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The new Modular Nest - Worth it?

TracebuztaTracebuzta Posts: 6
edited June 4 in EGG Table Forum
Wondering if anyone has bought the Modular Nest? I am seriously thinking about buying it for my XL... 

What are your opinions? 

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  • johnnypjohnnyp Posts: 3,067

    Quick thoughts. 

    I have no idea what these cost, but these are the thoughts and questions I would ask myself before deciding. 

    1) Buying one section doesn't make much sense.  You won't have any relevant amount of counter space on the edges surrounding your Egg.  So for any functional upgrade over the standard nest, you need to buy 2-3 units to make a complete table.

    2) So....were you looking for a table?  What was your budget?  Where you going to build it yourself?  Considering you don't have to with these, how much cash is that worth to you?  I would expect these components to hold up longer than any wooden structure. 

    After you've answered those questions, I think you'll have a pretty straightforward answer to the "worth it?" question every consumer should be asking. 

    XL & MM BGE, 36" Blackstone - Newport News, VA
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 17,410
    Great questions above but every so often, "Life is not based on need alone..."
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • TracebuztaTracebuzta Posts: 6
    edited June 4
    I already have the BGE cypress table, but it is really starting to show its age, and it needs to be replaced...

    The modular nest for the XL starts at around $400, casters are around $50. The expansion frame is around $250 without shelves and casters.

    PS: I agree that it makes a lot more sense with one or more expansion units... 
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,731
    edited June 4
    I got mine delivered and set up the day after memorial day.
    Like it a lot, built well. 
    Now I need to find a cover for it. 

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    Large and Small BGE, Blackstone 36 and a baby black Kub.

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • TracebuztaTracebuzta Posts: 6
    Looks good... wondering how it behaves when moving it around with the expansion attached 
  • kv1963kv1963 Posts: 6
    Aviator said:
    I got mine delivered and set up the day after memorial day.
    Like it a lot, built well. 
    Now I need to find a cover for it. 
    Where did you purchase your setup ? I am down the road in South Pittsburg and have looked at these at the Patio Shop there in Chattanooga 
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 10,720
    Aviator said:
    I got mine delivered and set up the day after memorial day.
    Like it a lot, built well. 
    Now I need to find a cover for it. 
    I believe with that particular setup, the BGE table cover will fit. 
  • ChrisSonn23ChrisSonn23 Posts: 214
    We assembled a couple today. Seem like good quality and a nice table. Can configure any way you want.



    BGE Dealer and EggHead since 2013. Find our company on Facebook
    Large BGE
    Waterloo, IL
  • SonVoltSonVolt Posts: 966
    Not a big fan of the wire-shelfish aesthetics. They look like they belong in a closet to store your box of Christmas lights and old family photos.  Like a BGE Nest designed by Charbroil. 
    South of Nashville  -  BGE XL  -  Alfresco 42" ALXE  -  Alfresco Versa Burner  - Sunbeam Microwave 
  • HendersonTRKingHendersonTRKing Posts: 1,257
    I think it's pretty sharp.  Industrial chjc.  This is the first I've seen it.  Any pricing info?
    It's a 302 thing . . .
  • ChrisSonn23ChrisSonn23 Posts: 214
    SonVolt said:
    Not a big fan of the wire-shelfish aesthetics. They look like they belong in a closet to store your box of Christmas lights and old family photos.  Like a BGE Nest designed by Charbroil. 
    Our rep told us the wire shelf is more for storage of dirty things (plate setter, pizza store, etc.). 
    BGE Dealer and EggHead since 2013. Find our company on Facebook
    Large BGE
    Waterloo, IL
  • ChrisSonn23ChrisSonn23 Posts: 214
    I think it's pretty sharp.  Industrial chjc.  This is the first I've seen it.  Any pricing info?
    It is pretty slick. The main component retails for around $425, each expansion frame is about $250. These set-ups are around $900-1,000
    BGE Dealer and EggHead since 2013. Find our company on Facebook
    Large BGE
    Waterloo, IL
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,185
    Here's one with the distressed acacia.  If you dont like the wire rack, just swap it out for wood.  Or you can always make your own inserts.
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 10,720
    Also have option for small or large wheels. For tall folks, the 4” wheels raise the cooking surface which is nice. 
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,185
    The new wheels are soooooo much better than those old ones that used to come with the wood tables.
  • conch201conch201 Posts: 1
    Stopped in at the local BGE retailer here in MN and took a look at the modular tables. I liked what I saw and they seemed sturdy. I agree the wire isn’t much to look at but would be great for storing dirty things.  Hey I made my first post finally!
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