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Where to buy BGE

meatheadmeathead Posts: 3
edited 6:21PM in EggHead Forum
I have been looking at pictures of the fabulous food on this site for over a year now. I can't take it anymore. I'm buying a BGE once and for all. [p]Where is the best place to buy. Local or online?
A local retailer sells the large BGE for $699. Can a better price be found?[p]Thanks


  • ranger rayranger ray Posts: 812
    where are you located?

  • MasterMasonMasterMason Posts: 243
    That depends on what the $699 includes...

  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,967
    IMHO buying from a good local dealer is worth it's weight in gold. When I bought my almost 6 years ago it was from a local guy and I HAVE NEVER BEEN TREATED AS WELL BY ANY RETAILER. Cracked fire box. Took one right out of a floor model and handed it to me. Mentioned I wanted to buy the S/S lower vent, Handed me one No Charge. Buy my Wicked Good charcoal. Very considerate discount. Broke the top vent cover. Went in to buy replacement. HAnded me one off a floor model once again. Eric and Jeff at Kirley Masonry in Mansfield Mass are the greatest.
    Because of his customer service I go out of my way to help him by talking up the product. He tells me in the past few years I've helped him sell a dozen or more Eggs and tons of lump. Do I sound like a cheerleader?

  • meatheadmeathead Posts: 3
    ranger ray,[p]Central Massachusetts

  • badbrucebadbruce Posts: 353
    Nothing wrong being a cheerleader with that kind of service.
    Wish my local retailer was more interested in service than just selling me big ticket items. When I went in to buy my seccond large egg he gave me the hard sell on a stainless & ceramic competitor's $2500 model when I asked for an egg by name.

  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,967
    I have to admit, my dealer is pretty good. The Egg accessories and lump are "just a little something extra as far as cash flow goes. Their store is more for commercial masonry supplies and they are a little hard to find if you aren't familiar with the area. Wish every one had it as good as I do for real servive and know how. The brothers cook all the time on their Eggs.

  • badbrucebadbruce Posts: 353
    Once you've enjoyed food from an egg most of us just can't go back.
    What cracks me up is the folks that swear by gassers, different strokes I guess.

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