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Will a large egg fit in the trunk of a full size car?

Hi All,

I will be coming to the egg fest in Salado and will be buying our first egg there. I am very eggcited! My question is would a large egg fit in the trunk of a car or should I borrow a truck from someone? This will be a full size car (renting as we actually live in NYC), but I don't know the model.



  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 5,666
    My first thought would be to seat belt it in the back seat.
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • BigOeggBigOegg Posts: 3
    Well we have 4 people coming, so we are trying to make it together instead of having to take a pick up and a car. Good thought though.
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,394
    Trunk and twine? Not sure you are closing it all the way.
    Seattle, WA
  • If you're renting, get an SUV.  That should cover everything.

    Damascus, VA.  Friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.

    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    If your renting, get an SUV only a few more bucks and very easy ad safe to get your new egg home


  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,106
    +1 for renting an SUV or at least some kind of crossover vehicle. Also might want to bring some ratchet ties or other tie-downs to secure it in the vehicle. How will it get back to NYC?

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    SUV or one of your buddies rides in the trunk!
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    It works on the car, can get it in the trunk if its apart. But it's not work the risk or worry of it of your renting.

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  • BigOeggBigOegg Posts: 3
    Awesome pictures and ideas all. Thanks, for the info.

    As for the egg, it will stay in San Antonio and I will dream of it during the New York winters.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    So your not gonna get it??



  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,925
    If you buy a demo egg and leave it lit and then put it in the trunk of the car it will fit-- will just burn the egg a sunroof and you will be good. :-\"
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • BigOeggBigOegg Posts: 3
    Good idea Chubbs. MrCookingNurse, I will be getting it, it's just I live in NYC, so I won't be bringing it back to my home, but my brother lives in San Antonio and we are there very often. 

    Yes, I am the best brother in the world.
  • caneggercanegger Posts: 540
    You can always leave a person there then have room for the egg. I'm sure they could find there way back to NYC . Lol
  • brimeebrimee Posts: 98
    canegger said:
    You can always leave a person there then have room for the egg. I'm sure they could find there way back to NYC . Lol
    I was thinking...
    Put the person in the trunk, they should be way more flexible. Just pick the one that you don't want with you on the next trip 
    Fairview, Texas
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,633
    If it doesn't fit in your trunk, we might be able to get it back to San Antonio for you, depending on what vehicles my SA family drives to Salado.
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  • LitLit Posts: 6,891
    I have a 4 door accord and the base wont fit in the trunk the opening isn't wide enough.
  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,494
    @BigOegg I'd look and see if is doing a Eggfest this year.  They are in Pennsylvania so should be a much shorter commute and Fred is a bbq nut. Not saying to not go to Salado, lord knows I'd love to be there but perhaps you could figure out transportation for the Egg a little easier.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
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  • Crispix49Crispix49 Posts: 191
    MrCookingNurse great pic of you in the car...just a man and his egg
    Atlanta suburbs
    Large & Mini owner
    UGA Alum - Go Dawgs!
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