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Removing lump coal

edited 5:51PM in EggHead Forum
Has anyone found a good tool or method (other than waiting for them to cool down) for removing lump coal so that you can start with a fresh batch.


  • MeinbmwMeinbmw Posts: 157
    Right hand in a rubber glove .....

  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,404
    <p />magic10527, lump bucket. still trying to find a way to make 'em economical. T ACGP, Inc.
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    I always just add new to whats already in there. Absolutely never felt the need to have to remove old/used lump. I have removed burning lump from eggs at the end of an eggfest before wearing a welding wanna work fast tho..LOL[p]Wess

  • I just add new lump to the old lump - most of the time.[p]If I feel the need to remove the lump, I just lift out the stainless steel bowl that serves as my lump holder out of the firebox. Drilled a bunch of holes in the bottom of the bowl for air intake. Works GREAT. Sort of surprised I don't hear of more people doing this.[p]Got the idea from eggor.[p]This one is in my small egg. Have a similar one in my large egg. I have enlarged the holes since the picture was taken.[p]LargewithSSfirebowl-4-2006.jpg[p]Spacey

  • tjv,[p]I love the lump bucket - do you sell these yet?[p]Matic10527
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,404
    Magic10527, not yet, but trying to figure something out. ACGP, Inc.
  • magic10527,[p]Yes! This weekend I needed to remove my lump and looking around the only thing I could find that might do the job was a dustpan. Just one like you use in your kitchen. I have an X-Large BGE and a normal sized dustpan may not work very well on the smaller units. But for mine it made the job fast and easy.

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