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Unread 11-13-2012, 08:41 AM   #6
El Ropo
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When you are buying a flat like that you are paying for the time it took someone to trim it up all nice and neat. Not to mention it is choice grade and looks like a nice hunk of cow.

That being said, I can get choice flats like that down here for around $4.00/lb. Packers are almost half of that at $2.18/lb. Brisket is still a decent deal down here, but the cost of ground beef and cuts like ribeye, chuck roast etc are nutz. $4.79/lb for a ungraded chuckie.
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