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tillerman7tillerman7 Posts: 18
edited September 2012 in EGG Table Forum
Was just staring at my XL BGE and day dreaming like I usually do when I thought of a question about making my table.  When cutting the hole for the egg (which will be circular), I am wondering if I need to make room for the hinge/spring assembly?  Does not seem to matter for the other sizes, but since the XL is shorter and wider I was curious.  If not, how high to you recommend setting the BGE in the table?


  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,914
    edited September 2012

    Depends how far you want to "sink" the egg into the table.  I didn't want my egg to sit above the tabletop too much so I "formed"  a notch in the back for the hinge to drop into.  If you sit the egg up high enough above the tabletop, you don't need to.  With the lid open, simply measure from the bottom of the hinge to the bottom of the egg to get your clearance (if you don't want a notch cut in the table.

    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • So with that lid open, how far does it extend about the table?  Looks to be about 1.5-2"?
  • Hope this will help
  • Mmm this might be more tricky than I thought...  
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