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Rainy Cooking

Bama EggerBama Egger Posts: 137
edited 1:48PM in EggHead Forum
Any advice for cooking a bird outside in the rain on Thanksgiving?
Do you need to protect the daisy wheel. Any tips on protecting the cook?
Thanks and happy Thanksgiving to all.


  • I don't think it's necessary to protect the daisy wheel, although I've noticed mine gets just the slight bit rusty after getting rained on. I shot it with WD40 after the first time and it's been fine ever since.

    I've got a patio umbrella bungeed to the railing above my egg to keep it reasonably dry, works like a champ. It's more for my comfort than the egg though.
  • MeinbmwMeinbmw Posts: 157
    Go to your local Menards/Lowes/Home Depot and buy an aluminum roof vent ... you know, the kind that sits on top of your sewer vent or furnace exhaust vent up on your roof.[p]$5 max ...

  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    <p />Paul,[p]By all means, protect the cook.[p]~thirdeye~

    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • Rainegg.jpg
    <p />meinbmw,
    Like this... Just remember that the cap gets hot!

  • Paul,
    I live in the Seattle area and cook outside, uncovered all year long. Those little rain caps are cute but not needed at all....

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