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Consumables and Accessories => Bradley Flavour Bisquettes => Topic started by: rveal23 on July 17, 2013, 11:08:44 AM

Title: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 17, 2013, 11:08:44 AM
Just found a great deal in "My Opinion"(The Good Wife)  :D
on Allied Kenco Sales for 120 Bisquette Packs.

I just ordered 120pks of:
Apple
Hickory
Maple
Pecan

They are only 39.95 each and Shipping was  dirt cheap as well.

They also had Mesquite, Cherry & Alder, along with the 48pks as well.

http://www.alliedkenco.com/752.aspx (http://www.alliedkenco.com/752.aspx)
(http://www.alliedkenco.com/images/products/thumb/BRABIS120.5.jpg)

I know Yard & Pool has deals as well, but figured I would try this place out!
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: ragweed on July 17, 2013, 01:30:38 PM
Bought from them.  Very satisfied.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: pz on July 17, 2013, 01:57:49 PM
Good prices; thanks for posting  ;)
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 17, 2013, 02:11:16 PM
Damn, Order was processed and shipped already! Very Satisfied so far with
This Place.  Can't wait to get my Pucks! 8)
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: gemeatguy on July 22, 2013, 01:57:30 PM
that's funny, I've had 20 of the 120 count boxes of hickory backordered from them for over a month, gonna hafta givem a call?
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 22, 2013, 02:19:05 PM
Wow, that's a lot of boxes, and a long time you have been waiting.. Call them up they might have forgotten about you.. As soon as they get to my door, I'll post here so you know I did get them. I never got a notification that anything was backordered.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: beefmann on July 22, 2013, 03:38:27 PM
great pricing,,, need to keep that place
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 22, 2013, 07:22:00 PM
So got home and what was at my front door. A big package, and what was in it? All my Bisquettes! ;D

(http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f338/rveal23/Facebook/Instagram%20Photos/1069214_10201730162721739_1217527417_n.jpg) (http://s50.photobucket.com/user/rveal23/media/Facebook/Instagram%20Photos/1069214_10201730162721739_1217527417_n.jpg.html)

@gemeatguy - I would give them a call I did not have any backorders.

I had a great experience with Allied Kenco, would defiantly buy from them again!
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: NYFrank on July 23, 2013, 06:20:26 AM
Thanks for the post. I will be stocking up as well from these guys. I looked on Amazon and the best they offered was $55 for some selections and up to $72 for others.

Thanks
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 23, 2013, 08:57:44 AM
NYFrank, I agree, I was looking around for a couple of weeks and finally found these guys.. I kept comparing the prices to the Home Depot website, and nothing compared so Finally had to pull the trigger when I saw these!
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: gemeatguy on July 23, 2013, 12:06:45 PM
Just got off the phone with them they told me end of august at the soonest! IMO bradley really dropped the ball on this one, I have been trying to get hickory pucks since last december, I go through 3-4 THOUSAND pucks a year so ordering the smaller packs is not an option
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on July 23, 2013, 12:11:57 PM
Just got off the phone with them they told me end of august at the soonest! IMO bradley really dropped the ball on this one, I have been trying to get hickory pucks since last december, I go through 3-4 THOUSAND pucks a year so ordering the smaller packs is not an option

I'm guessing since I only ordered 1 box that they were able to spare that? But holly sh!t, I guess you don't like smoking... LOL Well good luck on getting your boxes. I hope they don't fail you.

I'm guessing you order from various suppliers to fulfill the quantity you use.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: gemeatguy on July 23, 2013, 12:23:37 PM
Always used to get them from amazon, best pricing and free shipping to boot, but they have been OOS since bradley had the packaging problem, they won't even let me backorder them.  I'm trying to avoid buying from multiple locations to save on the shipping
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: KyNola on July 23, 2013, 02:39:55 PM
Just got off the phone with them they told me end of august at the soonest! IMO bradley really dropped the ball on this one, I have been trying to get hickory pucks since last december, I go through 3-4 THOUSAND pucks a year so ordering the smaller packs is not an option
How is this Bradley's fault and not Allied Kenco's?  You ordered 20 boxes and AK lost or backlogged your order.  Other folks are getting their orders fulfilled just fine so they obviously have/had an inventory.  I'm betting you're not the only Bradley puck customer they have.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: iceman on July 23, 2013, 03:31:13 PM
Just got off the phone with them they told me end of august at the soonest! IMO bradley really dropped the ball on this one, I have been trying to get hickory pucks since last december, I go through 3-4 THOUSAND pucks a year so ordering the smaller packs is not an option
How is this Bradley's fault and not Allied Kenco's?  You ordered 20 boxes and AK lost or backlogged your order.  Other folks are getting their orders fulfilled just fine so they obviously have/had an inventory.  I'm betting you're not the only Bradley puck customer they have.

