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Old 03-31-2005, 01:05 PM   #51
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ya know what stinks around here? We had one bbq oriented store that carried lump and various woods, and they closed!!! I don't want to pay shipping for charcoal. I guess a fried seafood area doesn't have a lot of smokers. I've seen lump in a couple of places, but not that brand.
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Old 03-31-2005, 01:24 PM   #52
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That's it! I'm done!! I'm not even gonna go into the reasons ~ You guys are smart enough to figure it out....Well, maybe NOT!

And Chris (Finney), any time you want to make the trip, you just let me know ~ I'll leave the light on for you!!
OMG! Does this mean you are leaving? AGAIN?

Are you saying you are like a Motel 6? Cause that's their slogan, "We'll leave the light on for ya" too!

Or are you just throwing another BF? I don't know with you Bud?

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Old 03-31-2005, 01:38 PM   #53
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That's it! I'm done!! I'm not even gonna go into the reasons ~ You guys are smart enough to figure it out....Well, maybe NOT!

And Chris (Finney), any time you want to make the trip, you just let me know ~ I'll leave the light on for you!!
Damn, How'd I miss that post up there?

My guess would be because you've gone Psycho the last two days.

And Larry... more like the Bates Motel than Motel 6. :badgrin:
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Old 03-31-2005, 01:39 PM   #54
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ya know what stinks around here? We had one bbq oriented store that carried lump and various woods, and they closed!!! I don't want to pay shipping for charcoal. I guess a fried seafood area doesn't have a lot of smokers. I've seen lump in a couple of places, but not that brand.
Cap'n, Walmart here carries lump on a seasonal basis. Either Real Charcoal brand or Royal Oak (both made by Royal Oak). It gets pretty good reviews on the Whiz's web site.
Real Charcoal brand is also carried by Harris Teeter and some other food store chains.
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ya know what stinks around here? We had one bbq oriented store that carried lump and various woods, and they closed!!! I don't want to pay shipping for charcoal. I guess a fried seafood area doesn't have a lot of smokers. I've seen lump in a couple of places, but not that brand.
Cap'n, Walmart here carries lump on a seasonal basis. Either Real Charcoal brand or Royal Oak (both made by Royal Oak). It gets pretty good reviews on the Whiz's web site.
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Every time you burn wood it release 241 different compounds, they are not all safe.
The naked Whiz site is a good resource but his opinions are based on what works in his cooker (BGE). When you cook on a ceramic cooker because of design they can't handle any ash and they move very little air through them. This means briquettes and wood don't work in the cooker.

Take the same wood or briquettes and put them in a cooker that moves air they work just fine because of the volume of air that passes through the cooker.

To make judgement call on fuel based on how it works in one style of cooker simply limits the products you can safely once you understand the workings of the other pits.
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Old 03-31-2005, 02:48 PM   #57
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Either Real Charcoal brand or Royal Oak (both made by Royal Oak). It gets pretty good reviews on the Whiz's web site.
I hate to disagree with you QnBrew (that has had bad consequences lately), but Royal Oak doesn't make Real Charcoal brand. They make Real Flavor brand that is sold at Walmart. They also make Big Green Egg, Grill Time, and Chuckwagon.

Real Charcoal brand is made by the Real Charcoal Company in Charlotte, NC.
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True Jim, Any one that does not have a basic understanding of how there pit works has not a chance to produce a good product.Good point about him using only a BGE. Would you agree that larger chunks of lump will last longer and are more easy to manage as far as fire control is concerted with a direct or off set pit?
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Old 03-31-2005, 03:06 PM   #59
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Original Charcoal company is in Charlotte.
Damn there I go being wrong again. I hate when that happens. I remember the other time it did... No, it turned out I was actually right that time.

But you are right Raine. You would think I would know that, because that's the brand I use.
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well just to add a little bit in here... DuraFlame has just introduced a new charcoal product.

Raine, you use lump or what?

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