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Chipped Dome

egger66egger66 Posts: 385
edited 7:07PM in EggHead Forum
Hi everyone. last night I was putting my daisy wheel on the dome and it slipped, chipping the dome and exposing a piece of ceramic under the green glaze. What should I put on it to keep it from getting worse and to seal it back up? JB Weld?
Here are a couple of pics

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Thanks for any advice

Comments

  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    I've got a couple of chips on my mini. I just keep on cooking....
    Molly
    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."
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    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • DreggsDreggs Posts: 147
    Permatex
  • TNmikeTNmike Posts: 643
    JB would work but I'd just leave it be. It won't hurt a thing.
  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041
    Green Magic Marker, cold adult beverage, and forget about it!!! :woohoo: :woohoo:
    Kent Madison MS
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Just consider it a battle scar, and keep on Eggin'. :laugh: Our whole dome fell off a few years back, and even though it landed on concrete, SOMEhow all we ended up with was a chunk taken out in just about the same place your chip is. :blink: Been cooking along just fine for 7 years since the mishap. ;)
  • AchateAchate Posts: 39
    What is wrong with all of you? That chip is the perfect excuse to buy a second egg! So easily justified to spouse! "I don't want to buy another egg, I HAVE too, look at this broken dome!". Then of course continue using both!
  • If it were mine, I'd cap it with some JB Weld to protect the chipped area. Worry about color later or not at all.
  • PhilsGrillPhilsGrill Posts: 2,256
    Wait a few cooks and it will be covered naturally.
  • egger66egger66 Posts: 385
    Thanks for the info....and I like the idea of it having a battle scar :laugh:
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Egger66: We sealed ours using a few low n slows... :laugh:

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    FYI...This egg is about 14 years young. We've been cooking on it with the 'battle scar' about 7 years now. B)
  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,956
    Now...that's what I'd call an "Old Friend"!!
    I spent most of my money on good bourbon, and bad women...the rest, I just wasted!!
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    You aren't kidding!!! Trust me when I say there was a collective gasp, then everything went into sssslllooooowwww motion when that dome fell!! Great testimony to the fabrication of the Egg. B) She has served us well, and continues to do so. :)
  • egger66egger66 Posts: 385
    Now thats a battle scar! Makes mine look like a flesh wound :blush:
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