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We hope everyone’s enjoying the first few days of summer. For us, the weather heating up means one thing - the EGG’s gonna be busy! Whether you’re making stuffed burgers for a backyard grill out, some brats before a baseball game or searing a steak for dinner on the patio, we hope you’re doing it with full flavor and having fun all the while!

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  • Check the archives; lot of recommendations for the Maverick; readily available, even at Bed, Bath, and Beyond
  • Ok, I think I have photos of the egg on the link below; let me know if it doesn't work. I am not sure if these are the bolts you were referring to or not. I do have the spring assisted hinge upgrade installed.…
  • Thanks, I was able to pull it apart by putting my foot in the lower vent and pulling hard. The inner 1/3 of the gasket is cooked all around. I'll check out the Nomex with the mothership as you suggested.
  • Thanks for all the prompt replies; the Drago's recipe sounds great!
    in oysters Comment by drdonn November 2007
  • Jeremy Jones,[p]I have had a medium BGE for 5 years. It has been very serviceable for a family of 5, but on occasssions, it is just to small for big cooks--have SQUEEZED 2 large butts on it for pulled pork, but a large would be better. I bought a XL…
  • mad max beyond eggdome, Thanks--thought that was where I made my mistake!
  • Big'un,[p]I have been the proud owner of a medium egg for about 5 years, but last year, while visiting in-laws in Atlanta, saw ad for demo sale, and caved in to desire for "bigger and better." Bought the Xtra-large egg and transported it back to VA …
  • I have used the same stone under my extra-large egg since March with no problem. I have been using a round concrete paver stone under my medium egg for the past 4 yrs with no problems. Maybe you got a defective stone.
  • YB, What did you use to raise the grid above the fire ring? drdonn
    in XL Grid size Comment by drdonn May 2006
  • RRP, Didn't get the green feet with the extra-large--should they be there? I had been using the green feet with my medium in similar setup, but actually had them UNDER the concrete paver.
  • got my kids to show me how to post a picture of the table; hope it comes through
  • Derek, I have built a table for an extra-large; if you have a fax nimber, I can send you a copy. You may have to adjust the dimensions, as I incorporated an existing slab of granite into the top and had to make the table 6 feet long. If you use the…