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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:


  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
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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!


    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

    I did. Not a lot of fun my friend.



    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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