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  • I have had one for about 2.5 years now, and it works exactly as advertised.... With that being said, you can get essentially the same thing by buying a heat gun at your local hardware store for about half the price. If you go this route, keep in…
  • I use a heat gun from my local hardware store. Works like a charm, takes about 2 minutes.
  • I really like Shun knives (though, there are better and cheaper alternatives), but I don't care too much for the Ken Onion Shun because of the handles. Personally, they don't really feel very good in my hands. I would highly recommend heading …
  • Are you sure? Click on the first photo to zoom in. I see a crack there.
  • In the very first picture, it looks like the chimney is broken. Anyone else notice this?
  • Ale not for sale?? The horror!! I'm going to guess beef shank.
  • I'm just north of Seattle and the only places I can find reasonably priced lump is Royal Oak at either Ace Hardware (some carry it, most stare at you with a blank expression and have no idea), and some Wal-Marts (see comment about Ace). Sorry I c…
  • The Shun line of knives (already mentioned) are great to have! If these are in your price range, go for it!! If you are looking for a far less costly alternative, I'd go with Dexter-Russell knives. They aren't flashy, but you will find them in …
  • If you're absolutely convinced the taste is coming from the torch, get yourself a heat-gun from the paint department of your local hardware store. Works like a charm.
  • BrewandQue wrote: Any links to posts or info on warranty differences would be greatly appreciated. Joe From the BGE website: There are no authorized internet retailers for Big Green Egg products. Purchasing any Big Green Egg produc…
  • I spoke with Bruce this morning, and he said he's only ever heard of this happening once in the entire time he's been with BGE. Not sure exactly what causes it, but guessing that the DFMT was too tight and the expansion of both the metal and cera…
  • I left a message on Bruce's voicemail around 8:30AM EST with my contact info. So far no response. My local dealer responded and is letting me know they are in contact with their distributor to find out what can be done. I will update for futu…
  • Thanks guys (or gals). An email has been sent to my local distributor to get the ball rolling. I did some searching and haven't seen any instances of this problem cropping up before. Anyone ever hear of this happening?
  • I don't know, but it sure worked out well! Tri-tip, dizzy dust, and pears made a good combo!
  • House smells bad? Hmm... sounds like you need to raise your Egg up off your vinyl flooring and move it outside when you cook. :laugh:
  • Try the "Flat View". See if that help!
  • When I started using the BGE, I think the biggest mistake I made was not letting the temperature stabilize. If I'm in a hurry, I use the stove. If I'm looking for a perfect cook, I use the Egg. The Egg takes some patience before you throw the…
  • Weekend Warrior, how do you build your fire to keep it as low as 120?
  • I recently picked up a roughly 3' x 2' slab of marble off of Craigslist for $30. I spent a few weeks casually searching until I found what I was looking for. There is a little bit of pink paint on it which cleaned up nicely, and a small chip on …
  • I use a MyWeigh i5000 for homebrewing, and it's pretty accurate out to 0.5g. I've had it for about a year now, and have been very pleased.
  • Thank you, everyone! My intent wasn't to use the DQ to get the fire going, but in my eagerness to see it in action it was hooked up too early. I had the Egg burning for about 20 minutes before my stomach told me to hurry the process along. Oops.
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