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Beginner Med. Egg owner

MacKay52MacKay52 Posts: 74
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
I am new to using an egg. I have a med. egg, how long a cook is possible on a med?


  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    At what temp? 
  • MacKay52MacKay52 Posts: 74
    225- 250
  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 5,937
    I think my longest single cook at 250 was 18 hours, and I had leftover lump. I'd guess at least 22 hours, maybe more with a load of long burning lump. There are some brands, such as Wicked Good, that have exceptionally long burn times.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,770

    Have the LBGE but +1 with gdenby on Wicked Good being able to extend the cook time to whatever you could reasonably need for a low&slow.  Load it up into the fire ring and you can go 24+ hours easily on a MBGE at the temps mentioned.  Hopefully you will get additional info from more MBGE owners.

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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,530
    I just did a 14 hr cook in my medium and I had a lot of lump left. 14hrs is my longest thus far, but I think this load could have gone an easy 4 more hours, if not more. I was cooking at 250-275.
  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,530
    I think your cooks on a medium will be done before lump, if you load it right.
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