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LitLit Posts: 6,891
edited 1:16PM in EggHead Forum
Anyone still use one of these? I just put mine back together.



  • jeffinsgfjeffinsgf Posts: 1,259
    I miss mine. Wish I'd thought about J-B Weld before I turned it in for replacement.
  • KokemanKokeman Posts: 819
    my son has about a 1000 of those nerf darts scattered through out the house.
  • LitLit Posts: 6,891
    I wish I could say I had a kid but the darts are mine. We have wars at work. I have one I replaced the springs and drilled out the air restrictors that will shoot 100'. I also have another batter powered one that I ordered 3.7v double a batteries for and aa to d battery converters for increased the voltage from 9v to about 21v and will shoot several darts per second.
  • KokemanKokeman Posts: 819
    My son and I mod his also. The air restrictors come out as soon as they are opened. We have put two nine volt batteries in one. It shoots pretty fast but the batteries only last a few hours.
  • I know it is hard to believe for some but my original 3 BGE's (Small, Large and Mini) in order of purchase, from 1996, still have original, fire box, grate like you show and gasket. All in tact. Tender loving care I guess.
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Are you dry smokin me? You have 3 eggs with 13 year old gaskets? :laugh:

    Sounds like your doing a lot more chillin than grillin. :whistle:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    :laugh: B)
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    I'm not sayin....I'm just say'in! :P
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I;m drinkin pie in a jar! :laugh: :P
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    I got 2 in the cabinet next to me, but thay's slated for the frozen fest. :unsure:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Be sure and tell em Hoss sent it! B)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I heard they made em outta clay back in the fifties.Cool to actually see one.
  • Hi
    Not Dry smokin anything? I buy my cheese. You are more than willing to come check'em out.............just bring a nice RibEye or better yet 2. Can send as many pic's as you like of them? Seams on the Mini, etc. Shame you think the early BGE's were not worthy of longevity. I personally believe the older BGE's are better. Kinda like collectors of Old Weber's, etc. No worry's, it is only a matter of pinion.
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Yup, your eggs are better. ;) :woohoo:
  • ""Are you dry smokin me? You have 3 eggs with 13 year old gaskets?""

    Some Fuzzy math??..............


    It is OK it is Friday night & party on!
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    That's right you have all the years of all your eggs nicely posted, I should have really paid closer attention and fine tuned my arithmetic. :S My BAD!
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    :laugh: Oldie but goodie.They were all ceramic in the beginning.Then they switched to CI.That is why the CI ones are still covered under waranty.Cheaper for the Mothership to replace.No brainer.It's all about the bottom line(Benjamins).Still a plus for the users.At least they are still covered under warranty. :whistle:
  • Hoss
    You always come out with a politically correct answer such as this. Nice! As usual
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • Adam when is frozen fest and where in MN? I might consider hauling my big butt up there. If you don't want NFC North Champion fans there I understand

    BEAR DOWN...
  • Hey Chillin - my 14 year old egg has the original gasket, too!! The ceramic grate broke a few years ago and they replaced it with a CI one.
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,795
    We have some friends that have an old small with a seam. They use that in their egg.
  • That has some sweet sized holes... is there a difference in airflow between that and current one?
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511

    It's the 11-13th of February at Boyd Lodge in Crosslake MN. It's on the Whitefish chain of lakes. "Rush' lake

    As long as you're not in a GB jersey it'll be fine. :P
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    I still have them for all size eggs except the XL but don't use them anymore.

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