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Grill Cover

What brand cover do you all use? I have been purchasing a universal brinkman from Home Depot for less than 30 bucks and it fits great; however the cover does not last very ling ans I have also had an issue this year with the dog deciding to chew up two of my covers. Is there a relatively inexpensive cover that will last in the intense summer UV rays?
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  • Try Lowes look for the Akorn cover made for their BGE knockoff. The price is about 35 but it fit my large and nest down to the wheels.
    Easley SC Go! Tigers
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  • jamcojamco Posts: 13
    Check out duckcovers.com .  I found that on this forum and have been pleased with the cover for my large table.  $55 w/ shipping.  I've only had for 1 month, so it hasn't been tested under a blazing sun yet.
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  • I bought a cheap Weber cover from Wal Mart.  It fits my large BGE and nest pretty well and has held up thus far (only had for 1 year though).  Think I paid $25-30 for it.
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  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501
    I got one from the coverstore.com . So far so good.

    Smitty's Kid's BBQ

    Bay City,MI

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  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 1,427
    I have used the same BGE cover for years. The printed logo is worn off and the Velcro is deteriorated, but other than that, like the day I got it.
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  • ads75ads75 Posts: 275
    My first BGE cover from several years ago lasted about 3 years. I bought a new one last summer, much better quality than the past one. I think it was around $70, but it fits my large BGE and small table perfectly, and I expect it to last for years.
    Large BGE, Mini BGE
    Morgantown, PA
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  • not being smart here but if the dog is eating it sounds like what ever you buy will not last long. try a hefty construction grade bag.
    XL & waiting for my Mini Max Bloomington MN.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 8,124
    GK59 said:
    I got one from the coverstore.com . So far so good.
    I have one of these as well. A gift. Seems to be well made, very flexible, water and snow just slide off. That said, mine is almost 4 years old and I think I've used it 3-4 times. Just couldn't be bothered. And I suspect any cover, vented or not, will accelerate rusting of the metal parts.

    But as justacookin said, if your dog is eating them, why bother? You don't need one anyway.
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501
    I use it because the birds like to crap all over my table. Plus the table I made is kidney shaped . For me I've always covered after every use. Unless I'm to toasted and fall asleep.

    Smitty's Kid's BBQ

    Bay City,MI

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  • RRPRRP Posts: 15,239
    edited February 2014
    marcfed said:
    Is there a relatively inexpensive cover that will last in the intense summer UV rays?

    My deck is heavily shaded in the summer months, but gets lots of UVL rays during the winter let alone the snow. During the summer I use a BGE cover which is now 10 years old and was one of their early unvented design covers. In the winter months though I use one of those silver colored CHEAP tarps that are UVL resistant. It is 10 x 12 and I only gave $8 for it! If you have a Harbor Freight store nearby they are even cheaper!
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
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  • TerrebanditTerrebandit Posts: 1,306
    not being smart here but if the dog is eating it sounds like what ever you buy will not last long. try a hefty construction grade bag.

    or get rid of the dog.
    Dave - Austin, TX
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  • Picked up a charbroil cover for a standard grill. 15 bucks I think. Seems fairly heavy duty.
    It's not form fitting but it fits my cheap wallet.
    Dead smack in the middle of NH
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  • I was leaning toward rid the dog and keep the egg protected haha....I'll keep the dog but if he does this again we are going to have a come to Jesus meeting
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