'why do you feel the boston butt defeats you?
Because every single time I've done it, after the 15-26 hours it takes, I've said "I am never doing that again!"
Deepsouth your baby backs look tremendous. Next time you should try doing a rack of St Louis cut spare ribs, see if you like 'em better... you might.
I get a whole slab for $2/lb and trim 'em myself. Here's how:
The best part is that the end you trim off also goes on the smoker, and serves as a snack a few hours into the session.