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BGE - Trailer Hitch

KMagnusKMagnus Posts: 114
edited 9:50PM in EggHead Forum
I tried describing this in my first post, but realized I took a couple of pictures of it. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand - and definitely better than my previous description.

IMG_0876.jpg

I saw this at last year's Eggtoberfest. I don't recall if this was a product someone was marketing, but didn't get any handout info about it. Does anyone else remember seeing it there?

If anyone is familiar with this setup and can let me know it this is a product someone sells, I'm interested in learning more about it.

Thanks!

Comments

  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 5,435
    OK...that is way cool and must have taken many hours of beer drinking and design time...
    Darian
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    Would this be for long trips or just across town?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • HitchHitch Posts: 402
    Take if from someone (me) who travels a lot with eggs. I take multiple 3 hour trips a year with my small, and have tried every way possible. Anytime an egg is hooked to trailer hitch in any way, u run a very serious risk of cracking atleast the interior ceramic pieces of your egg. I love to have my small egg on the back of my truck, but I belt it in my back seat for the ride.
    I also take my medium on trips, but the grill goes in the truck, and the full table gets put in the truck bed.

    As cool as that contraption looks, it ain't gonna work all that well in my opinion. Sorry.

    Here is what mine looks like.

    smallintruck.jpg

    and then on the back of the truck...

    kiawah09003.jpg


    Willscamera015.jpg

    Willscamera016.jpg

    Also fits in this table....

    Willscamera012.jpg

    I am not trying to rain on any parade...just save eggs from breaking.
  • MflyerMflyer Posts: 59
    Hitch,
    Did you build that yourself or did you buy those pieces separate? Either way, can you share how you built that?? I've been looking for something like this! Thanks
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    No problems on heat that close to tailgate?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 5,435
    Very nice design. Like the way you mounted the light to the upper band.
    Darian
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • It was featured at last years eggtoberfest, it was supposed to be launched in January but hadn't. Slick design supposedly it had been road tested quite extensively so they felt that broken fireboxes would not be a problem. It is supposed to be released through bge but nothing as of about a month ago when I last checked with them
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    That was a BGE prototype..I have no idea if it's available yet.

    DSC00013.jpg
  • LDDLDD Posts: 1,225
    that contraption looks crazy...
    context is important :)
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    That said even a small women could load and unload a large by herself..FWIW
  • :laugh:

    Seat belts work well - seat in an uprght position and tray tables up please :laugh:

    IMG_4685800x600.jpg
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 5,435
    You stud...
    darian
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Man I love that pic....
  • :laugh:
    you could sell a lot of photo aprons and T-shirts with that pic, Frank B)
    gives us all "Small Envy" :woohoo:
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    Frank that is still one of the two best pic's to hit the forum.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • lowercasebilllowercasebill Posts: 5,218
    my dealer said they had one for me if i wanted it.. a bit to dear for me this year.
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    I stole your pic. I was there but did not get the pic. Tim Thanks ;)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Wes I saved your pic as well. As you knoe I was there. I just didn't get the pic. Thanks and I'll give you credit if I ever use it. Tim :)
  • BurntRawBurntRaw Posts: 565
    Great pic! And to think there are flight attendance baling on the emergency slide because of overhead luggage issues...
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Not a problem my friend, KMagnus posted a clearer picture...
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    i'd be scared to pull my egg on a hitch behind my car.
  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,678
    Nice ;)
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    They claim it's perfectly safe..
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    WessB wrote:
    They claim it's perfectly safe..

    they haven't driven on mississippi roads.
  • Hitch wrote:
    Take if from someone (me) who travels a lot with eggs. I take multiple 3 hour trips a year with my small, and have tried every way possible. Anytime an egg is hooked to trailer hitch in any way, u run a very serious risk of cracking atleast the interior ceramic pieces of your egg. I love to have my small egg on the back of my truck, but I belt it in my back seat for the ride.
    I also take my medium on trips, but the grill goes in the truck, and the full table gets put in the truck bed.

    As cool as that contraption looks, it ain't gonna work all that well in my opinion. Sorry.

    Here is what mine looks like.
    Hinge,
    Working in an aerospace vibration lab I agree there is a risk for cracks especially in the long term.
    By the way What is that thing you have strapped under your handle of your egg?

    smallintruck.jpg

    and then on the back of the truck...

    kiawah09003.jpg


    Willscamera015.jpg

    Willscamera016.jpg

    Also fits in this table....

    Willscamera012.jpg

    I am not trying to rain on any parade...just save eggs from breaking.
  • Its not avail yet and they wont tell us when it will be I think are still working on it or scraped the whole thing all together price was outrageous but still cool as heck. Still, imo it has disaster written all over it.
  • MflyerMflyer Posts: 59
    That looks like GulfStream windows :)
  • THEBuckeyeTHEBuckeye Posts: 3,371
    :laugh:

    Seat belts work well - seat in an uprght position and tray tables up please :laugh:

    IMG_4685800x600.jpg
    Have Egg, will travel!
    Suwanee, GA
    UNDISPUTED NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! 
  • blastingblasting Posts: 3,531
    edited August 2015


    EDIT:

    deleted response - this is a 5 year old thread!
    Phoenix 
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