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Don Marco
04-26-2008, 12:51 PM
Yesterday a 300 x 900 feet large warehouse with tens of thousands tons charcoal thats pretty close to my place burned totally down. :eek: :x :cry:

That definately means charcoal prices are going sky high in my area over the summer.


They had a total of 2100 Truckloads stored there since last autumn and were just ready to deliver the big chains.

If only i had a gas grill ! :icon_smil

http://www.nord-west-media.de/index.php?id=2493

http://www.nord-west-media.de/uploads/pics/feuer_gildehaus02.jpg

http://www.nord-west-media.de/uploads/pics/feuer_gildehaus09.jpg


DM

Dr_KY
04-26-2008, 12:54 PM
That's going to drive our prices higher now too!!!

RichardF
04-26-2008, 12:57 PM
quick - Throw a steak on

Don Marco
04-26-2008, 12:58 PM
I am sooooo gonna rush to the stores on monday :twisted:

DM

backporchbbq
04-26-2008, 12:58 PM
Wow that is farkin nuts. It maybe cheaper to order it online and have it delivered.

Don Marco
04-26-2008, 01:00 PM
quick - Throw a steak on

Steak ? You could cook a ****load of blue whales on sticks at that place :icon_smil
Stuffed with elefants if you fancy.


DM

BBQ Grail
04-26-2008, 01:01 PM
That's o bad. Yes, a quick trip to the store is in order.

Meat Burner
04-26-2008, 01:12 PM
Bummer DM. Get your arse to the stores and buy every bit you can find. HURRY DUDE!!!

Harbormaster
04-26-2008, 02:07 PM
Bet it smelled good though, while it burned I mean.

Dude, you are soo totally bummin'.

ZBQ
04-26-2008, 02:14 PM
God, that sucks.

I'd be scarfin up all the charcoal I could afford to.

Do you know what brands they had in there DM?

icemn62
04-26-2008, 02:15 PM
What is the regular price of charcoal over there? It might be cheaper to have it shipped to you if the price goes up too high.

Don Marco
04-26-2008, 04:22 PM
Do you know what brands they had in there DM?

Havent seen that brand before, seems like its been labeld specially for a store chain.

By the way, the label says "easy to light" :roll:

http://mybbq.net/forum/userpix/59_feuer_gildehaus15_1.jpg


Prices went up 30 % over the past two years already. Guess they wont let this "chance" for an other increase go by.

DM

BobBrisket
04-26-2008, 05:09 PM
Steak ? You could cook a ****load of blue whales on sticks at that place :icon_smil
Stuffed with elefants if you fancy.


DM

That place will be hot for days. Hate to see that happen. I feel for the owners and employees that will be put out by this. Maybe they'll sell any unburned stuff for cheap if you pack it and haul it off. Might be worth it to check in after the fires out..

smokinbadger
04-26-2008, 06:48 PM
Are the stores in the NL open on Sunday? Having lived in Germany, I know how great the shopping is on Sunday (not) so I'd be making a run for the border to beat the crowd if it were me.

Grumpy's Q
04-26-2008, 06:52 PM
We may have to organize a charcoal relief drive for DM. What a bummer! Let us know what happens! Anybody got export expertise on shipping charcoal?

smoke-n-my-i's
04-26-2008, 08:05 PM
HOLY CHIT......

And I only burned 10lbs today....

I think I would try to get what I could as quickly as I could before the gouging takes place....

Hook_Line_and_Sinker
04-26-2008, 09:06 PM
Looks like they are ready to cook!

http://www.nord-west-media.de/typo3temp/pics/0d9ca9a60d.jpg

"When the briquets are mostly covered in grey ash (about 70% covered) that is your cue to start cooking."

Dale P
04-27-2008, 07:03 AM
Minion Method?

River City Smokehouse
04-27-2008, 10:43 AM
Looks like it's a clean burning charcoal:biggrin:.