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  • Greg A BigBillsFan
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    • Feb 2016
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    Crutch wrap

    I am NOT a newbie. But I've never wrapped a brisket Texas style. Was considering giving it a try. My question, > what is the recommended paper and where do you acquire it? Thank you.
  • parkerj2
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    • Aug 2016
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    #2
    Pink butcher paper. easily acquired from Amazon.

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      #3
      …..and be aware that rolls are commonly available in 18 and 24" width along with a variety of lengths. I would prefer the 24" width.
      Last edited by Uncle Bob; January 24th, 2020, 10:55 AM.

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      • mach2speed
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        I was able to find 36" width on Amazon. Glad I did.
    • JoeSousa
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      • Sep 2016
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      #4
      Restaurant supply stores will sometimes carry it. I bought a big roll a couple years back and still have plenty left. Even with the expensive shipping costs it was still cheaper than buying smaller rolls from Amazon: https://www.webstaurantstore.com/18-.../43318PEA.html

      It will usually be called pink or peach paper. Don't used plain white butcher paper or brown craft paper.

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      • texastweeter
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        • Jul 2017
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        #5
        I get mine from Amazon usually, but HEB carries smaller rolls that I use in a pinch. Oh, I'm talking about paper.

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        • Greg A BigBillsFan
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          • Feb 2016
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          #6
          I ordered a roll of the 24" x 175' from Amazon. Hope I live long enough to use it up!! Thanks for the info folks. One last question. Anyone ever wrap ribs with it too?

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            #7
            Originally posted by Greg A BigBillsFan View Post
            I ordered a roll of the 24" x 175' from Amazon. Hope I live long enough to use it up!! Thanks for the info folks. One last question. Anyone ever wrap ribs with it too?
            I will use it to wrap ribs after the cook. generally if I am serving for numbers. Otherwise I don't wrap ribs. But it works great from wrapping a brisket during or after the cook. Same goes for any meat. I also like to have a roller stand to make it easy to dispense and cut the paper. It makes things breeze.

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