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Gifting a small BGE.

I happened to find a used small bge and was going to give it to my dad for Christmas. I own a Xl and I'm wondering if there's anything I need to know about it. Good-bad. Any thoughts? Thanks


  • If it doesn't have a High-Que grate, you may want to get one.  I bought a small this summer and it didn't burn lump as well as I thought it should until I bought a High-Que grate.  Now it sizzles!


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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472
    Plus one on High Que
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  •  Nice gift, I am sure he will love it.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,982
    You can send it my way and I'll check it out by putting it through its paces. I'll even dispose of it if it doesn't work. ;)

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  • Jrod72Jrod72 Posts: 67
    I'll use the recommendations, except the putting it through the paces thing! Thanks guys.
  • pasoeggpasoegg Posts: 259
    Does the daisy wheel fit on a small like the large and come all the way down without the metal sides of the wheel hitting the ceramic lid and not bottoming out??  also does the thermometer have a clip on the backside of it that is put on inside the lid to hold it in place??

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  • Jrod72Jrod72 Posts: 67
    The daisy wheel doesn't bottom out or rest on the lid and the therm. has the clip to hold it in place.
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