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B&B Hickory Lump

bbrawlerbbrawler Posts: 23
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Anyone tried the B&B Hickory Lump (Green Bag) from Academy Sports and Outdoors?? I've got a bag and it looks real glossy. Anyone with experience with it?
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  • Outlaw77Outlaw77 Posts: 71
    I use it all the time. I like it but It sparks more than RO if that matters to you.
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  • smaschsmasch Posts: 115
    Snap, crackle, pop......On start up.  Burns hot and long.  Price is right.      Green bag has a slightly different aroma than the red bag.  
    Owner of LBGE, Antique Komodo Green in Color. Proud Career Firefighter. Johns Creek / South Forsyth GA
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  • GreenhawKGreenhawK Posts: 398
    I haven't used the Hickory, but I have used the Oak with great success.  I believe that it's as good as anything I've used.
    Large BGE Decatur, AL
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  • bbrawlerbbrawler Posts: 23
    I used it tonight with 2 Spatchcocked chickens. Just as good as BGE lump or RO. Price is solid, will definitely purchase more.
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  • HashmakerHashmaker Posts: 149
    I have used the oak(green bag) and hickory(tan bag). Both bags had a lot of large pieces and burned well. I used the oak with pecan chunks on a butt and the hickory with apple chunks on a brisket. $12.99 a bag at Academy.
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  • ratcheerratcheer Posts: 189
    I am finishing up my first 20 lb bag of it. I like it well enough that I have bought another bag.

    Yes, it sparks horribly if I use a chimney starter, so I just start it in the fire pot and it's not a problem at all.

    Tim
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,055
    Yep, sparks when starting, but otherwise, it's been good. 
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