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YouEnjoyMyEgg
YouEnjoyMyEgg Posts: 175
edited June 4 in EggHead Forum

I was selling my BGE because I was moving into the city and couldn’t have it there. That was a sad time. But...I’M BACK! Yesterday I ordered a new Large with table and tons of goodies to go with it. 

Things are a little different since I was here last...no more daisy wheel, larger thermometer, modular nests, the Eggspander, ash cans, etc….. and those oblong green things are way more expensive! 😂

Anything else I need to know or just have to buy? ;)

I see some of the same peeps still here. Hope all is well with you fine folks. I’m ready to get cookin!!  Delivery is Friday. 🤘🏼



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  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 33,006
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    Great to have you back and engaged.  Nothing new other than bells and whistles.  You have "been there and done that".  
    As you are well aware, this place can put a serious hurt on your disposable income.  
    Enjoy the reconnection with the journey.
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,538
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    Welcome back!  Aside from boiling brisket, not much has changed!
    No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses. - Herman Melville
  • GrateEggspectations
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    Welcome back. Don’t forget to post your cooks - though maybe not the boiled brisket.

    I also just wanted to say that I love your use of “oblong”, as does my friend @Canugghead.
  • CPFC1905
    CPFC1905 Posts: 1,902
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    Always post cook pics, but the primary topics are now; the cricket T20 world cup, premier league football, and the general status & condition of roofing across the world.
    The first two need no reasoning, the third is simply to keep @JohnInCarolina included.

    Other girls may try to take me away 
    But you know, it's by your side I will stay
  • Foghorn
    Foghorn Posts: 9,942
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    Welcome back!

    XXL BGE, Karebecue, Klose BYC, Chargiller Akorn Kamado, Weber Smokey Mountain, Grand Turbo gasser, Weber Smoky Joe, and the wheelbarrow that my grandfather used to cook steaks from his cattle

    San Antonio, TX

  • StillH2OEgger
    StillH2OEgger Posts: 3,774
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    Welcome back!
    Stillwater, MN
  • shtgunal3
    shtgunal3 Posts: 5,752
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    Glad you’re back

    ___________________________________

     

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

  • The Cen-Tex Smoker
    The Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 23,089
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    Welcome back! Congrats on the new egg. 
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX FBTX
  • bubbajack
    bubbajack Posts: 1,120
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    Cool Deal on the new egg!
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC...... XL,Lx3,Mx2,S, MM, Mini BGE, FireDisc x2. Blackstone 22", Offset smoker, weber kettle 22"


  • bluebird66
    bluebird66 Posts: 2,749
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    Welcome back!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket, Minimax and various Weber's.
    Floyd Va

  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,759
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    Welcome back, glad you still remember your password and don't have to re register as @YouEnjoyMyWhatever. btw, I'm dense, what are oblong/oval green things?  :)
    canuckland
  • Chief9
    Chief9 Posts: 143
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    @Canugghead Im pretty sure hes talking about the egg itself.  B)
    Carrollton, Va
  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,759
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    Aha, thanks @Chief9, I guess 'oblong' threw me off, right @GrateEggspectations ;)
    canuckland
  • CP92
    CP92 Posts: 342
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    Mine got broken during a move a few years ago, and my SIL bought me a new one. I could not for the life of me get it above 500 (I do high temp sear on thick steaks at 750+ often). Working with the forum we found out the new type screen was the culprit. It's a thicker strand/weave. I never open the vent with the screen in place any longer. Not sure what you're set up on but I'm on a paver patio now with no real fear of coals popping out.

    Also you cannot remove the top vent if you want to replace it with an upgrade. It's affixed and I've heard of folks cracking their dome trying. 

    If anything else comes to me, I'll update. 

    Regards,
    Chris
    Chris
    LBGE
    Hughesville, MD
  • alaskanassasin
    alaskanassasin Posts: 7,887
    edited June 10
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    @CP92 you can’t remove the top vent?
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • JohnInCarolina
    JohnInCarolina Posts: 31,459
    edited June 10
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    @CP92 you can’t remove the top vent?
    D’oh!
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,538
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    @CP92 you can’t remove the top vent?
    Um, say what?  How do I put a smokeware chimney on?
    No philosophers so thoroughly comprehend us as dogs and horses. - Herman Melville
  • YouEnjoyMyEgg
    YouEnjoyMyEgg Posts: 175
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    CP92 said:
    Mine got broken during a move a few years ago, and my SIL bought me a new one. I could not for the life of me get it above 500 (I do high temp sear on thick steaks at 750+ often). Working with the forum we found out the new type screen was the culprit. It's a thicker strand/weave. I never open the vent with the screen in place any longer. Not sure what you're set up on but I'm on a paver patio now with no real fear of coals popping out.

    Also you cannot remove the top vent if you want to replace it with an upgrade. It's affixed and I've heard of folks cracking their dome trying. 

    If anything else comes to me, I'll update. 

    Regards,
    Chris
    Good stuff - thanks @cp92. Confirmed and also shocked - the top vent doesn't come off. 😱. At least it's vastly improved over the daisy wheel (which I replaced with Smokeware Chimney Cap on my OG egg). 
  • MaskedMarvel
    MaskedMarvel Posts: 3,173
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    Boy, man!!!
    Large BGE and Medium BGE
    36" Blackstone - Greensboro!


  • alaskanassasin
    alaskanassasin Posts: 7,887
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    So just so i understand you can’t remove the top vent on the new eggs?  
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • YukonRon
    YukonRon Posts: 17,047
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    well, there goes your retirement, I will put in a good word for you at walmart where I will be working when I am forced out at my job. 

    Our children's college fund was spent, but they will never taste better smoked brisket chili.

    Seriously, glad for your return. 
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • YouEnjoyMyEgg
    YouEnjoyMyEgg Posts: 175
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    Boy, man!!!
    🐠🤘
  • YouEnjoyMyEgg
    YouEnjoyMyEgg Posts: 175
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    YukonRon said:
    well, there goes your retirement, I will put in a good word for you at walmart where I will be working when I am forced out at my job. 

    Our children's college fund was spent, but they will never taste better smoked brisket chili.

    Seriously, glad for your return. 
    😂. Thanks man.
  • CP92
    CP92 Posts: 342
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    Correct, the top vent is not removable, at least as reported not with serious risk of cracking your dome. I saw it in several threads and experienced it myself with a half hearted attempt.
    Chris
    LBGE
    Hughesville, MD
  • Elijah
    Elijah Posts: 751
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    I wonder if that's specific to the seller? I have a friend who bought a large within the last two years and the new daisy wheel comes off
  • CP92
    CP92 Posts: 342
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    I just emailed HQ. Let's see what they have to say. 
    Chris
    LBGE
    Hughesville, MD
  • Foghorn
    Foghorn Posts: 9,942
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    That's a beaut.

    XXL BGE, Karebecue, Klose BYC, Chargiller Akorn Kamado, Weber Smokey Mountain, Grand Turbo gasser, Weber Smoky Joe, and the wheelbarrow that my grandfather used to cook steaks from his cattle

    San Antonio, TX

  • alaskanassasin
    alaskanassasin Posts: 7,887
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    Thanks @CP92. it makes sense I guess. I am glad I can take mine off though, I rarely use it.
    South of Columbus, Ohio.


  • shtgunal3
    shtgunal3 Posts: 5,752
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    @YouEnjoyMyEgg the conveggtor, aka platesetter, is most commonly used legs up. I believe the only time folks use them legs down is for a high heat pizza cook. 

    ___________________________________

     

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