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Your choice of wood for comps

Postby DR. » Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:48 am

I am originally from KC and up there we use a lot of Pecan. I am noticing in Tx, it seems like pecan is too mild and most people are using or prefer the taste of a bit stronger smoke. So now I'm thinking about switching to Hickory or Post Oak.

What do y'all prefer for IBCA cooks?
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Finatic » Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:28 am

Post Oak is my preference. It's a little stronger than Pecan but not much (IMO). It does give a much longer burn than Pecan and (for me) is a lot easier to find.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby k.a.m. » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:23 am

Red oak and hickory or pecan.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby TwoGuysBBQ » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:42 am

B&B oak lump charcoal and a few sticks of Mesquite.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Okie Sawbones » Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:10 am

I have tons of post oak on my place. I don't find it any stronger than pecan, or very slightly so.

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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Big Ed » Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:09 pm

I like mixing hickory and pecan.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby limey » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:13 pm

Pecan and hickory for me. Apple for the yardbird.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby BigDave » Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:42 pm

Mostly pecan but it's getting real hard to find. May have to switch to hickory.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby deepsouthbbq » Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

Oak and hickory for brisket,
pecan and cherry for ribs
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Mark » Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:52 am

Can't talk for Texas, but you can't go wrong with Red Oak and Pecan.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby jpfirewood » Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:29 pm

I have post oak pecan and mesquite firewood seasoned for bbq by the cord if anybody needs. Central tx area
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby TX1911 » Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:48 pm

Pretty much oak. I know a lot of teams here use pecan. I'm not a huge fan.
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby CaptJack » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:06 pm

hickory or pecan
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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Czechaholic » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:14 pm

Post oak or pecan for me


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Re: Your choice of wood for comps

Postby Boots » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:33 am

Pecan for smoking beef, Hickory for pigs and birds. Mesquite for grilling and steaks, burns hot as a torch. You can reliably get bags of Hickory and Pecan splits and chunks at Academy sports stores all over Texas, hallelujah. :texas: :texas: :texas: :cheers:
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