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  • Soonerpop
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    Yep, no wrap. More bark, too.

  • Dewesq55
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    They look really good, PJ. I've had a little run of slightly overcooked ribs lately. I'm not sure why it is. As you say, still tasty, but a bit too tender.

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  • SmokingSteve
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    Lookin' good there, Panhead! Just don't wrap them.

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  • Clark
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    Panhead John Those don't look like paper plates. Are you getting classy now?

  • Panhead John
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    FireMan I agree about the no wrapping next time. With the WSM having a water pan, I wasn’t too concerned with wrapping. Since the OJB doesn’t have a water pan, thought I’d wrap. Lesson learned. I appreciate hearing from experienced barrel users. We can all benefit from your past experiences. Thanks for your input!

  • Panhead John
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    Thanks Uncle Bob Your earlier assessments were correct. I had asked you a while back of your experience with accurate probe temps. compared with the factory thermometer. You told me probably 25-30* higher than what the factory gauge shows. Based on my cook I’d say you were spot on.
    Last edited by Panhead John; May 9, 2021, 07:35 AM.

  • FireMan
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    Looks good to me! Mebbee next time don’t wrap em. I don’t when I hang em & it seems the tug yer talkin about is there. Just sayin.

    PS. I’d sure eat em, yessir!
    Last edited by FireMan; May 9, 2021, 08:22 AM.

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  • Uncle Bob
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    Your guess of the barrel running hotter than where the dial measures is most likely correct. Them ribs looks good.

    Happy to hear you already have the temp control thing in hand. I suspect your WSM experiences help you understand temp management. In the hands of folks who have learned to manage fire the Bronco temp control is near epic from low to high, whatever you wish.

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  • jharner
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    Great looking cook!!

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  • ecowper
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    For the first time with a new cook method on a new cooker … that seems like a home run.

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  • latenight71
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    those look really great! Good cook, Bruh!

  • latenight71
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    those look darn tasty. i think you done good. Great cook! i don't use a a thermo for ribs and rely on time, and cooker temp and then wait for bend and brealk. hasn't let me down yet. when i sauce i pull off hooks, sauce and put on grate so i don't lose in fire. if your meat is too loose use less smoke wood

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  • Panhead John
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    For my first attempt at hanging ribs, instead of my usual in the WSM on a grate, I was fairly pleased. My only quibble was they were too tender. Falling off the bone tender. I did the 3-1-1 method for my first attempt. (3 hours hung..1 hour wrapped in foil on the grate..1 hour unwrapped to finish) While they were still good, I like mine with a little more tug on the meat. The flavor had just the right amount of smokiness and the Rub I used added a great flavor. The factory thermometer read around 250* the whole time. I suspect I was running higher than that, but didn’t have any ambient probes available to test actual temps. I was probably running around 275 or so. I’ve ordered a new ThermoPro Smoke for future cooks on the OJ Bronco. Next time I’ll hopefully do better. Overall they still came out....pretty good.

    Also, I can’t brag enough on the way the OJ Bronco holds temps. The first 2 hours it held a rock solid 250* without budging. It dropped about 20* after that, opened the vents a little more, and about 10 minutes later it was back to 250*. It held that temp for the duration of my 5 hour cook. I only had to make one more minor adjustment during the rest of the cook. I love this thing.
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  • glitchy
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    They are looking tasty. Glad to see you enjoying the barrel.

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    Be careful not to overcook them and turn your promo into this:
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