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    Someone has to test it .... and I'm not waiting till Turkey day. Plus I'm hungry.
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    Last edited by bergmef; November 8, 2015, 11:25 AM.

    Mine just arrived yesterday. I had such good luck last year just spatchcocking the turkey and hanging it by its armpits, it's going to take a lot for me to switch gears and use the hanger on the PBC.



      I'm not sure if I like how it 'flops' back and forth. I want to add a big ball of foil to stop it. I might end up spatchcocking, rebar diagonal and the bird in the center. Good thing I love turkey ... and the neighbors too.


        It's in, wahoo.. 315 degrees. First alarm is 2 hours.

        Another vote for spatchcock ... if you hang from 1 rebar, the two open hole are good for keeping the temp up in the 315-325 range. I have to keep the lid cracked. Click image for larger version

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        • fzxdoc
          fzxdoc commented
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          Could you use a hook through the loop and hang the bird from one rebar, perhaps?


        The bird is done. 157 in the breast. 3.5 hours

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        • PappyBBQ
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          Ok, so complete review?? Pretty Please??!!?? How'd it cook hanging?? Man I'm hanging to know!

        Where do you get the turkey hanger from? Thanks Kyle


          pitbarrelcooker.com sells them directly from their site - it's a new product.


            Is the loop on the hanger large enough to put the rebar through? It looks close.


            • PappyBBQ
              PappyBBQ commented
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              Just checked mine, and yes the hole on the hanger will fit a rebar! This is how I'm going to attempt to do mine this weekend so that I can keep a set of holes rebar free. I think hanging it from a hook would place the bird too low in the pit.

            • Flavorsavor
              Flavorsavor commented
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              nice. looks like I'm going to order one now.

            I'm thinking you *could* use the hooks the pbc came with thru the loop and hang it off of one rebar... I'll find out for sure tomorrow when my hanger comes.


              I ordered 2 of these new hangers this week... they look like a great idea. I might try using them in my KBQ though... hahahaha!


                Hello Bergmef,
                How did the turkey come out? Looks good, how was skin?

                Nice job.



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