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This looks pretty cool

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,277
    edited April 2013
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    After egging for three years, i have my method of temperature control down to where i know what to expect out of my factory equipment --  this would throw my system into a setback!! >:D<
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  • I received mine 2 days ago and will install it today. This thing is well made and it last as long as my Egg. Looks great too.
    Go Hogs Go
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  • WC1WC1 Posts: 42
    Looks good, but every once in a while i like to sneak a peek from the top through the daisy wheel.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,277
    I have ZERO need in one. NEVER use the daisy wheel. Wow, I get to save money......
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,863
    For those that have no cover for their eggs, the "settings of the petals can change when you open your egg" DFMT is sometimes less than preferred.
    Once you get the hang of using it, the DFMT works very well when skies are clear, when it is pounding rain, not so much. The SS replacement cap keeps its settings and is a DFMT/rain cap combination which looks like it work just fine for those who need it. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • MikeP624MikeP624 Posts: 292
    Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
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  • Plano_JJPlano_JJ Posts: 448

    I'm assuming this thing can be adjusted like the daisy wheel?

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  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,743
    edited April 2013
    That a much nicer prettier version of my $8 special from the "big box" store.
    Mine doesn't stay on when I open the lid but it does work nicely in a pinch if I need it. And it fits over the top of the DFMT so it doesn't mess with my settings.

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    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 1,082
    MikeP624 said:
    Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
    Up here in the Seattle area, I have both of my eggs sitting under a free standing patio umbrella.  Works well for me.  But then, I ordered one of these caps anyway, and I am moving to Texas!  Go figure.  :)
    Large, Small, and a LOT of Eggcessories!  Southlake, TX
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  • smbishop said:
    MikeP624 said:
    Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
    Up here in the Seattle area, I have both of my eggs sitting under a free standing patio umbrella.  Works well for me.  But then, I ordered one of these caps anyway, and I am moving to Texas!  Go figure.  :)
    come on down. You wont' be needing a rain cap down here very often :))

    where are you moving?



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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    edited April 2013
    smbishop said:
    MikeP624 said:
    Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
    Up here in the Seattle area, I have both of my eggs sitting under a free standing patio umbrella.  Works well for me.  But then, I ordered one of these caps anyway, and I am moving to Texas!  Go figure.  :)
    come on down. You wont' be needing a rain cap down here very often :))

    where are you moving?



    +1... Trust me, Long time Texan here. ;)

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • Just installed mine and made a spatchcocked chicken. I love it. It is solid and works great. Highly recommend it.
    Go Hogs Go
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  • calracefancalracefan Posts: 496
    Got one on order !

    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 1,082
    tazcrash said:
    smbishop said:
    MikeP624 said:
    Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
    Up here in the Seattle area, I have both of my eggs sitting under a free standing patio umbrella.  Works well for me.  But then, I ordered one of these caps anyway, and I am moving to Texas!  Go figure.  :)
    come on down. You wont' be needing a rain cap down here very often :))

    where are you moving?



    +1... Trust me, Long time Texan here. ;)

    Looking North of Arlington.  My wife is a born and raised Arlington girl...  any suggestions or comments?
    Large, Small, and a LOT of Eggcessories!  Southlake, TX
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  • KempyKempy Posts: 186
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  • chrisnjennchrisnjenn Posts: 534
    Kemmy is too cool for us.
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  • cookinfuncookinfun Posts: 129
    Well, solves rain / some wind problems, actually I think I will try.
    (2) LBGEs,  WSM, Vidalia Grill (gasser), Tailgater Grill (gasser)
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  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 580
    Use the code "AUSTIN" in all caps for a 15% discount until May 10 when you are one.
    1 Large BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 1 Minimax BGE, Original wife and 4 dogs living in the heart of BBQ country in Round Rock Texas. "Friends don't let friends cook with propane"
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  • ElDestructoElDestructo Posts: 43
    So I moved to Seattle in January from Arizona.... slight change of weather. Is this something that is needed? In AZ the most I had to worry about was sun damage of the Mates (yes it happens).  The Egg has been in storage now for several while we wait for our house to be built (done in July). I think I may treat the lbge to a bit of a tuneup (new gasket etc) maybe even a table for its new home in Seattle.
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