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My egg setup

doubleapexdoubleapex Posts: 61
edited 10:55AM in EggHead Forum
Tomorrow morning, the fun begins with a pork butt...



  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 5,909
    nice but i recommend putting a paving stone under the three feet to protect the shelf and avoid a disastrous mishap. the heat from the egg's bottom can char the wood and start a fire.
  • Le Oeuf VertLe Oeuf Vert Posts: 512
    Best of luck. Your Eggin area looks great. Now make sure to show us some pictures when the butt is done.
  • doubleapexdoubleapex Posts: 61
    aren't the feet supposed to keep air flowing underneath so as to avoid charring the wood? Why would they sell the table and egg this way if it was unsafe?
  • dugdbugdugdbug Posts: 244
    Nice, the hazey exposure makes it look like a dream :laugh:
  • You absolutely need the paver.
  • doubleapexdoubleapex Posts: 61
    just a little overexposed haha. but you're is a dream!
  • doubleapexdoubleapex Posts: 61
    do you think i'm ok to do one cook w/o a paver...not sure if I can get one by tomorrow morning--working all day today.
  • Great looking back yard and deck. With the final touch of the egg. Dreams do come true!
  • I would get a little more space between the egg and the table - some scrap wood or a brick under each green foot
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    You will be fine for a couple of cooks, but don't let it go to long, you definetly need a paver B)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Congrats on your new egg. Now put a concrete paver under the egg and place the green feet one under the hinge and split the other two and you will be safer. ;)

    Your going to love your new egg and this forum. Keep coming back. Tim :)
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,616
    ya need a bottle cap opener at one of the corners to finish that fine set up. LOL

    t ACGP, Inc.
  • doubleapexdoubleapex Posts: 61
    tjv wrote:
    ya need a bottle cap opener at one of the corners to finish that fine set up. LOL

    already on order!!! joke. :)
  • ron4fishron4fish Posts: 144
    Nice setup and view. Hope you have many relaxing days Egging!! B)
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 11,669
    Very nice! I'm sure you will enjoy it!

    As others have said though, don't ignore the paver advice. Also, always leave the safety screen closed. Lit coals can easily fly out of an unscreened vent. You should consider a fireproof mat as well. Not trying to be an alarmist, but... Wood table, wood deck, attached to house perhaps?

    Pics from a couple of forum members - food for thought...


    The above was WITH a paver. And feet.

    Another... I think this one was without paver or feet, not sure. Point is, it gets HOT down there!!


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


    Central Connecticut 

  • Woody69Woody69 Posts: 360
    Frank from Houma wrote:
    You absolutely need the paver.

    Yep. Don't go too long without it.
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511

    that bottom pic has the outlines of the 3 feet burnt into the shelf.

    Pretty sure it's Fishlessmans old one
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 11,669
    yeah, it's fish's, but I can't remember the specifics. took some searching just to find the pics, but I thought a visual or two might be more convincing. the one that was just scorched is pat's.

    Not an issue to be ignored.

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


    Central Connecticut 

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