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Old 02-12-2007, 08:27 AM   #1
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WSM overnighter

Well, I had a guy at work order 2 butts for next weekend. I figured that I would give the WSM a run for an overnight cook. Of course they are calling for sleet and snow overnight so I am a little nurvous.

Got the 2 butts injected with a WRB injection sauce and rubbed with WRB. Figure I will crank up the WSM around 8pm and have them on by 9. Should be able to get the temp set for a good nights sleep tonight by 10pm.

This is the first time I have done an overnighter. I dont have a fancy maverick to alert me of any drastic temp changes. So, I figure that I may be getting up a couple of times during the night.

Any suggestions besides "Get a Maverick"?

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Old 02-12-2007, 08:28 AM   #2
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Build a wind break...just make sure the temps are stable...
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Dont worry...

My maverick is on the fritz, so I do a 4 hour check just for piece of mind....
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Dont worry...

My maverick is on the fritz, so I do a 4 hour check just for piece of mind....
Maybe you can treat yourself on Vac..and those short arms can reach into those deep pockets and you can buy one
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yup a windbreak all you need
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You will sleep good Bill, don't worry!
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Lots of charcoal, wind break, and Minion Method. All you need besides that is some covers and a good pillow.
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I'm not discounting anything anyone is saying about a windbreak, but I don't think they're really necessary. At least I've never needed one for either WSM regardless of the wind or weather. But that's just me, I'm not trying to start a debate about windbreaks, I just don't want people to think they can't cook without one on a cold windy night. Same thing for the insulated jackets.
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I'm not discounting anything anyone is saying about a windbreak, but I don't think they're really necessary. At least I've never needed one for either WSM regardless of the wind or weather. But that's just me, I'm not trying to start a debate about windbreaks, I just don't want people to think they can't cook without one on a cold windy night. Same thing for the insulated jackets.
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