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    Prime 6 Charcoal

    Lowes is having a one day sale on Prime 6 charcoal. I had never heard of it until I received the email from Lowes. It is $19.98 for 9 lbs and they are throwing in a Prime 6 chimney starter for free. I said "why not" and placed an order.

    Prime 6 Sustainable Charcoal 9lb in the Charcoal & Accessories department at Lowes.com

    Nice. Let us know how it works out.

    Looks awful similar to our friend's TNPIGBBQ 's Blackbear charcoal.



    • Spacecase
      Spacecase commented
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      It does indeed. Seems like they just use different types of wood.

      TNPIGBBQ commented
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      It’s pretty similar, different type of wood and dimensions of the briquettes from what I’ve seen. I haven’t tried it myself though.

      Wish I had their marketing savvy!

      ETA: changed dime of to dimensions. Autocorrect error
      Last edited by TNPIGBBQ; March 14, 2021, 01:11 PM.

    Interesting, however none of the Lowe’s within a hundred miles of my location have any!


    • FireMan
      FireMan commented
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      Both Oshkosh & Appleton show availability if ordered in 3 to 7 days.

    Over $2 a pound for charcoal is not my idea of a food deal............


    • bbqLuv
      bbqLuv commented
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      But they are throwing in a "free" chimney.

    TNPIGBBQ Your marketing savvy worked on me. I just placed an order for your charcoal via Amazon. Looking forward to trying it.


      TNPIGBBQ commented
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      Thanks for the support, hope you enjoy! It’s what I personally wanted to use and it’s all I cook with for my family. If you check out my Instagram page you’ll see all the pics are from 3 grills. 2 are on my back porch and 1 is at my parents. I 100% stand behind it.

      But you know, I’m not on Shark Tank or anything so take that with a grain of salt. Lol

      Being serious I’m a CPA, still learning/improving marketing. These Prime 6 guys had an impressive vision and follow through, happy for them.

    Let us know how this stuff preforms. I am always curious about new fuels like this.


      Same as Spinaker always curious. $2/lb is steep when Kingsford is $.50/lb and on sale it's $0.25/lb...but if it's great stuff I'd try it.


        That is really expensive. I use different briquettes for different occasions. For everyday grilling I like briquettes that either burn clean or have a nice woodsy aroma. For that I am currently using Grill Mark briquettes. It's slow to get lit but it does produce a nice, clean woodsy aroma. It burns reasonably long. I also like Kingsford Professional which is usually available in 2-packs at a good price at Costco come spring. I love Weber and B&B Competition oak briquettes for low/slow and for longer grill cooks (whole birds, for example). They both burn clean and what I will typically do is put down a small layer unlit under fully lit quicker burning briquettes, like Kingsford Competition. They won't produce any off-flavors as they heat up and because these are big briquettes they burn really long.

        I'm very interested to see how these briquettes perform. I always keep a high quality lump on hand (currently a bag of FOGO) for special occasion cooks. Maybe this product justifies its price......



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