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Nest, Table, or Built-in??

SmokinParrotHeadSmokinParrotHead Posts: 532
edited 2:15AM in EggHead Forum
Which do you have or prefer and why? I have my large on a nest and it's been there for all the years I have owned it. I roll it out of the garage when I want to cook on it and roll it back in the garage once it cools.

One thing I like about that is the Egg not being out in the weather.

However, I have been contemplating a rolling table, or even an outdoor kitchen. Anyone used all of the above and settled on one being better?

Any pics of your set-ups?


  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Yessir.I had a table built for my Egg.Nice one.If you NEVER wanna move it,FINE.It is now in a Nest/W/Handler and will never leave.There is a weber resting it's old home.Nests/w/handlers are the BOMB!!! ;)
    Nest or small home built table w/ casters then some full size tables on casters for preparation and cooking.

    AZRP has a picture of his setup which looks pretty darn nice and very workable.

  • srq2625srq2625 Posts: 262
    Working with other cookers over the years, I've found that I like a large work surface. And, I don't like the idea of leaving the egg (my precious, lovely egg :) ) out in the weather. So I built this .....


    Note that I'm more of a fit and function kind of guy as opposed to being about form and fashion. ;)
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,820
    Right now I have a nest and the mates. I also still have my gasser right next to my egg and I use that as extra work surface and for storage :).

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Lee;
    I had my Large and small BGE in the nest for years and it worked out just fine until a big T-storm can along one day and I had enough... so I built this and have never looked back! I always wondered what took me so long!! Go for it!

    Merry Christmas

  • RGBHVRGBHV Posts: 1,318

    I love your outdoor kitchen - backyard.

    I'd take that over a nest any day!

  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,820
    Chris...that's just not fair. I have big green envy :P.

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
  • Beautiful!
  • I have 2 in nests and 1 in a table. They are all out in the weather but I keep them covered. (and chained together.....steal 1.....steal them all) ;)
  • jeffinsgfjeffinsgf Posts: 1,259
    I gave this very careful consideration about a year ago. Without going to a full-blown covered-porch outdoor kitchen, I would not put the Eggs in anything larger than a nest. In the nest, I can move either Egg under the eave of the house if a sudden rain storm pops up, or in the winter when I want to minimize my time outside directly in the elements.

    I built a nice granite topped table that sits between the two Eggs. It has adequate storage for all my Eggcessories and a wonderful work surface.

    I would love to build an elaborate outdoor kitchen and party patio, but it's not in the budget right now.
  • We were contemplating making a big built in out door kitchen, but then decided against it as we don't know if we are staying going to stay in the house forever. We ended up buying a custom made table on casters and absolutely love it. The best thing is that if we leave, it comes with us!


    BTW... yes I have installed granite slab underneath the feet to protect the wood... this is an older picture.
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