 AM   #15
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A little more color and I'll wrap it.
Looks like my tunnel smoker. The hinges are exact. What brand is yours? Mine is not very efficient. Uses way to much fuel.
How much fuel does your smoker require for a job like this?
Looks really good BTW!
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Looks like my tunnel smoker. The hinges are exact. What brand is yours? Mine is not very efficient. Uses way to much fuel.
How much fuel does your smoker require for a job like this?
Looks really good BTW!
Now I'm ready for the Fourth!

It was cold when I started the cook, so it took a bit of wood to get to temp and maintain it. As the sun came up, the fuel usage dropped off, but I have probably used 3 of the pecan logs I split.
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Old 11-27-2014, 12:36 PM   #17
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Looking good! Nice color!!

I'll be spatchcocking my bird for smoking in the UDS. Also a drip pan on the lower grate to catch the juices for gravy.
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Old 11-27-2014, 01:56 PM   #18
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Finished bird.

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That's a beauty CraigC
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I missed this earlier. Great looking birds, Craig.
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