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Oh boy! A chip

Discovered a chip on my egg. I don't think I could have hit it with anything. Unlike many of you, I egg in a very small space. The chip is on the side next to a small table my husband built for me, so I really don't have good access to that area. Regardless, I don't use anything heavy except a CI grill, and my setup requires me to take it on and off from the other side. Do you think this is covered by the warranty? Will it compromise the structure? 

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Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia

Comments

  • From what I understand warranty will not cover chips. I wouldn't think that a small chip like that would cause a problem concerning the performance of the grill. 

    I wouldn't like looking at it, but I think you will be ok!

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • I don't think its big enough to cause a problem. I think they have a repair kit for touchups but I'm not sure. Check with your dealer or I'm sure someone else will respond with an alternative!
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 931
    Thanks, guys. I should have checked the warranty first. No, it doesn't cover chips, and supposedly dealers handle "touch-up paint." Anyone know if the paint is special in some way?
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,786
    I think the touch-up paint would act as a sealant, but definitely a cosmetic touch-up.. I doubt the chip would cause any issues unless a crack is involved(expansion/contraction)
  • Hunter Green from HD. You can buy a sample size jar for like $2.

    Chester County, PA
  • MattyMc said:

    Hunter Green from HD. You can buy a sample size jar for like $2.

    Heard this before, cosmetic fix and you will be good to go. Seems the bigger mystery is how did it happen?

    Good luck on both accounts....
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,581
    I'd seal it to prevent it from possibly getting larger...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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