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Garage lip and table issues

So this is way off topic..ish. I store my egg table in my garage. The problem is that there's a little lip by the door to keep water on the outside of the garage. To get my table out and put it away I have to go over said lip, when I do my eggs shake..and that freaks me out. So...what is the easiest way to get a "ramp" over the lip to help the egg be smooth from outside garage..to inside garage. I thought about getting think plywood...but I'm not sure if that's a good route to go
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  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    I used to drag it also over the dreaded lip as well. That was when it was in the nest so I just bought a cover and covered it. Then built a table a few months later. I found a real thick cover at SAMs for around 25 bucks and its still holding up after two years.

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

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  • I did the move in and out of garage with Egg in my built table for a few seasons until my back deck was done last summer. The table with the slate and egg was damn heavy, but to risk not cracking the egg I gave it a slight lift on the way out on each side to eliminate this. It was a pain, but well worth risking a crack. Not sure what else you can do. Maybe some silicone to smooth out the sudden quick drop?
    County of Parkland, Alberta, Canada
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  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,356
    I would get some epoxy made for concrete and make a ramp.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

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  • Not bad ideas people. Sadly I'm not able to leave it outside..so I guess it'll be me lifting it up and down
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  • What wheels do you have on there? The one end of mine with out wheels I slid a small home made dolly under to move, it had small hard castor wheels, this was the end I had to lift. The end that has wheels have I belive 4" soft inflatable tires. This end was soft over the ledge, and I did not have to worry about.
    County of Parkland, Alberta, Canada
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  • To solve a similar issue at a warehouse, we mixed up some Quikrete and made a ramp. We only made it 3 feet wide so we wouldn't run over it with the cars or trucks. You could also cut a treated 2x4 on an angle an epoxy it to the slab to create a ramp.
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  • The main issue I have with lifting,,is that I have two eggs in the table. So I have to lift...move around and lift again. Could I use cardboard or towel to "fill" in the gap?
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,269
    Pneumatic tires would help greatly

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 411
    I bought the table nest, now it shakes but it dosen't matter.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • My table nest is on top of a paving stone.think its safe parallel? It doesn't move the table nest..but when It wobbles And how would pneumatic tires help?
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,814
    Make a small ramp...3/4 plywood. A shim underneath the section next to the lip to match the height.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Henapple. That's kind of what I was thinking about. It needs to be remove able since it's there for a good reason. But it's be nice to put something down to roll it out, and the like when putting it back
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,814
    I keep mine in the garage...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    You could always get 3 wedges of some sort and stick them between the egg and table top. No shifting when you go over the bump and nothing permanently stuck on the ground.
    Dunedin, FL
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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 1,819
    Try installing a gantry at the front of your garage. Should make lifting the table much easier, warehouses do it all the time.
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  • I'm thinking a trip to lowes will be in order tomorrow. Just need to measure the gap and find wood closest to it
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  • I ended up buying 16 gauge sheet metal. It works perfectly..and cheap
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