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Devastated for real.

Pizza cook. Knew my bands were loose. Got looser after the first pie. Really worried during the second pie and had read posts about what could happen. Nursed the lid during the cook. LIfted the lid halfway and the pie was ready. 

Open lid all the way. All was good. 

While I was sliding the peel under the pizza, the lid fell out the back of the bands.

Bad news/Good news. My wife wanted to try a new dough recipe. It sucked. So my lid crashed for some sh!t pizza.

Good news: My wife said whatever we need to buy to restore the egg. New lid or new egg, do it.




Philly - Kansas City - Houston - Cincinnati - Dallas - Houston - Memphis - Austin - Chicago - Austin

Large BGE.

"I'm a complete moron when it comes to Egg/Dome assembly!"
Dennis - Austin,TX
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  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 15,900
    Awwwww dude. So sorry.
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,779
    I bought a dome last year, it seems like it was less than 3 bills for a large. Sorry for your loss. Glad no one was injured or no property was lost. 

    John - SLC, UT

    Several eggs ..

  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    edited January 13
    Sorry about the dome. You might also want to consider an air gap on that pizza stone. 

    Any sugar glider pics? 
  • LegumeLegume Posts: 10,707
    That sucks.

    The only safe remedy is new egg/fix the egg AND a roccbox.  
  • dmchicagodmchicago Posts: 2,360
    Sorry about the dome. You might also want to consider an air gap on that pizza stone. 

    Any sugar glider pics? 
    There are bricks under the pizza stone.


    Philly - Kansas City - Houston - Cincinnati - Dallas - Houston - Memphis - Austin - Chicago - Austin

    Large BGE.

    "I'm a complete moron when it comes to Egg/Dome assembly!"
    Dennis - Austin,TX
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 21,753
    Da-n that sucks especially with the anticipatory concerns.
    Not the same reason but the same outcome-new dome in L'ville $219 and since you are here you may want to get the new LBGE band assembly-another $150.  Prices as of Sep 2019.  FWIW-
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here; L&S BGE's, PBC, Lang 36; burnin wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 1,025
    Sorry man, that sucks.  However, enjoy that new Roccbox.   :)
    It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
    Egging in the Atlanta GA region
    Large BGE, CGS setup, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap,
    Arteflame grill grate

    http://barbecueaddict.com
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 7,360
    Ouch! If you're the original owner, request your dealer to file a compassion warranty and get a discount on replacement parts?
    canuckland
  • littlerascal56littlerascal56 Posts: 1,259
    Ouch! If you're the original owner, request your dealer to file a compassion warranty and get a discount on replacement parts?
    I agree.  Or have them work a deal to allow you some “trade-in” value of yours toward a new egg.

    One of our local dealers (not BGE) does that, and I know a lot of people that trade grills with him every 3 years. 

    BGE XL++Flameboss 300 WiFi++Blackstone 36"++Weber 26" kettle

  • Sorry to see this!  

    if you want to borrow my roccbox for a few cooks to see if you like it we can make that happen 
     
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • There are some very cool new pizza ovens out there too so Roccbox is one of a few cool options. You can totally have mine for a month though if you want to see what a dedicated pizza oven is all about (btw- its a cool thing to have. 
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 5,481
    That stinks my friend. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven. LSG 24” cabinet offset smoker. There are a few paella pans and a Patagonia cross in the barn. 
    "Bourbon slushies. Sure you can cook on the BGE without them, but why would you?"
                                                                                                                          YukonRon
  • Thinking of you in your time of loss.
  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 7,861
    Sad face.

    "Social media gives legions of idiots the right to speak when they once only spoke at a bar after a glass of wine, without harming the community [...] but now they have the same right to speak as a Nobel Prize winner. It's the invasion of the idiots."

                                                                                  -Umberto Eco

    2 Large
    Peachtree Corners, GA
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 26,197
    the new bands have dome clips that help lock the dome in the band for hot cooks
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 10,720
    RIP
    =======================================
    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14 MiniMax 3/16
    Tampa Bay, FL
    EIB 6 Oct 95
  • dmchicagodmchicago Posts: 2,360

    Thank you all for the kind words in this difficult time.

    Lisa and I are comforted by the warmth and thoughtfulness of this forum as we look to return to some sense of normalcy.

     

    We will forever hold in our hearts the memories of the old dome and cherish the many wonderful cooks that happened under it’s embrace. (except for the last sh!tty pizza cook).

     

    A new dome has been ordered and while it will never take the place of the dearly departed dome, we will Egg again.

    Philly - Kansas City - Houston - Cincinnati - Dallas - Houston - Memphis - Austin - Chicago - Austin

    Large BGE.

    "I'm a complete moron when it comes to Egg/Dome assembly!"
    Dennis - Austin,TX
  • LegumeLegume Posts: 10,707
    I’m devastated this thread has zero chance to get to 100+ pages.  This place used to be a lot less friendly.
  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 6,739
    dmchicago said:

    Thank you all for the kind words in this difficult time.

    Lisa and I are comforted by the warmth and thoughtfulness of this forum as we look to return to some sense of normalcy.

     

    We will forever hold in our hearts the memories of the old dome and cherish the many wonderful cooks that happened under it’s embrace. (except for the last sh!tty pizza cook).

     

    A new dome has been ordered and while it will never take the place of the dearly departed dome, we will Egg again.

    Ha Ha
    Visalia, Ca
  • bubbajackbubbajack Posts: 580
    I keep a wrench on my outside table for this exact reason.....check my bolts before I drink too much....sorry for your loss.
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC...... XL,L,M,S, MM, Mini BGE, FireDisc x2
  • bluebird66bluebird66 Posts: 2,437
    Dang!!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket and various Weber's
    Floyd Va

  • KiterToddKiterTodd Posts: 2,421
    Ugh. That sucks. Sorry. Reminds me to check my bands, though....
    LBGE/Maryland
  • MasterCMasterC Posts: 187
    So sorry, glad nobody is physically injured. I would be bummed without 
    Fort Wayne Indiana 
  • JohnnyTarheelJohnnyTarheel Posts: 6,270
    Ouch... my condolences....
    Charlotte, NC - Large BGE 2014, Maverick ET 733, Thermopen, Nest, Platesetter, Woo2 and Extender w/Grid, Kick Ash Basket, Pizza Stone, SS Smokeware Cap, Blackstone 36"
  • LegumeLegume Posts: 10,707


    When I lost a fire ring, this helped me.  Your dome will be waiting patiently for you.
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 3,205
    There are some very cool new pizza ovens out there too so Roccbox is one of a few cool options. You can totally have mine for a month though if you want to see what a dedicated pizza oven is all about (btw- its a cool thing to have. 
    How good is the Roccbox, I’ve been having an eye on it for a while.  I have a pizzacraft propane oven but I want to step up my game and the Roccbox looks decent.

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  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 3,205
    edited January 13
    Any sugar glider pics? 
    😂😂😂
    Those were glorious days

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