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Rain

SeethewaveSeethewave Posts: 27
edited 8:18PM in EggHead Forum
I know there has had to be posts about using the egg in the rain, but I haven't been able to find any. After looking at the weather, I see it is going to RAIN today. I understand I can still use the BGE in the rain, but my question is if the top damper is open, won't the rain be counter-productive of the flame? Or is there a special trick known only to the experienced?
Thanks

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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    Seethewave,
    No secret required!!![p]Lots of folks just go to the Depot...and get a 6" rain cap, (like you'd put on an upright dryer or plumbing vent stack)...and it woirks like a charm.[p]The price is right too!![p]Good luck![p]Evans

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  • Seethewave,[p]Go to Lowes or Home Depot and get a 6 inch rain cap. They are in the heating department. Works great

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,109
    Seethewave,
    ive used foil as a tent over the top, hardware stores carry a vent cap that fits nicely and ive used them, but if you regulate the temp with just the little daisy openings open there is not enough water that enters unless you are really getting deluged with rain. i havent used anything in years, on low and slows its more like a lite basting going on

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  • billtbillt Posts: 225
    Seethewave,
    my egg is fine in the rain and snow. but every time i cook on it in bad weather my feet get wet or cold or both. my kids tell me this is because i don't put on shoes. but they are young adults and think they know everything.
    bill

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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    bill,[p]I like that Bill!![p]Evans
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  • billtbillt Posts: 225
    Chubby,
    we need a little humor around here. sad part is it's true.i do run out to check on the egg in my bare feet. i don't have the sense god gave a duck!

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  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,913
    Chubby,[p]Hey there! Where have you been hiding friend? We miss you hare and the Grape Boy likes being the king of the forum when you aren't here. Please come back he makes us raise our hands when we want to post.
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