Have to agree with KyNola on this one. It's a AK problem not a Bradley problem.  ;)
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Saber 4 on July 23, 2013, 06:09:19 PM
I've found them at a local Cabela's on sale fairly often for 44 bucks and no shipping, if you've got a local store you might check with them.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Mischievous on July 31, 2013, 08:57:32 AM
IMHO Bradley is indeed dropping the ball here. Finding oak or hickory right now is almost impossible. They are not keeping up with demand and I am getting close to looking for an alternative to the Bradley system because of it.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Saber 4 on July 31, 2013, 02:03:25 PM
IMHO Bradley is indeed dropping the ball here. Finding oak or hickory right now is almost impossible. They are not keeping up with demand and I am getting close to looking for an alternative to the Bradley system because of it.

You might message Brian about the problem, it may be that some stores aren't ordering enough to meet demand or if the problem is at Bradley he needs to know so he can fix it. :)
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: KyNola on August 01, 2013, 09:02:55 AM
IMHO Bradley is indeed dropping the ball here. Finding oak or hickory right now is almost impossible. They are not keeping up with demand and I am getting close to looking for an alternative to the Bradley system because of it.
You can order them here.  http://www.alliedkenco.com/506.aspx
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Tenpoint5 on August 01, 2013, 09:47:44 AM
I do believe I remember something about a packaging redesign maybe this is holding up the manufacture of the 120 ct boxes. Doesn't mean you can't get bisquettes they are available
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on August 01, 2013, 11:15:38 AM
I started this post and ordered hickory, had no problem shipped very same day.. try them out!
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: NePaSmoKer on August 01, 2013, 11:52:11 AM
I find hickory and oak all over wherever Bradley is sold.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Snoopy on August 01, 2013, 12:13:26 PM
I'm gonna have to book mark this for the 120 pack flavors i can't get from cabelas, cheaper for me there currently but they usually only have apple, mesquite, something else and rarely the variety pack. thanks for the info
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Saber 4 on August 01, 2013, 12:47:55 PM
I'm gonna have to book mark this for the 120 pack flavors i can't get from cabelas, cheaper for me there currently but they usually only have apple, mesquite, something else and rarely the variety pack. thanks for the info

The guy at my Cabelas said they could order the big boxes in whatever flavor I wanted, I just haven't decided on which flavor's I'm going to use the most of yet. Still going through the 48 packs I got of multiple flavors.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Snoopy on August 02, 2013, 02:48:32 PM
im pretty stuck on apple personally, will be diving into more but i did buy a 120 box of that from the get go.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: tskeeter on August 02, 2013, 03:01:03 PM
I buy apple and hickory in the 120 count boxes and other flavors in 48 count.  I use apple to smoke most everything.  Cheese, ribs, nuts, sausage, etc.  But I use hickory for pork shoulder, and those are long smokes that take a lot of bisquettes, and I really like pulled pork, so I buy the bigger box.  Keep alder on hand for smoking salmon, but only do a couple of smokes a year, so a 48 count box is good for a couple of years.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: rveal23 on August 02, 2013, 03:04:56 PM
I think apple is becoming my new best friend as well for the light smoking!
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Tenpoint5 on August 03, 2013, 06:44:08 AM
I buy apple and hickory in the 120 count boxes and other flavors in 48 count.  I use apple to smoke most everything.  Cheese, ribs, nuts, sausage, etc.  But I use hickory for pork shoulder, and those are long smokes that take a lot of bisquettes, and I really like pulled pork, so I buy the bigger box.  Keep alder on hand for smoking salmon, but only do a couple of smokes a year, so a 48 count box is good for a couple of years.

You should only need about 4 hours (12 pucks) worth of smoke on a butt/shoulder cook
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Mischievous on August 07, 2013, 06:10:15 AM
I do believe I remember something about a packaging redesign maybe this is holding up the manufacture of the 120 ct boxes. Doesn't mean you can't get bisquettes they are available

I already tried these folks and they cancelled the order because oak and Hickory are on back order and Bradley has been no help. I will be using my last three hours of wood today for ribs and then will be shopping for alternatives this weekend. I am not interested in the other woods so I no longer have a way to even use my unit.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Mischievous on August 07, 2013, 06:19:38 AM
Just thought i should add. I love my 6 rack and use it several times a week. I have done the dual element mod and added a fan so I am seriously invested in my Bradley.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Saber 4 on August 07, 2013, 06:45:26 AM
Have you tried sending a PM to Brian the system administrator for Bradley, everything I've seen so far indicates they are pretty serious about customer service but I doubt he gets to see every thread we post.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Tenpoint5 on August 07, 2013, 02:45:01 PM
I would suggect trying Whiskey Oak. I am a hickory only guy. Although I have tried the Whiskey Oak and isn't that bad.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: tskeeter on August 08, 2013, 01:50:11 PM
Was on eBay and it looks like several places have 120 count hickory bisquettes, including Overstock.  Prices ranged from about $40 + shipping to $50 - $55 with free shipping.  If I remember correctly, Overstock was at $43 + $3 shipping, or free shipping on orders over $50.
Title: 9.99 for 48 Bisquettes
Post by: Rocket44 on August 25, 2013, 05:16:33 AM
Hi our local lowes store has the wood bisquettes on clearance for 9.99 for 48 and would like to know if there is a shelf life on them or not will they keep for a long time?
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Tenpoint5 on August 25, 2013, 06:15:47 AM
As long as they dont get wet or are in a high humidity area for long-term they should be good
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Rocket44 on August 25, 2013, 05:11:07 PM
Thanks Tenpoint5 I will make sure I store them properly. :)
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: dubob on February 12, 2014, 04:06:40 PM
The AK source still has the 120 packs available at $40 plus shipping.  But buying a couple of the 48s (and maybe a couple boxes of shotgun shells for Sporting Clays) at Sportsman's Warehouse and using a $10 off coupon (on $50 or more) will be even cheaper then buying from AK and paying shipping from TX to UT.

