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The large grill dome with table I got off Craig's List was cracked

RubmyrockRubmyrock Posts: 266
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Guy assured me there was no cracks. Firebox and entire bottom half was cracked. Paid $350 including table and another $377 to replace everything. Good news is that I have a large BGE AND a large grill dome both of which are like new!!!! Bad news is, I got scammed on Craigslist!!!
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  • So sorry!
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,488
    Sucks, always got to go with your gut dealing with craigs and even sometimes then someone will dupe you.
    Seattle, WA
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 13,679
    If it still cooks, you might get many more years of use out of it. 
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Did you not give it a really good look over before taking ownership....checking for things like cracks?
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  • RubmyrockRubmyrock Posts: 266
    I did not look until I got home because I didn't pull the firebox. Not really upset about the money I have I'm it now but if I had known, I would have much preferred another egg to a Grilldome. I just don't like it as much even though the cooks are very much alike.
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  • JB weld it?  Should work just fine with some minor cracks. 
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  • RubmyrockRubmyrock Posts: 266
    I've already got a new bottom shell and firebox. Grill dome said even though the crack was minor, it was a safety hazard. No cracks now. Replacing the hinge and springs was a **** especially since half the instructions were missing, BUT, I got it!!!
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