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Hardwood briquettes

I mistakenly purchased royal oak natural hardwood briquettes will it be ok to use on my large egg?
Boynton Beach, Fl

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  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    It’ll be fine. It’ll produce more ash so make sure you keep the vent holes in the firebox clear. 
  • GregWGregW Posts: 2,489
    You may find that you like it. The good part about briquettes, they are very consistent. You won't find the bottom 1/3 bag unusable because it's been crushed into small pieces. 
    Birmingham, AL
  • My last bag of royal oak was from Walmart and was the last bag they had before they sold out until spring. Ordinarily I wouldn’t buy a bag that rattled that much but I was in a bind and needed it. The bottom 3rd was definitely unusable. Makes a good fire started for the fire pit though. 
  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 2,899
    I did the same thing!  They worked just fine.  Saving the leftovers for when I am out of lump..,
    Southlake, TX, and Cowhouse Creek - King, TX.  2 Large, 1 Small and a lot of Eggcessories.
  • Thanks everyone, feeling a lot better about my mistake. Thinking about mixing in with lump to use it up. Sounds ok?
    Boynton Beach, Fl
  • GregW said:
    You may find that you like it. The good part about briquettes, they are very consistent. You won't find the bottom 1/3 bag unusable because it's been crushed into small pieces. 
    My last bag of royal oak was from Walmart and was the last bag they had before they sold out until spring. Ordinarily I wouldn’t buy a bag that rattled that much but I was in a bind and needed it. The bottom 3rd was definitely unusable. Makes a good fire started for the fire pit though. 

      Unusable? 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 37,949
    The all natural hardwood doesn't have coal, so it tastes less like briquettes and more like lump.  You don't get the same high temps as lump but it is perfectly acceptable 
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  • GregWGregW Posts: 2,489
    GregW said:
    You may find that you like it. The good part about briquettes, they are very consistent. You won't find the bottom 1/3 bag unusable because it's been crushed into small pieces. 
    My last bag of royal oak was from Walmart and was the last bag they had before they sold out until spring. Ordinarily I wouldn’t buy a bag that rattled that much but I was in a bind and needed it. The bottom 3rd was definitely unusable. Makes a good fire started for the fire pit though. 

      Unusable? 
    For high temp cooks. I usually use the leftover small pieces in the Chimenea.

    Birmingham, AL
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