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i know i should but i need assurance

my dealer must have cleaned out his back room and found this  old sucker laying around (mini egg).  i want a second egg been debating between a small and a mini its just me and the wife.  he has it tagged at 285 but i do a lot of business there and think i can get either a) the stand tossed in (listed at 45$) or b) the price dropped under 250$.  I won't beat him up because i know it is a ridiculously low compared to the 399 i've been seeing on here.  it is old, i mean old handle, old hinge, old dust on it.  below is a pic of the style and the stand he has.  the wife finally gave me the ok when i told her she could get another dog, harder than negotiating with a child.


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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    I love my small and am perfectly happy with taking it places. But that is a great deal, I say go for it! You could always buy the new hinge and handle if it bugs you. 
    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. 
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  • TN_EggerTN_Egger Posts: 166
    Do it!  If after cooking on it for a while you decide small is the way to go then you might be able to sell it for a profit and put that money towards a small.

    Monteagle, TN

    one large and one small

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,844
    Buy buy buy.  The handle and hinge don't make the food taste any different than the new style.  Make sure you get the warranty - it's a new egg from a dealer.  You want the warranty.  Should be no problem unless it's used.  I got Mickey setting me up with a mini for $399.  I don't mind paying that price, but if that deal landed in my lap (with warranty) I'd snap it up and cook a steak.
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292
    i thought so i guess i was more worried it was smaller in the grid area or something goofy like that.  he had one in june when i got my egg i went back and july and he said he sold it, i don't see why it wouldn't have full warranty egg dealer and new and all.  i know what i'm going to do on my lunch break tomorrow.  
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    If you plan on getting a Woo from the ceramic grill store the grate needs to be 10" not 9.5" which I think the older ones were. Just something to measure before you buy, if your interested in doing indirect cooks.
    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. 
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,705
    FYI u don't need the 10" but its a better fit and more safe. I used the 9.5 while my 10" was in the mail only to find iI could have gotten by and saved $35. Still use my 9.5 in the woo at times.
    Seattle, WA
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,301
    Great deal. Good luck. I think I'd go for egg and stand around 275


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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,526
    I would hit it. :D

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,970
    I'd get it, but pass on the stand and get the newer stand.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

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  • waeggerwaegger Posts: 65
    GET IT! one just like that at my dealer for $319.00. minis are great for 2 people.
    marysville,wa. mini & large.
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,295
    definitely pass on the stand, ive seen pics of broken eggs because the stand fits too tight and doesnt allow the egg to expand when hot
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,301
    oops, pass on the stand then


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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Good to know @SkinnyV I don't have a mini but was looking at options if I were to get one and thought I would mention what was on the CGS website. Now if I run across a deal similar to this I won't worry about the grate size! 
    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. 
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  • TN_EggerTN_Egger Posts: 166
    If it helps you to decide...just tell me the store's address and I'll run by and pick it up for you.

    Monteagle, TN

    one large and one small

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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,446
    Nah, that is a lousy deal.  BTW, what is the address of your dealer?
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,140
    Really? Get out the credit card - only issue is warranty, if there is one, did I say get out the credit card? 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292
    Ok ok already I'm heading on my lunch break in an hour I will post pictures :). You guys are too funny no one where I live appreciates the egg the dealer specializes primarily in filthy gassers with custom islands. Only ever has a couple eggs on display but they are nice people.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Well did you get it? Huh? Huh? Did you get it?

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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,301
    You promised pics
    :-??


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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052

    You promised pics
    :-??

    Nothing but BS until we see pics if that thing fired up.
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292
    Got her loaded up I work until late tonight, may need to stop and get a baby on board sign before I drive home :)

    Got this little feller for 250 out the door

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,844
    Sweet!  (quite a steep incline your car is on...) :D
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Sweet!  (quite a steep incline your car is on...) :D
    Utarded drives a rocket-LOL

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,292



    Sweet!  (quite a steep incline your car is on...) :D

    Utarded drives a rocket-LOL


    You 2 are jokesters it was a long lunch but actually I drive a vw golf 2 door and I am 6'6" and about 230 so you can only imagine the comedy the ensues.
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,705
    U for a good deal, welcome to the club.
    Seattle, WA
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