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Daisy top stuck

edited 9:39PM in EggHead Forum
Before I got my BGE, I read on the forum how to clean the daisy wheel top. Of course, I didn't need it then.[p]NOW-- It is stuck, and close to impossible to get wheel to move (or even ceramic top off) when it is cold. I have to heat it up some to get wheel to move.[p]There's a real sticky, thick, black "glue" (essence of BBQ I guess).
I seem to remember there's something easy to clean this off with, I just cant remember what![p]Does anyone know what to clean this mess with?[p]Thanks,
T-Bone

Comments

  • RRPRRP Posts: 19,326
    T-Bone,
    Soak overnight totally immersed in household ammonia. A stiff brush and rinse in the morning should do the trick, unless of course you were making your own railroad tie then two days might be needed.

    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • T-Bone,[p]Or, if wanting to use the egg tonight (who can wait ?) boil some water, place daisy top in a stainless steel bowl or pan and pour water over it. Then clean well the next day.

  • EJ,[p]Forgot to add, wait a few minutes (of course) and dry off with paper towels or cloth.[p]
  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    RRP, you forgot to add, use a large coffee can and it will fit all the bge tops..seal overnight with the plastic can top. I usually store a few to keep em handy with the plastic slipped on the bottom.
    A few shakes to stir the solution is usually all it takes.
    Water alone won't do it...sorry to the other poster!
    C~W[p]

  • Char-Woody,[p]Don't apologize, that's why I said to clean the daisy well the next day. I was only talking about cleaning it well enough to use right away ! Seemed like on a Friday evening someone might want to cook something, not clean something. No offense taken. I do the overnight soak periodically myself.

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