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Nest handler recommendations

A new large is very imminent; BGE #4 and wishing I had kept the first 3. I see that there are additional nest options now since my first large. There is a nest handler that appears to be an add-on to the basic nest. And the integgrated nest handler that is well... integrated. Which configuration is recommended: the standard nest with the add-on nest handler, or the integrated version? I am leaning towards the integrated version. I am betting it is a newer design and looks cleaner to me. Also I had an instance with my previous egg where some of the glaze pulled off (stuck to the standard nest) when I removed it. Does not look like that could happen with the newer integgrated design. Are they equally sturdy? Anyone have eggsperience with both versions? 


  • I’d do the integgrated. It’s a one piece. 
  • galootgaloot Posts: 66
    Eggactly what I was thinking! Wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something. I've done that before. Thanks! 
  • Langner91Langner91 Posts: 507
    They still offer both because the integrated nest/handler requires the new bands.  If you have an older egg, you either have to change bands to use the integrated handler, or use the old style handler.

    The new integrated handler is very nice, looks clean and overall works well.

    If buying a new egg (with new bands), I'd get the integrated one.
    Clinton, Iowa
  • galootgaloot Posts: 66
    Thanks! Yep -  my thoughts. Just placed an order for a brand new large ultimate package with the intEGGrated handler about an hour ago. Happy daze ahead, covid or not. :)
    Should have it in a couple of weeks...
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