Mesquite, free for pickup

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by macinyart, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. macinyart

    macinyart Newbie

    Greetings from the Phoenix, Arizona area.  I am currently pruning a mesquite tree and producing a fair amount of wood.  This is not for sale, and  I hate to simply throw away good wood that after drying will make great smoking fuel.  I smoke with apple in Wisconsin and would smoke with this if it were in Wisconsin.  But it is here in Arizona and I am not inclined to transport it back.  It is free for the picking up.  It is not in chips but small logs about 6-8" in diameter and about a foot long.  There is a quantity of other much smaller pieces.  None is dry, you would have to wait a year to use it I would guess.....but it is free if you are geographically located to make the trip productive.  You can email me if you like, I am in Fountain Hills, Arizona a sort of suburban area near Scottsdale.  I will start putting this in the trash in a couple of weeks if there is no interest in it.  If you think you might want it, speak up soon.
  2. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Man, and my Lear Jet is on the blink.....darn[​IMG]
  3. macinyart

    macinyart Newbie

    Bummer, mine is too.  I didn't know how to confine this offer to the Phoenix area, but then thought....oh well.
  4. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    great jesture, if this was pecan i would be all over this, for me mesquite is a little strong for smoking but it does make for a great bed of coals to cook on for grilling. thx for putting this out there!
  5. macinyart

    macinyart Newbie

    Well, I can still share.  You can have whatever you want....for coals, you're right.  Works great.  Some like it for smoking, and those folks can have whatever is available.  Come get it.

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