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Small or mini?

BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
edited 4:29PM in EggHead Forum
well after getting a large BGE about a month and half ago and only using the oven 1 time,and my wife not having to cook at all,she asked me why dont we get a smaller egg for the little cooks. I was stunned!!!! so what do I need?


  • save the money and buy more lump!

    lol seriously though, if someone put a gun to my head and the money in my hand and told me I *had* to buy a small or a mini, I would probably get a small because it would be easier to cook veggies on.
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    Im looking for one to take to ballgames/vacations/lake.These two seem to be the easiest to take along.
  • Small, unless you are looking for portabiltiy.
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    if you want it to be a second egg and more of a working egg then a small. we love our mini and it gets a work out but I think I would go with a small if I was looking at a second egg. then the mini next time :)
  • EggsakleyEggsakley Posts: 1,017
    I would opt for the small given the choice. Either way do not delay to get one or the other. Seldom does an opportunity present itself to get another egg without some strings attached. Strike while the iron is hot and best of luck, you lucky dog. :laugh:
  • Small
  • Well said!
    Large & MiniMax in Lexington, KY
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    I know when she said that I about lost my mind
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    Thanks Gator. hit 56 in my garage today. I thought it was summer!
  • Feels like it, now all we need is some 70* weather so we don't dent any baseball bats in practice
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    we busted one yesterday. bout $300. Ive got a DH on Tuesday. High is 39*. FUN FUN
  • I just ordered 2 triton TPX bats online.
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    You coach,or have a player? what school?
  • They are for my boys. One is playing 10U and the other is 8U
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159 your cornbread recipe
  • It has been very popular when we make it. Thx.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    I agree with Julie. Small for the 2'nd egg then a mini.
  • I got my Mini with portability as my main concern. After seeing what people on this board were cooking on the mini I was sure the size would work. Previously I was shooting for a small and then finally decided that for the level of portability I wanted, the Mini was better for me.

    If I had a cabin at a lake or a vacation place that had any kind of yard I'd have done the small.

    How many you cooking for? If you have two growing boys, a small is probably the smallest you could do. I have two girls and am able to get it done with a mini.

    look at the weights too - mini is like 35 lbs and the small is like 65 lbs. I have a sometimes bad back so the Mini is good for me where the small might have been trouble.

    They're all good just depends which size fits your needs.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    B) All te aftermarket stuff fits! B)
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Yes - I agree with Julie and Pat....SMALL. The Mini is not called a "mini" for nothing! Small is still very portable, and will hold a more reasonable sized cook for a dinner. ;)
  • I have to agree with Hoss. I am buying myself another large as well, and i had considered a small like you are, but after some soul searching, I am getting another large. Why get a smaller one? You really don't save on lump, and all of your current extras will fit on the new large why not just do that?
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511

    FYI, you do really save on lump. The little buggers travel well too.

    Although I'm pretty sure I'll have a second large someday. :whistle:
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    I want another large but it dont travel!
    I want something I can throw around!.
    Thanks for the help
  • KokemanKokeman Posts: 819
    I have a large and small. The combo works great for us. I'm not sold on a mini yet.
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