Originally Posted by BIGPOPPA
mine didnt smell bad at all, truthfully ive never noticed much smell from coconaras when they are lighting. CH coals have more smell imo.
Well, there's been a few bad batches that were shipped out right before the shortage, a couple months back. Some people have reported lousy performance with their Coconaras. Mine have been pretty solid except for the terrible smell during light up.
It's strong enough to give you a bad headache. Or maybe it's emitting some sort of toxin. I don't know.