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Adding to my family

ja19412ja19412 Posts: 10
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
I have a large and am trying to decide if I I want to get a small or medium to go with it. Looking to get it tomorrow because I have a cookout for the weekend. Needing to cook sides at a different temp then the main couse. Any suggestions?....

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  • myronnbergmyronnberg Posts: 12
    I have a large and have been thinking the same thing.  I know a lot of people on here have gone small or mini as an addition but i was thinking medium.  would rather have too much space instead of not enough given the investment, plus more accessories options.  thats just me.
  • ja19412ja19412 Posts: 10
    Yes , I was thinking medium too but without the shelves. I may regret that though. I could always fit two sides on a medium if I could find some that cook at the same temp. Soon we will no even need an oven.
  • myronnbergmyronnberg Posts: 12
    and you can always add shelves later or buy/build a table to hold both.  same thoughts on the oven, i havent used ours in............. cant remember
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,808
    edited June 2012
    Large and small work perfectly together and the small is very capable. I love searing on the small and vice versa. The small also travels very well too. Check out this thread for some stuff I cooked up on the small at the lake house:

    http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1139543/my-sbge-weekend-adventure#Item_10

    The set-up
    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,808
    Cazzy... that is a beautiful set-up. :)
    Thank you sir!  I definitely have enjoyed it thus far.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,479
    You can make an argument for any combo, but my vote would be for the small.  I started with a large then added a second large and followed that with a small and a mini.  My larges have become the smokers and bakers and the small and mini are the grillers.

    Mini not pictured.
    image

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
  • ja19412ja19412 Posts: 10
    Nice set up on both. I do want to travel with it to the lake cabin. I have a truck to put it in back of. I think he consensus on here is small, but at the lake I usually cook for 4. The small just doesn't look big enough for that. Does the medium travel well at all
  • joe@bgejoe@bge Posts: 394

    I have a large and a medium...I use my large for smoking primarily and the medium gets most of the day to day action.   :D

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    joe@bge: I like the DIY rainproof box for the electronics. Gonna have to borrow that idea.
     
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • joe@bgejoe@bge Posts: 394
    Yep - someone else posted that idea here a while back and I did the same thing. 

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,808
    Nice set up on both. I do want to travel with it to the lake cabin. I have a truck to put it in back of. I think he consensus on here is small, but at the lake I usually cook for 4. The small just doesn't look big enough for that. Does the medium travel well at all
    I cooked multiple meals for 10 folks during one weekend with my small.  It was plenty easy...just have to get a tad creative.  I routinely cook for 3.5 peeps with it and it keeps up just fine.  


    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
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