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crack on top of eqq

lakecitynicklakecitynick Posts: 2
edited 4:10AM in EggHead Forum
I'm thinking of buying a used egg. Have not seen it yet but have been told that it has a crack on top of egg. He does not think the crack is a through and through. what should I look for?


  • I am thinking about buying a used egg. I have not seen it yet but have been told it has a crack in the top of egg. Seller says does not affect cooking and he does not believe the crack is a through and through. What problems do you folks think I should look for?
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    I think you should look for another egg
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,768
    If the person is the original owner and the crack was not due to negligence have him get a new top. If the crack was due to negligence I agree with Flapoolman.. Find a different egg.
  • Call bge tomorrow and ask what a new dome costs for the size of that egg. Offer a price discounted to accomodate the dome purchase. It still could be a good deal.

    John - SLC, UT

     Webers, Eggs, Bubba Keg, Smokin-It #3

  • FearlessGrillFearlessGrill Posts: 695
    To expand on what CW said, the BGE lifetime warranty on the ceramic parts only applies to the original owner. So if the guy who is selling the Egg is the original owner, a call from him to his dealer should get a brand new dome, which he can then give to you. If you buy the Egg from him and then try and get a new dome, you'll have to pay for it.

    How much cheaper is this used Egg? It may not be worth not having a warranty of your own.

  • ViennaJackViennaJack Posts: 357
    I think it's worth a look. There could be some egg semantics at work here. Is the "top" the dome, the top daisy vent, or the ceramic vent cover? If the dome is cracked they need to get a new one under warranty, or you have a little math to do to determine the real value of a damaged Egg.
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