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Electric DonElectric Don Posts: 28
edited 5:10AM in EggHead Forum
Over the years I've seen maybe 50 types of bbq tongs, but never anything I like as much as my cheapy Ekco scissors-type tong. But it's about to fall apart. I like something that I can leverage and pick up something really heavy - like a 5 lb. roast, which I can do with the Ekco, but not the expensive ones I've seen and tried. What do the eggsperts say? [p]Don B.


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    electric don,[p]I use silicone gloves or bear claws to pick up large pieces - like butts and briskets.[p]I use cheap metal salad serving tongs for steaks and smaller foods.
  • electric don,
    Not an eggspert but……
    I just picked bought a chicken and roast lifter at the dollar store!!! These are not tongs but two two prongs fork things that you stab in each side and lift but the price was right and they’ll work just fine. [p]AuntieEgger[p]

  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,055
    <p />AuntieEgger,
    mine were called turkey lifters but it's the same idea.

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  • RRP,
    Yes those are exactly what I got. The good ole $$ store LOL and on the packaging it shows a spatchcock chicken!!! [p]Thanks for posting the pic[p]AuntieEgger[p]

  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,721
    electric don, OXO 16 inch tongs, only tongs you will need. $13. I like them so much, I signed up with OXO to carry them...T ACGP, Inc.
  • tjv,[p]So, how do I get a set?[p]Don B.

  • AuntieEgger and RRP - [p]That looks like a great idea - think I'll look for that, and buy the OXO tongs that ajp suggested. [p]Thanks for your thoughts.[p]Don B.

  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,721
    electric don, my target, bed bath and beyond carries them or just google. I expect my OXO order any day. ACGP, Inc.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,721
    electric don, forgot to mention, the cushioned handle ones...16 is all I use and I have the other handy. [p][p]
    [ul][li][/ul] ACGP, Inc.
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