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So, I wasn’t really shopping for an Egg, but….

Saw a pristine, recent model MiniMax for a pretty cheap, including a stand, which I had been wanting. Only used three times and very clean inside.  Went ahead and pulled the trigger. Just gotta clean it up and re-align the bands and spring. 

I had sworn off used Eggs a few years back, buying both a fully-warranted Large and Mini Max at that time. But this deal was a little too tempting. This one’s for the front, covered porch on rainy or snowy days. I even have a BGE cover for a Medium that I anticipate will fit perfectly. 

 

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  • Spring assembly was installed upside down, as was the fire grate. Was advertised as a “Mini” and while I would have liked one of those, this was a better deal for the money. Came with aftermarket temp gauge as well as the unopened original and a plate setter. Pretty happy with the buy. 
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 4,083
    I would have sold you mine, only used 2 times 🤣😂

    How much $?

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  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 6,083
    NNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Large and Small BGE
    Central, IL

  • paqman said:
    I would have sold you mine, only used 2 times 🤣😂

    How much $?
    Tell me how much for yours first. 😉
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 4,083
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 

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  • paqman said:
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 
    That’s all I wanted to hear. And that’s a far price. I paid $400, with the plate setter, stand and aftermarket gauge. I was already going to buy the stand, so am only down a few bills for a new MiniMax. 
  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 24,909
    Nice.  First cook: papa Murphy’s pizza?  ;)
    If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike


  • @JohnInCarolina

    Oddly enough, I have not yet cracked into that thread. Sounds like maybe I should be having a look for inspiration. Not sure we have Papa Murphy here. 
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 5,397
    nice snag!
    aka marysvilleksegghead, moved to Basehor,KS 2/26/2021
    moved to Lansing, KS 1/19/2022
    Lrg 2008
    mini 2009
    XL 2021
    Henny Youngman:
    I said to my wife, 'Where do you want to go for our anniversary?' She said, 'I want to go somewhere I've never been before.' I said, 'Try the kitchen.'
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  • BotchBotch Posts: 13,185
    @JohnInCarolina

    Oddly enough, I have not yet cracked into that thread. Sounds like maybe I should be having a look for inspiration. Not sure we have Papa Murphy here. 
    "that" thread?   :D
     
    They're tricky, and not a lot of info available on how to do it.  
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 26,718
    Window of opportunity right there.  Well played!
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • FrostyEggFrostyEgg Posts: 304
    Jeesh, great deal! You know it's clean when you can still read the serial #.
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 9,323
    Great deal, but no warranty? 🤫
    canuckland
  • keener75keener75 Posts: 360
    paqman said:
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 
    Does yours include the same accessories? 
    Where about's are you located? 
    I might be interested if you are serious.
    St Marys, Ontario, Canada  LBGE
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 4,083
    keener75 said:
    paqman said:
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 
    Does yours include the same accessories? 
    Where about's are you located? 
    I might be interested if you are serious.
    I am near Ottawa, same accessories but no legs (stand?).  Interestingly, the “Big Green Egg” inscription on the front is blue instead of green on mine.

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 16,790
    That look on SWMBO's face, when you say "I bought another egg..."

    Well used to it by now =)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • paqman said:
    keener75 said:
    paqman said:
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 
    Does yours include the same accessories? 
    Where about's are you located? 
    I might be interested if you are serious.
    I am near Ottawa, same accessories but no legs (stand?).  Interestingly, the “Big Green Egg” inscription on the front is blue instead of green on mine.
    Isn’t that the blue the telltale sign of those Chinese knockoffs? 😉
  • caliking said:
    That look on SWMBO's face, when you say "I bought another egg..."

    Well used to it by now =)
    I think that was her 7th rodeo. But after years of numbing her to the pain of my guitar and amp purchases, the BGEs have been an easy sell. 
  • keener75keener75 Posts: 360
    paqman said:
    keener75 said:
    paqman said:
    I really don’t know, i’ll probably put it up for sale at 600$ and we’ll see what happens 
    Does yours include the same accessories? 
    Where about's are you located? 
    I might be interested if you are serious.
    I am near Ottawa, same accessories but no legs (stand?).  Interestingly, the “Big Green Egg” inscription on the front is blue instead of green on mine.
    PM sent.
    St Marys, Ontario, Canada  LBGE
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 9,323
    edited June 30
    Almost pulled the trigger on a minimax, with nest, stand and conveggtor. A bit dirty but no cracks. Less than 10 miles from home and only $350. Had to back out since we’re trying to downsize.
    photos in ad are stock, seller sent me multiple photos of actual minimax.

    canuckland
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 9,323
    Should have just bought it and ask for forgiveness later. Probably long gone now since there were two other guys wanting to buy but couldn’t get there in an instant like me.
    canuckland
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 26,718
    The window of opportunity-or Strike while the iron is hot!  

    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 5,054
    Almost pulled the trigger on a minimax, with nest, stand and conveggtor. A bit dirty but no cracks. Less than 10 miles from home and only $350. Had to back out since we’re trying to downsize.
    photos in ad are stock, seller sent me multiple photos of actual minimax.

    You pu$$y! 

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 5,054
    Just kidding @Canugghead

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • Almost pulled the trigger on a minimax, with nest, stand and conveggtor. A bit dirty but no cracks. Less than 10 miles from home and only $350. Had to back out since we’re trying to downsize.
    photos in ad are stock, seller sent me multiple photos of actual minimax.

    So you solicited many photos of a cheap Egg with no intention of buying? What a tease. 
  • JohnInCarolinaJohnInCarolina Posts: 24,909
    Almost pulled the trigger on a minimax, with nest, stand and conveggtor. A bit dirty but no cracks. Less than 10 miles from home and only $350. Had to back out since we’re trying to downsize.
    photos in ad are stock, seller sent me multiple photos of actual minimax.

    So you solicited many photos of a cheap Egg with no intention of buying? What a tease. 
    haha, reminds me of a few years ago when someone here was trying to sell their chiminea and one of the trolls requested pictures of it with a newspaper next to it, like a hostage photo.
    If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike


  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 9,323
    Almost pulled the trigger on a minimax, with nest, stand and conveggtor. A bit dirty but no cracks. Less than 10 miles from home and only $350. Had to back out since we’re trying to downsize.
    photos in ad are stock, seller sent me multiple photos of actual minimax.

    So you solicited many photos of a cheap Egg with no intention of buying? What a tease. 
    Fwiw, I didn’t ask for photos, he sent them voluntarily  B)
    canuckland
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