Hog roast machines are very easy to come by nowadays and you would be surprised at how affordable they are to rent. Of course, it is important to understand that when you do cook your own hog, that you take into account the power of your own machine. After all, you’ll find that a lot of people state that a hog can take between 4-6 hours to cook properly but if you have a very old machine or if you have a machine that hasn’t been serviced in quite a while then you know that you may need to take into account some extra time because if you don’t do this then you run the risk of not only having undercooked meat, but also not being able to mount it back on the spit afterwards.
If you are worried that your machine isn’t everything it should be or if you are worried that your machine is older and therefore will take longer to cook the hog then the first thing that you should do is either get it serviced by a reputable source or you can go and rent a machine from your local hog roast provider. Even when you do rent a hog roast machine from a local provider, and even when you do go for the cheaper option, you still won’t run into the same problems you would if you have your own machine that is older and even when you do go and rent your machine, you know that you can always count on your provider to advise you on the cooking times and even how you should mount it on the spit as well so this is another thing that you have to keep in consideration when the time does come for you to get started.