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Look what I found

Check out this baseball sized rock I found in the egg tonight. I guess that's what happens when you just dump the RO straight in.


  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Understand that ALL lump is "cooked" in a big a$$ kiln which is insulated or lined with brick.  During the cooking of the lump, sometimes this insulation breaks off and falls into the lump..  It is natuaral to find strange "things" in your ash....
  • freddyjfreddyj Posts: 129
    It's not a rock, its ash. Break it up and see.
    Kamado Joe Big Joe, Classic & Junior
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 5,003
    My, that's a big one.....Dirty Harry

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • BoilereggerBoileregger Posts: 395
    freddyj said:

    It's not a rock, its ash. Break it up and see.

    No, it's a rock...

  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Very true, a piece of the insulating surface of the kiln, similar to a chip or piece of a brick!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    I'm going out on a limb and assume @Boileregger knows what a rock is... It's in his freaking hand.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • HibbyHibby Posts: 485
    Nice rock dude. Think of how much lump you got cheated out of when you consider how much more dense the rock is than good lump.
    Conservative stalwart in Thornville, Ohio
  • I found 3 chunks of rock just like that in my last bag of RO. It didn't look like brick though, it didn't have any flat parts.
  • _BR__BR_ Posts: 42
    I found a rock @ that size and a piece of insulation in a bag of BGE lump.  The dealer told me they do that to make the bag weigh if it is close. What a bunch of BS!

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 6,467
    Dude that is a diamond in the makin!! Sit on that thang for 24 weeks and you be loaded :D


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    For many years i operated a charcoal weber, never found a rock in the bottom!!  And for many other years imy gasser operated with not a mention of a rock in it!!!  That being said, i'll accept a few rocks here and there, for my finished product!!  I'll just chalk it up to using "lump charcoal".
  • LitLit Posts: 5,835
    Over the last 5 years or so I have been throwing all my lump rocks on the side of the same hill. There's gotta be 50-100 by now. Very common but probably only 1-2 a year that size. I do go through multiple hundreds of pounds of lump per year though.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,203
    Its like Cracker Jack... there's always a surpise inside! I got used to finding little rocks, kiln lining, etc when I first used RO for my tandoor. Never found any rocks that big though.  Haven't used it in a long time, but i have a few bags now from the recent Wal-mart sale. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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