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Best ash bucket

Would appreciate recommendations on the best ash bucket for a large BGE. Just got a new table so cleaning will be different than when it was just in a nest. Thanks much.


  • Jstroke
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  • WeberWho
    WeberWho Posts: 10,805
    Kick Ash Basket with a Kick Ash Can. 
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  • kl8ton
    kl8ton Posts: 5,195
    I just get a small galvanized pail (maybe a 4 gallon?) with lid from hardware store. I have to replace it every couple years as they rot out. 
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  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,630
    Based on the replies already there appears to be some confusion as to just what you are asking for. Do you mean how to get the ashes out or where to put them after you get them out?
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  • The BGE ash pan that connects to the opening is great for tables. Looks like a little fireplace shovel thing. Been happy with mine for 10+ years. Egg is on a stone and the feet, which would be the table nest now. 

    If ashes are cold they go in the yard. Any risk of embers, go in a galvanized pail for a while first. Also keep a small hand broom to make quick work of any spillover on the table.