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Royal Oak - Which one's the good one?

3Pedals6Speeds3Pedals6Speeds Posts: 439
edited 12:44PM in EggHead Forum
I know the 'made in the USA' stuff is preferred. I also vaguely recall the color of the paper where the seal is made at the top matters. Can anyone recall the 'best' RO to buy?

Shopping Wally World.


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Red seal strap, red bag, made in the USA is good.

    Black seal strap, red bag, is South American...avoid it.
  • Excellent, thanks.
  • Not sure, but I just pulled out a boulder the size of my fist, from a made in the US bag of R.O. I think that I like Kingsford Charwood better if given the choice.
  • The RO Made in the USA comes in Green bags here. No different then the red bags I previously could get. Just make sure it says made in the USA unless you want a sparkler show.
  • EggsakleyEggsakley Posts: 1,017
    Just found half a firebox full of rocks when cleaning the egg this afternood with RO. First time that has happened. Anyone else gettin stoned recently???
  • the paraguayan is just OK ... its not sparky but has a good amount of small pieces and dust. It cooks just fine, but I'm glad the last of my paraguayan is almost gone. For the price (cheaper mind you) the US RO is 10x better. I bought about 100lbs of it last fall because it was on sale for $4.99 for 18lb bags, so i bought every bag in the store.

    It got me through the winter without having to buy wretched overpriced BGE lump.
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