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jimz

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2019, 06:49:37 AM »
Correction the bags were $1.53 each!


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michaelmilitello

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2019, 06:58:39 AM »
I use Kingsford bb and RO lump.   Iíve been using B&B lump when Walmart has it.   Of course, I have my cache of Weber, which is my favorite. 


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Foster Dahlet

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2019, 05:33:09 PM »
I use Kingsford bb and RO lump.   Iíve been using B&B lump when Walmart has it.   Of course, I have my cache of Weber, which is my favorite. 


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B&B makes a great briquette too, if you can find it.  I only ever see it at Academy Sports.

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I like my Kettles like my coffee....strong and black.

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Foster Dahlet

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #18 on: February 23, 2019, 05:50:08 PM »
Just left Home Depot. Embers bags for 1.90 each. I grabbed 10 I couldnít resist. Never used it but hey for that price why not?


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That is a crazy low price

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I like my Kettles like my coffee....strong and black.

2002 Black SSP w/gas assist; 2015 Black 22.5" OKP; 2000 Black GGA; 2017 Black CGA; 2004 Black SJP

mojo2454

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2019, 02:30:50 PM »
Kingsford is just so convenient and it not expensive.

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avega2792

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2019, 08:05:12 PM »
I liked Stubbs but Royal Oak briqs is more econimical and yields great results. Lights quickly in the chimney and lasts easily during my long cooks. The left overs get used to start the next cook with my bigger better basket full of wood chunks and briqs.

Jon

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2019, 09:47:20 PM »
On sale.

ReyJ

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #22 on: March 03, 2019, 02:58:55 PM »
Anybody ever used FOGO charcoal or Cowboy charcoal?

hawgheaven

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2019, 07:47:15 AM »
Anybody ever used FOGO charcoal or Cowboy charcoal?

Never heard of FOGO...? I have used Cowboy lump and my recommendation is, stay away from it. It is full of scrap lumber and is shit IMHO.
Multiple kettles and WSM's. I am not a collector, just a gatherer... and a sick bastard.

jmike314

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2019, 07:51:12 AM »
Is the Cowboy stuff being phased out?


Also.....has anybody tried the Expert Grill from WalMart?


Theyíre both available nearby and cheap.
I like cheap.
Especially if itís good stuff and I can stock up.


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jimz

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #25 on: March 04, 2019, 09:30:31 AM »
I used some of the cheap embers stuff last weekend. Works well lit in about the same time my kbb does. No real notable difference between this and kbb in my opinion. Just an FYI

Foster Dahlet

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #26 on: March 04, 2019, 01:51:43 PM »
Is the Cowboy stuff being phased out?


Also.....has anybody tried the Expert Grill from WalMart?


Theyíre both available nearby and cheap.
I like cheap.
Especially if itís good stuff and I can stock up.


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Cowboy briquettes are good, especially at that price.....it is actually the same charcoal as Stubbs in a Cowboy bag.  I am guessing that Expert is Royal Oak rebranded for Wal-Mart.

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I like my Kettles like my coffee....strong and black.

2002 Black SSP w/gas assist; 2015 Black 22.5" OKP; 2000 Black GGA; 2017 Black CGA; 2004 Black SJP

foshizzle

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #27 on: March 04, 2019, 02:44:42 PM »

Anybody ever used FOGO charcoal or Cowboy charcoal?
Have used regular Cowboy Lump and didnít like it but then tried Cowboy Lump ďSouthern StyleĒ which is mainly hickory and oak and what a difference.  I really like the southern style and have gone through about 4 bags with only good results. Unfortunately Costco only carried it in the summer time and itís a little harder to find by me.
Just bought some FOGO on some high recommendations by some of the popular BBQ YouTubers and also the local BBQ Galore rep. Itís 100% oak and expensive but havenít tried it yet.


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Darko

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #28 on: March 05, 2019, 06:26:00 AM »
For lump I use either Basques or Maple Leaf. Briquettes are Maple Leaf, Weber or Royal oak. Anything but Kingsford.

jmike314

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Re: Favorite charcoal?
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2019, 02:53:53 PM »
Used a bag of the Cowboy and all went well for me. Went back to Loweís so I could grab a few more 5$ bags of the Cowboy and saw this...



Moving out their last pallet. So I grabbed a few to stack up in the garage.




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