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Two Big Green Eggs for sale

Mark BackerMark Backer Posts: 1,018
edited 7:07AM in EggHead Forum
Figured that Subject title would get your attention.[p]After weeks and weeks of thought, I've decided that casa de Backer would be better served with two larges rather than one large, one small, and one mini. So, I have decided to put my small and my mini up for sale, and buy a large at Eggtoberfest.[p]The small was purchased new in December of 2004 and has been cooked on apprroximately 15 times. It comes with a nest, 2 grids, cast iron and rain cap as well as a cover. [p]The mini was purchased new via ebay (a licensed egg reseller in texas) and comes with a cast iron grate and the rain cap (as I don't think a daisy wheel top is or was available for the mini). [p]These do not have to be sold separately. I will sell them together if you want though. [p]If you're interested, email my profile address at markbackeratcharterdotnet.

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  • SigmoreSigmore Posts: 621
    Mark Backer, God bless you my son. You have the afliction. It's not covered by insurance so it can get expensive. Just got a medium to go with my large a couple of months ago. I haven't been hiding chips or lump from my wife yet, so I haven't gone to any meetings. Chin up my boy, there is hope.

  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,361
    Mark Backer,
    you sure you've really thought that one through? I swear of the four sizes I have I love my small the best. Just last night I Trexed some beautiful strips on my small at a 725 nuke level - let them rest 20 minutes and then finished them along with lobster tails at 400 on my large. That's a one two knock out combination that works every time for me. Nope...you'll have to pry my cold dead fingers off my small!!!

    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • SigmoreSigmore Posts: 621
    RRP, Way to go Ron!! Now he's got to start all over again.

  • Is the MINI with 2 or 1 Arm cissor hinges ?
    and what is the asking price - my daughter might be interested

    thanks
    :woohoo:
  • Mark Backer,[p]In case someone reads this and wonders, the eggs are located in Suwanee, GA.
  • mollysharkmollyshark Posts: 1,519
    Mark Backer,[p]Word to the wise...keep ONE of the little ones. There is gonna be a day when you cook 1 chicken breast or 1 steak or something and heating up that big guy and using all the coal it uses will seem like a pain in the rear. Or the kids will want a bratwurst for lunch and...same thing. Really. They aren't that expensive, you already have em, and hey, you can handle it anyway! You'll regret it if you don't. I promise.[p]mShark
  • Mark Backer, I agree with Molly. I have a large and a mini so when I am just cooking a couple of burgers or chops I use the mini and for bigger cooks I go with the large. By the way the WGC helped cook up 4 butts this weekend.
    Thanks for the help,
    Charlie

  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,956
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    <p />Mark Backer,[p]I doubt you'll have any trouble selling those two Eggs!
    (Especially since they were actually used by the "Backer"..himself!!) Maybe you could offer to autograph after the sale?[p]Since you didn't ask for my opinion...I'll give it to you anyway...LOL!![p]If you need more capacity...get another "Large", by all means![p]But I'd keep one of the two smaller eggs like Ron and Molly said!![p]To me the small is the more versatile of the two...but you're gonna miss the options the smaller sizes give you...(especially if you have to fire a "Large" up)...every time you cook![p]JMO[p]Have a safe and happy holiday, Mark!![p]Evans

    I spent most of my money on good bourbon, and bad women...the rest, I just wasted!!
  • Mark Backer, How much do youwant for the small egg?

  • Bill Rousey,[p]Sorry Bill. I already sold them both. They will both be gone by Saturday. [p]thanks anyway though...[p]Todd
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