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Saw the new XL today.

Reverend BSBReverend BSB Posts: 157
edited 8:24AM in EggHead Forum
Went to work today and we had the new XL. The new dome is pretty sweet. BGE sent me the new insides for mine for free, think theres any chance they will send me a new dome? :)


  • What is the difference in the dome? How recent is your XL that they sent you replacement internal parts for free? What are the differences in the internal parts?

    - Atlanta, GA
  • I'm kind of curious as to what the new changes are too.
  • gsgentrygsgentry Posts: 128
    I know the new dome is taller for the XL. I also think they changed the one of the internal parts and put a cut in it to help with expansion and contraction. I forget which part it was though... kind of want to say the fire ring.
  • They changed the internals on the XL over a year ago, the fire box and ring are shorter so the new platesetter can have longer legs so there is room for a drip pan. I bought my XL from work, it was an old floor model and BGE sent me the new internals for free.

    All of the BGEs have a slit in the firebox now to reduce cracking, I am not worried myself as I have not had any cracking in any of mine so far. The big change in the XL is a new dome, that is not as squat as the old one. It is more in line with the other eggs in height. I will take some pics tomorrow of my XL with the old dome and the one from work with the new dome.
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    Here is a picture of the new dome...You can see how it now looks like the rest of the BGE's®.


  • EggzellentEggzellent Posts: 238
    Thanks for the pic.

    I'm a little confused...has BGE exhausted all of their old stock and are now shipping the updated version?...or were the first production models only shipped to certain competitors and/or 'in the know' distributors?
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Nice collection Larry! Ya stud ;)

    I might put a small 'toe hold' board to keep all them on the deck though. :pinch:
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    Thanks Adam...I have most of the wheels turned and are in between the boards but a toe board would be better.
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    I don't know but I will ask tomorrow.

  • EggzellentEggzellent Posts: 238
    YB wrote:
    I don't know but I will ask tomorrow.


    Good morning, Larry.

    Would you happen to have any inside information as to who is receiving these new XL models; who isn't...and/or when (non) full line stocking distributors dealers wil be allowed to order them?

    I ask this because I have 3 emails in to my local BGE dealer since Friday (with no reply) and can't seem to locate an answer on the forum relating to why some folks have them and others (evidently) don't.

    Thank you for your help if possible.
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    BGE utilizes some of the long established Eggers like "YB" for new product trials, etc.
    Have you tried contacting BGE corporate in Tucker, GA to ask about the availability of the New XL in your area? Some Dealers are very reliable and prvide much expertise, some not so much. I would strongly suggest going straight to the source. They are very good folks there.
  • EggzellentEggzellent Posts: 238
    I'll do that Bacchus and thank you also for filling me in on who's who... ;)
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