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Question on Tailgating with Small BGE

So maybe this is a stupid question, but how long after shutting down a Small BGE is it safe to put in a vehicle?  Not necessarily with anyone in the vehicle, but for safe storage, like tailgating when you finish cooking and want to head into the game or concert.  
LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  


  • MikeP624MikeP624 Posts: 292

    I have never tried to take my egg to a tailgate (i only have a large), but i would think if you can remove all the hot coals from the egg and leave the lid open that it would cool off much quicker then it normally takes.

  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 4,252
     @MichiganJason takes his Egg to tailgates. I'm sure he has some good advice for you.
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,623
    after the eggfest staff cleaned out the hot ash nola poured ice in the fire box
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 6,866
    edited March 2013
    I take mine on picnics & Egg at my Mom's house too. I remove the hot coals & leave the dome up. It cools off pretty quickly. How quick? That would depend on how hot you made it. edit I also pull the guts to cool separately.


    Flint, Michigan

    Where shootings and tap water are equally deadly

    My fleet of eggs: XL, Small & Mini.

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