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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2017, 12:53:54 PM »
I feel like I'd hesitate to cook as much on an XL

Why?

Pure speculation since I don't own one. More lump needed, slower to get going (I think), more expensive accessories. I have a family of six and one large is plenty for us. I never hesitate to fire it up even for something small.  Don't get me wrong, I think the XL would be awesome for big groups and parties. I know Tony has loaded his large with at least two pork butts, but I bet you could do 4.
My large is much easier to work with than my medium, go figure. XL is a beast but i want one. Cuz has at the lake and i love it.

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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2017, 12:57:32 PM »
Here you go
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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2017, 01:42:58 PM »
I fit a 20lb pork shoulder on a large. You cooking for just you mainly, correct? Large is more than enough. Ceramic grill store sell tier systems and all kinds of stuff. I run a 2 tier from them on my large.

Buy a large and save up for a mini for wheeling trips. When I get my enclosed trailer I want a small on a nest.

Buy the nest and then build a table. I have a small draw for stuff and then a big draw for the charcoal. I have a large stand I need to sell.

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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2017, 02:13:35 PM »
Don, Not only did Roswell Hardware do CFR right...they also have great egg prices in general.

The Large really is a great size. When you actually look at the XL, it's freaking huge.

I have a sick plan for a mini max system on my trailer. More on that at a later date.

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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2017, 02:16:14 PM »
Don, Not only did Roswell Hardware do CFR right...they also have great egg prices in general.

The Large really is a great size. When you actually look at the XL, it's freaking huge.

I have a sick plan for a mini max system on my trailer. More on that at a later date.

Whatever your plan for the mini is, I hope I'm there and that it includes that delicious Maker's bbq sauce you had at Hale last year
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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #29 on: March 10, 2017, 04:18:24 PM »
Don, Not only did Roswell Hardware do CFR right...they also have great egg prices in general.

The Large really is a great size. When you actually look at the XL, it's freaking huge.

I have a sick plan for a mini max system on my trailer. More on that at a later date.

Very nice.  I look forward to seeing what you come up with. Speaking of that... I've been dreaming about replacing the area where my toolbox is on my trailer with a drum smoker...  When I get a welder I was thinking that would be a good project to weld it up with bolts attaching it to the trailer.


Both of these projects have been approved for billing
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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2017, 05:26:55 PM »
That's a great idea


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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2017, 06:25:35 PM »
Nice purchase.


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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2017, 06:34:03 PM »
GATR BBQ at Don's. . Congrats on the purchase.
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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2017, 08:08:34 PM »


The guy there said he was friends with Jay Desilva.  I told him I didn't know who that was. 



Hilarious!!
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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #34 on: March 25, 2017, 10:12:02 PM »
That's a great idea


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Hello, my name is Don.  I'm a newbie to the BGE.  I told Roswell Hardware I was there becuase they donated to CFR and to sell me everything I needed.  They forgot to give me the bag of charcoal but told me to come back tomorrow and pick it up. Table, large egg, bunch of other stuff I don't know what any of it is. The guy there said he was friends with Jay Desilva.  I told him I didn't know who that was. 


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Re: Big Green Egg - still debating
« Reply #35 on: March 25, 2017, 11:41:13 PM »
The guy there said he was friends with Jay Desilva.  I told him I didn't know who that was. 


Did he say friends or "friends" because that makes a difference.

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