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Fogo lump - Anyone tried this?

LitLit Posts: 5,917

I didn't see any reviews on Naked Whiz, wondered if anyone has tried this? Would be about a dollar a pound with free prime shipping.

http://www.amazon.com/Fogo-FHWC35LB-35-Pound-Hardwood-Charcoal/dp/B009P166SU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1370533156&sr=8-2&keywords=ozark+oak

 

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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,424
    I am subscribing to this have a bag on my wish list but never pulled the trigger. I'm worried about shipping on a single bag being dust when it arrived
  • Looks like it reviewed well on Amazon.  I'm going to try a bag to hold me over until the Wicked Good stock gets resupplied.

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  • ArbucklejArbucklej Posts: 90
    Yeah I am ordering a bag of this and the kebroak hardwood lump. The wife has amazon prime so they both 2-day ship for free
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,256
    I saw those on Amazon too (the Fogo and the Kebroak). I might try some after I run out of what I currently have.

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  • LitLit Posts: 5,917
    The 35lb bag of Fogo I ordered came in today. I will post pics later but the size of the pieces is crazy. Its also dense like wicked good but from what I can see the pieces are even bigger. I made it about 3/4 of the way down the bag and the average size piece is still about fist size and there are a pieces that I'm pretty sure wouldn't fit in my mini. I may cook something tonight just to try it out.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,256
    @Lit - sounds promising. Are there a lot of under-kilned pieces ? Looking forward to what you think of it.

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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 633
    Ditto


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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,701
    Pics please
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  • SamFerriseSamFerrise Posts: 544
    More than $1/lb is on the high side.

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  • LitLit Posts: 5,917
    I agree its on the high side but I bought almost 100 pounds of Royal oak and have been using it for a little now and can't wait till its gone and its like $.80 a pound for crap and its not delivered to my door. The first pic is the bag just cut open, 2nd is some pieces I found digging down about half way, and the last is what was left even after digging out those big pieces. Bad news is I just checked Amazon and it went from $35 a bag to $42. I am off to get some burgers to try it out.
  • LitLit Posts: 5,917

    This stuff reminds me a lot of wicked good. It was slow to light and barely popped at all. If it goes back to $35 a bag I am gonna stock up. I thawed 4 burgers I had in the freezer and threw them on the mini for a snack. I had to literally go through half the bag to find pieces small enough for the mini.

     

  • PowderhoundPowderhound Posts: 121
    Just got my 35 lb bag of Fogo delivered today.  Got from amazon for $38 and that included shipping.  
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