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Old 03-25-2008, 10:17 PM   #1
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Lowe's Knows BBQ

At least some of the Lowe's employees are about to know what real bbq is.

There is not a bbq joint in my town that doesn't have their smokers hooked to gas.

I will be serving about 20 fellow employees at a weekly meeting. The Sales Manager asked me to cook it. I thought it was a good opportunity to put up or shut up since I talk a little bbq smack at work.

Two butts for them and one brisket flat for me.


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Old 03-25-2008, 11:30 PM   #2
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You and your fellow Lowe's employees should be in line for a bonus this year. I'm doing a remodel and getting nearly all the stuff from Lowe's. Good job on the true Q, Cliff.
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Old 03-26-2008, 05:17 AM   #3
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Here is a 5 am sneak peak. I flipped to the brisket to fat cap down.



The smoker ran in the 230 range almost all night. This morning it was at 216. I opened the vents a little more than I would have liked to last night. I felt the exhaust and it seemed hotter than the maverick wsa saying.

When I opened the lid this morning, I could see that the probe was within 1/8" of the meat. When I adjusted it the reading rose to 230-240 real quick.
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Old 03-26-2008, 07:04 AM   #4
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Maybe a meal like that will convice them to carry more Weber products..at least up north...both Lowes and the Orange store are carrying BBcarp up here...
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Old 03-26-2008, 07:20 AM   #5
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looks great!!

have fun with the luncheon
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Old 03-26-2008, 08:15 AM   #6
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That looks mighty good. Me thinks it is not going to be enuff for 20 hungry Q starved friends though. Yer teasing them with that!
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Maybe a meal like that will convice them to carry more Weber products..at least up north...both Lowes and the Orange store are carrying [b]BBcarp [/b]up here...
They're Jewish??
Lowes got me started with the Chargriller that made me crazy trying to cook something decent. Our local stores do have a reasonable choice of backyard stuff. No Carp though.
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Maybe a meal like that will convice them to carry more Weber products..at least up north...both Lowes and the Orange store are carrying [b]BBcarp [/b]up here...
They're Jewish??
Lowes got me started with the Chargriller that made me crazy trying to cook something decent. Our local stores do have a reasonable choice of backyard stuff. No Carp though.
its to early for your carp...crap
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I ought to start another thread called Trust Your Instincts.

At 8:00, only 10 hours into the cook my et-73 says I have a butt at 195. After repositioning, it says the same thing. I then move it to the other butt, and to my suprise, 195.

There is no way that this meat is done. The resistance is just like it was raw. So I swith to cheapo monitor. Its reads 195 also.

No way am I taking this meat off.

I have a brisket flat reading 152 with an et-72 in it. I went ahead and foiled everything, then stuck the et-72 in the butt and temp reads 170. Now I am back on track.

What is really wierd is that the et-73 probe is reading right now.
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Old 03-26-2008, 11:41 AM   #10
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Here is the beef.

Butts are resting.


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