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BGE integrated Nest osmotic blistering

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Has anyone ever had this happen to their integrated Nest?
I have spoken to a local fabricating company who have advised this is a manufacturing problem (osmotic blistering)
This was purchased from BGE in 2022

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  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 33,028
    edited August 2023
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    tubing is pretty dirty and oily as a stock product, its more likely it wasnt cleaned properly. places near me that powdercoat, bead blast it just before it goes in the oven. im assuming this was powder coated as theres no drips from a quick spray job showing
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • JohnPhillips
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    tubing is pretty dirty and oily as a stock product, its more likely it wasnt cleaned properly. places near me that powdercoat, bead blast it just before it goes in the oven. im assuming this was powder coated as theres no drips from a quick spray job showing
    Would you say this should be covered under the manufacturer warranty? Clearly, this isn't anything I have caused as shown in the pictures. The bubbling clearly indicates there was a contaminant underneath the coating. I understand general wear and tear and rust, the coating is peeling away from the steel.
  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,977
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    Wouldn’t bother me, but I’d check where I bought it 
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 33,028
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    i would agree it should be covered. im not up to date with the metal parts warranty though....3 years? its not a simple rust issue, i would consider it a defect the way it looks. i would get the pics over to bge, then the dealer to avoid any issue that may come up, but then theres the issue of it not  being a standard egg part ie., nest so get that clarified with bge as well.
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • JohnPhillips
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    lkapigian said:
    Wouldn’t bother me, but I’d check where I bought it 
    Its only a year old and for the price this isn't good. its only going to get worse its not going to get better 
  • alaskanassasin
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    I came here figuring you were being an anal but yeah I would have them warranty that. It was obviously a manufacturer mistake, looks like they forgot to dip it in a tank before paint. 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,977
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    lkapigian said:
    Wouldn’t bother me, but I’d check where I bought it 
    Its only a year old and for the price this isn't good. its only going to get worse its not going to get better 
    Totally understand , , I’m of the mindset if it’s not terminal cancer  f it and move on 
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 33,028
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    lkapigian said:
    lkapigian said:
    Wouldn’t bother me, but I’d check where I bought it 
    Its only a year old and for the price this isn't good. its only going to get worse its not going to get better 
    Totally understand , , I’m of the mindset if it’s not terminal cancer  f it and move on 

    as bad as its going to look...i probably would not have even noticed it...its just a grill =)
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • alaskanassasin
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    For me it’s hard to swallow paying for a premium product and it deteriorating like it came from harbor freight 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,977
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    For me it’s hard to swallow paying for a premium product and it deteriorating like it came from harbor freight 
    That’s why I don’t buy “ for looks” stuff, like those dang pillows Linda keeps putting on the bed that we just have to take off 
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,931
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    lkapigian said:
    For me it’s hard to swallow paying for a premium product and it deteriorating like it came from harbor freight 
    That’s why I don’t buy “ for looks” stuff, like those dang pillows Linda keeps putting on the bed that we just have to take off 
    She probably goes that because you ruined her fancy white bath towels with her embroidered initial to wrap your first pork butt in for the cooler...
  • Ybabpmuts
    Ybabpmuts Posts: 953
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    My wife bought feather pillows for the couches about six months ago. Turns out I got them when we separated. It wasn't a win, the damned feather stems are poking me all the time and the feathers are coming out of the damned pillows constantly. I'm starting to think that the fuzzy little misses  was playing the long game all along, knowing we were going to separate and giving me the pillows that would force me to vacuum twice as much. Subtle but effective.
  • Photo Egg
    Photo Egg Posts: 12,113
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    Similar to the BGE bands and original Nest on the Egg. Rusting always appears as blisters under the paint first. 
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 33,028
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    Ybabpmuts said:
    My wife bought feather pillows for the couches about six months ago. Turns out I got them when we separated. It wasn't a win, the damned feather stems are poking me all the time and the feathers are coming out of the damned pillows constantly. I'm starting to think that the fuzzy little misses  was playing the long game all along, knowing we were going to separate and giving me the pillows that would force me to vacuum twice as much. Subtle but effective.
    Sounds like chicken feathers....
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • Buckwoody Egger
    Buckwoody Egger Posts: 703
    edited August 2023
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    Wouldn’t hurt to reach out to HQ. One time I brought back a cast iron dutch oven because you could literally see through it in one spot.  HQ had received calls from others with the same problem.  They were glad I was bringing them an example to have on hand for whoever the supplier was.  You may not have same outcome but worth a try, especially with others here feeling it is a defect. 
  • Langner91
    Langner91 Posts: 2,120
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    I guess if you are unhappy with it, you should take it back to your dealer and tell them how disappointed you are.  Give them an opportunity to make it right.

    Posting 16 photos on an internet forum isn't going to make it go any smoother. Plus, even if the people here all say it is warranty-able (I made that up) it will be up to your dealer and/or BGE.  

    Start there and then let us know so I can decide whether I want to get mine replaced.
    Clinton, Iowa
  • Legume
    Legume Posts: 14,832
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    Take it to back to Costco.
    Not a felon
  • rekameohs
    rekameohs Posts: 264
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    I came here figuring you were being an anal but yeah I would have them warranty that. It was obviously a manufacturer mistake, looks like they forgot to dip it in a tank before paint. 
    I came here wondering how any Nest/Smart device would connect to a BGE  :)
    Raleigh, NC
  • GrateEggspectations
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    lkapigian said:
    Wouldn’t bother me, but I’d check where I bought it 
    Its only a year old and for the price this isn't good. its only going to get worse its not going to get better 
    Different issue than yours, but I will state that I’ve been disappointed with the aging of the powder coated steel components from BGE.