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  • Deaf Arty
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    I've had issues before with delayed FedEx shipments of fresh items. I've learned not to buy fresh stuff from any vendor who ships FedEx.

  • DavidNorcross
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    Ordered from them several times. Their meat is great and had no issues at all.

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  • Old Glory
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    I order from them regularly. It is hard to find tri-tip in these parts so I usually pick up a couple. Their steaks are great love the bone in NY Strip. I also regularly get bavette, flat iron steaks, and skirt streak from them.

    I got some pork steaks which were good, but I wish were thicker.

    My local butcher costs about the same but can be hit or miss. Last steaks from him were some of the best I've ever had. Time before, they were tough. He sources from a local farm in NH and the meat ids not graded.

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  • Jfrosty27
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    The stock up sale is 20% off on select items.

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  • Porkies
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    In case you haven't already heard, PR is having a 'stock up' sale. I'm not certain how much of deal they are offering though.

  • Donw
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    No problems with them. I order a lot of their pork and American lamb besides some beef. Only one shipment had problems, sausages that didn’t make the FedEx delay, and they refunded my money in minutes with no issues.

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  • Porkies
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    We have problems with fedex here as well. My wife gets a monthly medicine that has to be cooled. We have experienced false/misleading tracking and delivery to a neighborhood neighbor with the same street number, but different street, multiple times. So much so, my wife and the neighbor's wife text either when expecting deliveries by fedex.

    So far, PR sounds like a top notch organization.

  • glitchy
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    I’ve ordered from them a couple times and have been pleased. I would use them again when the right deal comes along and I have freezer space. Only steaks I’ve tried are Chuck Eyes and sirloin filets, the chuck eyes were great, the sirloins were sirloins.

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  • Porkies
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    Thank you for the response and for the specific meat choices. I had only considered regular choices, but will have to sample more.

  • Jfrosty27
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    I order from PR now and then. In fact I have an order that is supposedly being delivered yet today according to the FedEx tracking. There’s the problem with them. Or really their carrier. FedEx is totally unreliable. Today’s example is the tracking site says delivered Saturday by end of the day. However just a bit below that it says that it just left Nashville this morning. I am in the Milwaukee, WI area so not impossible but unlikely in reality. They shipped on Thursday. The PR packaging is not robust enough to allow for delays. We’ll see if it works out this time. In fairness to PR, the two times I have had problems with the meat on delivery they made it right immediately.

    Now as for the meat, always top notch. I really love their chuck roasts. Burgers are great too. Well, everything I’ve gotten really.

    UPDATE: The delivery I mentioned above that was scheduled for today has now been moved to tomorrow as I expected it would be. 🤷‍♂️
    Last edited by Jfrosty27; February 27, 2021, 06:43 PM.

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  • Porkies
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    I live even closer to them. If no one on the forums knows whether I can pick up from them, I will call them monday. Good to know they took care of the problem.

  • Porkies
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    I agree with looking for the signs. I picked these as having the best marbling, but that was in comparison to only a few packages. Perhaps I should have waited and shopped again on a day they receive deliveries.

  • rickgregory
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    "The next time I ordered it sat across a weekend in a FedEx truck or depot"

    They should ship early in the week. Shipping so it sits over the weekend is... not bright.

    Porkies - grades, remember, are for the animal, not each cut. Additionally, there are sub grades of choice (and prime and I think select). Low choice is the band just above select. High choice is right below prime.

    Rather than going by grade, I'd learn to look for the signs of a good cut. Mostly, that will be intramuscular marbling (fat speckled through out the cut). At the holidays, a store here was selling choice strip loins for $8/lb. WOW. Except they has NO intramuscular fat. None.

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  • jfmorris
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    I’ve ordered from them twice. I’m in north Alabama, and they are due north in southern Kentucky. First order actually got here the next day, with standard shipping, and everything was nice and cold or frozen. The next time I ordered it sat across a weekend in a FedEx truck or depot, and arrived here 3-4 days after shipping, and was most of the package was above 50 degrees. Only items touching an ice pack were still cold enough to where I felt they were safe. I contacted them and they replaced everything that was at unsafe temps, which was about 3/4 of that rather large shipment.

    I will order from them again, but am trying to cut my bbq budget a bit at the moment. Also, need to clean out my freezers some before I bring anything else in.

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  • grantgallagher
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    Ive had nothing but good experiences with them and their customer service. Prices have gone up a little over the last year so i order less now. Some of their stuff is a staple in my freezer, most notable the country sausage, chorizo, and kielbasa. I like their more obscure stuff too like pork wings and pork short ribs. I rarely order steaks from them these days as ive been using alpine butcher for that. Ive never had a problem or complaint about their (PR) quality though.

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