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  • Huskee
    Pit Boss
    • May 2014
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    • central MI, USA
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    #16
    I use FruitaWoodChunks.com, they're my go-to. If you decide to try them out I recommend the "U-pick'em" option, it's cheaper if you want a few varieties.

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    • Mudkat
      Club Member
      • Feb 2017
      • 2090
      • At a river near me, MD
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      #17
      Never had a problem with Big Box wood chunks. My favorite source now is a local orchard. I’m a regular customer there. I got a years worth of peach and cherry (from their pruning) and they got pulled chuck roast!

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      • grantgallagher
        Club Member
        • Feb 2018
        • 998
        • NJ

        #18
        i used to use fruitawood.com but i got an order from https://www.smokinlicious.com/#gsc.tab=0 and i have to say i like it better. No bark and they have a really good selection. The website is horrendous btw but i finally figured it out.

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        • Bkhuna
          Club Member
          • Apr 2019
          • 492
          • Merritt Island Florida

          #19
          It's hard to find a variety of wood chunks were I live. Most of the retail space is taken up by gas grills and such. Home Depot use to sell about 5 different wood chunks but no longer. Same with Ace. Everything now is pellets.

          I use Fruita Wood now because I can get things I'll never see in any store in my area.

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          • pjlstrat
            Club Member
            • May 2019
            • 397
            • Massachusetts
            • Grills
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            #20
            I have had good luck from BBQguys with the diamondking products. A little pricy but great quality compared to some of the chips and bark you find in some of the big box store bags.

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