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Anyone gotta line on some High Quality Mesquite?

Fruita's out of stock...  Why is it so hard to find Mequite??

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 10,754
    Where are you located?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • No Shortage here. Millions of mesquite trees growing all around town :) I'll send you some if you can't find it. Just let me know. 





  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,017
    Don't farmers consider mesquite trees a nuisance in Texas?  I thought I read about some plans to try to eradicate them, or at least start controlling them.
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  • OT: Interesting trivia about Mesquite.

    During the period of the Texas Cattle Trails from Texas to Kansas City (where the railroads were), cattle would eat mesquite seeds off the tree, then about 20 miles later, would poop it out.  From that, another mesquite tree would grow.  Those same trails were used for thirty years or so, so the mesquites became prolific all along the trails.

    Mesquite wood gives off a distinct hue to infrared cameras, so, today, satellite photos from space show the locations of each of the famous cattle trails, such as the Goodnight-Loving Trail, the Chisolm Trail, and the Shawnee Trail.
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  • Greensboro NC. I can get dried out rotten bagged wood from HD or such... Just hoping for a quality connection.
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


  • henapplehenapple Posts: 10,754
    I buy 100lb bags from logans roadhouse..around $25. Have a few beers and smooze the Mgr.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    edited November 2012
    Don't farmers consider mesquite trees a nuisance in Texas?  I thought I read about some plans to try to eradicate them, or at least start controlling them.
    Sure.  Some do if the trees interfere with the crops.  I will tell you though; Mesquite wood is gorgeous.  My coffee table and fireplace mantle are made out of mesquite.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,017

    Don't farmers consider mesquite trees a nuisance in Texas?  I thought I read about some plans to try to eradicate them, or at least start controlling them.
    Sure.  Some do if the trees interfere with the crops.  I will tell you though; Mesquite wood is gorgeous.  My coffee table and fireplace mantle are made out of mesquite.


    I've always been a fan of mesquite lumber - hard as rock and as crooked as a politician, but beautiful.
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  • Don't farmers consider mesquite trees a nuisance in Texas?  I thought I read about some plans to try to eradicate them, or at least start controlling them.
    In my youth they were considered a nuisance tree, but many times that was the only shade available for the cattle.  The beans are high in sugar and the horses and cattle gobble them up.  It was a professor from Texas A&I that convinced the ranchers there was "gold in yon mesquites".  
    As Gary says the wood is beautiful.  
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,244

    We burn tons of it down at the ranch. Use it to make bonfires at night and cook over live coals for dinner. Father in law just bought one of them fancy gas powered hydraulic log splitters just to manage it. Would have brought some back but there was no room left in the truck.

    From what I hear, you can grind up the seeds and make some kind of flour with it.

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  • I guess I'm swimming in oak and pecan up here...  mesquite is just my preferred meat smoke,,

    I'll try that Logan's idea.  Thanks gang,
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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