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Cement block with Stainless Table??

PattyOPattyO Posts: 883
edited 10:29AM in EggHead Forum
http://southernspecialtiesoutdoor.com/
I'm biting the bullet and buying the corner unit from Southern Specialties for a Lg and Med egg, also a mini replica of the large table to fit my mini. Ouch. YOu may have seen these at some fests. But my question to you guys, I know to use the green feet, but should I still use the cement square under the BGEs? When I got my first "BGE" brand table they never told me to use the fire brick, but I learned it on this forum so I'll trust you folks to help this time too. That BGE table did not weather well the first season. Early this year I had it painted and tiled and a matching one built for two eggs and they look like crap so instead of throwing good money after bad, I'll shoot the wad and have something that will last. Hell, I have no heirs.

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  • Le Oeuf VertLe Oeuf Vert Posts: 512
    PattyO wrote:
    Hell, I have no heirs.

    Remember I asked nice to be left your cast iron. :laugh:
  • I don't think you need the little green feet either

    Careful laying something on the SS table that may leave a rust mark on your table

    Sounds nice
  • PattyOPattyO Posts: 883
    I sure don't want to scratch it up with the cement block, but I don't want the heat to warp or damage the steel.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Patty, You might be able to find a high heat mat for the top on the table. That way you can set hot stuuf on it without issues. Check restaurant supply places. If you can't find anything I can check around here.
    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Hi Patty, just so you know, I am available for adoption :laugh: :laugh:
    I think I would use the green feet just to put a little air space between the egg and the steel to avoid possible warping from the heat. I do not think you need a paver at all.
    Sounds like you are going to have a great setup :) :)
    see you soon :)
  • PattyOPattyO Posts: 883
    When, Frank?
    October JJ Fire fest? Or before in Pgh or Niagara? Not waiting until March Melbourne, are we?
  • PattyOPattyO Posts: 883
    Like a trivet? I do have a restaurant supply store very close by, thank you.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Longer than a trivet. Good luck.
    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,555
    Patty,
    I have my mini on a glass table. Here is my set up top down: Mini is on BGE feet, feet on concrete block (12x12) and what you cant see is the concrete block on silicon pot holder.
    MiniandJack.jpg

    I bought them at Sur La Table here is the link: (on pg 2)
    http://www.surlatable.com/search/searchContainer.jsp;jsessionid=B736DC7FC73BEFD1F7F93F5BAA5695C0?q=trivets&s=true#

    BTW no star rating as a pot holder
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
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