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**DANGER**

c tredwellc tredwell Posts: 575
edited 12:45PM in EggHead Forum
I'm lucky I didn't burn my freakin' house down! :blink: I didn't listen.....concrete paver (not a broken plate setter) and egg feet are a must. I came outside to find my table (not my egg) smoking like crazy. I figure I had another 30 minutes before disaster :blush:
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  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    :pinch: :pinch: :pinch: :pinch: :pinch: :pinch: Oh My!

    Sure hope everyone (without da feet) pays attention.
  • Bummer.

    You should be looking at this as glass 99/100th full. Out of all the permutations of potential outcomes, this is a pretty good one - relatively speaking of course.
  • highpresshighpress Posts: 694
    Chris,
    Glad to see no *major* damage done. Bullet dodged, consider yourself lucky.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    :ohmy: AWWW MAN! You are WAY lucky.Glad it was no worse!
  • PattyOPattyO Posts: 883
    That's how my dealer originally set mine up. Egg in the BGE table, no paver, only feet. I asked for them to return to set the paver under it, and still use the feet. I wish they'd be instructed to do it with the paver. I trusted them to know what they were doing and to keep me safe. So glad someone in this forum set me right. Hopefully this message will get out to others.
    PattyO
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    Holy crap Chris... :blink: :S

    Glad you caught it before it got worse...
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,643
    Go buy a lotery (?spelling) ticket today, you are a lucky guy...
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,507
    Dang. My heart just fluttered.
    Glad you didn't have high winds or even a few more minutes unattended! It sure happens fast.

    As said below, could be a good day for that lotto ticket!
    Glad it all worked out.
    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,832
    *****The OP should be a sticky.*****

    So glad you caught it when you did!

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

                                                                …Unknown

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • Wow - Thanks for sharing Chris

    Folks will benefit from your experience

    Cooked next to you and your dad last year - seems like I remember y'all did about 20 amazing pizzas

    Good luck going forward
  • c tredwellc tredwell Posts: 575
    Hey Frank, yep we remember yall! Hope to see you there again this year!
    I really do hope people will take a look at their set up when they see this post...
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    glad that's all the damage you have and you got there in time!

    how did that happen??? the platesetter got hot enough to light the wood???
  • c tredwellc tredwell Posts: 575
    Hey jason,
    yep, I had an old broken plate setter under the egg, no feet, and it torched the wood. Weird thing is,temp was low (butts), but it was 6 hrs into the cook. But, the kings horses and a friend of mine just got my egg table back together again... ;)
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    I'm like you Chris. If I wasn't refinishing my table it would have been like yours.
    Use the feet people ;)
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Damn Chris :ohmy: Glad that you caught it in time brotha :) That's some scary chit mang :pinch:
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817
    Chris,

    I did. Not a lot of fun my friend.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Postes an almost identical photo a few months back. Now have egg feet, a paver, egg feet and my Egg in that order.
  • wow. bad. Fire. Deck. Together. Not good.
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