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So $399 for mini is pre-price increase?

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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 1,193
    Talked out of the mini yet? I'm sure we can get plenty non bge owners to post how crazy a $1k bge is. Bottom line its fun and adds value if you use it, use ours 3-4days a week. A few inches here and there of grid space does not add much. I could have been talked out of it to if I read mini posts before hand, glad I didn't and followed what posters like mickey and others stated and showed with the product.
  • waeggerwaegger Posts: 60
    you could get a smokey joe, the other forem thinks they are as good if not better then a mini.
  • Wow 399 for a mini? I only paid $510 for a large. That is with a corporate discount though. I couldn't imagine paying 400 dollars for a mini.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 12,823
    waegger said:
    you could get a smokey joe, the other forem thinks they are as good if not better then a mini.
    That is nothing of what they said. A couple of people talked up the Joe. If you bring up the  "other forum" please stay with the facts. Thank you and welcome to this forum. I do not remember seeing you post on the "other forum".  Welcome to this one.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini....

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 12,823
    Wow 399 for a mini? I only paid $510 for a large. That is with a corporate discount though. I couldn't imagine paying 400 dollars for a mini.
    You would not pay $400 with a corporate discount.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini....

  • Mickey said:

    You would not pay $400 with a corporate discount.

    Well its kinda strange how my discount worked. They can only get one per lifetime. Also you could only buy a large. Although there are dealers where I live that sell the large for $630. $399 is a little high to me for a mini.

     

     

  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 1,193
    I petition for a sticky thread for people to call out (complain) about the mini and its pricing.
    I was being sarcastic on the smokey Joe agreement.
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 1,193
    edited March 2013

    Wow 399 for a mini? I only paid $510 for a large. That is with a corporate discount though. I couldn't imagine paying 400 dollars for a mini.

    Paid it, its only paper....printed at that.

  • $375 in Toronto Canada was thinking of selling the gasser and getting a mini or a small 
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 1,901
    @SkinnyV, hell, most of the time I don't even see the printed paper, 99% of the time it's just numbers on a computer screen.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • SkinnyV said:
    I petition for a sticky thread for people to call out (complain) about the mini and its pricing. I was being sarcastic on the smokey Joe agreement.
     
    I personally would have to look and find a deal on a small. If it were just my wife and I then I would search and find a deal on a mini. 399 to me is a little steep. To each their own though.

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,615
    edited March 2013
    SkinnyV said:

    I petition for a sticky thread for people to call out (complain) about the mini and its pricing.
    I was being sarcastic on the smokey Joe agreement.

    If you don't want to pay 400 for a grill then don't buy it bud.

    Are you smoking something. Now your saying its just paper...


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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 1,193
    I own the mini , I am taking about what happens every time we come across this question. Let's just sticky and be done with it.
  • waeggerwaegger Posts: 60
    hi mickey, i do not post on the other forum but i have learned alot from all of the good people there . on my first post i ment to say some not all of them felt the joe was as good as the mini and worth looking into, sorry if i caused any problem.  
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 5,684
    I highly suggest being friends with a dealer (or marrying somebody who is). my wife has been best friends with ours for 17 years. Its nice getting the family discount. I would not have paid over $300 (and the wife would not have let me). That being said, we love ours. Bout to fire it up in fact.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

     

  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 1,901
    edited March 2013

    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 1,901
    going to purchase the Mini tomorrow and take this beautiful thing with me, who could say no to her?
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    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 12,823
    waegger said:
    hi mickey, i do not post on the other forum but i have learned alot from all of the good people there . on my first post i ment to say some not all of them felt the joe was as good as the mini and worth looking into, sorry if i caused any problem.  

    Thank you. You are right in that we all can learn from both forums. Just at times something is said and sets up a battle, thanks for setting it right. Where are you? I am in the middle of Texas.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini....

  • waeggerwaegger Posts: 60
    iam in washington st, glad to meet you. i bought a mini 3wks ago because of you and love it. it goes well with my large.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 12,823
    edited March 2013
    @waegger how cool. You got those things called trees. We were in Bellingham 2 years ago and loved it... Trees are cool..... If I can ever do anything for you from this part of the world call on me.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini....

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