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Vent Cap Brass Thumb Screws?

Anyone know where I can find some vent cap screws to help with adjusting that I can tighten and loosen to keep the vent cap at the same place while opening dome? Pics below are from eBay and they are wanting $47 for them and I'm not paying that much... Any help will be appreciated... The last pic is the way i have it now with a wing nut attached to a screw and it works but dont look great lol... Thanks

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    I don't think it looks bad.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • BGEGPBGEGP Posts: 47
    I just turn the cap so the DW screw is towards the handle, that way when I lift the lid the DW doesn't move.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,673
    BGEGP said:
    I just turn the cap so the DW screw is towards the handle, that way when I lift the lid the DW doesn't move.
    +1. Works. I also wrapped my "chimney" with the left over Nomex gasket so the DW and ceramic cap fit snugly. With the guest we have over all the time I dont want to break another ceramic lid...
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,152
    if you use it for a few low and slows it wont move on its own, mine i take a brick to, to get it to spin now
    :))literally
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,958
    Fastenal will have that stuff. You have two hex head machine screws, probably 1" long, two wing nuts and a few washers. Stainless by the look of them. Not sure if the screws are metric or not but I seem to remember they are either 10-24 or 1/4-20. Take them with you. You may een get lucky at a big box.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,449
    +1 on what LS said. Your set-up certainly is not $47 ugly.


  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,673
    Have used mine on 50+ low n slow cooks and it still slides. I put mine in warm egg every time I cook though to clean it. Mine turns very easily.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501

    Go to a Ace Hardware and get the few parts you need . But before you go order some Wicked Good. The parts probably won't be 2 bucks.

    I may do that to mine ,only adding a spring to adjust while still under some pressure.

    Smitty's Kid's BBQ

    Bay City,MI

  • Ok thanks guys I appreciate it very much...
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,958
    +1 on what LS said. Your set-up certainly is not $47 ugly.


    Yeah you would have a problem getting the bill up to a coupla bucks

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    I just take the daisy wheel off whilst I open the dome so I don't move it.
    Lynnwood WA
  • Not necessary accessory.

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 653
    GK59 said:

    Go to a Ace Hardware and get the few parts you need . But before you go order some Wicked Good. The parts probably won't be 2 bucks.

    I may do that to mine ,only adding a spring to adjust while still under some pressure.

    Thanks for that.  I didn't realize I could order that via ACE.

    2 bags coming to the store down the street for cheaper than the cowboy I have to buy because I can't find anything else.
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
  • I think I can remember where to set my Daisy Wheel for my cooks.  Screws not necessary.  Everybody that knows me has been warned not to touch my Egg at the risk of serious repercussions.  Spend the $47 on good meat.

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
  • Your wanting something from keeping your daisy wheel from moving? Align the large wheel with the back so when you lift open the lid gravity will take effect and it won't move. The little holes don't move.


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    XLBGE 
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,479

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

    Omaha, NE
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