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Cheap Rain Keeper offer while I Egg

Cost me all of $12 for the hole saw, had the umbrella which I don't use a whole lot anyway, now in the NW I won't get soaked while I egg!


  • OK stupid thing won't upload a picture...
  • Anyway, I just took a hole saw and drilled through both levels of my wood table and stuck an umbrella in it.
  • Smart fix. Never thought of that one!!
    Clanton, Al LBGE
  • WhalerWhaler Posts: 105
    I added a Plastic Fishing Rod holder and 8" cafe umbrella to mine....just no clean burns
    with the umbrella open.
  • Ok, now the pictures worked.
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,318
    Looks like a good fix for a problem. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 656
    You might be a redneck if... Lol j/king


    Texarkana, TX

  • @six_egg, that's why I worded it that why, feels a litttle redneckish, but, it worked.
  • Fletch,

    Just make sure that rain storm you are cooking under doesn't come with a good size squall with be gust of wind???  Cause it will flip that table faster than you think!!  Maybe causing your egg to break and spread that hot lump coal all over the place....

  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,562
    Nice solution!  

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • @Charlie Tuna, living in the NW the max wind gusts we get are 60 - 80 mph. Since I am not planning on leaving it up all the time I am not concerned, it will only be put in the table when it is raining and I egging.

    @smokeypitt, thanks.
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    Looks like a great way to keep under cover while egging in the rain! The simple solutions are usually the best. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    edited February 2013
    Nice fletch I'm keeping the redneck card with my cover though. Yours looks high class! Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
    Lynnwood WA
  • @double, yea if I wanted to get real high class I would figure out how to string chili pepper Christmas lights to the umbrella.
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    Now you can get Big Green Egg lights not just chile peppers. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,865
    Or these:

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,865
    ....If you're a John Waters fan
  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 786
    How come you mounted it horizontally?
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
  • My secretary gave me two of the BGE sets of lights for Christmas...tried them out....dont expect to be able to read under them.. guess i need to swap them out with LED's

    Rockwall Texas, just east of Dallas where the humidity and heat meet! Life is too short to get caught in the fast lane behind somebody slow!

    XL, LG, Sm, Mini and Weber for drink holder

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