Labor Day 2021 Charcoal Deals

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Labor Day 2021 Charcoal Deals

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One thing that's been painfully clear in 2021 to those of us who use charcoal as one of our fuel sources is the either lack of or reduced benefit from seasonal and holiday charcoal special deals vs 2019 and earlier years. I've seen a few I thought I'd post up, if others see such deals please post them up here. Keep in mind some deals are regional and aren't necessarily available at all brick & mortar locations of store chains.

Home Depot

Kingsford Original Charcoal briquettes (KBB)

$16.88 for two 20 lb. bags (40 lbs.) = $0.42 / lb

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Kingsford-2 ... /307596627

Lowe's

Kingsford Original Charcoal briquettes (KBB)

$17.98 for two 20 lb. bags (40 lbs.) = $0.45 / lb.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kingsford-2-Pa ... 1000822414

B&B Mixed Hardwood Lump Charcoal

$10.98 for 15 lbs. = $0.73 / lb.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/B-B-Charcoal-1 ... 5000240043

I've never had a Costco membership but I've seen some posts on TVWBB about some deals at Costco stores. Here's what I've seen with links to particular data sources.

Kingsford Professional Briquettes (same as prior Kingsford Competition briquettes)

$14.99 for two 18 lb bags (36 lbs.) = $0.42 / lb

Cowboy All Natural Hardwood Briquettes (identical to former Stubb's brand charcoal briquettes per Duraflame)

$9.97 for two 18 lb bags (36 lbs.) = $0.28 / lb, a screaming deal in the current market.

https://tvwbb.com/threads/what-is-every ... ost-989489

Hopefully we'll see more sale prices later this week.
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Re: Labor Day 2021 Charcoal Deals

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👍👍👍 Thanks! I picked up 3 double bags, 120 lbs, at Lowe's on Saturday.

I also noticed that the Royal Oak hardwood briquettes at Walmart had a good price on them that averaged out about 50 cents a lb. I don't remember how big the bags were though 🤐 Walmart also had 30 lb bags of Royal Oak and Expert Grill lump at a pretty good price. Time to stock up here at seasons end.
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Academy Sports and Outdoors is showing two deals marked as Clearance, and one deal not marked as clearance but also not in their weekly ad, so ???

B&B Oak Lump Charcoal 40 lb bag only. I tried the "change store" tool and I wasn't able to find a store withis in stock from the Rio Grande Valley to the DFW area, but maybe another member will have more luck elsewhere.

$14.99 for 40 lbs. = $0.37 / lb

https://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/b-b-40 ... p-charcoal

Vision Grils Hardwood Lump Charcoal: I don't recommend this based on Smokin Mike's firsthand experience and review but if anyone wants to try it . . .

$9.99 for 20 lbs. = $0.50 / lb

https://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/vision ... -charcoal-

The third deal is for Western hickory wood mini-logs, not charcoal, but I figured I'd post it up anyway.

https://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/wester ... -mini-logs
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Target has Frontier 100% Natural South American briquettes and Extra Large lump charcoal on sale.

Frontier 100% Natural South American Charcoal Briquettes

$8.99 / 12 lbs. = $0.75 / lb.

https://www.target.com/p/frontier-100-n ... nk=sametab

Frontier Extra Large Lump Charcoal

$17.99 for 18 lbs. = $1.00 / lb.

https://www.target.com/p/frontier-lump- ... nk=sametab
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Blues Hog is advertising a 20% off sitewide sale, not just charcoal, on their website.

https://blueshog.com/
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Walmart

Walmart.com has a twin pack of 11 lb. bags of Master Grill charcoal briquettes on sale for $9.88 = $0.45 / lb. These are 100% hardwood plus a touch of yucca starch binder.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Charcoal-Pre ... /904287902

Ships to home free for customers with a Walmart + membership, or ships to home free for everyone else as part of an order totaling $35 or more (pre-tax). No ship-to-store option available.
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I checked the web links I posted this afternoon.

The sales on Kingsford KBB at Home Depot and Lowe's have ended.

The sitewide sale at Blues Hogs has ended.

The sale I posted at Lowe's for B&B Hardwood Blend Lump Charcoal is still going on

The sales / closeouts I posted at Academy Sports and Outdoors are still going on.

The sales I posted at Target for Frontier XL Lump & Frontier South American Charcoal Briquettes are still going on.

The sale on Master Grill charcoal briquettes through Walmart.com are still going on. I ordered 8 more bags at this sale price on Saturday 9/4, it was packed in 2 boxes of 4 bags each and they're already here at my house.
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Of all places, Sprouts Farmers Market has their house label charcoal briquettes on sale. The "Ridge" feature is a giveaway these are made by Royal Oak and bagged for Sprouts. Label says All Natural so my guess is these briquettes are the same as the Royal Oak All Natural charcoal briquettes available at Walmart.

$4.99 / 9 lbs. = $0.55 / lb

https://shop.sprouts.com/search?search_ ... briquettes

Says sale ends September 29.
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