Preheat oven to 350 degrees and preheat oil in deep fryer to 375 degrees. Reserve wing-tips for stock. Fry wings for 8 minutes. Transfer to a tray with paper towels and let drain. Season with salt and pepper.
In a saucepan melt butter. Add hot sauce, salt, vinegar and pepper. Toss wings in sauce. Roast 15 to 20 minutes.