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Which shelves to buy?

Thinking I should finally buy some shelves. Any recommendations between the mahogany and composite ones? The former is more expensive but look nicer. 

One day - maybe in 4 or so years, I plan to remodel my kitchen and garden so will probably get the BGE built into an outdoor kitchen but would be damn handy to have shelves in the meantime. 

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  • DobieDobie Posts: 2,589
    Long term the composite last, but sounds like you don’t need longevity. 
    Not playing well with others in Jacksonville FL
  • TheToastTheToast Posts: 281
    So the composite last longer but are cheaper? Is it because they're less attractive?

    Why don't the wood ones last? Thanks 
  • DobieDobie Posts: 2,589
    Probably cheaper to produce, like mine. My wood handles already needing replaced but the eggmates good to go. 
    Not playing well with others in Jacksonville FL
  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 11,127
    The composite ones can be larger (3 slat) and virtually maintanance free. Obviously the real wood ones are a richer look but will require some care to keep looking like new. Sounds like you know the difference. Are you wanting us to vote for your choice? 
  • chuckytheeggheadchuckytheegghead Posts: 1,201
    Get the wood if you like the looks of those more. I have the wood shelves and they do me just fine. Also, you can sand them down and re-stain later if needed. 
  • EoinEoin Posts: 2,027
    Mine are composite on the XL. They look nice and plenty of space with 3 slats. They get dirty and greasy from cooking, the composite wipes off really easily on the rare occasion I decide to do some cleaning. 
  • blastingblasting Posts: 5,953

    Have you considered a stainless table?  Just tossing it out there.

    Phoenix 
  • TheToastTheToast Posts: 281
    Really useful everyone. Sounds like I should go composite. Is it heat resistant or does it melt?
  • EoinEoin Posts: 2,027
    Not melted yet, but I guess they would if something really hot was put on there.
  • EoinEoin Posts: 2,027
    Bargain.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 28,207
    I like you UK fellows.   
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  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,471
    I like you UK fellows.   
    You still up? Or up early?

    At least I have an excuse - I'm battling a bad case of poison ivy on my legs, butt and arms! I've got more places to scratch than I have time!
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  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
    @TheToast nice one, pray tell which garden centre was this?
    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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  • CPFC1905CPFC1905 Posts: 368
    TheToast said:


    Cooked for the inlaws tonight and stuck em both on. 




    You cooked your in-laws??????
     "Shohna ba Shohna"
    Op Herrick / Enduring Freedom  2011 - 14.
  • chuckytheeggheadchuckytheegghead Posts: 1,201
    Nice find on the shelves. Sometimes things just have a way of working themselves out. 
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 28,207
    RRP said:
    I like you UK fellows.   
    You still up? Or up early?

    At least I have an excuse - I'm battling a bad case of poison ivy on my legs, butt and arms! I've got more places to scratch than I have time!
    Was still up.  Fighting contact dermatitis, feel your pain.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • TheToastTheToast Posts: 281
    @TheToast nice one, pray tell which garden centre was this?
    Sunshine Garden Centre in Bounds Green https://www.sunshinegardencentre.co.uk/
  • HeavyGHeavyG Posts: 5,493



    LOL

    Camped out in the (757/804)
  • StormbringerStormbringer Posts: 1,394
    TheToast said:
    @TheToast nice one, pray tell which garden centre was this?
    Sunshine Garden Centre in Bounds Green https://www.sunshinegardencentre.co.uk/
    Cheers!
    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 food blog ... BGE and other stuff http://www.thecooksdigest.com
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