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XL or XXL

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  • EggRacerEggRacer Posts: 400
    You could get 2 XL's for the price of 1 XXL if you honestly needed that much cooking space. I have a XL and see no need for more room unless you have aspirations to become a caterer.
    XLBGE & LBGE
    North Richland Hills, TX
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  • _BR__BR_ Posts: 42
    Im the one who posted about the XXL. My dealer said he saw it in person. They are limited edition, so I wonder about the accessories or lack thereof going forward. I have an XL and have plenty of room. The only way the XXL would be beneficial is if you catered regularly. It is big enough to smoke a whole hog.

    Thanks for the info.  It does make me feel that ordering an XL for my first bge was the right decision.  Adding another, maybe smaller down the line would probably make more cents. Not having one right now…is awful.


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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,003
    I have 2 XLs, mostly so I can do multi-temp cooks for a lot of people.  I haven't run into a situation yet where I needed more space on either XL.  The XL has a much bigger lower grate which allows you to do direct and indirct by just placing lump on one side.  I normally cook for just 2 people and only light enough lump to heat the food grate area being used for the cook.  I have compared my use to a friend with a large and we use almost the exact amount of lump when cooking for just 2 and I use less when I cook for 30.  I'm not sure how scientific the test was but we used one small bag of RO each, cooked the same meals at the same temp for close to the same time and we both got 3 meals out of each bag and both still had a little left.  I use less when cooking for big parties because I can get everything on at the same time.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • AcornAcorn Posts: 151

    I am brand new to the egg nation brother, my wife surprised me with a XL setup for my birthday just two months ago. I always have extra room just cooking for two but I like having options.

    Atlanta, GA  - LBGE -
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  • AcornAcorn Posts: 151
    XLBGE, my bad.....
    Atlanta, GA  - LBGE -
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  • hi... new in this forum... just bougth mu XL

    I´ve seen te XXL... its amazing, but I think its too big for home... 

    I would keep my xl and maybe another smaller...

    my 2 cents

    Rick
    "COLD BEER, GRILLED RIBEYE & FROZEN TEQUILA"
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,320
    Or a steamship round, a whole lamb or a goat. I want one so bad :((

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,296

    Or a steamship round, a whole lamb or a goat. I want one so bad :((

    Compensating?
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,320
    I don't know why you always equate cooking stuff to disgusting things.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,296
    Nah, more like a Napoleonic thing. Thirst for power, 9th egg... That sort of humor. Trying to get the humor from middle school to high school level.

    Let it be known, Napoleon was of average height for his time.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,320
    If I lived in the 19th century I would be considered tall, specially in France

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • revolver1revolver1 Posts: 361
    I think he has a L and Mini.
    @griffin makes a great point. I have a large and small and this combo is amazing.

    Dan, Columbia,Mo.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,320
    EggRacer said:
    You could get 2 XL's for the price of 1 XXL if you honestly needed that much cooking space. I have a XL and see no need for more room unless you have aspirations to become a caterer.
    Are they available for sale yet? The Canadian distributor wouldn't take my order in the summer but they said they would let me test drive it. I wouldn't buy one until the mechanisms were proven out. The XL has been redesigned about five times.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • I'm a firm beliver bigger is better my motto (GO BIG OR GO HOME) just ssying
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
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  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,748

    The XXL is not out yet. There are 2 at BGE (one new and one has been cooked on). I was hoping to grab on this weekend and was told no  :-(

    I wouldn't expect to see them available, and extremely limited at that, until 2014.

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