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Hi all,

I'm running out of the Frontier lump that was on sale in May that I found out about here, and started looking for a local wholesaler.  If you are near Schaumburg, Il, Apache Supply

www.apachesupply.com sells 34 lb. bags of Frontier (made in USA) lump for 16.50 per bag.  I work in the area and they'll have 4 bags waiting for me to pick up on Thursday!  They don't have a storefront so I had to make arrangements for pickup.  I didn't ask about shipping cost but if you're in the area, it sounds like a pretty good price.

This is my second purchase of lump for the new Big Joe and everything that guy churns out has come out fantastic.

 

Thanks to all for the recipes, ideas, and advice I've found on this site!

 

-Glenn

 

 

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Just picked up a bag from Apachesupply.com these people are great. They are actually closed today. I called and spoke with Charlotte. Me Charlotte informed me that they were closed today but I was morn welcome to come over there and pick up a bag of lump since they will be there for the next 30 minutes. When I arrived Doug and the kids greeted me. Very nice family. They treated me like I was important. I only purchased 1 bag. If this lump works out for me, I have found my supplier. Plus they are 15 minutes from work[emoji16]

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Glad to hear you got one Mabzmuzik, I picked up 3 and popped one open to do some burgers and sausage on Thursday.  It seemed like there were more larger pieces in the bag than with the RO stuff I have and I didn't notice any issues with sparking etc.  the stuff seemed to burn hot and lit relatively easily.

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Glad to hear you got one Mabzmuzik, I picked up 3 and popped one open to do some burgers and sausage on Thursday. It seemed like there were more larger pieces in the bag than with the RO stuff I have and I didn't notice any issues with sparking etc. the stuff seemed to burn hot and lit relatively easily.

Flavoring or aroma any different than what you were you using?
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One thing to remember with Frontier Charcoal, is that the stuff you buy from Apache is premium quality, US product.  It shouldn't be confused with the cheap stuff you can get at Sam's Club, even though the bag looks identical.  The stuff from Sam's may sometimes be US product, but mostly it will be a mesquite lump, bagged for Frontier in Mexico.  If you like mesquite, its fine, but that's why you'll get sparking etc.  and there's no guarantee which product you will get.  Apache sells a Mexican charcoal as well, but it's bagged and labeled as such.  If you want the premium quality Frontier Lump, buy directly from Apache, or ask them for a store or distributor near you. 

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