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Wicked Good Has Huge Pieces

dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,001
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Opened up a new bag of Wicked Good yesterday and this piece was on top.  There were another dozen piecs softball sized.

Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

Waunakee, WI

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,236
    In the lump world sometimes it can "be too big" but you can always alter the size with a good hammer.  The reverse doesn't work-I am a big fan of WGWW for low&slows.  Just wish it wasn't quite so $$$.
    Louisville
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    My fav lump by far. Love it.
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
    Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @SSgt93
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  • waltinvawaltinva Posts: 36
    My first bag was the same. Some of it was too big. Second bag this weekend was very disappointing. A few fist sized chunks and the rest just broken to small pieces.
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,022
    My first bag was the same. Some of it was too big. Second bag this weekend was very disappointing. A few fist sized chunks and the rest just broken to small pieces.
    Small pieces should not be a disappointment. If your egg is properly cleaned you shouldn't have any problems. You may notice a little slower start. In my experience smaller pieces seem to allow the fire to burn even, and have that clean smell quicker than the logs. Just my .02 FWIW.
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    I agree with brownie. Smaller pieces make for a uniform fire.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • I agree with brownie. Smaller pieces make for a uniform fire.
    Me too. I get those bags of best of the west that has football sized pieces n them. I hit them with a pick axe to break them up. Huge pieces are not great for uniform fires



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  • BGE4LifeBGE4Life Posts: 34
    I used to only use Royal Oak in the Green Bag.  I switched to WGWW and find it is much bigger chunks, burns longer and the cost per cook isn't much different despite the price.
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  • chuffchuff Posts: 255
    I drank the forum kool-aid and picked up my first 2 bags of WGWW today. I'm curious to see if it's worth the extra over the Wal-Mart RO.
    XL BGE
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    a single 20 pound chunk would make for a poor fire.  and twenty one-pound chunks would be undesirable too.  you need small to medium pieces for bridging, and allowing the fire to travel by contact.

    a few decent sized chunks are good for placing on the fire grate to permit max inflow of the air, but if you have nuthin but big stuff, yer gonna have a weird fire
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • unit26unit26 Posts: 53
    Where do you purchase WGWW?
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  • Im loving wicked. At my local bbq shop it cost 22.50 for a 22lb bag.. Which is about the same as the bge lump. I love the low spark as compared to royal oak
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  • waltinvawaltinva Posts: 36
    It still burned well. I am not sure it is worth the premium price though. Wicked Good is $1.14/lb. I can get Wegmans Grocery brand for $0.60/lb. I went to Dizzy Pig to get rub and wound up getting rubs,chips,chunks,sauce,and WG lump. Good thing I ran out of money
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  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    I bought 3 bags WG and got a discount worked out at 77 cents a pound
    Lynnwood WA
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