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Meet the new addition!

CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,427
Pulled the trigger and got a small from someone on Craigslist. Can't wait to take it camping with us next weekend.


Needs a new gasket...any advice? Assuming Nomex is the way to go?
LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  

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  • The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 14,376
    edited March 2013
    nomex is fine. I still burned mine off my large (upper) but I was wokking. I just have it on the bottom nowand its perfect. So, save you some money and put nomex on the bottom only and save the other half for when/if you need it on either one of your eggs down the road.


    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    edited March 2013
    Thats great! You are going to love traveling with your small! 

    I just changed mine a few weeks ago and this is the one BGE sent me with my warranty it is the self adhesive high temp BGE one and I'm pretty happy with it. 
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    Here is my post when I changed mine of course you don't have to take the dome off but I had my hinge installed upsidedown from the dealer and wanted to flip it. New handle and gasket change for the Small BGE 

    I put the nomex you need to have spray adhesive with on my large and it has held up well. 
    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. 
  • You are going to love it!

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    Flint, Michigan.  If the lead bullets don't kill you, the leaded water will.

  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558

    Is this your only egg or is it an addition to another? The small egg is very versatile, IMHO. You can really turn out some serious stuff with it and I for one am very happy I got it.

    I too found mine, very sparingly used, on CL. Got to keep an eye out. :)

    Anyway, congrats. And a voyage to begin.

    Advise: get the woo and indirect setup from Tom. @Ceramic Grill store.

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    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,427
    @Aviator - I have a Large too that I've had about a year.
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,413
    Used my Small for years w/o a gasket.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • There's a small nest for sale on CL too.

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Congrats on the addition!
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,467
    I am sooooo jealous. Congrats!

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    Welcome to the large/small club! It's a great combo an a blast to cook on!


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    XLBGE 
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
    Thanks CPARKTX, welcome to the club.

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    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,542
    Congrats you are going to enjoy cooking on the small.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 702
    edited March 2013
    I replaced the gaskets on mine with High Temp Silicon seal. Scrape the old gasket off, use acetone or another solvent to degrease. Apply the gasket material to the bottom edge. Cover with plastic wrap and close the lid. When the gasket sets up you are good to go.  
    1 Large BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 1 Minimax BGE, Original wife and 3 dogs living in the heart of BBQ country in Round Rock Texas. 

    "The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

    Albert Einstein
  • RACRAC Posts: 1,688
    You will love it camping. Are you getting  the Egg Carten also?

    Ricky

    Boerne, TX

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,153
    You lucky dog you - 1. You get another egg  2. You find a good one on CL.

    You're gonna have fun with it!

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,427
    @RAC -- Yes, I placed my order today in fact.  Do you have the Carten?  If so, do you set your egg directly in the Carten or use feed or any other type of insulation?  
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    I have the eggCarten for my small and I don't put anything under the egg. But check out @Mickey 's post Egg Carten help please he bought a silicone mat to have some insulation to keep his table from getting too hot. 
    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. 
  • RACRAC Posts: 1,688

    I use no insulation and no problem with heat. This is what I use for camping and at home.

     

     

     

    Ricky

    Boerne, TX

  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 2,014
    You are going to love it!
     
    +1 it is an awesome addition to your camping equipment. It is such a kick, sitting back in your lawn chair relaxing and watch the egg work. Sometimes we eat better camping than we do at home.

    ;)
    Large, small, and a mini
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