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Price for used mini max

i found a used mini max with platesetter for $375 is this a good deal? Thanks in advance for all the input
BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 

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  • I think the common theme around here is to try to get a used Egg for at least 50% off MSRP, due to the warranty being non-transferrable.

    I'm sure someone much more knowledgable than me will chime in soon, but hope this helps.  
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    thanks jones2289. One other thing I have an xl now and want something small for camping and weeknight cooks for me and the wife. For those of you that have a mm is it worth it and do you like them?
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,228
    Zeiger88 said:
    thanks jones2289. One other thing I have an xl now and want something small for camping and weeknight cooks for me and the wife. For those of you that have a mm is it worth it and do you like them?
    Yes and yes. For two people it's perfect. We have a LBGE and MM, almost all cooks are on the MM. This may help you:

    http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1193443/benefits-of-having-more-than-one-egg

    Large BGE and MMX, both with platesetter and cast iron grid. Superpeel for pizza, iDevice for temperature.
    Cooking on the large in deepest, darkest England since Oct 2015. MMX added to the family Mar 2016.
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  • My Minimax is great for small cooks, love it. I wouldn't take it camping though. I'd recommend an Akorn jr, or a Weber jumbo joe. Lugging a big heavy egg (Minimax is not light) around to a camp site and risking it during transport hardly seems worth it.

    Call up a dealer and get replacement cost quotes on a firering and firebox so you know what your expected repair costs will be. I'm sure the price will go up from when you need them down the road so it may be worth buying them at their lowest cost now with the used egg. Every egg I've ever had eventually develops cracks in these two parts. I've still bought used eggs, just know your costs ahead of time. 

    John - SLC, UT

    2 XLs, Medium, MM, and Mini

  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    Thanks for your input 
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
  • DieselkWDieselkW Posts: 869
    I just bought an Akorn Jr. for $74 - no, it's not an Egg, it's a cheap knock off, but if you're looking for something to take on vacation, or tailgating, or burning off one or two burgers quickly.... why pay hundreds for that?
    Walmart increased the price to $91, but still.....

    Indianapolis, IN

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  • DieselkW said:
    I just bought an Akorn Jr. for $74 - no, it's not an Egg, it's a cheap knock off, but if you're looking for something to take on vacation, or tailgating, or burning off one or two burgers quickly.... why pay hundreds for that?
    Walmart increased the price to $91, but still.....
    Its lighter, and a little bigger!


    John - SLC, UT

    2 XLs, Medium, MM, and Mini

  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    Very nice well I ended up getting the mm I got it for $300 though that was a good deal. But thanks for all the input. 
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,734
    have MM and Mini. I would use the Mini for camping.

    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    I got the mini max and built a little table for it it looks cool having 2 eggs side by side. 
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,994
    If you have a dog, don't let him near that top heavy table/mmx. Don't ask how I know. It's why I now have an Akorn Jr. (Love it, btw). 

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

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    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    lol I get it thanks for the heads up
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
  • Cool quick table. Nice work. Enjoy that new mm. 

    John - SLC, UT

    2 XLs, Medium, MM, and Mini

  • Zeiger88Zeiger88 Posts: 132
    Thanks I will 
    BGE XL June 2017 Flameboss 300 February 2018 Lima, Ohio 
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