With the $10 coupon I'm looking at $0.41 (per AK puck) vs. $0.37 (per SW puck).

Without the $10 coupon I'm looking at $0.41 (per AK puck) vs. $0.44 (per SW puck).
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Spliner on March 14, 2014, 07:13:26 AM
Fair warning - I'm not sure the AK source actually has any in stock.  I've had an order for a 120 box in their system processing for a couple of days.  Time will tell, but will probably be forced to buy the 48 packs myself.  I hope Bradley ramps up production this year, I'm going to have to stock up instead of letting myself run out this time of year when they are difficult to find.  ;(
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: tskeeter on March 14, 2014, 09:38:22 AM
Fair warning - I'm not sure the AK source actually has any in stock.  I've had an order for a 120 box in their system processing for a couple of days.  Time will tell, but will probably be forced to buy the 48 packs myself.  I hope Bradley ramps up production this year, I'm going to have to stock up instead of letting myself run out this time of year when they are difficult to find.  ;(

Spliner, seems to me that I recently saw a note from Brian at Bradley CS about 120 count packs.  He talked about a fire that affected their 120 count production.  As I understood his comments, it sounded like Bradley expected to have the 120 count production back on line soon and to be able to refill their distribution chain.

I know the 120 count supply has been an issue for quite a while.  If Bradley had a packaging machine destroyed by fire, I can understand why things are taking so long.  I've been working in manufacturing plants for nearly 30 years and with construction and equipment acquisition and installation projects for longer than that.  Most packaging machinery is engineered and fabricated to order.  So the lead time on a machinery order usually runs 9 - 12 months.  Even when you are buying a piece of machinery that the manufacturer has made before, lead times are typically 6 - 9 months.  Then, once you have machinery in the plant and bolted down, you have 30 - 60 days of getting all the different machines on the line synchronized and dialed in so they work together correctly.  Putting the bits and pieces of information that I've heard together, it appears to me like Bradley is working through the process of replacing a piece of equipment critical to the 120 count production.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Spliner on March 17, 2014, 07:17:46 AM
Spliner, seems to me that I recently saw a note from Brian at Bradley CS about 120 count packs.  He talked about a fire that affected their 120 count production.  As I understood his comments, it sounded like Bradley expected to have the 120 count production back on line soon and to be able to refill their distribution chain.

Actually I do understand the delays, the post was a warning to readers of the forum that AK was still accepting payment for the 120 packs but may or may not have them in stock (IE: without posting that information on their site).  In the mean time I'll order a smaller pack on Amazon.com to be sure I can use my smoker between now and when AK gets them in stock.

Edit:  I was surprised to find my bisquettes on my door step today, so AK does indeed seem to have a stock.  Their order processing leaves some to be desired (lack of updates) but they showed up none the less.  So anyone needing bisquettes should probably check out AK for the moment, $40+shipping is much cheaper than I'm finding them other places, including eBay.  If you order more than one box the shipping costs go way down.

Spliner
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: ragweed on March 17, 2014, 12:30:36 PM
Glad to hear AK came through.  I've been having nothing but good experiences with them and was afraid I'd have to look for another source.
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Spliner on March 17, 2014, 12:38:21 PM
Yup, I'll likely order more from them shortly.  I was skeptical to order 120's with stock being what it is at first, so only ordered the one box, but will be doing a multi-box order soon.  They'll quickly become my favorite source at those prices.

;)

Spliner
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: Spliner on March 18, 2014, 06:31:53 AM
Well.. when I got home today and actually opened the box from AK, it had 2 48 packs and one 24 pack of bisquettes to make up the 120 I ordered.  So, whether or not they have the actual 120 packs in stock, they'll fill the order it seems.  Works for me!

Spliner
Title: Re: Ordering 120 Bisquettes
Post by: ragweed on March 18, 2014, 03:19:35 PM
That's the way mine came too.