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Vinyl caps melting to Egg

StPeteRobStPeteRob Posts: 1
edited August 2012 in EGG Table Forum
I wasn't able to find this anywhere else in the forums, so I apologize if this has already been asked, but does anyone else have a nest that came with vinyl caps for the upper risers? Not sure why I didn't think of this before, but they have melted to the Egg. Other than cosmetic, are there any issues with this I should be concerned about?



  • the_alchemist83the_alchemist83 Posts: 84
    edited August 2012
    Really?  My nest has the covers on the upper part & I have had no problems all with mine.  What temps were you at that this happened?
  • rsmith193rsmith193 Posts: 219
    My XL didnt come with the caps, and i have lost the caps from one my large loading and unloading at competitions. I have not had any problems with not have them.
  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    Mine are melted too, but I just dont want to mess with them. I will let them be!

    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • Mine are melted as well. Getting ready to put the egg in a table so I don't know how hard it is going to be to get the egg out of the nest. Guess  I will cut away as much of it as I can be for trying to remove the egg from the nest.
  • chuffchuff Posts: 255
    I just melted mine tonight. I really should have known better than to put them on there in the first place.
    XL BGE
  • EggdamEggdam Posts: 223
    Mine are also melted. I am not really happy about it as I will be going to a table shortly. Anyone have any luck washing the stuff off?
  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 390
    I will have to look at mine.  It will be coming out of the nest and into a kitchen in about 1-2 weeks.  I hope they are not melted.  Maybe goo-gone would work???

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • chuffchuff Posts: 255
    If I wanted to get the melted rubber off of there I'd hit it with a mapp torch until it was liquid enough to wipe off with a rag.
    XL BGE
  • gte1gte1 Posts: 376
    Mine too just noticed it about a month ago
  • JWBurnsJWBurns Posts: 341
    Better pull mine off when I get home
  • xraypat23xraypat23 Posts: 421
    yep, mine are melted, they melted after my first pizza night.
  • misumisu Posts: 213
    If I wanted to get the melted rubber off of there I'd hit it with a mapp torch until it was liquid enough to wipe off with a rag.
    I like that. Tried to pull them out but it's too late for me
  • Getting ready to put the Egg in a table myself and still haven't seen anything on getting the melted caps off. Well, the torch idea seems logical, but can that hurt the integrity of the outside of the Egg?
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,872
    Mine are melted too but I was surprised to find out that they are not stuck to the Egg. I checked my large and small.

    I don't think you will have any problems with them.
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,483
    The only nest I have with the rubber caps is for my small.  They melted on my first or second steak cook.


    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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