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Disassemble and Reassemble

So I have to take the XL apart to move it where I want to put it, and my plan was to release the tension from the lower band and slid the lid off with the entire band assembly attached to it. Seems like a good idea, but sometimes something that easy is too good to be true. So I figured I’d bounce this off of all of you  eggsperts before committing to the move and saving myself a whole lot of grief learning the hard way.  

So so in short, does anyone see this as a mistake, or solid plan? 

P.S. the reason I picked the bottom band was because my egg has an underbite and I believe it’s because of where the bottom band is lined up. So since I’m going to adjust that one anyway, I figured why not just do the one.

And I also learned that I can not use a torque socket wrench on the XL, because the hinge assembly is clearly in the way. So I will just have to use the ‘tighten up to 1/4 turn before breaking’ technique.

Thanks in advance!!

Comments

  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 11,992
    Pull the springs first. 
  • Pull the springs first. 
    See, I’m a bit of a retard, so crayon style please.

    Pull the springs off @DoubleEgger ?
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 11,992
    Pull the springs first. 
    See, I’m a bit of a retard, so crayon style please.

    Pull the springs off @DoubleEgger ?
    The band has those two springs on it. They have tension on them in the closed position. Open your dome and use a pair of pliers if needed to take the springs off. Close the dome and then do your disassembly and reassembly. Open the dome to reattach the springs and you’re good to go. 
  • Pull the springs first. 
    See, I’m a bit of a retard, so crayon style please.

    Pull the springs off @DoubleEgger ?
    The band has those two springs on it. They have tension on them in the closed position. Open your dome and use a pair of pliers if needed to take the springs off. Close the dome and then do your disassembly and reassembly. Open the dome to reattach the springs and you’re good to go. 
    Awesome, thank you!!
  • Ok, not gonna lie, survived a lot of things, to include small arms fire and a few grenades, but carrying my egg piece by piece from the garage,  down the walkway, up about 12 steps, across the deck, and into the table, has caused me more stress and anxiety than any encounter / event that I have ever been through, lol. 

    @DoubleEgger thanks again! It worked well. Dis/Re assembly was the easiest part of the move.

    Christmas dinner will be egged from comfort instead of the driveway this year!
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 11,992
    Good deal. Glad everything worked out for you. Happy Holidays. 
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