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Eggcessory outside storage

My wife and I are trying to clean out our garage, which is where a lot of my eggcessories currently are. We are looking something I can store these items in, including the coal and wood chips, outside. We need something that is waterproof so that the metal won't get rusted. Any suggestions?


  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,528
    I picked one of these up at Lowes.  Works well, but not completely waterproof in a real heavy rain.  Solved that problem by using my BGE cover, which fits perfectly over the top half (don't cover my Egg any more).  Now watertight, and keeps everything dry.  
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  • Thanks. We are looking for something that is a little nicer than that, maybe not plastic or a thicker harder plastic. I use those for my work and they fall apart pretty easily.
  • I have a big deck box / small shed I got the same weekend as the egg for $197. It's plastic, and waterproof, but I don't store charcoal in it because the temperature differential in the winter causing condensation. imageimage
  • When I stored stuff outside, the eggsessories were not an issue as they tolerate rain and moisture, lump does not. As @williamadamsesq notes the lump will pick up humidity, it stays in the garage. Usually have 10-15 bags on hand so it would kinda fill the shed/deck box anyway.  
    @Tjcoley - have a cabinet very similar to yours, it sits in a full 8'X12' garden shed, acted as a barrier to keep the critters from licking the spooge on the BBQ grids and tools. Worked very well, although mine was not as neat as yours. 
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    edited September 2013
    I made my own out of cedar to match my pergola. I roll it against the house when I don't need it next to the grill area during big parties. 


    I keep charcoal in the garage, but I can get it year round so I don't have more than a couple bags. 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    My barrel... I'm selling it though.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Solson do you have your specs on that? It looks rather simple to build. Is it water proof?

    Others thanks for the advice on the coal.
  • X2 on Joeltown's questions. If it is waterproof, I would love to have the specs. I just need for accessories; I have other means to store my lump.
  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    @Joeltown & @cdthomas23 sorry for not getting back to you yesterday. I do not have any sketches or plans for the rolling cabinet, I made it the size I thought I would need. I can go measure it if you would like.

    It is not completely waterproof, but if you put a concrete or stone top on it that would help.

    I think I talked about the measurements and waterproofing in a thread a couple months ago. I will try to dig that up to help you guys.
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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