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Royal Oak on sale at Menards 18lbs $4.99

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by hawtsauc3, May 15, 2019.

  1. hawtsauc3

    hawtsauc3 Smoke Blower

    website shows $6.79 but when I went in the store it was $4.99
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  2. Geebs

    Geebs Smoking Fanatic

    Lowe’s starting tomorrow is 2 for $8
  3. hawtsauc3

    hawtsauc3 Smoke Blower

    15.4/4 = 3.85
    18/4.99 = 3.6

    Menards is cheaper
  4. solman

    solman Smoking Fanatic

    i think your math shows you get more for the price with lowes.
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  5. Geebs

    Geebs Smoking Fanatic

    Agreed with solman. It’s only about 1.5 cents cheaper per # at Lowe’s.
  6. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sooooo close. What you quoted above is pounds per dollars, so you get less pounds per dollar with Menards.

    Lowes Price per pound is $4/15.4 = $0.26 (rounded up), or 26 cents per pound.
    Menards Price per pound is $4.99/18 = $0.28 (rounded up), or 28 cents per pound.

    Anything under 30 cents per pound is a good deal. Price divided by the weight gives price per pound.

    Homework due tomorrow.

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  7. pc farmer

    pc farmer Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Thanks charcoal king. HA
  8. hawtsauc3

    hawtsauc3 Smoke Blower

    This helps lol. Good to know it’s insanely close in cost though. I’d go to Lowe’s but Menards is 5 min away so gas costs makes Menards cheaper lol
  9. Fueling Around

    Fueling Around Smoking Fanatic

    Royal Oak at my local Menards is actually $4.67 per 18# bag. Double sale this week.
    Menards is infamous for their 11% mail in rebate which often includes selected sale items.
    Final price is $4.16 per bag

    Lowes $4/15.4 = $0.26
    Menards $4.16/18 = $0.23

    Slim chance I will get to either box store in the near future. Both stores are across the road from the other, but still 30 mile drive for me.
  10. fivetricks

    fivetricks Master of the Pit

    Darn. Just stocked up at that Lowe's sale too.

    Can't. Resist. A. Deal.... Pull me away fellas.
  11. ponzLL

    ponzLL Fire Starter

    I got it at Lowes the other day for $4 per bag. Got free shipping on 8 bags which I thought was super strange because there's no way they made any money selling me 8 bags for 32 bucks with free shipping lol
  12. solman

    solman Smoking Fanatic

    It was probably a glitch in their online shopping system. Lowe's seems to have them alot. Awhile back, their shopping cart allowed you to stack multiple 10% discount codes, and codes could be generated on demand. It was crazy.

    And Cabela's offered free next day shipping on my 70+ pound 40" smoker. I thought that was crazy too, but they actually delivered it next day. I can't imagine they made any money on this either.
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  13. hawtsauc3

    hawtsauc3 Smoke Blower

    Home Depot just listed Embers 2x 20lb pack (40lbs) for $9.98 as well.
  14. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice find, just a tad under 25 cents a pound. The MEM Day sales are on. Stock up!
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  15. Fueling Around

    Fueling Around Smoking Fanatic

    Scratch the price at Menards. $4.67 sale price expired.
    Back to $6.89 or $6.13 if you remember to use the mail in rebate.