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Traveling Egg

PjoePjoe Posts: 224
Hey everyone. SWMBO and I have the RV bug and plan on buying a motorhome in the near future. I was just wondering what Egg you use for a traveling Egg? It is just the two of us so a mini sounds good but I would like to be able cook more and share the Eggsperience with others. How portable is a small? What do some of you seasoned Egger/RVers use? Bill
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  • JackhJackh Posts: 100
    Small with an egg crate in our 5th wheel
    Lg&Sm ---Middleport NY
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,672
    My med traveles very well.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 3,932
    edited July 2013
    Mini is extremely portable. Perfect for 2 people
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • edited July 2013
    B-)
    2 Large Eggs and no chickens. How's that work? :)
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  • rsmith193rsmith193 Posts: 219
    I take the small everywhere. It goes nicly in the travel trailer or buckles in with the one side of the back seat up.
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  • I have both and you can't go wrong with either one.  Perhaps if you have a good dealer, they will let you lift both and that may make the decision for you.  When I take mine, I travel and lift them with the ceramics inside the egg.  The mini is definitely easier to lug around, but the small has more real estate. 

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  • PjoePjoe Posts: 224
    Jackh said:
    Small with an egg crate in our 5th wheel
    What is an Egg Crate?
    LBGE AR SMALL BGE WOO RING
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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,298
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 1,661
    We use a small when we RV. It is nice to be able to cook for a few people, you never who you will run into.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    That egg crate is pretty sweet.  As a DIY kinda guy, I need to tell y'all peeps that you could make one out of plywood and some pipe for any sized egg, put a nice finish on it and it'll last for years in that capacity.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    That egg crate is pretty sweet.  As a DIY kinda guy, I need to tell y'all peeps that you could make one out of plywood and some pipe for any sized egg, put a nice finish on it and it'll last for years in that capacity.

    I been thinking bout building one out of oak or cherry plywood for my small.

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

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415

    shtgunal3 said:
    That egg crate is pretty sweet.  As a DIY kinda guy, I need to tell y'all peeps that you could make one out of plywood and some pipe for any sized egg, put a nice finish on it and it'll last for years in that capacity.

    I been thinking bout building one out of oak or cherry plywood for my small.
    That's the spirit.  I built 'nuf wooden model boats n planes n stuff to see it's really a very elegant and simple construction project.
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    @nolaegghead I'm not sure I want the plywood on bottom though. Not sure what else I would use though. Also, need to keep strength up and weight down. Thoughts? Suggestions?

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,135
    If you Google mini big big green carrier or transporter you'll find links to making inexpensive carriers out of plywood. Some folks built plywood carriers for small eggs too.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    shtgunal3 said:
    @nolaegghead I'm not sure I want the plywood on bottom though. Not sure what else I would use though. Also, need to keep strength up and weight down. Thoughts? Suggestions?
    The bottom could be a couple or a few pipes.  The egg is a captive creature, so you just need a little bottom support to catch the edges. No need for a plate on the bottom. If you'd feel better bout it, a sheet of expanded steel or diamond plate.  But the pipe concept will give you an air gap so you could put the whole thing down without a contact fire hazard.
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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