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No rain cap?

So I'm assembling my new egg today, and no rain cap. I've looked online to see if there's been any chatter about it being discontinued--- but nothing. I'm really hoping it was just a mishap. I mean the plastic handle is a big enough bummer!!
Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
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  • pkaboo1pkaboo1 Posts: 111

    Plastic handle? Rain Cap?

    Home Depot,Lowes, amazon, The forum.

    Rain Cap? My LBGE didn"t come with a rain cap, I got one from Home Depot,

    and one on the internet.

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    Snellville,Ga.
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  • RRPRRP Posts: 15,555
    edited August 2013
    Not that I have heard of - ask your dealer. BTW the rain cap is the name of the ceramic cap that snuffs the egg. The metal stack vent cap is to keep rain and snow out.
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,021
    Do you mean a rain cap or the ceramic cap sitting on the table top to the right of @pkaboo1 egg?
    The ceramic cap is sometimes referred to as a rain cap. It is not meant to be used when the egg is being used as it will not allow any air flow. For those who have no covered cooking area, some rather neat solutions are available. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 2,486
    Yeah. I mean the green ceramic cap. I'll call the dealer tomorrow. I guess at worse case I buy one. Not the end of the world. :)
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,408
    Welcome aboard-and that is a part of the basic kit-should be no $$ out of your pocket.  If you get push-back from your dealer then go straight to corporate.
    Louisville
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  • pkaboo1pkaboo1 Posts: 111

    That green ceramic cap is a part of your basic kit.

    Let your dealer know, should no problem.

    You need it.

     

    Snellville,Ga.
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  • SpringramSpringram Posts: 420
    The ceramic cap is part of the BGE. Period. You use it to shut the Egg down after the cook. DO NOT SETLLE FOR LESS.

    Springram
    Spring, Texas
    LBGE and Mini
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  • revolver1revolver1 Posts: 361
    My dealer withheld the feet, no longer supplied.  Went back and he just went and got them for me from his back room.  You should have no problem.  
    Dan, Columbia,Mo.
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  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 2,486
    Thanks all. I'll call tomorrow.
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
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  • JeremiahJeremiah Posts: 2,486
    So an update: I called my dealer this morning. They called back within an hour and said there'd be one sitting on the counter waiting. They were super nice and apologetic.--- which deserves a plug: Weinburgers Furniture in Augusta, ga. :)
    Slumming it in Aiken, SC. 
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,941
    Honest mistakes happen, and your dealer took care of  it immediately. The start of a beautiful relationship :)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • Not that I have had contact personally with that many dealers, but I think BGE must do a pretty good job of selecting their dealers. I have had nothing but good response with all of them (3) that I have had any dealings with. Always they go above and beyond to make sure we the customer are satisfied.
    LBGE 2013, SBGE 2014, Mini 2015
    Columbus IN
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  • I didn't get any feet with mine and I just got it fathers day this year, should I go back and ask the dealer about it?
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  • Does the green cap snuff out the fire quicker than just shutting the vents? I have only shot the vents on the metal cap and it seams to work just fine. I have never used my green cap.
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  • bodskibodski Posts: 361
    I didn't get any feet with mine and I just got it fathers day this year, should I go back and ask the dealer about it?
    They no longer include feet with the Egg. However, your dealer may have some spares in the back, if you ask.

    Cincinnati

    LBGE, Weber Kettle, Weber Gasser

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  • bodskibodski Posts: 361
    Does the green cap snuff out the fire quicker than just shutting the vents? I have only shot the vents on the metal cap and it seams to work just fine. I have never used my green cap.
    I think it does a little better job cutting the airflow. Plus, I put the cast iron cap inside the Egg so it doesn't rust when I'm not using it.

    Cincinnati

    LBGE, Weber Kettle, Weber Gasser

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