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    B&B Wood Chunks

    Has anyone ever had any experience using the B&B wood chunks? I've used the Western brand before, and recently ordered some from The Woodshed in CA. Just trying to find a more local spot (I live in MI) with some good reviews on wood chunks.

    And to that...if anyone has a recommendation of a good product/site to purchase some, I would greatly appreciate it.

    #2
    I have used pecan, cherry, apple and hickory B&B chunks with good results. Their pecan chunks are what I default to for most things now. There's nothing not to like about it, really. I usually get mine at Academy Sports, but Ace Hardware sells it as well.
    Last edited by Steve R.; June 22, 2021, 01:41 PM.

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    • jlazar
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      Agree completely.

    #3
    I have a bag of B&B hickory chunks and they seem to be quite a bit smaller than the Western or Weber brand I usually get. There are a couple decent sized chunks in there but a lot of smaller ones too. Not quite small enough to categorize them as chips but not too far off.

    I don't mind the smaller chunks for most applications so it isn't necessarily a bad thing. But I do tend to gravitate towards the bigger chunks for some reason.

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      #4
      They are on average smaller than other chunks, but still count as chunks IMO. The burn and produce smoke. I believe the type of tree they came from matches the label on the bag. I’ve used a lot of the post oak and hickory

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        #5
        Thanks for the replies, all! I think I’ll grab a couple of bags and try them out.

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          #6
          I don’t have any experience with chunks specifically, but I buy the B&B splits regularly from Ace Hardware. They ship to store for free and my local Ace delivers to the house for free if I spend over $50. I’ve been very happy with their product and can’t imagine that their chunks would be much different. Let us know your thoughts once you try them out!
          Last edited by RickyBobby; June 22, 2021, 05:22 PM. Reason: Correcting the auto-incorrect errors.

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          • scottdware
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            I’ll be sure to do that. Good to know on the splits. I thought about getting those and cutting them down to chunks

          #7
          No, but happy Grilling to you and PBR too.

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          • scottdware
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            Same to you, my friend!

          #8
          I get all my B&B chunks from Academy, they’ve been consistent for years. I typically use their pecan and cherry cut from our hunting property.

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            #9
            Woodshed in Orange also goes by Sharpe. It seems to me they try to cut Coke can size chunks. I still use Western and B&B too. I met the guy who owned the Woodshed before he died. He had a sense of humor and was someone you’d want to hang out with. Now his wife runs it and is a great barbecue fanatic. Get a chop saw, a Coke can, and whatever smoking wood you can find and save on shipping.
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