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  • PS - I'm in the UK too.
    in New Eggers Comment by James MB June 2
  • As others have said - welcome to the lifestyle! Meat therm is really useful, though I love my "Third Hand" and my woo ring - basically something to add distance and to go indirect. Oh and a corkscrew of course! Your next challenge is to get enough c…
    in New Eggers Comment by James MB June 2
  • AsSkiddymarker said - I have found this a result of a bit of felt gasket sticking out because the lid isn't aligned. Rain then seems to seep through.This means the charcoal will get damp too and a high likelihood of mould. I usually add fresh charco…
  • Royal Coachman I have a woo ring for my Med here in the UK. I had an email dialogue with them over a spider for the med too. I wouldn't be without the ability to go raised direct. For me this is enough and cost effective despite shipping to the UK.…
  • Great tip on the foggy therm btw. I'm getting the drill out later...
  • The customer service is a US thing. It's no good here in the UK either, perhaps its a cultural thing. (Not starting anything, just noting).
  • It all depends on how GF you need to get. Beware of spices as many have a small amount of gluten added to help them flow or whatever. Similarly other ingredients may contain gluten such as vinegar and some types of glucose and remember some washing …
  • 1. Wiggle stick2. dry lump3 Use it more often - an unused egg can absorb moisture (lump and egg) so takes longer to get up to temp, as Stike pointed out on another post.A good de-ashing can help with all this but it is really just a combination of t…
  • Thirdhand can't be beaten.Bottle opener of course....
  • I have bought the same Ikea light for that purpose. The good thing is it runs on DC and the power adapter is at the plug end so only low voltage DC running outside.The bad news is it isn't 12V DC - so despite using the same type of DC lead as the Gu…
  • I agree with Stike - good point about regular use too - my less used cooker was always harder to get up to temp and I thought I had a duffer - the other Med was fine and guess which I used most!After a few years I've moved to Rutland & Permatex …
  • Look for RRP for Rutland. (May have to go to another place, I don't know)
  • Woo ring, yes. Third hand Grill wizard scrubber (replaceable scrubbies) (Rutland gasket?) also - I sometimes use a lodge CI pan with the handle sawn off
  • Very nice - clean, simple and effective. I particularly like the paver size. I'll be planning/daydreaming something along those lines.
  • Funny to hear mention of the Woo - it's my most used addition. I have a Guru as well as I'm a bit of a gdaget nerd. Put simply the Guru works and does what it's supposed to very well, it's also pretty robust and not too complicated. If it's raining …
    in BBQ DigiQ Comment by James MB June 2012
  • Almost related - I got a Kamado K7 and it was too big. Firing it up took too much fuel, too long to heat soak and so on that I was less likely to do it (I did light it for garlic bread once though!).As a result of some issues I arranged a smaller Ka…
  • I've just put the Rutland/Permatex Copper on my egg and love it (though I haven't actually cooked on the new gasket yet!).
  • When I cut firewood (Oak) I usually take a few smaller bits and save them for smoke wood - splitting them green is easiest.If I haven't any when I light my egg I grab a saw and cut some green.If I can't be bothered I just chuck a bit of branch in (I…
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  • Try RRP, I think he can be found on the old forum.
  • Just need to say - talk to Tom. He has lots of experience and isn't pushy ( far from it). He's been very helpful to me and I'm over the Atlantic!
  • It's on Amazon UK too - I assume it's a regular two part epoxy resin (like Araldite here in the UK). Thanks.
  • Yes I mailed in the warranty card - but I'm in the UK - I can't see them sending me a new lid (they could throw in a firebox as mine is in a few pieces and a couple of med spring bands as both are welded deformed so can never close square).btw when …
  • I never find it a problem, but then I hot smoke rather than cold smoking.
  • Yes - we call it the Puppy PreWash, to keep the vistors happy!The best brush is (imo) Grill Wizard - uses scrubbies rather than bristles so easy to replace / less clogging
  • http://www.mscjlindustrial.co.uk/PMX-81878H/SEARCH:CATEGORY/product.html Not sure if the link still works, try the main site and search for permatexhttp://www.mscdirect.co.ukor perhapshttp://www.mscdirect.co.uk/PMX-81878H/SEARCH:KEYWORD/product.html…
  • There is a difference in the way you will cook on the egg.for the record I have a medium. I happily cook for two adults and two kids on it. I also smoke pork shoulder (butt), brisket and salmon on it.If I want to grill a load of burgers, sausages an…
  • I used to have my egg next to my Weber performer so I was accustomed to lighting the charcoal in a chimney and dumping in. I only got good results after a good clean. I think the hot coals got packed together by the dumping, unlike being spread out …
  • I can see the forum on my iPhone, and here I am posting a reply, though it's not pretty as you can't see what you're typing without getting it to scroll back. I think the left and right panes have gone in all cases haven't they? I'd only just figure…
  • If this posts I guess Opera on the Mac is working.