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B&B Lump at Academy Sports

Dr. StrangeloveDr. Strangelove Posts: 261
edited 3:47AM in EggHead Forum
I was killing some time at Academy Sports here in Athens, Ga yesterday when I noticed they carry 20lb bags of B&B lump for $9.99. Not a bad price, I've never tried it, but for half the going rate for the BGE brand, I'll give it a shot!

Jon
Athens, GA

Comments

  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Yep. That is a good price. I've seen it here for the same. I like B&B...use it quite a bit of the time.

    Good weekend to you.

    Mike
  • SmokeySmokey Posts: 2,468
    Well it's a bit of a drive, but a few us in North Atlanta would love some. Where is Academy Sports?
  • Academy Sports
    3505 Atlanta Highway
    Athens, GA 30606
    (706) 354-5620

    Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm

    Web site:

    http://www.academy.com/index.php?page=locator&postalCode=30606&imageField.x=15&imageField.y=12
  • SmokeySmokey Posts: 2,468
    Thanks!! Their web site only shows the 10 lb bags for $5.99
  • Call before you drive, but they had a shelf full (20+) of the 20 pounders at $9.99 yesterday. I just stocked up at Kroger on their brand so I didn't buy any...
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Not sure what the Whiz says, but I've used it a couple times. My impression was it burns hot and produces significantly more ash than my standard Ozark Oak.
  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    I've used it before with horrible results--the lump kept sparking and blowing apart, much like the kingsford stuff. I ended up with little bits of ash and charcoal all over the grate when it finally settled down.

    Really don't like their stuff--I prefer the Ozark Oak myself.
  • Big Easy EggBig Easy Egg Posts: 191
    I had the same results, lot of ash and sparks. Maybe I'll get some for July 4th :laugh:
  • PopsiclePopsicle Posts: 519
    I have used it for the past 10 years and never had the sparking problems you are talking about. Now that being said, it does make a lot of ash but I think that is because it is much denser than many other brands of lump. I like the smoke flavor it produces and really like the size of chunks. Very little powder in bag. Price is right also. Just my .02 on B&B lump. Popsicle
    Willis Tx.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,597
    It's good lump, just be careful lighting it with a mapp torch, kinda sparks under the torch......
    www.ceramicgrillstore.com ACGP, Inc.
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