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NoobEggerNoobEgger Posts: 33
edited 2:22AM in EggHead Forum
Hey everyone,

I am somewhat new here (been trolling the forum for a few months)and finally registered. Finally bit the bullet and ordered an XL with some vital accessories yesterday. It should be getting here on this coming Wednesday if all goes well. The only bad part is I am working until Saturday so I won't be able to start cookin until then. Just wanted to say hi and let you guys know I have enjoyed all the delicious looking food pics and information posted here. Hopefully I can get some good cook pics out here as well. Anyways lookin forward to talkin with you guys.



  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Welcome to the forum!
    Looking forward to some food pic's on your big daddy egg.
    I'm thinkin....ribs! :woohoo:

    Sorry, got carried away for a moment, it's the addiction. :whistle:
  • Welcome, you will enjoy trying all kinds of new things on the egg. Make sure you take a lot of pictures to share!
  • PdubPdub Posts: 234
    Welcome and congradulations on you new egg. Two quick tips that might help, make sure the white smoke goes away before you put your food on and its handy to keep a little notebook of you your cooks.
  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    Welcome to food porn on the web :ohmy: . Sizzle, sizzle, smoke, smoke


    Ready-set-light'm if you got'm

    War eagle

  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,709
    rumble sunday night, almost hard for me to pick sides.....good game I hope. T ACGP, Inc.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,709
    if you would, tell me about the gasket. thanks t ACGP, Inc.
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Wow, that's a humongus pizza stone. You snipped the gasket?
  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    It's a nomex gasket, but I was not able to get it to lay down on the egg without it puckering on the inside radius. So I cut small notches, about 1/8" wide and 3/4 across the gasket. By making the relief cuts, the gasket went on easily. Some of the larger gaps were from experimenting on how small I could make the triangle cut and not have it pucker. 1/8" seemed just about perfect and in some spots there is no gaps at all.

    And you need to pull for Auburn, not those other tigers.

  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    Yeah my wife says I went a little overboard with the size of the stone. But then, she measures everything. :blink:

    Liv'n XL in Jax,
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Oh, not too hard for me to pick. Yeah, should be good, Cowboys will try to lasso our new QB,... we will see.
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    Welcome to the BGE forum and you will enjoy the XL.I have got to warn you it's habit forming and you will end up with more eggs.

  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Maybe Brett Farve will pop in here with his 2 cents. :laugh: -RP
  • The nomex shrinks when heated to cooking temperature. If you had just left the "puckers" alone and fired up the EGG, they would have all dissappeared like good little "puckers". :laugh:
  • GunnarGunnar Posts: 2,305
    Welcome NoobEgger...

    YB: What is the shelving material you've switched to? I want to replace and expand the size of my shelving.
    LBGE      Katy (Houston) TX
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    The shelving is Corian and has worked real good.BGE now sells the egg mates that are larger and made out of a materal with a slick finish.Give Bobby a call at BGE retail in Atlanta.
  • GunnarGunnar Posts: 2,305
    Thanks, I'll hold out a little to see what I can find that is light, durable and cleanable. I have an engineer in the office that loves to build projects.
    LBGE      Katy (Houston) TX
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Maybe. :ohmy:

    I'm so naive. :unsure:

    Cookin on the demo egg tonight, pit beef and a ring of bologna and 6 cobs of corn all at the same time.
  • CecilCecil Posts: 771
    Welcome! you will love your egg.

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