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My first meal on my old red fire brick material egg was a "Budwieser tragedy". The place I bought it from made it look and sound so easy I felt I could celebate my new purchase and cook too.
The first thing I tried to cook was baby back ribs. Oh Lo…
Save your money, it's a POS. I talked to one of their employees at a recent eggfest and he told me in a round about was it was not one of their better ideas. I could never get mine to work right.
If you do find the cedar you are looking use Minwax's Clear Sheild. It has a better resistance to UV rays than Spar Urethane. True Value hardware stores carry it , Lowes and Home Depot do not. I've had to order it on line from Amazon.
My dad used to use linseed oil in the Nevada desert.
I have used the Spar Urethane and it does dry out and crack. Minwax has another product called Clear Shield it has more oils in it and is supposed to be more flexible than the Spar Urethan…