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Mini and Small (most under sold eggs ? )

aaindaaind Posts: 235
edited 9:02PM in EggHead Forum
I have not done a post in a long time ,but am always watching the forum for new cook, Root beer carrots awsome must try .

I have 3 eggs large small and mini ,would not part with any,but if i was a 1st time buyer I am always thinking which would I buy .
1 If $ was the concern and just doing the grill thing stealks bugers dogs I think I would go with mini ,that thing is just a hoot .
2 If want to do more smoking like ribs 6-7 hrs cooks , baked toes ect I would get a small
3 If I wanted the most stable cooker of all ,do 18 hr cooks pulled pork ribs
I get the large

Do you think the mini and the small are as undersold as I do ,My dealer a very nice guy and I talk about it ,and I always say dont under sell the little eggs they can do more than you think .
Your input please


  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    We love our mini! last night was two huge bakers, then they sat in a towel while I put a lb of asparagus on in foil with butter and lemon pepper, that was on for just a few minutes and they sat on top of the potatoes to keep warm and opened the little fella up and tossed on two nice rib eyes. perfect supper. other than the top gasket fell off and wrapped around one of the steaks as I was flipping it! LOL I think I like bacon wrapped better :unsure:
  • I have the same 3 eggs as you. I use the large most often but the mini is great for searing a couple of steaks or burgers. I've done chicken parts on it a number of times too. I guess I use the small the least, but it's the perfect size for cooking an entire dinner for 2-3 people. I've done meatloaf and corn. It also works well for bread.
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    There really is something about the mini... it lights and is up to temp NOW, Uses hardly any lump, which is not a big deal in the other eggs either, but to light for a burger for me I would not do it. and you can fit plenty for two on it. you just have to plan what you are cooking and like the dinner I did last night in three steps. no biggie :) If I am cooking a dinner for more than 2 I would go to a bigger egg but for just us or a snack you can not beat it.
  • aaindaaind Posts: 235
    # 1 mini cook
    #1 small cook
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    My dealer is the same way. He just recently started stocking the small and was amazed at how many smalls and minis were going in Ocala. In this area there was just not a market for the little guys but I think times are changing thanks to the creative owners here. I love my new/used small.
  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    just two of us most nights ,, i fire up the mini at least 4 nights a week
  • aaindaaind Posts: 235
    bill your slide show has sold lots of mini's
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 7,791
    Can you post link again to your Mini cooks?
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
  • soulfishsoulfish Posts: 68
    We have a large and a small. We got the small for camping or tailgate grilling. It sits in the back seat of the truck with the seatbelt through the handle and around the body. We couldn't go places in the summer without it.
  • soulfishsoulfish Posts: 68
    nice cart. nothing like an egg and a beer and some shrimps, and some tunes, in the shade, at the beach.18211030.jpg

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    scroll up to the post by jake 42 about the mini most of my pics are there in slide show form. i can send or repost any thing you want.. also i have a slide show on all the diminsions of the mini that i put together for grampasgrub .. let me know if you want to see that .
  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    thank you ... i love my mini,, my biggest problem is it gets over temp by the time i start the fire inside and 'take my first dose of medication" ;)
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Soulfish, That is a great shot!! I tells a story.
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • GrillDaddyGrillDaddy Posts: 295
    soulfish - nice photos! my blood pressure dropped just by looking at these photos
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