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TO WINDY

metryleemetrylee Posts: 94
edited 2:46PM in EggHead Forum
Is it to windy to light the LGE the wind is wippin about 20 mph ? maybe i should wait until another day ?

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  • Angie2BAngie2B Posts: 543
    If the vent is facing the wind you might get higher temps than normal, but other than that, if you can take the wind, it should be OK.
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    As long as the wind is not so strong it is dangerous to be out side, I use the egg. I don't worry about the direction of the wind unless I can not control the temp, which has never happened (so far).

    GG
  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    not too windy and if you do not fire it up, you will need another excuse at adult beverage time.
  • metryleemetrylee Posts: 94
    Its cranked and cookin at about 240 for ribs that should be ok
  • Mike in AbitaMike in Abita Posts: 3,302
    Kinda late to be firing that sucker up for ribs tonight. Unless you plan to eat late.
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    The egg in wind is somewhat like a pick-up. Stuff in the back near the cab is protected from the wind. Just make sure the opening in bottom vent is away from the wind.

    Now if a tornado comes a callin' make sure you protect that egg at all cost... :woohoo:

    You can safely bump the temp up to 250 dome for the ribs
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    Maybe he's on the wrong coast and three hours behind. ;)

    Maybe he's like me and eats breakfast at 4PM. :P

    Maybe he just likes ribs before bed.. :sick:

    Maybe he's just trying to get Wess riled up more.. :woohoo:

    Maybe he forgot it will take 5 hours to cook them ribs... :laugh:
  • We did our brisket cook this weekend in 45 MPH winds. We had to closely monitor the temp (but it was our 1st ever cook too). Everything came out fine.
  • metryleemetrylee Posts: 94
    just wrapped the ribs in foil and apple juice 2 more hours and its dinner time
  • metryleemetrylee Posts: 94
    the ribs came out pretty for a first cook
    it was worth the 5 hour cook thanks for all the help ^ 5
  • Cpt'n CookCpt'n Cook Posts: 1,917
    Strap yourself in, tie that sucker down and light it.
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