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finally a brisket...2 inches of rain

Anyone have an idea for a homemade rain cap? I usually don't need one but I'm going all night with my brisket and they're calling for massive rain. I can probably position the table away from the rain but want to be ready. I'm going low and slow...225 with my new digiq so there wont be much of an opening. Might just roll without it. I might have to crash in the man cave...Woodford, good cigar, ESPN...oh the horror.

Also...I have two meatloafs and hopefully some eatable brisket to food-saver. How should they be reheated so it won't dry out?

Thanks
Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,218
    Probably be fine without a cap...
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,570
    How about wind? You could make a "lampshade" out of AF and 2 metal clothes hangers. Stretch the hangers out and have the hook portion rest on the egg itself. Cross the hangers to create the 3D "lamp harp" and drape the AF over it.
  • LitLit Posts: 4,114
    edited December 2013
    Have seen people post pics of aluminum foil molded before. If amazon had the drone delivery up and running you could just order one of the stainless ones and have it in 30 minutes.
  • I cook in the rain all the time. I just set up a picnic umbrella over the egg when it's raining. It actually is safer if it is raining as the water will reduce the likely hood of scorching the material. If you do that you need to lift it up high enough to be safe. In the food saver, just put in hot water, I don't cut open the bag until I'm ready to serve. the Bag will expand with as it heats up.
    Corpus Christi, Texas.  LBGE, Weber Smoky Joe, and Aussie Walk-About
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,097
    edited December 2013
    Coffee can with holes drlled in the side near the top. 

    Just to clarify...coffee can goes upside down over the daisy. Holes near the top when upside down,,,the sealed end. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,168
    Go to HD/Lowes and look in the aisle where they have the vent pipes or whatever they are called. You'll find a cap gizmo that looks similar to the smokeware ss cap. About $5 maybe. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • This is what I use. Free out of Aluminum Foil and a coat hanger. Just shape one side of the hanger the diameter of your egg chimney, and form the other side into a similar circle for the tent structure. Shape the foil over the top. Viola

    I've been using my original creation for 2 years now and I live in FL where it rains every other day.
    LBGE, Weber OTG w/ Rotisserie, Weber Genesis S-330, Chargriller Duo, AR-15, AK-47
  • RaymontRaymont Posts: 374
    I cut holes in the sides of a metal coffee can. Fits perfect over the Large vent.

    Small & Large BGE

    Nashville, TN

  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    I know it's pretty ghetto but I have done this.image
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    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 1,030
    @henapple, I bet a home depot roof vent can go right over your existing daisy.  At low and slow, the daisy will be mostly closed, so this should fit right over it..



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    Austin, Texas.  I'm the guy holding a beer.
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,910
    I put much thought into mine..  :-B
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    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • @Solson005 - excellent. Where have you been?

    Over the past two or three years I've only seen one BGE table that had holes in it for a patio umbrella, always wondered why every table used in the weather did not have a place to drop in an umbrella. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,910
    @Skiddymarker I've been working too much the past couple months, still egging but haven't had much time to make new posts. Glad the holidays are here so I can slow down and spend more time with family and friends. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • as far as your DigiQ I put mine in a large zip lock bag to protect it from the rain other then that I think you will be fine just like it is the DFMT is hot enough to steam off the water  so I don't think you will have a problem 
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,551
    @Solson005 - excellent. Where have you been?

    Over the past two or three years I've only seen one BGE table that had holes in it for a patio umbrella, always wondered why every table used in the weather did not have a place to drop in an umbrella. 
    It's easy to add an umbrella holder.  I did it with two u-bolts from Home depot and saber sawed a cutout in the top.  The base pole stays there, even fits under the BGE table cover.  Always ready for action.imageimage
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • CharlesmaneriCharlesmaneri Posts: 1,295
    edited December 2013
    Cookinbob thats a good idea but if their is wind it could make a big problem  if the wind gets a hold of the umbrella it is possible  that it could turn over the whole table and now you have a broken egg and thats no good
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,551
    Cookinbob thats a good idea but if their is wind it could make a big problem  if the wind gets a hold of the umbrella it is possible  that it could turn over the whole table and now you have a broken egg and thats no good
    You got that right.  If it is really windy, I will not put the umbrella up, ditto for the one on my patio table.  With that said, the Egg and table together weigh about 350 lbs., and the umbrella is securely fastened.  I think it is more likely that the umbrella gets wrecked, but I don't take that chance.
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,168

    Man, just think what we could achieve if we all used our super powers for good! Some brilliant ideas on here.

    @Cookinbob - i doubt your table or xl egg will go anywhere if your umbrella is up in a bit of wind. Your umbrella is more likely to break or be picked up and blown away by the wind before it topples your table.

     

    @Solson005 - welcome back! Get back to cookin' and show us how its done. :)


    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,689
    Lowe's... $10
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,097
    henapple said:
    Lowe's... $10
    No fair...you said homemade rain cap.  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,168
    Yep, that's the one I was talking about. Sorry, I was a bit off on the price.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,689

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    henapple said:

    Lowe's... $10

    No fair...you said homemade rain cap.  
    I made it home with it...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,097
    henapple said:
    u
    henapple said:
    Lowe's... $10
    No fair...you said homemade rain cap.  
    I made it home with it...
    lols broski.  You should have just told us you climbed up on the roof and took it off your house.  That would be really home made.  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,570
    henapple said:
    u
    henapple said:
    Lowe's... $10
    No fair...you said homemade rain cap.  
    I made it home with it...
    lols broski.  You should have just told us you climbed up on the roof and took it off your house.  That would be really home made.  
    Also much more in line with this forum's sensibilities.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,689
    Ouch
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,471
    Made these with a few parts from the hardware store.

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    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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