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Mini max reggulator - I like it



It even works on my mini max. I might get one for it, too. 

John - SLC, UT

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 12,489
    I’m all sorts of confused. Does it make that much of a difference vs. whatever came with the KJ?

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,159
    caliking said:
    I’m all sorts of confused. Does it make that much of a difference vs. whatever came with the KJ?
    I can understand your confusion @caliking. The KJ came with a daisy wheel, no rain cap. After I jettisoned the smokeware from my large, I used it on the jr. I didn’t like it on the jr either. I liked the reggulator so much on my other eggs that $50 was a small price to pay to upgrade this here. 

    John - SLC, UT

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 12,489
    edited May 14
    Makes sense, I guess. I thought the KJ came with a different type of vent cap. 

    Does this one stay where it’s set after opening/closing the lid?

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • tonyledtonyled Posts: 527
    edited May 14
    I can understand your confusion @caliking. The KJ came with a daisy wheel, no rain cap. After I jettisoned the smokeware from my large, I used it on the jr. I didn’t like it on the jr either. I liked the reggulator so much on my other eggs that $50 was a small price to pay to upgrade this here. 
    you just made my day.  that was my biggest skreed with the joe jr the crappy daisy wheel.  i already broke the tab off mine.  i had a smokeware for my lg bge and my joe jr in my shopping cart but had not pulled the trigger yet.  were any modification needed for the mini max to fit on the joe jr?

    thanks again!
  • 1voyager1voyager Posts: 520
    Looks like you're also using a BGE nest, correct?
    Somewhere in Colorado
    LBGE, PGS A40 Gasser and too much Griswold cast iron cookware.
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,159
    caliking said:
    Makes sense, I guess. I thought the KJ came with a different type of vent cap. 

    Does this one stay where it’s set after opening/closing the lid?
    Yes, it doesn’t move. It’s awesome. 

    John - SLC, UT

  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,159
    tonyled said:
    I can understand your confusion @caliking. The KJ came with a daisy wheel, no rain cap. After I jettisoned the smokeware from my large, I used it on the jr. I didn’t like it on the jr either. I liked the reggulator so much on my other eggs that $50 was a small price to pay to upgrade this here. 
    you just made my day.  that was my biggest skreed with the joe jr the crappy daisy wheel.  i already broke the tab off mine.  i had a smokeware for my lg bge and my joe jr in my shopping cart but had not pulled the trigger yet.  were any modification needed for the mini max to fit on the joe jr?

    thanks again!
    No modification. The dome for the small, mini max, and KJ jr are identical. 

    John - SLC, UT

  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,159
    1voyager said:
    Looks like you're also using a BGE nest, correct?
    Yes, the bases are the same so the nest fits perfect. The KJ jr has a bigger lower vent, otherwise it’s just a small egg. 

    John - SLC, UT

  • tonyledtonyled Posts: 527
    No modification. The dome for the small, mini max, and KJ jr are identical. 

    thanks!  gonna swing by the dealer and order it today
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,159
    tonyled said:
    No modification. The dome for the small, mini max, and KJ jr are identical. 

    thanks!  gonna swing by the dealer and order it today
    Called my dealer today and ordered one for the mini max.  Glad this helped you out too.  I never liked the KJ daisy wheel only setup, and the smokeware cap with the donut on the KJ wasn't spectacular either.  This is much better than them both.

    John - SLC, UT

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