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first fire up

Hello I am wondering if I need to do a clean burn on my egg before I first use it. It is brand new.

Thanks,

Andy

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  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 513
    No.  Actually you are supposed to keep the temp down to 350 or below for the first 2 or 3 cooks so the gasket can seal properly.

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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 5,238
    Its as clean as its ever going to be. Appreciate that creamy white inside while you can.
    :)

    While I'm sure you want to get right to cooking, it might be worth the trouble to just start a fire, and see how the temperature develops w. vent changes. One thing to watch is how fast the temp can increase to maximum w. the vents all the way open. Above 450F, the heat can jump up at astonishing rate.
  • DocWonmugDocWonmug Posts: 295
    Some folks would agree the first egg fire up has an odd odor. Plus a fire up with no cook let's you get the hang of temperature control. No clean burn needed though.
    LBGE
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