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Lump Storage

alexwolf1216alexwolf1216 Posts: 91
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
My father-in-law got me a Kingsford charcoal storage tub. It looks
pretty cool, claims it stays sealed and is waterproof. My thought was to
put the lump in there after taking out all of the junk. Does anyone
else use anything like this or similar? Where do you store your lump?
San Antonio, TX. LBGE.
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http://www.wolfstudiosphotography.com
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  • PapaBPapaB Posts: 146

    I just leave mine in the bag and store it either on the garage floor or in a plastic cabinet.  I sort it a somewhat as I load up the BGE.  Sounds like you got something specific for lump...

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  • DougQDougQ Posts: 29
    I've got two and they work great. Leave them outside all winter, no moisture problems at all. Very handy - and cheap!
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  • burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
    I also have 2 plus I bought 2 more for son and son in law.
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  • liquidicemliquidicem Posts: 48
    I have 2 as well.  They work great.  Found mine at Home Depot.
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  • Are yous guys leaving lump in the bag or pulling out the good pieces and just putting it in the tub?
    San Antonio, TX. LBGE.
    Wolf Studios Photography
    http://www.wolfstudiosphotography.com
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  • burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
    I just dump it in the tub.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,513
    How many pounds of lump do those hold?

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  • burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
    pretty sure a 10 pound bag
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,513
    Sweet, I'm in for 2.
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  • I also have 2, one for Grove lump, and one for weekend Warrior. Works great. Easy to poor the lump in.
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  • jbates67jbates67 Posts: 157
    Mine goes in a simple $5 20 gallon covered bin. Works great and slides under my table out of the way until it's needed.

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  • I have a small lift top enclosed chair.  The box under it holds a 20 pound bag of lump and 1-2 bags of large chunk hardwood for smoking.  Raise the chair part and all is under the seat and sealed.  Got it at Home Depot.  It is grey in color.
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  • LitLit Posts: 3,436
    I use this the front little flap comes up or the whole top comes off. Holds about 50 pounds of lump.
    http://homedepot.digby.com/shops/web/homedepot?cmd=item&itemId=100669782&vendorId=78
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  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 1,335
    edited June 2012
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  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,706
    edited June 2012
    I use one of these deck boxes.  Stores my lump year round plus my small bins of wood chunks, electric starter, drip pan, pizza stone and other assorted egging stuff:

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    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • EldeElde Posts: 129
    I'd love one of those boxes Choke, but they're so dang expensive - plus moisture and mold are a problem here in the Pac NW.

    My lump lives in the bag, right inside the door of the garage.  My 'use every time' accessories (gloves, grill brushes, grill lifter, long lighter, lighter cubes, ash tools and tongs, etc...) live in a small tub that I haul out to the deck when I get ready to grill.  Other accessories live in the storage room off the garage and are hauled out at need.
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  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,380
     i have two of the kingsford bins and was able to get a full bag of WGWW lump into it with a little arranging of a few top pieces 
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  • Here she is.
    San Antonio, TX. LBGE.
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    http://www.wolfstudiosphotography.com
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    Anyone using these Kingsford storage boxes in the Mid West winter?
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 1,768
    I use a trash can..I am not sure on gallon size.. but it is big enough to hold a 40lb bag.
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  • ShedFarmShedFarm Posts: 499
    Paqman, I really like your bin (trashcan?). What brand and model is that, and where did you get it from?
    BJ (Powhatan, VA)
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  • AirwolfAirwolf Posts: 76
    I store an extra whole bag or two in the garage, I then dump one bag into a big storage bin with lid that I got from Wal-Mart.  Nothing fancy, but lets me sort through the lump if needed.  I also store my wood chips and foil drip pans in the same box.
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  • cssmd27cssmd27 Posts: 136
    I use this the front little flap comes up or the whole top comes off. Holds about 50 pounds of lump.
    http://homedepot.digby.com/shops/web/homedepot?cmd=item&itemId=100669782&vendorId=78


    Nice!

    How do all of you get the charcoal from whatever container to the Egg? I assume some sort of really big scoop. But, doesn't the friction of every time you scoop in and grab some cause micro pieces and dust to come off - i.e. somewhat breaking up some of the larger lumps and increasing the amt of dust/useless pieces?
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  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 1,335
    edited June 2012
    Paqman, I really like your bin (trashcan?). What brand and model is that, and where did you get it from?
    @ShedFarm - I purchased it at my local HomeDepot store (Canada). It was roughly 30$.





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