Kingsford Charcoal Cost

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by stevebell, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. I have a wsm and am looking for a good place to buy charcoal.  Costco has it 2 20lb bags for 16 bucks.  Home depot was two bags for 17 is the cheapest you can find it for usually?  Is there a better fuel to use for the wsm?

    Thanks and have a nice weekend.
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That's about as cheap as you will find. Home Depot had a sale a couple of weeks ago for 2 - 20 lb. bags for $7.99. That doesn't happen too often.
     
  3. curious3210

    curious3210 Newbie

    i havent seen it that cheap in VA.  We are paying $8-9 per bag.
     
  4. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Kingsford is consistent, theres a website that compares lump and coal, just look at my signature. 
     
  5. ga.rick

    ga.rick Smoke Blower

    down here in ga. the week before memorial day and july 4th and labor day home depot always has the 2 20lbrs for about 8 bucks

    we always stock up then.  kingsford that is. 

    some folks around here swear buy kroger house brand never used it myself tho.

    good smokn  ga rick
     
  6. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I think about $8 is pretty common.  I use it for grilling and bringing my smoker to temp before switching to lump.  Home Depot had that 2fer sale, and I picked up 160 lbs.  That will keep me grilling for a while.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     

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