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BGE Nest reinforcement

HarleyDougHarleyDoug Posts: 69
edited November 2011 in Root
Does anyone make a large BGE nest reinforcement?  My nest has pre-drilled holes that look like they are designed for reinforcement bands that help make the nest sturdier.  I could make some but in the process of moving shortly and honestly don't want to fool with making them if I don't have to.

Thanks much


  • Not sure, but the extra pre-drilled holes might be for the handler attachment? I have never found the need for reinforcement with my egg. I've heard of problems with lesser knock-off brands, but never the BGE nest.
    Large BGE - Small BGE - Traeger Lil' Tex Elite - Weber 22.5" One-Touch - Weber Smokey Joe
  • I have found the Large sized nest is one of the most stable of all the sizes.  The handler is a great accessory to add for stability at $100.   The cross bar (comes with the Handler) that goes on the nest down at the wheels is something you could make yourself, it adds to the stability of XL and M sized nest which I find are in much need compared to the Large.   



    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • Ah yes. I have the large, with handler, but I got everything already assembled so didn't put the nest together...
    Large BGE - Small BGE - Traeger Lil' Tex Elite - Weber 22.5" One-Touch - Weber Smokey Joe
  • onedbguruonedbguru Posts: 1,291
    I have an XL nest - no reinforcement -- no problems
  • Thanks everyone. The BGE recently got caught in the grass and I was afraid I may have "torqued" the nest and was thinking  it may be a good idea - although it seems to be working fine ----- Thanks again
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