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starsfaninco

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So, I've just burned through the 400 lbs of recteq pellets (before they switched to Kingsford). Looking to buy more, but not a bag or two here and there. Wanting to have a good mix (stored in stackable containers) that I can add to the hopper, depending on what I'm cooking. I have the "Bull", and have had most great experiences with it. Long, low and slow cooks, and some high heat stuff. I still use my gas grill for most high heat stuff though. Anyway, back to pellets. What's your choice, and where you getting them (preferably shipped free?)?
 

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Lumberjack user. Got a couple Bear Mountain that I'm going to try soon upon others recommendations. Local
 

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I use Bear Mountain pellets and buy directly from their website. Not many places around here that sell anything but Trager or PitBoss pellets.
 

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I was using b&b pellets exclusively but switched to bear mountain as tractor supply now carries them for $9.99 bag
 

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Been using Cookinpellets 100% hickory. They stay lit in the Amazen tube better than any other brand.
Also use the Lumberjack Hick Char once in a while. But I find those more difficult to keep lit.
 

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Lumberjack as well - I buy mine at Atwoods when they're on sale for $6.99/20# bag. I think they're about the best bang for the buck pellet I've used so far. It's about a 40 mile drive from my house.
 

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i usually use pitboss , walmart carries them around here. i think they ship free also.
 

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I get lumberjack pellets from Dick's Sporting Goods. $15 a bag but I'm in New England so everything is more expensive.
 

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Seems like I saw on someone’s site for Lumberjack - maybe one f their retail partners? -:where you could get a 1/4 to 1 ton delivered(?) bit had to get at least 1/2ton to compete with retail prices.
 

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I use Bear Mountain pellets and buy directly from their website.
I too use Bear Mountain. Quality and burn has been good. But I found mind from a supplier on eBay who is typically cheaper than direct and has free shipping. Have 100# arriving this week.

Also have used Lumberjack, but our Rural doesn't stock them. Good stuff as well.
 

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Seems like I saw on someone’s site for Lumberjack - maybe one f their retail partners? -:where you could get a 1/4 to 1 ton delivered(?) bit had to get at least 1/2ton to compete with retail prices.
Did a little searching... This is what I've found so far...

 

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Ok, so I found a pretty good deal on the original RecTeq bags. 25/bag, so I bought 4 bags until I can find Lumberjack here in Colorado. I've got a couple of stores (Big R, and TSC ) fairly nearby. I'll give them a call tomorrow. Thanks for the input guys.
 

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A year in to my pooper.
Started with Traeger pellets, but they are expensive at $20 for a 33# sack (61¢/#) at Costco.
Switched over to Lumberjack as local box store has at $9.99 for a 20# sack (50¢/#) and periodically $6.99 (35¢/#)
Another local box store has Bear Mountain, don't remember the price, but reasonable.

I've used a variety of pellets and pellet blends in the hopper. It really doesn't make much difference to me.
The noticeable difference is what pellets I use in the smoke tube
 

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