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Cover for large Egg

GreygooseGreygoose Posts: 103
edited September 2011 in EggHead Forum
I just got my egg and i want to a cover for it when its not in use. i dont want to spend 80 bucks on a "big green egg" brand cover though. 

Any recommendations would be appreciated.

thanx

GreyGoose

Comments

  • Just put the green snuffer/rain cap on it. It'll be fine. 

    If you are really paranoid, use a tarp. They come in green :)


  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Now that's funny !!!! :D
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • I bought mine at thecoverstore.com.  Not expensive, but works great.
    Fred V. Smyrna,Ga.
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    They want $99 before tax here in Ontario ... not gonna happen!
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • go to home depot and buy a black cover  for smokers, i thank i paid $10 for one ,works fine.
  • Thanks beeman... thats my ticket. 
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Not in Ontario ...  :(
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • 4Runner4Runner Posts: 2,692
    edited September 2011
    I sucked it up and forked over the $$$ for the official BGE cover.  It works with my custom table too and again, it is official BGE....like this forum.   :D
    Joe - I'm a reformed gasser-holic aka 4Runner Columbia, SC Wonderful BGE Resource Site: http://www.nakedwhiz.com/ceramicfaq.htm and http://www.nibblemethis.com/  and http://playingwithfireandsmoke.blogspot.com/2006/02/recipes.html
    What am I drinking now?   Woodford....neat
  • I bought 2 Veranda brand covers off Amazon.  One for my gasser and the other for the egg.  The one I used for the egg was for a bullet smoker and it fits beautifully.  They are made from a heavy canvas feeling material and have been very durable.  I was using the $7 Weber covers from Lowes, but I was buying 1 a year and figured I'd have my egg for while, so the $25 I spent on it was well worth it for me. 
  • Abe FromanAbe Froman Posts: 95
    edited September 2011
    For my large, I use a 22.5 Weber kettle "premium" cover. It costs 20 dollars, it is very strong, fits well and is incognito.
  • GreygooseGreygoose Posts: 103
    edited October 2011
    Just received my Veranda brand covers off Amazon. beautiful cover but it does not fit a large egg. I'm in the process of a return.  Next step, weber 22.5 "premium" cover. purchased one and it worked great. mine does have the weber label on it though. 

    Greygoose
  • JCWJCW Posts: 1
    I have trouble with my large BGE cover fitting my egg with the shelves.  Does anyone else have this problem?  I wonder if the XL cover would work.  Just wanting some advice from anyone that has had the same or similar issue.  Thanks for the help!
  • I like a trashbag with rubber bands on the bottom.  cheap



    paul

    thebearditspeaks.com. Go there. I write it.
  • rodentrodent Posts: 106
    I have a xl cover that I never use. Too much trouble to fold side tables and pull it on and off. Haven't covered mine in 4 years.
  • gte1gte1 Posts: 376
    BBQ Galore sells their BGE cover for about 20 bucks.
    George
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    I'm using a vinyl tarp with a bungee strap...
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • DIXIEDOGDIXIEDOG Posts: 109
    I took the hit and bought the Egg one.  It was expensive but the cheap covers I looked at weren't vented and I didn't want to have mold issues.   So far so good with the Egg cover it seems to be a nice quality cover and it works well with my Egg Shelves which is a bonus.
  • I have a large egg table that I built that measures 63Lx29Wx32H.  This is a little larger than x-large table that measures 60.5″ L x 31.5″ W x 32″ H. Do you think that the XL Cover would fit my table with these dimensions?
  • What are the dimensions for the XL table cover.  I could not find them anywhere.  I am in the same boat.
  • ribnrunribnrun Posts: 174
    I got the older wood table that needs reinforcement every year. I like to cover the whole table, so I use an old atv cover and a bungee cord. Easy on, easy off, and leaving the bottom open prevents it from getting to musty.
  • I finally found a cover on Amazon. It's made by Patio Armor.  The measurements were 65x30x45 which was perfect from table and egg.
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