拉猪肉
The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.


Recipes Smoke Signals Magazine Welocme Merchandise Associations Purchase Subscription Brethren Banners
Go Back   The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS. > Discussion Area > Q-talk

Notices

Q-talk *ON TOPIC ONLY* QUALITY ON TOPIC discussion of Backyard BBQ, grilling, Equipment and just outdoor cookin' in general, hints, tips, tricks & techniques, success, failures... but stay on topic. And watch for that hijacking.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-11-2013, 04:03 PM   #1
Keystone
Knows what a fatty is.
 
Join Date: 05-01-13
Location: Ringgold, GA
Default Leftover charcoal in a kettle?

After my last cook I had quite a few unburned briquettes left. Well it has rained ALOT here in NW GA. recently, and I was curious as to how they would burn. Appreciate any insight. Edit. Kettle was outside under a cover, but with no roof over it if that makes a difference.
Keystone is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 04:06 PM   #2
CharredApron
Babbling Farker

 
CharredApron's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-24-13
Location: Ventenac en Minervois, France
Default

Burn them up, if their not soaking wet.
__________________
Follow me at Uncle Jed's BBQ and like the new French Barbecue Association, on Facebook. Proud recipient of the coveted "Aussie Lamb Farker Tick of Approval" Award

"Tushka" The Black Warrior 24 x 50 offset by TuscaloosaQ, "Libby the Lion" L5000 gasser, and "Vanessa" my Vision Kamado Pro III & "Ruprecht" my Weber Gold OTG, Omar the WGA, and Sophia my WFO
Member KCBS, FBA, CBJ, and Founder French Bbq Association www.kcbs.fr
CharredApron is offline   Reply With Quote


Thanks from:--->
Old 07-11-2013, 04:28 PM   #3
HookedOnQ
is one Smokin' Farker
 
HookedOnQ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-31-12
Location: chesterfield, va
Default

They will be fine.. I normally throw them on top of some fresh charcoal in the chimney or just toss a lit load of charcoal on top and let it roll
__________________
BLUE WEBER 22.5 OTG,(OBUDS) OVERBUILT U.D.S, MAVERICK ET732, 38"x38"x7' SMOKE HOUSE.
HookedOnQ is online now   Reply With Quote


Thanks from:--->
Old 07-11-2013, 04:35 PM   #4
Garrett
is Blowin Smoke!

 
Garrett's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-03-12
Location: Gastonia North Carolina
Default

Burn baby burn!!!!
__________________
My arsenal, Stumps Clone, Two Modified offsets, open pit with grate and rotisserie,UDS, and a free to me Weber One Touch Silver 18.5" kettle
Garrett is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 06:24 PM   #5
Smokeat
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 01-01-09
Location: IE California
Default

You should not need to even put them in the chimney, just spread them over the new coals after you dump the chimney. They light fast and burn quickly. Even if they absorbed moisture from the atmosphere they will dry out quickly.

I have been using a Performer lately, and there is always leftover charcoal from the last cook.
Smokeat is offline   Reply With Quote


Thanks from: --->
Old 07-11-2013, 06:26 PM   #6
ButtBurner
Babbling Farker

 
ButtBurner's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-18-12
Location: Dearborn Mi, Manton Mi
Default

I dont bother to spread them over the new coals

I just push them into a pile and dump the new coals on them
__________________
Michigan Custom 'Que
"Serving Those Who Have Served US"
Shirley Fabrication Custom Smoker
Member Great Lakes BBQ Assn
ServSafe Food Handler Certified
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Michi...80?sk=timeline
http://www.gofundme.com/Michigan-CustomQue-Donate
ButtBurner is online now   Reply With Quote


Thanks from: --->
Old 07-11-2013, 07:37 PM   #7
Gilstarr
Full Fledged Farker

 
Join Date: 09-10-09
Location: Hanover Va
Default

They are a good fuel source .. burn them they will do fine..
Gilstarr is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 07:38 PM   #8
tpope
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 04-13-12
Location: North West, GA
Default

Smoke 'em if ya got 'em.. they'll do fine in our humidity.
tpope is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 07:41 PM   #9
JeffR
is one Smokin' Farker
 
JeffR's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06-20-12
Location: Waconia, MN
Default

Yep. What they all said. I will add that the light quicker with lit coals added to them. Lighting them in a chimney with paper will take a little longer than fresh. I like a chimney of used ones as I can spread them entire bottom of the grill and run a little lower temp for a good indirect steak cook.
JeffR is online now   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 08:08 PM   #10
TY~DY
On the road to being a farker
 
Join Date: 09-03-11
Location: Okabena, MN
Default

We get lots of rain & humidity here too, brother. They will be fine. Add new on top & let 'er rip!
__________________
Weber Performer :mrgreen:, Weber Genesis Silver C, Weber Smoky Joe, Mini-WSM, Great Outdoors -(Ugly Vertical Cabinet), cheap a%% Kingsford Kettle

In the end it will be okay.
And if it's not okay, it's not the end.
TY~DY is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-11-2013, 08:15 PM   #11
coastal
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 06-05-13
Location: Hilton Head, SC
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Keystone View Post
After my last cook I had quite a few unburned briquettes left. Well it has rained ALOT here in NW GA. recently, and I was curious as to how they would burn. Appreciate any insight. Edit. Kettle was outside under a cover, but with no roof over it if that makes a difference.
I always use it. Its a nice treat of having a good kettle. One with leaks all through it will burn all the charcoal up everytime- one that can be shut down when done will save charcoal by smothering the fire for the next use. It does tend to burn faster but works the same otherwise
coastal is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-12-2013, 08:27 AM   #12
Keystone
Knows what a fatty is.
 
Join Date: 05-01-13
Location: Ringgold, GA
Default

Thanks guys!
Keystone is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-12-2013, 11:35 PM   #13
Ole Man Dan
is one Smokin' Farker
 
Join Date: 07-24-11
Location: Gadsden, Alabama
Default

I use partly consumed Oak, Pecan & Hickory in my Offset.
Ole Man Dan is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 07-13-2013, 07:27 AM   #14
yakdung
is one Smokin' Farker
 
Join Date: 04-12-10
Location: Houston, Texas
Default

I toss them into the yard and run over them with the riding mower.
yakdung is offline   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Loading



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
2003 -2012 © BBQ-Brethren Inc. All rights reserved. All Content and Flaming Pig Logo are registered and protected under U.S and International Copyright and Trademarks. Content Within this Website Is Property of BBQ Brethren Inc. Reproduction or alteration is strictly prohibited.