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Considering Replacing Large with XL

IdahoeggerIdahoegger Posts: 17
edited 4:40AM in EggHead Forum
Currently have 3 large eggs. Have a friend who is wanting to buy one of them so thought if i do this i would buy the XL to replace it. Really love all my larges all do a fantastic job. AM I going to regret this if i follow through with it


  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817

    The XL is not as versatile as the large but it is great for large cooks, ribs, big briskets and multiple butts. I would say it is worth the trade up if you have two larges.



    Caledon, ON


  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 23,020
    seeing you will still have two larges, i would do it just for the bigger pizzas B)
  • jonnieAZjonnieAZ Posts: 66
    i have a XL and MED and find the XL to work great for bigger feeds and also you can do 2 pizza with 2 med stones on it!
  • WokOnMediumWokOnMedium Posts: 1,376
    Phew! When I saw that title, I thought, someone will have to wrestle my large from my cold, dead embrace. But since you'll still have a large, more space can only mean more food! :woohoo:
  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    Make sure that you get the correct platesetter if you end up with the new XL. I am currently battling with the old (short-legged) plate setter with the new XL which has a shorter firebox and shorter fire ring.

    Plus I don't like the plate setter that close to the grid when cooking indirect--check out my post from yesterday. However, I am still learning how to drive the XL, having used LBGE and SBGE for a while now. I do appreciate the extra grid space. :)
  • reelgemreelgem Posts: 4,256
    When you had 2 large eggs, what made you get a third large instead of an XL? I'm just curious.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,725
    Call me crazy but I prefer the xl over the large....The large is kinda going the way of my medium cooker when I first got the large.....just sits there and not used. Actually sold the medium to get the xl.

    I need to mention that my toy (accessory) collection for both the large and xl is a little more extensive than most folks.

    t ACGP, Inc.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 7,907
    XL could make some big pizzas...Would love to watch one of your 1200 degree pizza cooks on the XL, from a distance.LOL
    Thank you,

    Galveston Texas
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