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is there an small ash tool??

smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 2,016
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
Wow the vent opening on my small egg is tiny. The vent opening is only 2" long by 1" high. Don't think a regular size ash tool would fit into the opening. What do you all use??
Large, small, and a mini

Comments

  • yes, check with a dealer or the mothership.  the small has its own ash tool.

    John - SLC, UT

     Webers, Eggs, Bubba Keg, Smokin-It #3, Blackstones

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,656
    Yes there is but I don't recommend it as it is so small it doesn't pull much ash out.  I find it easier to clean the Egg out from the top the day after a cook.  
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,933
    A Shop Vac 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,592
    Small ash tool works ok, but can be ig PIA Hands work a lot better. Shop vac if you have one.....Donot ever use house vacuum.. :-(
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • AdamdAdamd Posts: 160
    I would also recommend using a shop vac or just clean the egg out from the top.

    I don't use an ash tool on my small. Seems like a waste to buy that.
  • tactical_66tactical_66 Posts: 205
    +3 on shop Vac. I have a 2.5 gallon Vac that is easy to tote around.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,812

    I used a couple of old tools LawnRanger made me and remade after going to High Que's and not needing what they were made for. You can use any rod and a couple of angles from Lowes. These are made for the Large and the Mini.

     

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    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 2,016
    Thank you everyone. Shop Vac sounds like the easiest, for when I am at home. When camping I will clean from the top. Cheers.
    Large, small, and a mini
  • SS,

    Or you could just bend a piece of 3/4" steel bar.

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