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Old 04-08-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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My wife does not like kingsford some one told me about Stubbs just cost to much. How about Royal oak? Price is a lot better here. Or is there somthing better with lower cost? Thanks Dave
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My wife does not like kingsford some one told me about Stubbs just cost to much. How about Royal oak? Price is a lot better here. Or is there somthing better with lower cost? Thanks Dave
Stubbs is on sale for half price at a lot of Lowe's stores, including the one in Madisonville, KY. At least, it shows on-line as being $4.25 per 15-lb. bag. All the Lowe's here in NC still have it at $8.49 a bag. Go get some!
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Old 04-08-2011, 04:06 PM   #3
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Nothing wrong with Royal Oak, but if you can get the price on Stubbs do it, depending on how much you cook you may want 5 or 10 at that price. If you are really interested The Naked Whiz has great information on charcoal.
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I haven't used stubbs myself but RO is great. That what I use the majority of the time.
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I use Stubb's briquets and add some mesquite lump for flavor and temp boost when grilling. I love the flavor it adds to chicken.
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I like the RO
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Well depends on whether you are speaking lump or briquettes. Since you looking for something cheaper than Kingsford would have to jump to the irrational conclusion we is speaking of briquettes. If so I would not take any Royal Oak Briquettes even if they was free. Now their lump aint too bad last I checked which has been a while back. Know one fella who swears by the El Cheapo Wally World brand briquettes. Try those sometime. They are 66% bigger or something.
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I've become a loyal Stubbs user for the last year. I find that it actually takes a lot less charcoal than Kingsford, and lasts a lot longer. I'm in Henderson, Ky. and I scored 5 bags at Lowes in Madisonville last week. Try it, you won't be dissappointed!
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I use the wally world charcoal at the price difference I can load up the firebox twice to once with kingsford or royal oak. I burn about 75 percent or better hardwood so the charcoal is basically just a firebox heat to keep my wood consumption down. To each his own but for me the cheaper is better.
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Thanks for all the help. I think i will go to Lowes and try to get the Stubbs at the 4.25 price, and i think i will also try a bag of Royal Oak two. And just see what i think. I will let ya"ll know as i try it Thanks again Dave
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