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The Stall Explained
« on: October 04, 2011, 12:21:52 AM »
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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 10:06:38 AM »
Nice.  You've made me hungry.
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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2011, 10:41:31 AM »
Thanks Tom! That was very informative. I hadn't noticed a "stall" but just thought it was part of the process. I'm very familiar with the Texas Crutch but since I've had (eaten) substandard brisket done that way I eschewed that process when taking on brisket for the first time. Now I realize they were just lousy or unenlightened bbq'ers. ;)

I will try it next time. Gonna gave to get a !@#$ remote probe thermometer now.
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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2011, 10:54:47 AM »
Thanks Tom! That was very informative. I hadn't noticed a "stall" but just thought it was part of the process. I'm very familiar with the Texas Crutch but since I've had (eaten) substandard brisket done that way I eschewed that process when taking on brisket for the first time. Now I realize they were just lousy or unenlightened bbq'ers. ;)

I will try it next time. Gonna gave to get a !@#$ remote probe thermometer now.

You'll find more uses for the remote thermometer than smoking meat. 

I use mine to monitor the temp of my mash and sparge water while its heating so I don't have to go outside to check the temp.  I mash and sparge inside in my basement shop (a walkout) but use my turkey cooker outside on the patio.  It makes heating water January much more comfortable in Central Iowa.  8^)

It also showed me that my oven runs 10 deg low.  That finally explained why turkeys never got done on time in my kitchen.

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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2011, 01:19:01 PM »
I thought this thread was going to be about something else. Insert bathroom joke here.....
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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2011, 01:57:46 PM »
The same thing happens when you're pulling hearts.  When the temp starts to rise again you know you're getting into the tails.
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Re: The Stall Explained
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2011, 03:29:07 PM »
The same thing happens when you're pulling hearts.  When the temp starts to rise again you know you're getting into the tails.

  You also get a little jump when the heads start thinning out.

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