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BGE Rotisserie

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I can’t compare with the Joetisserie since I never got one, but I’m pretty impressed with the new BGE Rotisserie! This is the XL version and it’s super easy to “install”. Love how quiet the motor is. First cook today was just a chicken and it was incredible. Utilized the divider on my BGE basket to keep lump only in the back. Picanha is next up!h
Craig aka Cmac Cooks
Amesbury, MA
#BGETeamGreen #TeamArteflame #TeamBarrelProof #TeamGozney
XL BGE, Mini-Max, La Caja China, Arteflame Classic 40, Arteflame One 20, Arteflame Euro 20, Cotton Gin Harvester, Weber Classic, Gozney Dome, Anova wifi Sous Vide.
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  • ColbyLang
    ColbyLang Posts: 3,501
    edited November 2022
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    Good looking bird there. Can’t find it online, details? 
  • cmac610
    cmac610 Posts: 156
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    Should be hitting Platinum dealers within a few days!
    Craig aka Cmac Cooks
    Amesbury, MA
    #BGETeamGreen #TeamArteflame #TeamBarrelProof #TeamGozney
    XL BGE, Mini-Max, La Caja China, Arteflame Classic 40, Arteflame One 20, Arteflame Euro 20, Cotton Gin Harvester, Weber Classic, Gozney Dome, Anova wifi Sous Vide.
  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
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    @pgprescott, Santa wants to bring one of these to my house, when will you have them!?!?
    Clinton, Iowa
  • pgprescott
    pgprescott Posts: 14,544
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    Langner91 said:
    @pgprescott, Santa wants to bring one of these to my house, when will you have them!?!?
    On order. I’ll let you know. 
  • alaskanassasin
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    How much are they?
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
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    How much are they?
    Probably less than another Egg.  But, probably more than it should be.

    But, it is so freakin' cool! 
    Clinton, Iowa
  • WeberWho
    WeberWho Posts: 11,057
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    I can't imagine any more expensive than the Kamado Joe version of it. Is there any benefit over the Kamado Joe version of it other then the name?
    "The pig is an amazing animal. You feed a pig an apple and it makes bacon. Let's see Michael Phelps do that" - Jim Gaffigan

    Minnesota
  • HeavyG
    HeavyG Posts: 10,375
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    WeberWho said:
    I can't imagine any more expensive than the Kamado Joe version of it. Is there any benefit over the Kamado Joe version of it other then the name?

    Well, the Joetisserie has the motor on the left, whereas, the BGE clone has the motor on the right which is clearly the superior position. Or something.
    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.” ― Philip K. Diçk




  • pgprescott
    pgprescott Posts: 14,544
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    HeavyG said:
    WeberWho said:
    I can't imagine any more expensive than the Kamado Joe version of it. Is there any benefit over the Kamado Joe version of it other then the name?

    Well, the Joetisserie has the motor on the left, whereas, the BGE clone has the motor on the right which is clearly the superior position. Or something.
    Well, aren’t most people right handed? That’s the main reason Traeger moved their pellet hoppers and controller to the right side of the unit. 🤷🏼‍♂️
  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,928
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    HeavyG said:
    WeberWho said:
    I can't imagine any more expensive than the Kamado Joe version of it. Is there any benefit over the Kamado Joe version of it other then the name?

    Well, the Joetisserie has the motor on the left, whereas, the BGE clone has the motor on the right which is clearly the superior position. Or something.
    Well, aren’t most people right handed? That’s the main reason Traeger moved their pellet hoppers and controller to the right side of the unit. 🤷🏼‍♂️
    Yes, Pete, but I really don’t get why the motor being on the right or the left makes much difference. I mean since this is just a Chinese knockoff product of yet another successful product then who cares the side nor the rotation direction?

    And BTW Happy Thanksgiving two weeks away to you!

  • iudex
    iudex Posts: 79
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    You do have to appreciate BGE for changing their mind every now and then.

    From one of their websites:
    No, because when you add the convEGGtor for indirect cooking, the EGG acts as a convection oven and a rotisserie isn't necessary.

    It seems something must have drastically changed in the world of cooking :D

    Glad I already have a rotisserie, so I don:t have to justify the BGE mark-up.
  • pgprescott
    pgprescott Posts: 14,544
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    RRP said:
    HeavyG said:
    WeberWho said:
    I can't imagine any more expensive than the Kamado Joe version of it. Is there any benefit over the Kamado Joe version of it other then the name?

