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Mystery Object in the Charcoal

BigGreenJonBigGreenJon Posts: 45
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
I bought a new bag of Big Green Egg charcoal over the weekend and when I poured out the contents into my charcoal container I found this:

It's not steel wool.  It appears to be fiberglass insulation.  Now I know that the folks on this forum have found some strange stuff in their bags of charcoal but has anyone ever come across something like this?  Should I even use the charcoal that was mixed in with this?  Thoughts?
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  • OMG EggsOMG Eggs Posts: 118
    I've found insulation in both BGE and RO.  I don't see any reason for concern.
  • Thanks OMG.  Glad to know I'm not the only one that's come across this.
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    that's rock wool, it looks like.  probably from the retort lining.

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • gte1gte1 Posts: 376
    Found some just like it in a bag of RO.

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    part and parcel with the way it's made.  charcoal would be twice as expensive if we had to pay for it to be picked clean before bagging.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817
    ees not a rat ees a hamster


    Caledon, ON


  • ees not a rat ees a hamster


    That's exactly what I thought when I saw it. I thought some critter met it's demise in a bag of lump. I'm sure it's happened.

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  • eggoeggo Posts: 492
    I was beginning to think I was the only one thinking dead animal.
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  • twlangantwlangan Posts: 299
    Quite obviously a chunk of Bigfoot hide. Congratulations!  ;)
  • In that case might as well apply some rub and smoke it for 8 hours.
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