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Your opinion on good birthday present to ask for

It's my birthday soon.  I am fairly new to egging.  I have a large BGE, one CI pan and the AR rig.  If it was you, what would you ask for to complement the egg?  Nothing too expensive please - I know I would never get that.  My son asked and I said a new grill mit or a bag of cedar chips, or a pizza peel.  Any other suggestions?
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  • badinfluencebadinfluence Posts: 1,774
    Thermopen...and if that is to much just ask for more lump
    1 XXL BGE,  1 LG BGE, 2 MED. BGE, 1 MINI BGE, 1 Peoria custom cooker Meat Monster.


    Clinton, Iowa
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,088
    edited June 2014
    T-pen is good, but so is the ThermoPop. $20something and just as accurate though a couple of seconds slower. If they had them when I bought my Tpen, I wouldn't have a Tpen now.
    http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/thermopop.html

    Also, their Timestick at $19

    Their infrared gun is nice too, $39 I love mine, especially for pizza.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • mahenryakmahenryak Posts: 1,025
    How about a pig tail flipper?

    Saw the following site referenced by @RRP here a week or so ago:

    http://pigtailflipper.com


    Alaska



  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,177
    mangrates
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • AcornAcorn Posts: 163
    If you do not have a Cast Iron grate, get one. Burgers, Steaks, Pork Chops will rock!!!!
    Always more lump--
    Atlanta, GA  - LBGE -
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 4,992
    I want a Maverick. I am not sure how you are lighting your lump, but I purchased a heat gun for less than $40 and now I am at temp very quickly. 

    Happy Birthday! 

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • badinfluencebadinfluence Posts: 1,774
    Yeah. I got a time stick d I dent think i would use It but after about 6 beers darn sure helps
    1 XXL BGE,  1 LG BGE, 2 MED. BGE, 1 MINI BGE, 1 Peoria custom cooker Meat Monster.


    Clinton, Iowa
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,088
    Yeah. I got a time stick d I dent think i would use It but after about 6 beers darn sure helps
    SIX beers?! I don't drink six beers in a YEAR!!  :))

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    Tell the kiddos to leave. Go out and egg in your Birthday Suit and the Mrs won't have to spend a dime. I promise you'll forget all about the...what were we talking about? :))
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • DuranglerDurangler Posts: 1,057
    Money$$$$$
    It'd be a down payment on what you want!
    B-)
    XL BGE, 22" Weber Red Head, Fiesta Gasser .... Peoria,AZ
  • SpartanPrideSpartanPride Posts: 159
    Ceramic deep dish pizza stone. Makes a nice/fun alternative to the standard pie. It will make for the hap hap happiest birthday since Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny F'ing Kaye!
  • grill4usgrill4us Posts: 100
    Thanks Everybody - some good ideas here - maybe I'll just happen to leave the computer open to this page and someone will get the hint!  These are all great suggestions!!  I'm thinking maybe the pigtail flipper or the ThermoPop - although I'd really like a looftlighter!
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,088
    If you like Chicago Deep Dish, forget the BGE ceramic stone and ask for a $10-12 heavy duty steel cake pan from Chicago Metallic or similar. Home Goods often has them.

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    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 4,992
    If you are trying to save $$$$ skip the loft lighter and get a heat gun.

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • ZmokinZmokin Posts: 1,936
    you got the Egg, ask for a nice Filet Mignon or whatever your favorite cut o'meat is to grill up on it.
    Large BGE in a Sole' Gourmet Table
    Using the Black Cast Iron grill, Plate Setter,
     and a BBQ Guru temp controller.

    Medium BGE in custom modified off-road nest.
    Black Cast Iron grill, Plate Setter, and a Party-Q temp controller.

    Location: somewhere West of the Mason-Dixon Line
  • grill4usgrill4us Posts: 100
    @nolaegghead
    Are Mangrates cast iron grates?  Where would I get them?
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,177
    Why, from http://www.mangrate.com/ of course!
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    grill4us said:

    @nolaegghead

    Are Mangrates cast iron grates?  Where would I get them?
    Dagumnit man! You've opened Pandora's box and didn't even know it! Stand by here we go it's gonna be a bumpy Mangrates ride. >:)
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    @grill4us‌ here ya go.
    Norm Macdonald Mangrate Supercut:
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,177
    Uh oh....not the Norm video!!!

    Google search: egghead forum mangrates

    At least an hour worth (reading) of crazy forum posts.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    Or....
    Adam Carolla using ManGrates:
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 7,552
    Tell your son to buy the protein he wants and you egg it!! He gets fed and you get to egg, sounds like a double win to me.

    -----------------------------------------


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    @nolaegghead‌ don't leaving me hanging here. I know you've got some archived stuff ;)
    Mangrate OFFICIAL Music Video (Commercial):
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 24,177
    @NPHuskerFL - man, I don't archive anything!  The internet is my archive.

    Hell, I hadn't seen that last one you posted.  Awesome.  Makes me want mangrates. ;)


    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    @nolaegghead‌ That was pure sexy spanking the steak with the tongs. Lol. Now we need an R Kelly video with the Mangrate. Guessing he could show how to cool them down >:)
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • grill4usgrill4us Posts: 100
    @NPHuskerFL
    Well this certainly is entertaining!  Great pre-birthday humor!!  Although, sadly, the mangrates will have to wait.  Now I'm thinking maybe the heat gun - I'm still using the BGE starter cubes.  I like them, but it takes pretty long to get things going.
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    @grill4us‌ I'm telling ya Birthday suit egging and you'll have a night to remember. ;)
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    @grill4us‌ by the time the nights thru you might have the okay for egg #2 :))
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,382
    edited June 2014
    Or a real easy lighting is a simple MAPP torch. But I'm telling ya Birthday Suit egging is where it's at >:)
    LBGE 2013 & MM 2014
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Flying Low & Slow in "Da Burg" FL
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 3,810
    Plus whatever on a Thermapen.

                                                                        
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    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014
    Green Man Group cooking team.
    Johns Creek, Georgia
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