    Well, the Joetisserie has the motor on the left, whereas, the BGE clone has the motor on the right which is clearly the superior position. Or something.
    Well, aren’t most people right handed? That’s the main reason Traeger moved their pellet hoppers and controller to the right side of the unit. 🤷🏼‍♂️
    Yes, Pete, but I really don’t get why the motor being on the right or the left makes much difference. I mean since this is just a Chinese knockoff product of yet another successful product then who cares the side nor the rotation direction?

    And BTW Happy Thanksgiving two weeks away to you!

    I was kinda kidding Ron. Anyway, they are all knock offs. A guy had that rotisserie out over a decade ago. 🤷🏼‍♂️ 

    I will say that people that make products ergonomically care deeply about the placement of controls etc. Me, not as much. It’s not one of my life’s passions. 😁
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,257
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    The right hand motor would work much better in my setup, due to my outlet location.  Anyone want to trade a BGE rotisserie for a Kamado Joe Rotisserie?
    They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. That's against their interests. - George Carlin
  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
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    I need to figure out how to separate / isolate my coals in a large...

    I need to start bending some stainless, I guess.
    Clinton, Iowa
  • ColbyLang
    ColbyLang Posts: 3,501
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    Kick ash makes a divider. As does Ceramic Grill Store
  • OhioEgger
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    I'm sure it will sell well. I got the Joe version six years ago and I'm very happy with it. Looks like the BGE version has a handle on the spit rod, which is a nice little improvement, but otherwise not much difference I can see.

    Cincinnati, Ohio. Large BGE since 2011. Still learning.
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,257
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    OhioEgger said:
    I'm sure it will sell well. I got the Joe version six years ago and I'm very happy with it. Looks like the BGE version has a handle on the spit rod, which is a nice little improvement, but otherwise not much difference I can see.

    Looks like the motor also mounts higher up, which is really nice if you have side shelves or a table.  The Kamado Joe motor hangs down pretty far and can interfere with those.
    They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. That's against their interests. - George Carlin
  • Grader07
    Grader07 Posts: 264
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    OhioEgger said:
    I'm sure it will sell well. I got the Joe version six years ago and I'm very happy with it. Looks like the BGE version has a handle on the spit rod, which is a nice little improvement, but otherwise not much difference I can see.

    I just saw a comparison on youtube between a Joetisserie and a LetzQ(uk version).  The LetzQ has a handle on the spit as well.  Trying to figure out how well the Joetisserie fits and if the lid closure is pretty snug.  Watching that video shows one being cast aluminum and the other being powder coated steel but with the lid not fitting snug on the Joe.  I was going to ask my wife to get me a Joetisserie for Christmas but maybe I should wait for the bge version???  
  • pgprescott
    pgprescott Posts: 14,544
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    OhioEgger said:
    I'm sure it will sell well. I got the Joe version six years ago and I'm very happy with it. Looks like the BGE version has a handle on the spit rod, which is a nice little improvement, but otherwise not much difference I can see.

    Looks like the motor also mounts higher up, which is really nice if you have side shelves or a table.  The Kamado Joe motor hangs down pretty far and can interfere with those.
    There you go getting all engineery on us. Noticing the details and all. 😁
  • alaskanassasin
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    How much are they?
    The price of a Joetisserie plus $100 is a good first guess.

    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,642
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    They could’ve made it a switch hitter?
    canuckland
  • alaskanassasin
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    am i missing something? cant you just set it in the holder with the motor on either side?
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,257
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    am i missing something? cant you just set it in the holder with the motor on either side?
    Nope, there is a cast in boss for the motor.  Due to the geometry involved, it only fits.in one orientation.
    They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. That's against their interests. - George Carlin
  • HeavyG
    HeavyG Posts: 10,375
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    am i missing something? cant you just set it in the holder with the motor on either side?

    The "ring" that sits on the base is a wedge so it only fits one way. But they could have rigged the mount so that the motor could be mounted on either side but for some reason opted not to.
    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.” ― Philip K. Diçk




  • loco_engr
    loco_engr Posts: 5,768
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    Oh goody!  Yet another gadget to temp me!  =)
    aka marysvilleksegghead
    Lrg 2008
    mini 2009
    XL 2021 (sold 8/24/23)
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  • cookingdude555
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    loco_engr said:
    Oh goody!  Yet another gadget to temp me!  =)

  • CGS
    CGS Posts: 71
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    I am told EGG needs to sticker the box with one small notification and should be out in week or two. Price is set and we have on order. T