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Lump Storage

bccomstockbccomstock Posts: 337
edited February 2013 in EggHead Forum
Does anyone use a particular method for lump storage?  I was thinking about getting a couple of covered bins (totes) to separate out the large, medium and small pieces of lump.. Anyone else do this and maybe have pics of the setup?  Or any other ideas?
LBGE
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Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    edited February 2013
    I use one of the plastic containers made for lump or dog food. I just dump in lump, let the fire sort it out.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    I like to take a new bag of lump and spend a few hours and vac seal each piece.


    JK.  I have posted else where but I use a 2 bin rubbermaid system.  I pour the new lump bag into the "small lump" bin and then remove the the med and large pieces.  The m and l pieces each get there own side of bin #2 "medium and large lump bin".

    Works great for me.  I like loading by hand much better than dumping.
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,667
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • ParallelParallel Posts: 427
    As I noted in another post I've noticed that it's taking longer to get my egg to temp since I've began using Cowboy lump. At first I thought it was the brand switch, but I'm wondering now if it's the humidity of storing it in the original bags in my garage here in South Louisiana.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • The "kid's" got me a galvanized can that holds about 1 bag of RO lump. The lid kinda snaps shut but I still store it in the garage to keep moisture out. Use the lid to separate large pieces and dump the rest as needed. Put the large pieces back in the can and save for low and slow cooks. Works for me!!  

    Alexander City,Al
  • rtt121 said:
    I like to take a new bag of lump and spend a few hours and vac seal each piece.


    JK.  I have posted else where but I use a 2 bin rubbermaid system.  I pour the new lump bag into the "small lump" bin and then remove the the med and large pieces.  The m and l pieces each get there own side of bin #2 "medium and large lump bin".

    Works great for me.  I like loading by hand much better than dumping.
    This is what I was thinking about doing as well.. I haven't seen any 2 bin Rubbermaids when I've been to the store, though.. Guess I'll have to keep looking.
    LBGE
    MS Gulf Coast - Proud member of the Who Dat Nation!
    My Not Frequently Updated Blog: http://datcue.wordpress.com
  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    They are separate bins.  The cheap 50 gallon ones.  I think they were 6 bucks each.
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
  • rtt121 said:
    They are separate bins.  The cheap 50 gallon ones.  I think they were 6 bucks each.
    Ah, gotcha.. I was thinking you had a divided bin, which would be perfect I think..
    LBGE
    MS Gulf Coast - Proud member of the Who Dat Nation!
    My Not Frequently Updated Blog: http://datcue.wordpress.com
  • demodemo Posts: 145
    What Mickey said.

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