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Anyone else getting this?

I'm getting this spawling on my newest egg. Unfortunately it was bought in a group of four as part of an insurance claim and the other three haven't been used. I heard there was a bad run a few years ago but don't really remember how it all worked out.

Steve 

Caledon, ON

 

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  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    Spawling... like oozing?
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    edited April 2013

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    edited April 2013
    Ohhh

    I have 1 or 2 of those near the top where almost to the daisy wheel. Never knew where they came from.

    My medium older.  The bands have a lock lever.

    Now has a crack in the base.

    Still works like a champ.
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    I forgot to paste the pic. I know they weren't covering tose with the stuff inside but this is ugly

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    So are you saying there is no warranty on them? If there is I would think they would replace it. If not go to Home Depot and get a sample bottle of Forrest Green paint to protect the ceramic
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,301
    Yea, so there is no warranty?


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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    No, I haven't sent the pics in. There was a thing a while back where the spawling was on the inside of the dome and they wouldn't cover it. I was asking for that reason

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • CAT SellerCAT Seller Posts: 205
    I had some peeling on the inside of the dome, up near top. It was almost like paint peeling off, it would come off in flakes. I sent photos in and guy said it was normal if i did a lot of low and slow cooking, which i do. Since it did not effect anything, i did not pursue it any more with bge.
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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    ouch. 

    nope
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,446
    I just noticed something like this, but it is near the base of my Large. 
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,294
    i have it like that on my small dome, the base really flaked heavey on that one and was replaced under warranty. bge said they would cover it. mine was around a 2005 egg but i dont think it makes a difference to age as my 2002 egg has one spot in the back as well
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  • thechief96thechief96 Posts: 1,908

    Steve,

    I had that on the base of my large. Took pictures. Sent them along to Bruce via e-mail. He covered it under warranty. No problem for me. 

    Dave

    Dave San Jose, CA The Duke of Loney
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352

    Thanks Chief,

    I was pretty sure it would be covered.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,140
    Looks like just the glaze is peeling, is that so or is there actually a piece of the ceramic attached? 
    The glaze should not be lifting like that, it is there to protect the ceramic, n'est pas? 
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    Skiddy, No its just the glaze not adhering. The egg is about five years old and I remember a lot of complaints about them at that time. This is one I don't use often. My big issue is that I have two in my shop that were bought at the same time that are unused.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    Are you hoarding eggs to drive up the price?  Shame on you LS!

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • caneggercanegger Posts: 537
    edited April 2013
    I wonder if that's where my dealer orders from. They get their eggs from LS
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,294
    i think what happens to an unused egg is it eventually soaks in water, then if it freezes the glaze pops off
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    tazcrash said:
    Are you hoarding eggs to drive up the price?  Shame on you LS!


    They are already worth way more than when I bought them. I'll be selling them through Sam's Club soon. In truth I'm waiting till I get a top made for this before I bring them home

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    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    i think what happens to an unused egg is it eventually soaks in water, then if it freezes the glaze pops off
    It's not unused it's my second large. I had a couple of pops within a month of bringing it home. Do you remember when they had some QC issues at the Monterrey plant five years or so ago?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    edited April 2013
    tazcrash said:
    Are you hoarding eggs to drive up the price?  Shame on you LS!


    They are already worth way more than when I bought them. I'll be selling them through Sam's Club soon. In truth I'm waiting till I get a top made for this before I bring them home

    photo 921bdb85-68e1-407c-bb48-f1edf54ac076.jpg


    =P~  Table porn!


    Can I ask how the holes were cut? 

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    edited April 2013
    they are just rough cut with plasma. I oversized them cause I knew I would be putting stone or concrete on top.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,294
    i dont remember any certian plant issue, they hinted that the ceramic wasnt fully mixed when it was in put in the mold. mine goes deep into the ceramics, not just under the glaze

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  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,418
    Steve lookin at your pic I'm gonna say it's a manufacturing defect.   I have a large egg with crazing but it's not severe like yours.  My three other eggs are free of this defect.  At the kiln conditions such as improper heating and cooling can cause crazing in the glaze.  It's an expansion/contraction and temperature differential problem between two different materials.  I wish BGE would catch the obvious.  Frustrating to see this.  Technically there is no excuse selling eggs with crazing in the glaze, period.  Hope you get a replacement!  Nice table by the way.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352

    Clay,

    Oh I know it's a defect. My 16 year old large is right next to it and it doesn't even have the crazing. You haven't seen my table before..I've been posting pics of it for ten years :\">

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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