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Another #&@ Ozark Oak.... Price increase

henapplehenapple Posts: 12,496
It has been brought to my attention that I'm in the hole...

I'm gonna have to bump the price to $6 per bag. $5.25 plus tax puts me at about $5.60. Losing 60 cents per bag on 250 bags.... $150 I know, I know.. I'm a greedy bastard.
Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,322
    edited June 2013
    Damn Tony, You will make it up on volume buddy. Your government don't seem to have a problem. $150 here and $150 there, you can buy a case of PBR next year.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 6,535
    edited June 2013
    Especially when greedy bastards get 26 bags from you, right?  Hate those people.   :P

    Good to see you're no longer being the Robin Hood of lump!  


    Just a hack that makes some shitty BBQ...
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,498
    Thats a pretty good deal as the Ace Hardware in Alpharetta, GA. is selling Ozark Oak for $14.99 for 10# bag. 
                                                                        
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,322
    JRWhitee said:
    Thats a pretty good deal as the Ace Hardware in Alpharetta, GA. is selling Ozark Oak for $14.99 for 10# bag. 

    I have sold new Toyotas for less markup.....
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,496
    JRWhitee said:

    Thats a pretty good deal as the Ace Hardware in Alpharetta, Garden . is selling Ozark Oak for $14.99 for 10# bag. 

    If i could sell it for that... It'd be a full ride scholarship for my daughter's college.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,498
    Had my wife pick up a couple bags of RO at Walmart yesterday, OO is good but not that good.
                                                                        
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  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,727
    I need to cancel my order.
    Dunedin, FL
  • CharlieTNCharlieTN Posts: 177
    10# bag of RO was $12.87 at the local Wally World.  If my Ace had had the OO for $15 I would buy it instead.  It's worth the extra money not to have to set foot in Wally World.  Still cheaper than $25 for BGE lump.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,632
    Still beats what they want for it at Elliot's in Plano.

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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,498
    CharlieTN said:
    10# bag of RO was $12.87 at the local Wally World.  If my Ace had had the OO for $15 I would buy it instead.  It's worth the extra money not to have to set foot in Wally World.  Still cheaper than $25 for BGE lump.
    I only paid 7.00 for a 10# bag of RO at Walmart thats half the price of OO at ACE
                                                                        
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 6,535
    JRWhitee said:
    CharlieTN said:
    10# bag of RO was $12.87 at the local Wally World.  If my Ace had had the OO for $15 I would buy it instead.  It's worth the extra money not to have to set foot in Wally World.  Still cheaper than $25 for BGE lump.
    I only paid 7.00 for a 10# bag of RO at Walmart thats half the price of OO at ACE
    I think paid about that for RO at Walmart too.  I'm tempted to return it cause RO sucks donkey balls.  So much dust and a ton of really small pieces. 

    The 10# bag of OO is bigger than the 10# bag of RO.  You can definitely tell there are bigger pieces in OO.
    Just a hack that makes some shitty BBQ...
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,498
    I have had good luck with RO in the past, I have 1 bag of OO and will see how the RO looks when I open them.
                                                                        
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  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 974
    I found RO 20lbers for $9.99 at a local grocery store. I bought 10 bags.

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  • tamu2009tamu2009 Posts: 236
    @griffin what do they want for it? I was going to head up there and pick some up to try, but not if it's crazy outrageous. I'm perfectly happy with my RO from the evil empire of Wally World
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,632
    I haven't gone and looked in awhile. $9-10 for the 8.8lb bag I think. I've been happy with RO lately. I actually had to break up a bunch of pieces the other day because they were too big.

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  • Price increase?? Oh my God! That killed Kenny! You bastids!!
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  • aemaem Posts: 111
    BBQ Outfitters in Austin has OO for 9.99 a 10lb bag if you buy 2 or more.  I bought 3 to give it a try.  While I was there someone bought 5 or 6 bags.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,322
    I'm outta here at $5.26 a bag $-)
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,739
    Outa Mick...we've talked about this!

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • aem said:

    BBQ Outfitters in Austin has OO for 9.99 a 10lb bag if you buy 2 or more.  I bought 3 to give it a try.  While I was there someone bought 5 or 6 bags.

    That was probably me :)). But I don't expect to be back there for at least 2 weeks.

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  • flynnbobflynnbob Posts: 573

    Is anyone interested in a group buy on OO?  I have been researching it and we probably could LTL some in to some central locations.  It would take a little work and someone would have to coordinate at each location (unloading & storage)  but the price would be good -  I am thinking $8 or less. I'm sure the manufacturer will sell us a load or partial.  $14 at the Johns Creek Ace is steep and I will talk to Ralph and see if he will give us ATL folk a break in the meantime - We will have to give him the secret sign.

    The Idea Man.

    Milton, GA.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,496
    I'd sad the central Texas guys are good for a while...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,251
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  • No wonder it's been so hot there lately.

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  • aemaem Posts: 111
    No wonder it's been so hot there lately.
    Yeah, but you can't beat the smell.
  • I'm leaving it in my truck for a week. It's soaking up all the beer stench from the beech last week. Quite fresh in there today.



  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,498
    flynnbob said:

    Is anyone interested in a group buy on OO?  I have been researching it and we probably could LTL some in to some central locations.  It would take a little work and someone would have to coordinate at each location (unloading & storage)  but the price would be good -  I am thinking $8 or less. I'm sure the manufacturer will sell us a load or partial.  $14 at the Johns Creek Ace is steep and I will talk to Ralph and see if he will give us ATL folk a break in the meantime - We will have to give him the secret sign.

    The Idea Man.

    Let me know how that goes I live about 4 miles from the Jones Bridge Ace in Johns Creek and actually it was 14.99...
                                                                        
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  • LDRLDR Posts: 172

    The name of the site escapes me at the moment (I'm still at work, so my brain is in idle), but there's a place online that delivers Ozark Oak.  It was pretty close to $10 and if you ordered ten bags you were over the $100 mark, which got you free shipping. 

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,496
    Yes, but you don't get to meet me and take me out to eat.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • ThatgrimguyThatgrimguy Posts: 860
    Mickey said:
    JRWhitee said:
    Thats a pretty good deal as the Ace Hardware in Alpharetta, GA. is selling Ozark Oak for $14.99 for 10# bag. 

    I have sold new Toyotas for less markup.....
    Many times...
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