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Table to nest

I’ve used a table that holds my XL and small for years. It needs replacing and I also need more space on my patio ( the table is 8 ft long) I rarely move the table except to pressure wash the concrete patio. I’m considering replacing it with 2 nests. I have a stainless steel table for prep work. Any opinions?  Thanks. 


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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 27,966
    i would hate to go from a table that nice to nests but then nests would be an upgrade from mine just sitting on the ground
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 37,949
    Sounds like a good plan to me.
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,219
    If more space is the lead objective then that is a good plan.  I have a L and SBGE, each in a nest.  Never did go the table route for BGE housing.  I do use a  table for dealing with all the required support work.  FWIW-
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  • Langner91Langner91 Posts: 561
    The XL in a nest, with mates would be my choice.  Although, I don't know if I could part with that table, either.  It looks very nice.

    I think I would try to find a portable table / cart instead of a nest for the small.  I don't like how top heavy the small looks when it is in a nest.  

    I have my Mini-Max on a Grill cart.  I know the small might be too top heavy for that particular cart, but I would look for something similar.


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  • 4TheGrillOfIt4TheGrillOfIt Posts: 353
    Compared to what you have currently, the small will probably sit much lower in a nest than what you’re currently using.  I have the standard nest for the small, but added 4 inch casters to increase the height over the standard two inches it comes with.  
    Another consideration for your XL is a modular nest.  If you find you miss the table space you can always add on to the modular nest later.
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  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 3,006
    Compared to what you have currently, the small will probably sit much lower in a nest than what you’re currently using.  I have the standard nest for the small, but added 4 inch casters to increase the height over the standard two inches it comes with.  
    Another consideration for your XL is a modular nest.  If you find you miss the table space you can always add on to the modular nest later.
    Did you get the casters from BGE? Id like to do bigger wheels.

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  • 4TheGrillOfIt4TheGrillOfIt Posts: 353
    edited July 1
    Compared to what you have currently, the small will probably sit much lower in a nest than what you’re currently using.  I have the standard nest for the small, but added 4 inch casters to increase the height over the standard two inches it comes with.  
    Another consideration for your XL is a modular nest.  If you find you miss the table space you can always add on to the modular nest later.
    Did you get the casters from BGE? Id like to do bigger wheels.
    Yes, I did.  They are ridiculously overpriced, but managed to get my dealer to throw them in for free (I’ve spent a lot of money there).   I have the same casters on both my modular nests and modular table.  
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  • brimeebrimee Posts: 127


    This nest has worked great for me, a lot more sturdy and durable than the bge nest. It has an ash drawer and ss shelves that fold down. I don’t think they make it for small but they do have l & xl 
    Brian
    Fairview, Texas
  • Brian, who makes it?  Thanks. 
  • brimeebrimee Posts: 127
    Brian, who makes it?  Thanks. 
    https://smokenproducts.com/

    It has worked real well for me, customer service is excellent. If your local to DFW, Blake had them at Sunnyland, I haven’t been there in along time so I’m not sure if they are still there.
    Brian
    Fairview, Texas
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 37,949
    brimee said:


    This nest has worked great for me, a lot more sturdy and durable than the bge nest. It has an ash drawer and ss shelves that fold down. I don’t think they make it for small but they do have l & xl 
    I generally like their design but it is a bit irritating to me they have such a short wheelbase, curving in rather than out on the castors.  Depending on where castors are pointed, you lose another inch of wheelbase and the egg is top-heavy.  I'm sure it's fine but it goes against my design paradigms of stability.

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