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flmtrainflmtrain Posts: 15
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum

Just wanted to say Hi to everyone. I am very new to the BGE cult. I am planning on purchasing a large BGE within the next couple weeks from my local garden center. I want to build my own table. I have a concrete patio that I am going to cover with stone and then want to build my table with stone sides and a concrete countertop. At least that is the current plan. 

My wife and I are attending a BGE event this weekend in Waldorf Maryland to check out all you can do with the BGE. I found this forun last week and have really learned a lot so far. I am looking forward to the up coming weeks, when I build my table, purchase my BGE and start cooking. It is going to be a great summer.

Thanks for all the info. Frank 

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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    Welcome Frank !  All of your questions will be answered here.  

    When you buy your Egg, buy a camera too.  We like pictures.


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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious


  • You'll love the egg and we'll do our best to help you out here too when needed. Welcome aboard.

    oh yeah, what VI said above. Camera.


    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • NightwingXPNightwingXP Posts: 436
    Hello Frank! Welcome to the forum. Your learning curve will be short after what you will learn here. It's a great website with great people that are friendly and helpful!! Look forward to hearing (and seeing, VI was serious about that camera part!!) from you and what you cook!
    Only 3 things in life matter. Family, Steelers and my BGE!!
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 5,070
    Welcome aboard.  Random pic for VI attached.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,370
    edited May 2012
    Welcome Frank. Have you by chance priced a Demo (used one day for a few hours) Egg at the Fest/event you are going to vs the one you are getting ready to buy from the local garden center? You should save a couple hundred dollars.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,998
    Welcome. Look at my signature, I am not kidding. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • XLBalcoXLBalco Posts: 604

    i was already close to buying an egg when i went to an "eggfest" that a dealer and restaurant put on..  it actually ended up making my wife a believer and the one pushing me to buy one right away.

     

    welcome!

  • flmtrainflmtrain Posts: 15
    Thanks for the welcome. Yes Mickey, I checked into the demo egg price and it is still $50 more then I can get a brand new one. That could be because I have purchased a ton, thousands of dollars from my local garden center so they gave me a very good price. They take care of their customers that take care of them. I am going to purchase the stone for my patio and egg table from them too. I would like to see them have an BGE event too. I am going to talk with them about it.
  • NecessaryIndulgNecessaryIndulg Posts: 1,282


    When you buy your Egg, buy a camera too.  We like pictures.


    Welcome Frank!  ^^Yes we do! 
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences.  
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  • pineypiney Posts: 1,167
    Welcome Frank, as Cen-Tex said, good luck with your cooks.
    Lenoir, N.C.
  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    Welcome... Sounds like you got some busy days coming!  I am looking forward to the results.
    Large and Small BGE * www.quelfood.com
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Welcome aboard. This is a great forum, helped (and continues to help) my ramp up on the egg.
    Cookin in Texas
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