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What's This Thing?

Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 10,247
edited 3:29PM in EggHead Forum
I came in the possession of this at a Texas Eggfest. I think it was in a gift bag or was a door prize. I don't have a clue as to what it is.

It's about 2" round and supposedly has something to do with Big Green Eggs.

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I won't lose sleep over it but it would be nice to know what the heck it is.

Spring "Clueless In Paradise" Chicken
Spring Texas USA

Comments

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    A dinner bell? :whistle:
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    That,my friend,is the official BGE "dream catcher".You are supposed to hang it over your egg/eggs to keep away the evil(meat burning)spirits :whistle: Uh,OK,I have no idea,but I would still hang it over the eggs(just in case) :P
  • Bottle Opener
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,907
    I saw this at BBQ Outfitters and asked them the same question. Turns it is a fire starter holder. It is basically for those people that don't know how to build a fire.
    It might make a handy paperweight on a windy day.
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    GnC nailed it.Bottle opener.When you get inebriated enough that you can't open a bottle with it.It is time to quit(For the day). :laugh:
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,907
    Hoss, I always thought when you can't get the screw cap off it was time to call it quits.
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    :laugh: GOOD ONE!!! That's why I drink the beer in CANS! ;)
  • Gasket for a vertical and horizontal double dome mini mini

    A double napkin holder for you and Spring Hen
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 7,895
    Austin Egghead was right.
    Fire starter holder. Designed to keep air space around cube or stick to help it burn when lump is put on or over the cage.
    They claim it works very well but mapp gas is normally my choice.
    If we put mine and yours together we might be able to make up some kind or board toss game. :laugh:
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    Mini Stargate! :woohoo:
  • ShedFarmShedFarm Posts: 499
    A dreidel for eggheads? ;)
    BJ (Powhatan, VA)
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,907
    Can are very versatile. They also make fine risers.

    Aggie Risers
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    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 10,247
    I'm not sure it's "ANYTHING" to tell the truth. I suppose you could open a bottle with it but why?

    I'm thinking it's for something else.

    As for holding fire starters, maybe, but what kind of fire starter? I typically use the Weber cubes when I use them instead of my Mapp torch. I often use three in my Large to even out the fire but I only have one of these gadgets.

    I'm thinking it's a charm for a really big bracelet. Or something left over from an ET visit.

    But what do I know? I just have one.

    Thanks for the suggestions.

    Spring "Now I Know Even Less" Chicken
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    Is it light enough to hang from your ear? :whistle: :laugh:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Been there,done that! ;) :)
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,734
    Darian I will bring mine as well.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Big'unBig'un Posts: 5,909
    A meatball rotisserie basket?
  • I know for a fact its for firestarters, ive seen them at bbq outfitters in southlake and asked. They hold rectangular starters like the rutland ones,
  • BigBadgerBigBadger Posts: 461
    It's a celestial navigation thingy for Eggheads...
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