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Decisions: do two larges make a right

Hi, longtime lurker, not often poster. Looking to expand. My egg, or ceramic collection, due to size. Have a large now, offered a great deal on a new large. Been looking at, and kind of dreaming of really, the XL. Look at other brands as well. Any have two larges? Does that combo work better than an xl or another brand? I get the savings on the eggcessoires, other than another plate setter, etc Looking for opinions, or thoughts. Thanks in advance. j

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  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,399

    I started with two larges way back when, a nice tandem to have.  Sharing accessories is a plus.

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,467
    Have two Larges (plus a well used Mini). Think of it this way: do you have two ovens in the kitchen? If not bet you wished you did on holidays. So easy and fast to do turkey and ham with two.
    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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  • n2wdwn2wdw Posts: 47
    I only have an XL, and I've never regretted having the extra space.  I think the main advantage of 2 of the same sizes is to share accessories, but if you have the $ to buy 2 then I assume that's not a big concern.  I suggest you buy an XL first and then figure out what you want to do next after you play with your new egg for awhile.
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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,360
    I have an XL, but two larges would be a good solution.  In fact I want a second smaller egg for when I need 2 different temps or just need a smaller cooking surface.  I'll probably get a medium.

    If you have been dreaming XL, spend the extra bucks and get it.  Years of enjoyment is worth the price difference.
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,169

    I went with two larges with the intention of sharing accessories but over time have fully outfitted both eggs with just about everything. As for the XL, I haven't really run into a situation where I needed more room for any cook except for the one time I did six boston butts and it would have been nice to fit them all on one egg.

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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,470
    Count me in to the two larges club.  I like being able to share the eggcessories.

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    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 774

    Had two larges, sold one to get an XL, found a medium on CL.  I like the diversity but there's nothing wrong with the two large setup. I would have kept the second large but I had to appease the wife.

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    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,446
    edited July 2013
    Two larges would be a great combo.  A large and and XL would be even better.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • ArbucklejArbucklej Posts: 90
    I have a medium which i know is the red headed stepchild of the egg world haha..but my next egg will be an xl just because my med gets the job done but when i have parties i need the extra space!
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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,360
    Arbucklej said:
    I have a medium which i know is the red headed stepchild of the egg world haha..but my next egg will be an xl just because my med gets the job done but when i have parties i need the extra space!
    Some of us think red heads are pretty hot.  :D 
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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  • I had 2 larges until recently. I got an offer I couldn't refuse on an XL but SWMBO required me to sell one large. It was great to share toys but i am finding I can use some things on my XL too. I love both options!
    2 Large Eggs and no chickens. How's that work? :)
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  • rsmith193rsmith193 Posts: 219
    I have 2 large and likedb them so much I have to have an XL and my wife wanyed a small (she doesn't cook, I got the small. Shucks!). I don't regret any of them. But I do want a medium and a mini. Put them all on a trailer and I'll be fine.
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  • ArbucklejArbucklej Posts: 90
    Haha ragtop...I agree that some beautiful redheads exist...just like my med egg!
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  • ibandaibanda Posts: 456
    edited July 2013

    I am a one person household and have a small and a large for entertaining, which is really all I need.  I do think about getting a second large from time to time for large parties. I think having 2 larges is a good way to go.

    "Bacon tastes gooood, pork chops taste gooood." - Vincent Vega, Pulp Fiction
    Small and Large BGE in Oklahoma City.
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