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Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
edited 7:38PM in EggHead Forum
There is an occasional question on here, usually voiced with a touch of panic, about eggs that are sweating and/or oozing vile liquids.
We have had some torrential rains here in the past couple of weeks and my Eggs are out in it.
Here are a couple of pics of my large as it was coming up to temp for last nights pizza. :ohmy:
P4050006 by Capt Frank1, on Flickr
I had smoked a couple of racks of ribs just before the last big rain, sooo ;) 5596470614_aa789ef15d.jpg
P4050008 by Capt Frank1, on Flickr
This is the result. I have seen it much worse.

I thought some of the new people might take note of this and remember when it happens to them that it is no big deal :) :)


  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Good post.....first time I saw it, I thought my green fella had been out on a bender the night before. :laugh:
  • Frank, that has never happened to me. I keep my eggs covered, do you think that's the reason?
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    That's nothing Frank.Here's a pic of my small egg sweating like crazy :ohmy: I didn't use that egg for a while when I was building my porch,so it soaked up a bunch of moisture and dust :sick:


  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    I don't know Faith, the glaze is porus, so it will absorb moisture. You use your eggs a lot, but if you went away on a trip during the hot, muggy, rainy season you might experience it the first time you fired them up. But like I said, it is no big deal :)
    See you Saturday
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Hey Sparky, yes, I have had it a lot worse also. I just happened to take pictures this time and thought it might be useful :)
  • TRPIVTRPIV Posts: 278
    Very useful!

    My used egg did that the first time I fired it up and I thought I had been ripped off.

    Thanks for posting.
  • My mini and large sit outside uncovered all the time and last weekend my mini did the same thing.
  • Dust9000Dust9000 Posts: 26
    After the fire is out I usually open the bottom vent to let air in. This helps control the mold in the egg when not used much. Works well.
  • Sure do. Most of us had that first fright...IS THIS NORMAL?!?!

    I was one. I don't see an upload date for this on photobucket, so I'd have to do a forum search, or go back to the original picture on my home computer to check the date, but I'm guessing this photo is from a month or two into my life as an egg owner.

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