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Old hinge vs new hinge

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Hey guys. I have a L BGE with the old hinge setup and I’m looking to swap over to the new setup that opens like the XL. I’m having a new table built right now and was worried if it will still work with new hinges? Do they require more clearance for opening? Thanks 

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  • Photo Egg
    Photo Egg Posts: 12,110
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    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,927
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    Hey guys. I have a L BGE with the old hinge setup and I’m looking to swap over to the new setup that opens like the XL. I’m having a new table built right now and was worried if it will still work with new hinges? Do they require more clearance for opening? Thanks 
    That happened to me when I changed out. So I added another set of concrete stepping stones to raise the egg higher in the table.
  • Tspud1
    Tspud1 Posts: 1,491
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    why not put a notch behind egg in table top
  • jtcBoynton
    jtcBoynton Posts: 2,814
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    Hey guys. I have a L BGE with the old hinge setup and I’m looking to swap over to the new setup that opens like the XL. I’m having a new table built right now and was worried if it will still work with new hinges? Do they require more clearance for opening? Thanks 
    There are more than one type of old hinge. You might want to specify the age of yours to get more accurate responses. 
    Southeast Florida - LBGE
    In cooking, often we implement steps for which we have no explanations other than ‘that’s what everybody else does’ or ‘that’s what I have been told.’  Dare to think for yourself.
     
  • mpenacho
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    Old egg newer hinge. Size large

    LBGE, XLBGE
  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,927
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    mpenacho said:
    Old egg newer hinge. Size large

    I just tried AND failed to find an old picture of mine where I had removed a back board so that I could use a 1" Forestnor drill bit to create 2 custom holes where those back side hinge elbows would sit down.,