Lump Charcoal deal of the century!

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by norrell6, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. norrell6

    norrell6 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    I just had to tell somebody that I knew would appreciate the story. That is why I am telling it here in smoking heaven. I ran out of lump charcoal this week and went to Costco to get more. I tried Costco's lump and it was far superior to Cowboy. It burns hotter and keeps my temps up in my ECB with no mods. I got 2-10lb bags bundled together for 7.99 and have been buying it all summer. Costco had moved it and I had to look for it. Apparently, BBQ'n season must be ending cause Costco has the lump charcoal marked down. Yesterday I got 4 bundles (80 libs). It was 3.97 for 20 lbs. I thought about what a great deal it was for the lump and decided to go back and get more today. Glad I did cause it was almost gone. I started putting bundles in the cart and stopped at five. The wife says, go ahead- you might as well make it an even ten. I ended up with 200 lbs of high quality lump for $40. If anybody has a Costco near them, you should go first thing in the morning and look for this deal. Hope this deal is not just in Indiana.
  2. bbqgoddess

    bbqgoddess Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    thanks for the post!!
  3. smokin365

    smokin365 Smoking Fanatic

    Where is one of those store in indy? ill be over there on monday for work, and would be willing to give it a try for that price. if nothing else it would be a good sub this winter if i cant find Royal Oak.
  4. norrell6

    norrell6 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    The one I got mine at was in Castleton. I know there is another Costco off of 465 and Michigan on the NW side. The store in Castleton only had maybe 15 bundles left after I got done. Dont know how much might be left by monday.
  5. Nice score!! I wish costco carried lump out here. I did stock up on RO lump the other day though. 150lbs sitting in the shop. Don't wanna run out over the winter [​IMG]

  6. pinkmeat

    pinkmeat Smoking Fanatic

    All they had at Sam's today was Kingsford briquettes....

    I did finally find Royal Oak Lump at Wally this week though!
  7. seaham358

    seaham358 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Nice score!!! Like others I wish there was more Lump coal in my area..
    Went to WW last weekend to get some Royal oak... they were already sold out for the season.. Man was I POed.. Even Cowboy was sold out at Stop and Shop tonight.. Looks like a Long winter with Mr. Kingsford..

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