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  • I'm thinking it's the lump. I could get the Green Egg Lump, as the Bar be que store I use was out of it. I had everyting wide open, and did everything you metioned above.
    in HEAT PROBLEMS Comment by SWK March 2012
  • I cleaned it out, and found some of the vent holes clogged in the plated that the lump is on. I also think I might have had to much lump in there and smoothered it.
  • Yeah good point! I actually used to use Charcoal, I don't like gas, that's why I was so attracted to the EGG. Thanks for all you, and everyone else's help. I appreciate it.
  • I did the exact same thing. Cleaned out the egg, let it sit for about 4 weeks, then bought lump charcoal from the store I bought the egg from. The big green egg lump I thought might help. I had all the issues you had. I used it a couple days a…
  • i do
  • Thanks I'm kind of frustrated so we decided to leave it alone for a while. Maybe there is something wrong with the material?
  • Good point I might do that. Everyting is there I emptied it out and checked, and rechecked everything is there...
  • It's there I haven't used the egg for about 3 weeks now Using good 'Ole fashined charcoal weber again, good thing i never got rid of it
  • I have used the fire starters, and then switched to electric starter. I will try firestarters again.
  • I have perforated grate. I have the biggest one you can get. I got it to 350 degress. It's a bummer a little reluctant to use it again, but I will try again. The store gave me a number of a manager if it doesn't work so I can possibly get another eg…
  • I live in Phoenix AZ. I cleaned it all out, so I can try from scratch again.
  • I'm seriously having problems, not starting rumors, I claened out the egg bought new lump charcoal and I will try again.
  • Ok, I went to a store that sells the egg, as the one I purchased it from it is closed. They were shocked I was having this problem too. So, I cleaned out all the lump charcoal that was in the egg, and made sure everything was assembled right, which …
  • Thanks for the info. unfortunately I have done everything you suggested.... I will remove all old lump charcoal at this point and go buy the green egg lump to see if makes any difference. I believe everything is aligned correctly, but I will d…
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