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Looking for Lump in All the Wrong Places

cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
Sorry, I couldn't resist the corny title. I live in Harrisburg, PA. I'm looking for either a place locally to buy lump, besides Lowes or Walmart, or someone in the area to split a pallet with. I was thinking of ordering Humphrey.

I like Royal Oak from Walmart, but they have been unreliable with stocking it. BGE is too pricy. Any thoguhts/suggestions? I'd order a whole pallet, but am limited on storage space.
Mark Annville, PA

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  • tnbarbqtnbarbq Posts: 248
    If there are IGA foodstores in your area they have a store brand called Best Choice.  it is made by RO.  Costs about $6.50 for 10lbs.
    Scooter 
    Mid TN. Hangin' in the 'Boro. MIM Judge
  • EggbertsdadEggbertsdad Posts: 804
    I just received my bag of Humphreys this past week. So far, so good. Huge pieces compared to the Mali's I've been using. Good stuff. 
    Sarasota, FL via Boynton Beach, FL, via Sarasota, FL, via Charleston, SC, via The Outer Banks, via God's Country (East TN on Ft. Loudon Lake)
  • I buy my lump from a farmer's co-op that also sells propane refills for gas grills. I get Fire King which is very dense like Wicked Good at $25 for 40lbs. It was only $18 a bag  last year until RO bought them out and the price jumped immediately.
  • ShiffShiff Posts: 1,703
    I live in Lancaster and have been looking for a place to buy Humphrey's to try it out.  So far no luck.  Everyone that tries it seems to like it.  I'd probably be willing to buy part of a pallet depending on price.  I would be able to come up and pick it up.  Hopefully others in the area will also be willing to give it a try.  Keep me posted.


    Large BGE
    Barry, Lancaster, PA
  • EggbertsdadEggbertsdad Posts: 804
    My bag delivered was $37.99. $24.99 for the 40 lb bag and $13 to ship. Not sure what they charge to ship inside PA but $13 was reasonable to FL.
    Sarasota, FL via Boynton Beach, FL, via Sarasota, FL, via Charleston, SC, via The Outer Banks, via God's Country (East TN on Ft. Loudon Lake)
  • paphmanpaphman Posts: 21
    Oddly enough, I tried to find someone in PA to split a skid of Wicked Good with me within the past year...no takers. Too bad! Williamsport is not too far from Harrisburg or Lancaster. I might try taking a visit to Humphries at some point but with an ample supply of what I consider the best, I am good for now. 
  • ShiffShiff Posts: 1,703
    I don't recall your making that offer but if I was around, I would have considered it. Williamsport is about a 250 mile round trip from Lancaster, but if the price was right, I'd probably have done it.  I usually buy a few bags at Fred's in Shillington for about $24 per 22 lb bag.
    Large BGE
    Barry, Lancaster, PA
  • I am in Lancaster and am new to the world of Eggs.  I do have space and would consider assisting in splitting a skid of Wicked and/or Humphries if there would still be interest.  I have not yet gotten an Egg so if there are any suggestions, they would be welcome.  I am reading the forums here for more information also.
  • Check Sam's and Costco. I use the 100% mesquite lump form Sam's It's $15 for 40lbs and I love it. I did a cook at a buddies house with Costco last weekend and it was good too. $16 for 35lb and the stuff was all good quality lump. attached is the one from Sam's. haven't found one any better for the money and I have used them all. i think it's regional though so you may have to look around. Good luck




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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    @Cen-Tex I've been looking at Costco, by no luck in my area. Thanks for the heads up.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • @Cen-Tex I've been looking at Costco, by no luck in my area. Thanks for the heads up.
    Good luck. maybe they will bring a pallet in if you ask the store mgr. It was nice stuff...especially for the the $

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  • Looks like you can buy the one I use for $12 for 40lbs direct from the manufacturer! This is a sweet deal. They make 100% oak lump too. I'm going to buy from them from now on so I can get oak and mesquite. I buy it 200lbs at a time now anyway.

    Try this one. I can't imagine a better price for 100% lump.



    1- LGBE
    1- KBQ C-60 (The Dishwasher)
    I- Blackstone 36" Griddle
    1- Sweet-A$$ Roccbox Pizza Oven
    1-Very Understanding and Forgiving Wife
  • Looks like you can buy the one I use for $12 for 40lbs direct from the manufacturer! This is a sweet deal. They make 100% oak lump too. I'm going to buy from them from now on so I can get oak and mesquite. I buy it 200lbs at a time now anyway.

    Try this one. I can't imagine a better price for 100% lump.



    Ha! The freight is $19 so no bueno!

    1- LGBE
    1- KBQ C-60 (The Dishwasher)
    I- Blackstone 36" Griddle
    1- Sweet-A$$ Roccbox Pizza Oven
    1-Very Understanding and Forgiving Wife
  • Looks like you can buy the one I use for $12 for 40lbs direct from the manufacturer! This is a sweet deal. They make 100% oak lump too. I'm going to buy from them from now on so I can get oak and mesquite. I buy it 200lbs at a time now anyway.

    Try this one. I can't imagine a better price for 100% lump.



    Ha! The freight is $19 so no bueno!

    Here is their retailer map. maybe there is someone in your area:



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    I- Blackstone 36" Griddle
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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    Closest is Pittsburgh. Wrong side of PA
    Mark Annville, PA
  • Closest is Pittsburgh. Wrong side of PA
    Dang. I tried for you!

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