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Old 05-31-2008, 05:45 AM   #11
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That looks great!
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Old 05-31-2008, 07:40 AM   #12
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That looks fantastic!
Great job Ron.
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Old 05-31-2008, 09:40 AM   #13
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Beautiful!

Hey no one there will know if it's good or bad, so tell em
"I've cooked many a hog in my day, and this one came out
the best!"

They'll believe you!
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Old 05-31-2008, 12:55 PM   #14
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The bad part is I only tasted tiny bite. When I took it off the grill the front legs fell off, because they were so tender. I brushed them off and tried it. It was tasty, but not enough to really get a taste?? I hope they liked it. The skin was so tough I could not eat it, I am not sure if this is supposed to happen. Overall it was a good experience and I would do it again if asked.
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Old 05-31-2008, 01:00 PM   #15
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almost all my pigs have that tough skin, and that's my holy grail.
I've come close, having a lot of perfect skin, crispy with luscious
fat underneath, but never a majority.
The hard part is rarely getting a chance to practice cause there's so much of meat.
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Old 05-31-2008, 02:36 PM   #16
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Looks great. It seems that doing a whole hog - no matter the size - is kind of like a right of passage. It'll be a while for me!
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Old 05-31-2008, 10:21 PM   #17
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Man that does look good. What temp did you cook it at and about how long did it take.
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Old 05-31-2008, 11:48 PM   #18
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The fire got a little hot for a while, up to 300 then i closed off the dampers and let it get back to 250, it took about 6 hours. I used charcoal and pecan wood.
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