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Mini Mod #3: Ball Control

calikingcaliking Posts: 8,177
This is why my biscuits burned this morning.

I had installed ball knob vent controls on some of my Webers, because the vent tabs would get hot during cooking. So why not make vent control on the egg easier? Not that it necessarily needs it, but as usual, because I can :)

Take the solid sliding piece out, and drill a hole in the center of the tab, but offset a little towards the outside edge. Slide in a 1/4" carriage bolt, and screw on the nuts and ball knob. i have a bunch of ball knobs left over form a previous project. They were cheap on Amazon.
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He looks even spiffier now! 


#1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.

Comments

  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Mad Scientist...geez
    Anderson, SC
    XL BGE, Father's Day Gift 2012 (Thanks Fam!!!)
    Webber Kettle and Webber Summit Gasser
    Want List: Thermapen, Small BGE, Wok, Adjustable Rig, Food Saver, More $

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    You really should have just made your own mini


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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,500
    Now you can really tell its a boy!

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    shtgunal3 said:
    Now you can really tell its a boy!
    Hmmm, one ball....  :-?


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  • BotchBotch Posts: 4,333
    Love the winecork thermo holder!   :-bd
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,177
    @shtgunal3 & MCN: he had an accident... I have extra knobs to make him a prosthesis :))

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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