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  • Weed burner on a propane tank is my preferred.  Careful of stray sparks or popping, depending on what kind of lump you use. I start in the center and then work my way around, I take about 3 minutes or so to light it. I leave the screen open wide and…
  • Get the Rutland from RRP.  Best thing you'll ever do. If all you want to do is low and slow cooks, stock gasket will do fine. But I use mine for high heat steak searing, and pizzas....LOTS of 500 to 600 degree pizza cooks. Stock gasket lasted a coup…
    in Gasket Comment by dajogejr January 2014
  • I use a weed burner and light the center good and cherry hot, hit the edges around for a few seconds at most. I leave the air vent and top all the way open, put the place setter in and when it gets 15 degrees from my target temp, shut them down.... …
  • I don't Canada so well either neighbor (St. Clair Shores here). There's a Williams and Sonoma in Somerset Mall or you can head straight west and visit the one in Rochester Village. There's a Restaurant Depot near I75 and Maple (15 mile) as well.
  • I tap and shake the bag just a little to let some of the smaller particles settle to the bottom, but I dont hand pick lump.  I end up giving the bottom 1/4 to 1/8 of the bag to my neighbor for his bon fire pit....
  • After buying 4 bags of Cowboy (Mexican made, it DOES make a difference) I went back to Royal Oak. Green Egg Lump is made by Royal Oak...BTW. If you have a Restaurant Depot near you, they have 17.6 lb bags on sale for 8.99.  They do in Metro Detroi…
  • I found a stainless 18" pan with very little edge on it @ Restaurant Depot for about 5 or 6 dollars. Put foil under it and build up an edge. Or you can buy the 18" from Ceramic Grill store as mentioned above.  I have the 16" and did not see the 18"…
  • 3 bags into the 12 I bought at RD before memorial day, I've had a couple quarter sized rocks...but no other foreign material. Where is the country of origin MountainDew?
  • Restaurant Depot has a store in Chicago.  In metro-Detroit, they have 17.7# bags of Royal Oak for 8.99 on sale.
  • I give them to my neighbor to burn in their outdoor fire pit as a starter.